I have dismissed this idea so many times. Everyone in PA knows our new State Treasurer, conservative Dem Bob Casey, Jr., wants to be Governor some day but there seems to be talk about a Draft Casey for Senate campaign. I'll be the first to admit that while I am a Santorum supporter, a Casey challenge will be a tough fight for Pennsylvania's Junior Senator. Here are a few excerpts from the article....
GRASSROOTSPA EXCLUSIVE: CASEY TO RUN FOR SENATE AGAINST SANTORUM?!?
Multiple high ranking sources all around the state of Pennsylvania and in Washington DC are buzzing with speculation that popular Pennsylvania Democrat Bob Casey Jr. is considering a run for US Senate against Pennsylvania Republican Senator Rick Santorum.
The highest ranking Pennsylvania Conservatives Democrat vs. the highest ranking Pennsylvania Conservative Republican?
According to the Associated Press, last Tuesday Bob Casey Jr. received the most votes in Pennsylvania history in his race for State Treasurer. The rumor that Casey might challenge Santorum has swirled through various political circles and even made Pennsylvania talk radio stations this week.
Bill Green, a respected Pennsylvania political consultant, calls the Casey/Santorum rumor "bogus" and does not think it is even worth considering. "Why would the Democrats make the same mistake they made with Klink?" asks Green. "If I was looking for the Democrat candidate I would look for the John Edwards" millionaire trial-lawyer of Pennsylvania. Green argues that "Casey's ultimate goal is to Governor, nothing more nothing less."
While Green argues the rumor is baseless, a well-known Pennsylvania pro-life leader claims that there is some sort of draft Casey for Senate movement in the works...
For the whole article (Posted November 6th), check out http://grassrootspa.com