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Republican gubernatorial candidates debate at CMU

Republican candidates for Pennsylvania governor debate at Carnegie Mellon University Saturday. (Photo by Madeline Gavatorta | Staff Writer)

By Madeline Gavatorta | Staff Writer

January 22, 2018

The crowd erupted into a mix of boos and cheers at the in Kresge Theatre Saturday night when Laura Ellsworth admitted she did not vote for President Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election, favoring another Republican candidate — John Kasich — instead. “The reason that I didn’t support Presid...

Pitt alumna runs as Republican gubernatorial candidate

Pitt alumna and local attorney Laura Ellsworth is seeking the Republican nomination for Pennsylvania governor. (Photo via Facebook)

By Sarah Frumkin | Staff Writer

January 11, 2018

Laura Ellsworth grew up loving Nancy Drew, the theatre and teaching — which all came in handy when she decided as an undergraduate at Princeton University to become a lawyer. “You get to be a detective — you get to be a performer because you need to use your presence, use your voice, use e...

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