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Fetterman, Ryan Work to Appeal to the Working Class | The Report
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Fetterman, Ryan Work to Appeal to the Working Class | The Report

One Senate candidate Twitter-trolls with scathing finesse, and is rarely seen in anything more formal than a hoodie and baggy shorts. The other one laments the loss of manufacturing jobs, the economic threat from China and the hits to America's working class.They're both middle-aged white men, both Democrats facing celebrity-candidate Republicans, and both may provide the key to saving control of one chamber of Congress for a party which has branded itself as the party of diversity and which has been moving to the left.In Pennsylvania. Lt. Gov. John Fetterman is in a competitive race against Mehmet "Dr." Oz for a U.S. Senate seat, and appears positioned to give Democrats a pickup in the 50-50 Senate. In redder-tinted Ohio, Democrat Tim Ryan faces a tougher fight but is neck-and-neck in ...
Judge to Decide if Pennsylvania Sufficiently Funds Education
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Judge to Decide if Pennsylvania Sufficiently Funds Education

By MARK SCOLFORO, Associated PressHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A decision about whether Pennsylvania's method of funding public education meets the state constitutional requirement that lawmakers provide “a thorough and efficient system” was left in the hands of a state judge Tuesday when argument wrapped up in the long-running case.Commonwealth Court Judge Renee Cohn Jubelirer did not indicate when she will rule but said lawyers have left her with a massive record to review.The case could result in substantial changes, as the plaintiffs are challenging whether the amounts and method of distribution of the annual education subsidies issued by the General Assembly comport with the Pennsylvania Constitution.The defendants, Republican leaders in the state House and Senate, argue that funding has...