Interview with Bob Casey, Jr. | Valerie Schmalz | July 29, 2005
Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Bob Casey, Jr., a Democrat, is running for the U.S. Senate in 2006 against incumbent Republican Senator Rick Santorum. Casey is a graduate of The College of the Holy Cross (1982) and received his law degree from Catholic University in 1988 before entering the practice of law in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Casey was elected Auditor General of Pennsylvania in 1996 and re-elected in 2000. In 2002, he ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination for governor. In 2004, he was elected State Treasurer, winning more votes than any other candidate for any state or federal office in the history of the Commonwealth. Casey is the eldest son of the late Governor Robert P. Casey and his wife, Ellen. For more about Casey and his campaign, visit his website, www.bobcaseyforpa.com.
Valerie Schmalz of IgnatiusInsight.com recently interviewed Casey and asked him about his campaign, his views on life issues, and how he differs philosophically and politically from Sen. Santorum.