The Keystone State helped Barack Obama win re-election in what was a good night for Democrats across Pennsylvania
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Pennsylvania helped President Barack Obama win re-election as U.S. Sen. Bob Casey fended off a feisty challenge from Republican coal magnate Tom Smith in what turned out to be a big night for Democrats in the Keystone State. Democrats held the lead in three state row office races as of 2:30 a.m. Wednesday with close to 98 percent of the vote in, according to unofficial results. Kathleen Kane, a former assistant district attorney from Lackawanna County, made history by becoming the first Democrat and first woman to be elected as the state's attorney general. The Republican candidate, David Freed, is a two-term district attorney in Cumberland County. Democrat Eugene DePasquale of York leads Republican John Maher of Allegheny in the auditor …
The phrase that is being talked about after the final presidential debate: horses and bayonets.
"We have fewer ships than we did in 1916. Well governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets,” said President Barack Obama in response to Gov. Mitt Romney's assertion that “our Navy is smaller now than at any time since 1917.” That "horses and bayonet" comment hit Twitter and took off. It didn’t hit the top trending items for a little while, possibly because of different spellings of the word "bayonet." So, where did that remark come from? If you check cavalrymenforromney.com, you will find a drawing of a tired looking cavalryman with a Romney campaign flag. The site links to an Obama campaign site. A check of the domain registry shows that the domain was created at 7:51 p.m. EST, which is before the debate started at 9 p.m. What do you…