In July, Governor Tom Corbett called penalties on Pennsylvania State University part of a “corrective process” after a sex-abuse scandal. Last week, he sued the National Collegiate Athletic Association for levying them.
The Tea Party-backed candidate challenging House transportation leader Bill Shuster has spent months portraying the Pennsylvania Republican as a big spender behind some of Congress’s priciest infrastructure measures.
After authorities charged a former Pennsylvania State University football coach and two administrators in a child sex-abuse scandal, Governor Tom Corbett said nothing publicly about it until four days later.
U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann’s decision to leave Congress marks a changing guard in the anti-tax Tea Party movement as it girds for its next battle later this year over an increase in the nation’s debt ceiling.