Four Democrats rumble for Schwartz’s Pa. congressional seat

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 Congressional candidates Valerie Arkoosh, Daylin Leach, and Brendan Boyle join moderator Will Bunch (right) at a forum in January. (Dave Davies/WHYY, file)

Congressional candidates Valerie Arkoosh, Daylin Leach, and Brendan Boyle join moderator Will Bunch (right) at a forum in January. (Dave Davies/WHYY, file)

An open congressional seat is a rare thing in politics, and U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz’s decision to run for  governor rather than seek re-election has touched off a spirited battle among four Democrats for the party’s nomination for Pennsylvania’s 13th Congressional District seat in Northeast Philadelphia and Montgomery County.

Play the audio above to hear about the race among physician Valerie Arkoosh, state Rep. Brendan Boyle, state Sen. Daylin Leach, and former U.S. Rep. Marjorie Margolies. 

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