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Schwartz defends attack on Wolf’s business background

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 U.S. Rep Allyson Schwartz during a Democratic gubernatorial candidates forum Tuesday Feb. 4, 2014  in Philadelphia.  (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)

U.S. Rep Allyson Schwartz during a Democratic gubernatorial candidates forum Tuesday Feb. 4, 2014 in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)

Former Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz left her relatively safe seat in the 13th Congressional District to seek the Pa. governorship. She’s represented Northeast Philadelphia and part of Montgomery County for the past decade. WHYY’s Dave Davies spoke with her about her record, the race, and her recent ad targeting Tom Wolf’s business history.

In exactly two weeks, Pennsylvania Democrats will go to the polls to select a nominee to challenge Gov. Tom Corbett in this year’s general election. The field includes four prominent names: businessman Tom Wolf, State Treasurer Rob McCord, former Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Kathleen McGinty, and former Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz.

Schwartz left her relatively safe seat in the 13th Congressional District to seek the governorship. She’s represented Northeast Philadelphia and part of Montgomery County for the past decade.  WHYY Senior Reporter Dave Davies spoke with Schwartz about her record, the race, and her recent ad targeting Tom Wolf’s business history.

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