Eaton admits that she faces long odds against Kelly — getting recognized and raising money are particularly daunting struggles — but she strongly believes that her district deserves better representation.
We’ll hear from the candidates later today, but first a quick review of #5in5 by the numbers so far:
Miles traveled as of Monday night: 463 miles by plane and automobile.
Places visited: University of Pittsburgh; Wexford, Pa.; Mt. Lebanon, Pa.; Venango, Pa.; Mercer, Pa.
Gas price: $3.85 for a gallon of regular (at the Exxon by the University of Pittsburgh).
Where have I eaten?: Panera Bread at the University of Pittsburgh for breakfast; snacks on the road and dinner at the Venango Valley Country Club in Venango, Pa.
In case you missed it Monday: Make sure to read our interview with Rep. Mark Critz (D-Pa.), our conversation with Republican congressional candidate Keith Rothfus, a look at congressional ads airing in the Pittsburgh television market and some photos from day one.
Where am I going Tuesday?: Stops in Pennsylvania’s 3rd Congressional District, starting the day in Mercer, Pa., and ending tonight in Canton, Ohio, in the Buckeye State’s 7th Congressional District.