The 9/12ers and Rohrer

Rohrer speaks to voters after the event

Here’s a longer piece I put together on this week’s 9/12 Project candidates’ forum in Jim Thorpe, Carbon County. The focus: every single audience member I talked to came away from the event with a strong impression of State Representative Sam Rohrer.

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Tea Parties and other conservative grassroots groups are rapidly becoming a major force in Republican politics.

As an indication of the movement’s clout, gubernatorial candidates Tom Corbett and Sam Rohrer trekked out  to Carbon County earlier this week to appear at a forum sponsored by a local 9/12 Project.

Scott Detrow reports.

About pubradiopolitics
Scott covers state government and politics for Pennsylvania's public radio stations, including WITF in Harrisburg, WHYY in Philadelphia and WDUQ in Pittsburgh.

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