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I’m Proud that My South Philly Neighborhood Voted for Beth Grossman

Yesterday, I couldn’t have been prouder when I read the Philly Mag article about the voters of the 26th ward in South Philadelphia, who chose […]

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Here’s the South Philly Neighborhood That Hates Larry Krasner the Most

Larry Krasner defeated Republican challenger Beth Grossman on Tuesday, in a district attorney’s race watched closely not just here but by politicos and pundits across […]

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In the Trump Era, Voter Turnout Skyrockets in Philly’s District Attorney Race

Voter turnout was 69 percent higher in Philadelphia on Tuesday than in the last district attorney’s race in 2013 — and all of the ballots haven’t been counted […]

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“Completely Unelectable” Progressive Larry Krasner Wins DA’s Race

At 9 a.m. this morning, Arlene Wilson was nervous. The South Philadelphia resident wanted Larry Krasner, the Democrat running for district attorney, to win. But even though registered Democrats outnumber […]

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The No-Bullshit Guide to the 2017 Philadelphia General Election

The last time there was a general election for district attorney of Philadelphia, only 12 percent of registered voters went to the polls. That means less than one-eighth […]

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The Two Big Reasons the Police Union Wants Larry Krasner to Lose

Philadelphia will elect its next district attorney on Tuesday, and John McNesby seems extremely nervous. McNesby is the president of Lodge 5 of the Fraternal […]

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Inquirer Endorses Republican Beth Grossman for DA

In a surprising move, the Inquirer has endorsed Republican District Attorney candidate Beth Grossman. The newspaper’s plug for Grossman has drawn outrage from supporters of Larry Krasner, the […]

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Krasner: Safe Injection Sites Work

As the conversation surrounding safe injection sites ramps up following a cleanup of the city’s most notorious spot for heroin users, Philly DA candidates are weighing […]

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Mayor Kenney Endorses Larry Krasner in DA’s Race

In an unsurprising move, although telling nonetheless, Mayor Jim Kenney officially endorsed Larry Krasner in Philadelphia’s upcoming district attorney’s race on Thursday. The mayor described […]

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LISTEN: Five Things You Probably Don’t Know About Larry Krasner

The latest episode of Pushback, the podcast co-produced by Philly Mag and WURD, is now available. Listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, or check […]

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GOP Senate Candidate Attempts to Tie Casey to “Radical Leftist” Larry Krasner

Jeff Bartos, a Main Line Republican running against Sen. Bob Casey, has called on Casey to denounce Philly’s Democratic district attorney nominee. In a recently posted campaign […]

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How Rebecca Rhynhart Defeated Philadelphia’s Democratic Machine

In the wake of Philadelphia’s paradigm-shifting primary, the district attorney election has gotten far more attention than any other race. But the results of the city controller face-off were […]

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Progressives, I Am Done With You

Now that Philadelphia’s district attorney race has been set and we know that it’s going to be a battle between Republican Beth Grossman and Democrat […]

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The Biggest Winners and Losers in Philadelphia’s 2017 Primary Election

Philadelphia’s election on Tuesday was a game-changer. The winner of the Democratic primary for district attorney is a criminal defense lawyer who has never prosecuted a case […]

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“Stop Lighting Money on Fire”: DA Nominee Larry Krasner on His Plans for the Office

Democratic district attorney candidate Larry Krasner, whose progressive platform inspired the highest Philadelphia voter turnout for a DA primary since 2001 and earned him a nod […]