Where to Watch the Debate Tonight While Drinking

Photos via Wikimedia Commons

Photos via Wikimedia Commons

If you’re planning on staying at home on Monday night, there are plenty of articles telling you how to watch the debate online if you don’t have cable. (The numerous options include live streams on both Facebook and Twitter.) But to us, watching the Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump debate at home sounds about as exciting as the second season of True Detective, so we checked in with more than 75 Philly bars to see where to watch the debate tonight while drinking. Read more »

OPINION: Why Donald Trump Keeps Coming to Philly

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In what is becoming something of a tradition, the night before a Donald Trump Philly visit, something media-memorable happens.

Last week it was Marco Gutierrez, the co-founder of Latinos for Trump, on MSNBC warning that one of the dire consequences of continued immigration would be “taco trucks on every corner.”

Then last night — in advance of Trump’s scheduled appearance at the Union League today — Trump’s social media team allowed a tweet to go out marking anti-feminist Phylllis Schlafly’s death … only it was spelled “Phillies” Schlafly.

Uh, oh. Guess the Donald’s got Philadelphia on his mind — and probably not because of the ho-hum season the fourth-place NL East team is having. Read more »

On the Scene of the Donald Trump Protest in Philadelphia

Photos | Dan McQuade

Photos | Dan McQuade

Outside Donald Trump‘s meeting with African-American leaders inside the hall of a church on North Broad Street, protesters, as promised, turned out to oppose the Republican presidential candidate. Elsewhere, leaders in Philadelphia’s African-American community had scheduled at least two press conferences to speak out against the candidate.

At Greater Exodus Baptist Church, the protest was mostly peaceful, with only one sign-stealing incident between protesters and the two Trump supporters who were also outside. Here’s what happened:
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Hey Donald Trump, African Americans Heard You Loud and Clear

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds a roundtable meeting with the Republican Leadership Initiative in his offices at Trump Tower in New York, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds a roundtable meeting with the Republican Leadership Initiative in his offices at Trump Tower in New York, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016.

Late last week, in his umpteenth “foot in mouth” moment, Donald J. Trump rhetorically asked African Americans a question that in my mind perfectly synthesized this election and Trump’s used car salesman pitch. “What do you have to lose by trying something new like Donald Trump?”  Read more »

Mike Pence Rallies Republicans for Trump in Bucks County

Mike Pence Rallies Voters in Bucks County | Photo by Jared Brey

Mike Pence Rallies Voters in Bucks County | Photo by Jared Brey

If Donald Trump hopes to have a fighting chance at winning the White House in November — a prospect that is increasingly far fetched, according to recent polling data — he’ll have to turn up huge numbers in the suburbs of Philadelphia. On Tuesday, his campaign rallied supporters in Bucks County with a speech by Mike Pence, Trump’s running mate and the former governor of Indiana.  Read more »

VP Hopeful Mike Pence Will Speak in Bucks County Today

Republican vice presidential candidate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence listens to a cheering crowd at after speaking at the Executive Court Banquet Facility, Thursday Aug. 18, 2016, in Manchester, N.H.

Republican vice presidential candidate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence listens to a cheering crowd at after speaking at the Executive Court Banquet Facility, Thursday Aug. 18, 2016, in Manchester, N.H.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump‘s running mate, Mike Pence, will hold a rally in Bucks County this afternoon.

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