| May 1, 2015
| 8:10 PM
— Allentown Mayor and U.S. Senate candidate Ed Pawlowski says he has concerns about the potential effects of a trade agreement the Obama administration is crafting with Japan and 10 other Pacific countries.
Pennsylvania workers would find...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 7:34 PM
Construction trade unions would seem to be a natural constituency for Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski in his U.S. Senate bid.
After all, Allentown's Neighborhood Improvement Zone, created by state lawmakers but championed by the mayor, has created...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 7:02 PM
The last time Mayor Ed Pawlowski announced a major campaign in downtown Allentown, the backdrop was a rising skeleton of steel and concrete at Seventh and Hamilton streets.
On Thursday, as Pawlowski kicked off a bid for the U.S. Senate, it was the...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 6:37 PM
Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski is counting on his Polish roots to help court what his U.S. Senate campaign sees as an overlooked base of donors.
He's already emphasizing a childhood spent living above his parents' Polish deli in Chicago, and touting a...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 7:43 PM
Democrat Joe Sestak raised $312,000 during the first three months of the year, a slim haul as he attempts to unseat U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa.
With those contributions, Sestak had $1.7 million on hand at the end of March.
| Apr 17, 2015
| 8:13 PM
Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski officially jumped into the race for U.S. Senate Friday, ending several days of speculation. The decision sets up a primary between Pawlowski and fellow Democrat Joe Sestak.
Pawlowski and Sestak will be vying to face...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 6:29 PM
Calling Allentown a "shining example" for the rest of the state, Mayor Ed Pawlowski officially jumped into the race for U.S. Senate on Friday, ending several days of speculation.
The announcement, which came in a news release to media outlets, was...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 7:45 PM
Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski will announce Friday that he is running for the U.S. Senate, according to sources who were told by the mayor's campaign.
The three-term mayor has been "seriously considering" a run for several months, and his decision sets...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 6:34 PM
— Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania has $7.3 million in his campaign account as he heads into next year's election, according to fundraising figures released by his campaign Wednesday.
The Lehigh Valley Republican raised $2.1 million during the first...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 8:55 AM
Harry Reid on Friday became the third Senate Democrat to announce plans to retire in 2016. But notably for his party's chances of regaining the majority, his retirement is the first that clearly opens the door for a Republican pickup.
| Apr 6, 2015
| 6:27 PM
WASHINGTON — Joe Sestak just finished walking 422 miles across Pennsylvania — and has slipped three points further behind Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., according to a Quinnipiac University poll unveiled Monday.
Toomey holds a 13 point edge over...