Pennsylvania — In the weeks before the April 24 primary here, folks in Northeastern Pennsylvania saw and heard a lot on local television stations about the battle between longtime incumbent Democrat U.S. Rep. Tim Holden and challenger-turned-primary-winner attorney Matt Cartwright. The visibility on the airwaves came through a deluge of paid political ads—not, unfortunately, from actual news reports (which were.
The Campaign for Primary Accountability claimed its first victory in a U.S. House Democratic primary Tuesday, with the defeat of Rep. Tim Holden of Pennsylvania.
U.S. Rep. Tim Holden, the longest-serving member of Pennsylvania's congressional delegation, has lost his re-election bid in a Democratic primary race in a newly redrawn district.
The super PAC Campaign for Primary Accountability is targeting long-time incumbents like Rep. Tim Holden in Pennsylvania
At the outset, nobody thought Rep. Tim Holden, a 20-year Democratic incumbent from Pennsylvania, would have a competitive race in his 2012 bid to keep his seat for yet another term. But that was before the Campaign for Primary Accou...