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Jake Corman won’t seek another Pa. Senate term amid run for governor

The highest-ranking member of the Pennsylvania Senate says he’s not going seek another term in the chamber in order to focus on his candidacy for the governorship.

By The Associated Press

Updated: December 9, 2021 | 1:44 pm

Pa. Senate election probe contract doesn’t say if the public will see the results, among other things

The $275,250 contract is revealing more details about the Republican-led probe, which is taking place without evidence of widespread fraud or irregularities.

By Sam Dunklau

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Top state senator emphasizes experience in run for governor

The Republican primary field for governor is double-digits deep, something party officials can’t remember ever confronting in a statewide race of such importance, and Corman enters the race as a familiar face to donors.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

AP source: GOP state Sen. Jake Corman to run for governor

A political adviser says Jake Corman, the ranking Republican in Pennsylvania’s state Senate, will run for governor in next year’s election. The adviser had direct knowledge of Corman’s plans and told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Corman had planned to make the formal announcement Thursday.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Updated: November 10, 2021 | 1:00 pm

GOP state Senator Corman contracts COVID-19, amid gubernatorial expectations

The ranking Republican in the state Senate tested positive despite being fully vaccinated and will quarantine at home.

By The Associated Press

Updated: November 5, 2021 | 11:44 am

Big GOP governor’s field could grow with Senator Jake Corman’s announcement

Corman, who represents a swath of central Pennsylvania surrounding Penn State’s main campus, is the Senate’s president pro tempore.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Corman accepts Biden’s 2020 victory, but says GOP-led election investigation must go on

Corman has justified further investigation as a way to satisfy “concerns” — spurred by Trump’s false claims — that his office has received on the subject

By Sam Dunklau

Senate panel orders state election officials to hand over troves of voter records

Many are long lists of personal information for millions of Pennsylvania voters, like addresses and Social Security numbers.

By Sam Dunklau

The state Senate’s latest election probe got off to a contentious start. Subpoenas could be coming soon.

Those hearings have the blessing of Republican Senate President Jake Corman, who has faced pressure from hardline conservatives to look into the 2020 election.

By Sam Dunklau