About Me

My photo
Beverly Hills, California, United States
Eli Kantor is a labor, employment and immigration law attorney. He has been practicing labor, employment and immigration law for more than 36 years. He has been featured in articles about labor, employment and immigration law in the L.A. Times, Business Week.com and Daily Variety. He is a regular columnist for the Daily Journal. Telephone (310)274-8216; eli@elikantorlaw.com. For more information, visit beverlyhillsimmigrationlaw.com and and beverlyhillsemploymentlaw.com


Thursday, May 04, 2017

Urged on by Trump, Barletta eyes US Senate run against Casey

Associated Press 
By Marc Levy
May 03, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Republican U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta is considering challenging Pennsylvania’s Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey following encouragement by President Donald Trump.

Barletta campaign consultant John Brabender said Wednesday that Trump spoke to Barletta about running during a conversation this week.

Barletta is serving his fourth term in Congress representing a district stretching from south-central Pennsylvania to northeastern Pennsylvania. Barletta would become the most recognizable name in a field of a half-dozen would-be challengers to Casey.

Before Congress, the 61-year-old Barletta made a name as Hazleton’s mayor advancing laws aimed at immigrants in the country illegally. The 56-year-old Casey plans to seek a third six-year term in next year’s election and is a fierce critic of Trump.

Trump won Pennsylvania last fall despite the state’s Democratic registration edge.

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

For more information, go to:  www.beverlyhillsimmigrationlaw.com

No comments: