Candidates set to circulate petitions amid realignment

WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE –  U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, R-Cogan Station, has served the 10th District for several terms, but under the realignment, he will seek re-election in the newly remapped 12th District which includes Lycoming County. The 10th District moves farther south to include Dauphin and Cumberland counties. “Marino would be filing petitions to run in the 12th (District),” Lehman said. “But he … Read More

Districting plan gets replaced

WYOMING COUNTY PRESS EXAMINER – Marino had announced he was running for reelection to Congress, and will likely be challenged by Republican Bradford County Commissioner Doug McLinko and Susquehanna County Democrat Judy Herschel… Read More >>  

Redistricting map trims local congressional districts

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE – This means Marino remains in the same district as Republican Bradford County Commissioner Doug McLinko, who announced a bid to challenge the congressman in the May 15 Republican primary election… Read More >>   

Can’t know your U.S. rep without scorecard

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE – The Republican rewrite removed Bradford and Susquehanna counties from Marino’s district. That left Marino’s potential Republican opponent, Bradford County Commissioner Doug McLinko, and potential Democratic opponent, Judy Herschel, outside the 10th… Read More >>   

Redistricting map changes lines but not politics

STANDARD-SPEAKER –  While the 10th loses its part of Lackawanna, which would probably make Marino critics rejoice, other counties moving out of the district means more to his re-election chances. Pike, Susquehanna and Wayne counties, all traditionally 10th district counties, move into the 17th and another traditionally 10th district county, Bradford, moves into the 5th Congressional District. That removes from … Read More

Wolf budget to push education, severance tax

STANDARD SPEAKER – In the current 10th Congressional District, U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, R-10, Lycoming Twp., will face Bradford County Commissioner Doug McLinko for the Republican nomination.  And the winner will likely face Herschel.   Read More…  

Ex-drug czar nominee looks to change image

THE HILL – The Republican running against Marino in the primary — the first such challenger Marino has faced in the Trump country seat since 2010 — says Marino should have done better. “I’ve sat in the living rooms of friends and family who have lost loved ones to this tragic addiction,” Bradford County Commissioner Doug McLinko writes in a statement … Read More

Potential Casey, Barletta showdown on tap?

THE DAILY ITEM – In the 10th District, after twice flirting with the drug czar post in the Trump Administration, Tom Marino seeks a fifth term. Like Barletta, the race for the 10th will likely be a referendum on the president, but Marino has easily won each of his elections to statewide office and would be a favorite against any … Read More

Doug McLinko To Run For Congress

Bradford County Commissioner Doug McLinko announced today that he is running for Congress to represent the citizens of the 10th Congressional District. “We need public servants to step forward and help lead our country out of this mess, and the President needs conservatives he can count on to stand with him in the fight to drain the swamp,” McLinko said. … Read More