March 18, 2018, Face the State, Laura Ellsworth

Republican gubernatorial candidate Laura Ellsworth is this week's Face the State guest. Charlie asks Laura about negative advertising, as well as when voters will see Laura on the airwaves. Laura says you'll see her television ads closer to when people are paying attention. Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District special election is also discussed.

Gerow: Conor Lamb's 18th District win was a Pyrrhic victory

Conor Lamb's narrow, declared victory in Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District special election last Tuesday may or may not ultimately hold up.

Regardless, there are some takeaways from the results.

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For the first time since Donald Trump was elected president, Democrats appear to have won a congressional special election. In each of their previous attempts, Democrats ran progressive candidates, promising that the "resistance" to Trump would carry them to victory. They lost every race.  

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March 17, 2018: Best 60ish Seconds of Your Week

This week Charlie discusses the "March Madness" over the millions spent on the special election between Conor Lamb and Rick Saccone for PA's 18th Congressional District. Hear Charlie's takeaways on the race; as well as news from Washington that Mike Pompeo will be the next Secretary of State and Larry Kudlow will be the next head of the White House National Economic Council.