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Stories with person: Joe Sestak
  • Democrats eye Senate primary before taking on Toomey in 2016 
    Updated: Apr-17-15 6:54 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania's Democratic Party received its surest sign yet Friday that it will have a contested primary in next year's U.S. Senate race, and that's even before the general election contest against the potentially formidable incumbent, Republican Sen. Pat Toomey.

  • Top Dems seek alternative Pa. Senate candidate 
    Updated: Apr-09-15 5:30 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Top Democrats are pressuring Josh Shapiro, a former state lawmaker who heads Pennsylvania's third most populous county, to run for the U.S. Senate, a reflection of the party's unease with second-time candidate Joe Sestak.