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Democrat Katie McGinty announces U.S. Senate bid

Democrat Katie McGinty announces U.S. Senate bid

– Democrat Katie McGinty, former chief of staff to Gov. Tom Wolf, announced Tuesday that she is entering the U.S. Senate race. McGinty's decision sets up a primary between herself and retired Navy admiral Joe Sestak. Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski suspended his Senate run last month amid a federal investigation into the city's contracting practices. In a video announcing her Senate bid, McGinty criticized incumbent Republican Pat Toomey, saying that he "has become part of that Washington mess that has left middle class families out and behind." Before serving as Wolf's chief of staff, McGinty was the secretary of the state Department of Environmental...

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