Conservative Group Sponsors Senatorial Debate
The candidates for the Republican primary will debate Thursday night at the Moose Lodge in Doylestown.
The Doylestown-based Kitchen Table Patriots is joining other Pennsylvania conservative groups to sponsor a senatorial debate Thursday night in Doylestown.
The debate will be bring together Republican candidates running for the nomination to represent the GOP in the race for Pennsylvania's Senate seat.
The following candidates are confirmed to appear at the debate:
- 9-term Pennsylvania state rep. Sam Rohrer
- former Santorum Senate staffer Marc Scaringi
- Tom Smith, who ran a coal company for 20 years
- Tim Burns, a businessman who lives near Pittsburgh
- Chester County businessman Steve Welch
- David Christian, a business consultant and veteran's advocate from Levittown
The winner will challenge incumbent Democrat Bob Casey Jr., who is running for re-election to the seat he first won in 2006. The son of former Gov. Bob Casey, he handily defeated then-incumbent Republican Rick Santorum, who is now running for the Republican presidential nomination.
Thursday's debate is free and open to the public. It will be held at the Moose Lodge, 127 E. State St., Doylestown, and will run from 7 to 9 p.m.
The event will be moderated by David Patti, President & CEO of the Pennsylvania Business Council. It is sponsored by The Kitchen Table Patriots, the Thomas Jefferson Club, The Loyal Opposition, and the Citizens for Constitutional Government.
The event also will be streamed live on http://www.ustream.tv/user/WKTPTV.
For more information, call Ana Puig at 267-884-6335 or Anastasia Pryzbylyski at 215-534-1851.