Letter: Politics column is nothing more than wishful thinking

To The Editor, I recently read Mike McGann’s column regarding the 2016 election. Let me say first that I have generally been impressed with your political analysis, which (while having a Democrat tilt) was generally unbiased and on the mark. Any pretense of that type of balanced analysis, however, seems to have been lost in the divisiveness of this year’s election. Case in point is your recent...

County GOP says Corbett boosted ed. funding

County Republicans hold event to defend Governor’s education record By Kyle Carrozza, Staff Writer, The Times Sheriff Bunny Welsh speaks at Monday’s press conference defending Gov. Corbett’s record on funding education. WEST CHESTER – At a press conference at the Historic Courthouse on Monday morning, Chester County Republicans said that under Gov. Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania has...

Will Tea Party accidently reelect Obama?

Could the ongoing purge of old-line Republicans weaken party, dampen Nov. turnout? By Mike McGann, Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com What, if any conclusions can we draw from this week’s primary election races? Obviously, rule one of politics: money matters. In almost every race, the better funded campaign won — and in the case of the race for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, despite the active...