One-on-one with US Senate candidate Conor Lamb

RACE TO FILL SEATS FOR RETIRED SENATOR. BARBARA: THE CURRENT LEADINGEMOC DRATS FOR THE UNITED STATES SENATE IN PENNSYLVANIA IS A STUDY IN CONTRAST. WITH LT. GOVERNOR JOHN FETTERMAN CONSIDERED A PROGRESSIVE AND PITTSBURGH AREA CONGRESSIONAL CONOR LAMB A MODERATE. HOW DO YOU ANALYZE YOUR APPLICATION AND THIS COMPARISON? >> T INK THESE LABELS DO NOT MEAN L AOT. I REPRESENT AN AREA WHERE THERE ARE MORE REPUBLICANS THAN DEMOCRANS AND I HAVE SUCCEEDED BECAUSE PEOPLE THINK I WORKED HARD FOR THEM. BAARRB WHO HAS NOT YET CONNECTED WITH VOTERS IN DONORS. YOU HAVE BEEN LAGING IN POLLS AND MONEY. HOW TO OVERCOME THIS >> ONCE THE PEOPLE HERE I HAVE BEATEN THE REPUBLICANS THREE TIMES, A LOOFT THEY WANT TO LOOK MY WAY. >> WHEN IT COMES TO ENERGY POLICY, THE LAMB SOUNDS LIKE A REPUBLICAN. DO YOU SUPPORT MORE FRACKI ANG DRILLING FOR NATURAL GAS AND PENCIL IN QUESONTI MKAR – PENNSYLVANIA? >> I DO, HERE PENNSYLVANIA, WE DRIVED FOR NATURAL GAS, WE DON’T ON OIL. IT DOESN’T AFFECT THE PRICE OF GAS BUT IN THE SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST WEO NEEDS – TO BECOME MORE ENERGY INDEPENDENT. >> UNLIKE HIS OPPONENTS, HE IS NOT REY ADTO ALL IN WHEN IT COMES TO LEGALIZING RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA, >> MEDICAL MARIJUANA IS THE IMPORTANT THING I COULD SUPPORT RECREATIONAL IF SHE DONE CAREFULLY, BUT SOME OF THE PROPOSALS ARE NOT CAREFULLY THOUGHT

One-on-one with Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Conor Lamb

WGAL continues our Commitment 2022 coverage, helping you learn more about the candidates running for the primary. Conor Lamb, congressman from the area, is a moderate. it because people thought I was working hard for them and a little less ideological,” Lamb said. This centrist position has won over party leaders who believe that a moderate may be more eligible in general elections. But he has yet to connect with voters and donors, where Fetterman leads. When asked how he could overcome the polls and the money, Lamb said: “Once people hear that I actually beat the Republicans on their home turf three times and not another in this race did, a lot of them want to look my way.” On energy policy, Lamb said he supports fracking and more drilling for natural gas and oil.” Here in Pennsylvania, we really only drill for natural gas, not oil, so it technically won’t affect gas prices. But in the south and southwest, we absolutely have to,” he said. ” he said. Unlike his opponents, Lamb is not ready to go all out when it comes to legalizing recreational marijuana. “Medical marijuana is the most important. And I could support recreational marijuana if done with great care. Sometimes, however, the proposals that are made are not always as cautious as they should be,” he said.

WGAL continues our Commitment 2022 coverage, helping you learn more about candidates running for primary.

The leading Democrats in the U.S. Senate race in Pennsylvania are a study in contrast, with Lt. Gov. John Fetterman seen as a progressive and Pittsburgh-area congressman Conor Lamb a moderate.

“I think those labels don’t really mean much at the end of the day. I’m a Democrat who represents an area where there are more Republicans than Democrats, and I succeeded in that because people thought that I was working hard for them and a little less ideological,” Lamb said.

This centrist position has won over party leaders who believe that a moderate may be more eligible in general elections. But he hasn’t yet connected with voters and donors, where Fetterman leads.

When asked how he could overcome the polls and the money, Lamb said: ‘Once people hear that I actually beat the Republicans on their home turf three times and no one else in this race did that, a lot of them want to watch my way.”

On energy policy, Lamb said he supports fracking and more drilling for natural gas and oil.

“Here in Pennsylvania, we really only drill natural gas, not oil, so it technically won’t affect gas prices. But in the south and southwest, we absolutely have to,” he said. -he declares.

Unlike his opponents, Lamb is not desperate to legalize marijuana for recreational use.

“Medical marijuana is the most important. And I could support recreational use if done very carefully. Sometimes, however, the proposals that are made are not always as careful as they should be,” said he declared.

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