Tag Archives: Rick Saccone

PENNSYLVANIA: Trump’s Rick Saccone Loses Again

CBS Pittsburgh reports: Republican state Rep. Rick Saccone is now zero-for-two in his campaigns for the U.S. House in Pennsylvania this year. Two months after Saccone’s stunning loss in a special election for a House seat west of Pittsburgh, Saccone has conceded in the Republican primary for another seat Tuesday night to state Sen. Guy Reschenthaler. The two runs in ...

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PENNSYLVANIA: Saccone Still Won’t Concede Loss To Lamb, Launches New Campaign In Another District

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports: Though he hasn’t conceded a loss to Democrat Conor Lamb in the 18th Congressional District, Republican Rick Saccone has officially secured the number of petitions needed to run in the newly-redrawn 14th District, his campaign announced Monday. In what his camp is calling a “fresh start,” the state representative will run this time in a district ...

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Saccone Won’t Concede Until Voting “Irregularities” Cleared Up (Insisted Interview Take Place In Gun Shop)

Pittsburgh’s CBS affiliate reports: In his first TV interview since election day, Republican Rick Saccone says it’s way too early to call it quits in his nail-biter race with Democrat Conor Lamb. “You haven’t conceded, right?” KDKA political editor Jon Delano asked Saccone on Thursday night. “That’s right. We’re still going through the process. It’s not over yet, said Saccone, ...

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Rick Saccone Won’t Concede, May Demand Recount

CBS News reports: Republicans eyed a recount and a lawsuit over perceived irregularities in a closely watched U.S. House race in Pennsylvania where Democrat Conor Lamb clung to a slender lead in the longtime GOP stronghold friendly to President Donald Trump. With the last batch of absentee ballots counted, Lamb, a 33-year-old former prosecutor and first-time candidate, saw his edge ...

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SPIN HARDER: Rep. Paul Ryan Shrugs Off Conor Lamb’s Result Because He’s An “Anti-Pelosi Conservative”

According to House Speaker Paul Ryan, conservatives actually won in Pennsylvania yesterday because Conor Lamb is one of them. CNN reports: Speaking to reporters at the weekly Republican leadership news conference Wednesday, Ryan defined Democrat Conor Lamb as a “pro-life, pro-gun, anti-Nancy Pelosi conservative” and noted that there wasn’t a Democratic primary that would have pulled Lamb to the left. ...

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PENNSYLVANIA: Conor Lamb Declared Apparent Winner

NBC News reports: Democrat Conor Lamb is the apparent winner over Republican Rick Saccone in Tuesday’s special election in Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District, according to an NBC News projection. With 99 percent of the votes counted, Lamb was leading by 641 votes in a district long held by the GOP and one that President Donald Trump — who backed Saccone ...

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LIVE RESULTS: Pennsylvania US House Race

NPR reports: Tuesday’s special election in Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District is coming down to the wire, with Republican Rick Saccone and Democrat Conor Lamb battling for a seat deep in Trump Country. President Trump won this Pittsburgh-area district by about 20 points in 2016, but it’s Lamb who has run a high-energy race to challenge Saccone, after Rep. Tim Murphy, ...

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Saccone: My Opponents Hate Trump, America, And God

NBC News reports: Republican congressional candidate Rick Saccone on Monday evening asserted that his political opponents “hate” the president, the United States, and even God. “They’re energized for hate for our president,” said Saccone, standing alongside Donald Trump Jr. in a firehouse in this western Pennsylvania town. He continued, “Many of them have a hatred for our country. I’ll you ...

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PENNSYLVANIA: Dem +6 In Final US House Poll

Just in from Monmouth: Democrat Conor Lamb has taken a lead over Republican Rick Saccone in the special election for Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District. The Monmouth University Poll finds PA18 voters are divided on whether recently announced steel tariffs will help or hurt the local economy, but very few say this policy will influence their vote in Tuesday’s election to ...

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REPORT: Trump Privately Trashes GOP House Candidate

Jonathan Swan reports at Axios: There’s a reason Trump said hardly anything about Republican candidate Rick Saccone during a rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday night that was supposed to promote his candidacy: Trump thinks Saccone is a terrible, “weak” candidate, according to four sources who’ve spoken to the president about him. Trump isn’t the only top Republican who’s found Saccone ...

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PENNSYLVANIA: Dem +4 In Special US House Race

Talking Points Memo reports: Democrats are on the verge of a major upset victory deep in Trump country, according to a new bipartisan poll shared first with TPM. Democrat Conor Lamb leads Republican Rick Saccone by 48 percent to 44 percent in a survey conducted by RABA Research, a bipartisan firm. That would mark a huge upset in a conservative ...

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PENNSYLVANIA: Proposed Bill Would Make Gun Owners A Protected Class Under State Human Rights Act

LGBT citizens are not protected under Pennsylvania’s Human Rights Act, but if this nutjob gets his way, gun owners will be. They’ll be able to bring guns to work and employers won’t be able to do a thing about it. The Pennsylvania Record reports: Pennsylvania is considering making gun owners a protected class of citizens with proposed changes to the ...

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Pennsylvania GOP State Rep Announces Bid For US Senate Because God Wants Christians To Rule [AUDIO]

This is the guy whose state House resolution declared 2012 to be “The Year Of The Bible” in Pennsylvania and who sponsored an ultimately failed bill that would have required all public school boards to display “In God We Trust” at their meetings. Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: Pennsylvania Republican state Rep. Rick Saccone held a rally in ...

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PA House Advances Bill To Post “In God We Trust” In All Public Classrooms

By a vote of 14-9, the Pennsylvania House Education Committee has approved Rep. Rick Saccone’s bill which mandates that “In God We Trust” be posted in every public classroom.  Start the clip below at 8:00 as Democratic reps shred Saccone’s reasoning for the bill. All of the Democrats on the committee voted against the bill, but Republicans currently hold a ...

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PA State Tea Party Rep Intro’s Bill To Put “In God We Trust” In All Classrooms

Pennsylvania state Rep. Rick Saccone, who was elected in the 2010 Tea Party wave, has introduced a bill that mandates placing “In God We Trust” signs in all public school classrooms. Last year Siccone introduced a resolution that declared 2012 to be “The Year Of The Bible” and earlier this year he tried to have April 30th declared to be ...

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