Bombshell or backlash? The nasty turn in Pa.'s GOP Senate primary leaves questions for both Jeff Bartos and Sean Parnell
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WASHINGTON — Allies of Republican Senate candidate Jeff Bartos have pressed ahead with his charged attack on GOP rival Sean Parnell, pointing to protective orders sought by Parnell's wife — but party insiders are divided over who is suffering the worse political fallout. On Monday night, a political action committee aligned with Bartos ran a 30-second ad during the Eagles-Cowboys game that highlighted derogatory comments about women Parnell made in 2019 and briefly nodded to temporary protection-from-abuse orders issued against him after allegations by his estranged wife. Longer versions of th...