Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

Pat Toomey, running against a 'liberal'

The former congressman who spent six years waiting to run against Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) again launches his first attack ad against Rep. Joe Sestak (D-Pa.), his new rival.

TV Clear Choice from Pat Toomey on Vimeo.

In the final week before the Democratic primary, when it became clear that Sestak had an easier path to victory than Specter, there was a notable shift in the Toomey campaign's attacks and e-mails to reporters. The new threat, they said, was "Joe Says-Tax." But it was clear that the general election message against a mainstream Democrat in a blue state had not yet been figured out, and there's some worry that the first post-primary poll will show Sestak bouncing into a lead.

By David Weigel  |  May 20, 2010; 10:15 AM ET
Categories:  2010 Election  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz   Previous: Celebrating Draw Muhammad Day
Next: Mark Williams, the monkey god and the 'controversy' game

RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company