What You Need To Know About Pennsylvania's Special Election

So there's a special election in Pennsylvania on Tuesday?

There sure is. The Democrat candidate is

Conor Lamb. The Republican candidate is


Saccone, for whom President Trump joined at a campaign rally last weekend.

And they're running for the House of Representatives in a safe Republican district. Or what's usually a safe Republican district. More on that in a moment.

Who is Conor Lamb?

He's a 33-year-old Ivy League grad and Marine veteran who served as a federal prosecutor. He's also the scion of a political family; his grandfather served as majority leader of the Pennsylvania state Senate.

Who is Rick Saccone?

He's a 60-year-old Air Force vet, former counterintelligence officer, and state representative who President Trump campaigned for over the weekend. An expert in Korean affairs, he touts his experience negotiating with North Korean officials about building a power plant in the country in an effort to stave off their nuclear ambitions.

Source : https://www.cbsnews.com/news/pennsylvania-special-election-today-what-you-need-to-know-conor-lamb-rick-saccone-2018-03-13/

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