The Associated Press reports:
Pennsylvania’s high-profile attorney general, Josh Shapiro, will formally announce his candidacy for governor on Wednesday, entering the 2022 race months after making his intentions known and effectively clearing the field of potential rivals for the Democratic nomination.
The 48-year-old Shapiro is a self-described progressive who led a nationally prominent investigation into sexual abuse of children by clergy and further raised his political profile by pushing back against Donald Trump’s effort to overturn his presidential election loss last year.
Shapiro has benefited from a close relationship with Gov. Tom Wolf, a fellow Democrat who is constitutionally barred from seeking a third term. Shapiro has Wolf’s endorsement and, so far, the Democratic field to himself.
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Pennsylvania’s high-profile attorney general, Josh Shapiro, is set to announce his candidacy for governor on Wednesday, according to his campaign spokesperson. https://t.co/Jh9hEyoEJ5
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