Senatorial candidate Katie McGinty to address the DNC on Thursday

By Bill O’Boyle - [email protected]

PHILADELPHIA — Democrat Katie McGinty scored a prime speaking spot — she will address the Democratic National Convention on Thursday evening.

McGinty, who is trying to unseat Republican incumbent Sen. Pat Toomey in November, will speak around 6 p.m. as part of the line-up leading to Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech.

“I want to talk about the fact that our best days are ahead if we get back to giving a real shot to anybody in this country who is willing to work hard,” McGinty said in an emailed release.

Offering McGinty a prime speaking slot is another indication of how important the Democratic Party feels Pennsylvania is, not only in winning the White House, but in gaining control of the Senate.

By Bill O’Boyle

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