Pennsylvania Democratic state Sen. Daylin Leach (D-King of Prussia) now finds himself hit with sexual harassment allegations from several women, and this is affecting his congressional campaign. As a result of the controversy, Sen. Leach announced he is “taking a step back” from his congressional challenge to four-term Rep. Pat Meehan (R-Chadds Ford). Mr. Leach was viewed as the Democrats’ strongest congressional challenger, but the chances of him now moving forward with his federal campaign are slim. In fact, even his days in the legislature may be numbered. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf has already publicly called upon him to immediately resign from the state Senate. Four Democrats remain in the race against Rep. Meehan, but none appears particularly strong at this point in time.
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