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Election Day in Pennsylvania

I'm very interested in politics and try to research facts, but I never tell people whom to vote for specifically.  I'm about to break that rule. Governor Tom Corbett has failed Pennsylvania. -- He said he'd bring jobs, but PA ranks 47th in job growth. Nationally the economy is better, but in PA it has barely changed. -- He said he would bring energy dollars with fracking. Of the 16 states that earn energy dollars, PA ranks last. -- He said he would bring energy jobs, but almost all jobs created by energy companies were for high tech energy and geology engineers that they imported from other states. -- He said casinos would lower property taxes, however property taxes have increased faster than property values. Expanding the casinos has simply taken income away from poor Pennsylvanians. -- Speaking of poor Pennsylvanians, he vowed to save money in DPW. He did this by making it harder to get Medicaid, and other services such as Attendant Care. -- Pennsylvania has a