With Alex Trebek moderating, Gov. Wolf and GOP opponent Scott Wagner debate Pa.’s future

October 2, 2018

Alex Trebek (left) moderates a gubernatorial debate between Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf (center) and Republican Scott Wagner in Hershey, Pa. The debate was hosted by the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry.

By Staff

HERSHEY, Pa. — Gov. Wolf and Republican Scott Wagner faced off in the first and only debate of the campaign for governor of Pennsylvania, battling over money in politics, the culture of Harrisburg, and such issues as taxes, the death penalty, and education funding.

Sitting on stage next to Alex Trebek, the host of Jeopardy! and moderator for Monday night’s debate at the Hershey Lodge, Wolf, a Democrat seeking a second term, pitched himself as an ethical governor who refuses to take gifts, has invested in education, and expanded health coverage for low-income residents.

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