Interesting news from the Keystone State. The Associated Press is reporting that Deval Patrick is en-route to Philadelphia for a fundraiser hosted by PA Governor Ed Rendell. Also in Philadelphia today? President Obama who is holding a fundraiser for Joe Sestak.
A campaign spokesman announced Monday the Democratic governor was making a previously undisclosed trip to Philadelphia for a fundraiser benefiting his re-election campaign. The host was Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell.
Spokesman Alex Goldstein says Patrick was returning to the Statehouse in time for a 4 p.m. leadership meeting with Senate President Therese Murray and House Speaker Robert DeLeo.
President Barack Obama, a political ally of the governor’s, was also visiting Philadelphia on Monday. He was scheduled to arrive at 4 p.m. for a fundraiser benefiting U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak.