Morning Jolt: The Mysterious Case of Kathy Barnette

On the menu today: We are days away from the Pennsylvania Senate primary, and that state's Republicans have a big choice to make between Dr. Mehmet Oz, Dave McCormick, and surprise late-surging Kathy Barnette. Let's sort through what we know about Barnette, and where she still has some legitimate questions to answer.

Get to Know Kathy Barnette . . . If You Can

Maybe Kathy Barnette is the answer to Pennsylvania Republicans' prayers, but the Barnette campaign's refusal to answer some very basic questions from Salena Zito of the Washington Examiner was not reassuring:

The questions to the campaign, which said it doubted whether she would have time for an interview because she was booked for interviews continuously until Election Day, were pretty straightforward and simple:

  • The name of her hometown
  • Where was she an adjunct professor and when?
  • When was she in officer candidate school?
  • What financial institutions did she work at and when?
  • When did she move from ...

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The Mysterious Case of Kathy Barnette

On the menu today: We are days away from the Pennsylvania Senate primary, and that state's Republicans have a big choice to make between Dr. Mehmet Oz, Dave McCormick, and surprise late-surging Kathy Barnette. Let's sort through what we know about Barnette, and where she still has some legitimate questions to answer.

Get to Know Kathy Barnette . . . If You Can

Maybe Kathy Barnette is the answer to Pennsylvania Republicans' prayers, but the Barnette campaign's refusal to answer some very basic questions from Salena Zito of the Washington Examiner was not reassuring:

The questions to the campaign, which said it doubted whether she would have time for an interview because she was booked for interviews continuously until Election Day, were pretty straightforward and simple:

  • The name of her hometown
  • Where was she an adjunct professor and when?
  • When was she in officer candidate school?
  • What financial institutions did she work at and when?
  • When did she move from ...   READ MORE

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