In Pennsylvania’s Republican counties, John Fetterman is stirring Democratic interest

October 8, 2018

By Staff

TUNKHANNOCK, Pa. — John Fetterman stood in front of a large American flag hanging from the wood-paneled walls of a Moose Lodge and cracked a joke about the crowd of more than 100 people gathered for the Wyoming County Democratic Party’s annual get-out-the-vote breakfast.

“Have you guys ever felt here in Wyoming County like you’re the center of the political universe?” he asked and then waited for the laughter to die down. “It sounds like I’m a stand-up comedian, right? But look around. This room is jam-packed with people. It’s not supposed to be that way. You’re just another rural county in Pennsylvania. It’s all about Philadelphia and Pittsburgh with our party. But that’s not the way with our campaign.”

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