Tag Archives: Tom Wolf

GOP Candidate Says He Chose “Poor Metaphor” When He Threatened To Stomp Dem’s Face With “Golf Spikes”

The Hill reports: Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Scott Wagner (R) took down a video saying that he would “stomp all over” Gov. Tom Wolf’s face Friday, stating that he had chosen a “poor metaphor” in making the comments. Wagner said that “I shouldn’t have said what I said” in the Facebook video live-streamed Friday. Wagner told PennLive.com that he meant his …

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PENNSYLVANIA: GOP Candidate Threatens To “Stomp All Over” Dem Gov. Tom Wolf’s Face With “Golf Spikes”

Penn Live reports: In a bizarre turn, Republican governor candidate Scott Wagner threatened to “stomp all over” Gov. Tom Wolf’s “face with golf spikes” as his temper boiled over about attack commercials posted by the Democratic incumbent campaign. Wagner, of York County, made his remarks in a video posted to his campaign’s official Facebook page on Friday. By midday, the …

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PENNSYLVANIA: Dem Gov. Tom Wolf Creates Nation’s First State Commission On LGBTQ Civil Rights [VIDEO]

Via press release: Governor Tom Wolf today will sign an executive order creating the Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs, the only one in the nation. “The creation of the commission on LGBTQ Affairs is one step of many we have taken to ensure obstacles are removed for anyone who is facing an unfair disadvantage based on sexual orientation, gender identity …

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LIVE VIDEO: Hillary Accepts Democratic Nomination

The 2016 Democratic National Convention comes to its climax over the next few hours as Hillary Clinton formally accepts her historic nomination. Watch below. Speakers still to come include Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, Sen. Sherrod Brown, and NAACP North Carolina head William Barber, whom I had the pleasure of meeting last year. Sometime around 10PM, …

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PENNSYLVANIA: Gov. Tom Wolf To Sign Order Banning Anti-LGBT Discrimination By State Contractors

The Associated Press reports: Gov. Tom Wolf says he’ll sign an executive order to prohibit discrimination by state contractors against people who are lesbian, gay or transgender. Wolf told WESA-FM in Pittsburgh on Wednesday that he had hoped the Legislature would pass legislation designed to outlaw discrimination based on someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity. But he says he’s decided …

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PENNSYLVANIA: LGBT Ally Tom Wolf Defeats Incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett

No surprise here. Wolf has said that he would sign a statewide hate crimes law like the one unanimously approved last week by the Philadelphia City Council.

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PA Gov. Tom Corbett’s Last Stand

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is weeks away from a double-digit drubbing at the hands of LGBT ally and hate crimes law advocate Tom Wolf. This is the ad Corbett is going out with.

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PENNSYLVANIA: Gov. Tom Corbett Condemns Gay Bashing, Dodges On Pending Hate Crimes Bill

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett yesterday finally issued a condemnation of the brutal mob gay-bashing in Philadelphia that has gotten national headlines for two weeks, but his office refused to say whether Corbett supports the renewed push for a statewide hate crimes law. Tony Meverick reports at Buzzfeed: “In the wake of the crime in Philadelphia, the governor condemns the attack …

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PENNSYLVANIA: Gubernatorial Candidate Tom Wolf Endorses Hate Crimes Bill

“The recent vicious attack perpetrated on two men in Philadelphia is incomprehensible and those responsible should be severely punished. We, as a society and a community, cannot stand for these assaults on our individual freedoms. No one, no matter their race, gender, or sexual orientation, should ever have to live in fear of walking down the street. William Penn founded …

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