Chesco’s McSwain announces run for governor

Bill McSwain WEST CHESTER — Bill McSwain announced his candidacy Monday for Governor of Pennsylvania at an event in his hometown of West Chester. Surrounded by supporters and joined by his wife Stephanie and their children, McSwain pointed to his experience as US Attorney and his time in the US Marine Corps to describe himself as a tough-on-crime candidate who will do whatever necessary to ensure...

Endorsement: Tom Wolf for Governor

With Pennsylvania continuing to be unable to function on a basic level — schools continue to be underfunded, our infrastructure continues to crumble from years of neglect and increasingly even State Police coverage is threatened for local communities — there was an opportunity for a bold, new vision to really address the commonwealth’s problems by a gubernatorial candidate this year. Unfortunately,...

Endorsement: Ellsworth for GOP Gov. nomination

Laura Ellsworth This year’s Republican primary for Governor has been an unprecedented mess, one that is bad for the commonwealth and the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. Candidates Paul Mango and Scott Wagner have waged a scorched-Earth battle — essentially handing Democratic incumbent Tom Wolf more than enough material to rout either — in a deeply personal and juvenile campaign for governor. ...

Letter: Dinniman calls on McCord to pull down ad

To The Editor: Politics is admittedly a rough game but Rob McCord’s TV ad that essentially accuses Tom Wolf of being a racist goes beyond all levels of acceptability.  I join forces with former Governor Ed Rendell, Senator Bob Casey, and other Democratic leaders in condemning this add and urging McCord to withdraw this offensive ad.  When will we Democrats learn to stop shooting ourselves...

Dinniman says he will back Wolf

St. Sen. says Chester County needs a friend in Gov.’s office By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times State Sen. Andy Dinniman announced Saturday that he will support Tom Wolf in the Democratic primary for governor. EAST BRADFORD — While there are four Democratic candidates for governor, Chester County’s top elected Democrat made his choice plain Saturday, with state Sen. Andy Dinniman announcing...