SCRANTON, Pa.—For a while, the political rally that took place in here on Oct. 12 seemed to be happening in a parallel universe in which Hillary Clinton is running a general-election campaign.
Scranton, of course, is Clinton Country. Older white women constituted the majority of the crowd inside the Astroturf-carpeted sports complex, and many of Read More
PHILADELPHIA—In an effort to boost voter turnout in the all-important battleground state of Pennsylvania, Barack Obama held four separate rallies on the afternoon of Oct. 11 in which he sought to connect with largely black audiences on economic grounds.
At each event, Obama was introduced by Governor Ed Rendell, who plainly laid out the campaign’s Read More
Barack Obama campaigned at a bowling alley in Pennsylvania this weekend with Senator Bob Casey, who also did not bowl well.
Democrats are now one-third of the way to claiming the Senate for the first time since 2001, with Sherrod Brown knocking off Mike DeWine in Ohio and Bob Casey, Jr. dethroning Pennsylvania’a Rick Santorum. Neither of these results are surprising — Santorum has not led in a single public poll over the last Read More