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Philly’s Deviant Political Culture, Explained

Kerkstra: How Philadelphia’s political class can keep the FBI busy all day, and still sleep soundly at night.

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Jim Kenney: The Anti-Nutter?

Kenney is asking “what would Michael do?” And then often doing the opposite.

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Richard Negrin’s Second Act

Nutter’s managing director is putting his political ambitions on hold for a partnership at Obermayer.

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Michael Nutter Looks Back

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Crowdpac, the Political Kickstarter, Launches Its Killer Feature

Can it upend local politics?

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West Philly Rising

Explosive growth in University City is shifting the city’s power and economic axis west. One big worry? Income and opportunity inequality.

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Pennsylvania Graded “F” on Government Integrity, Because Obviously

F-minus was not available.

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ThinkFest Recap: The Gentrification Train “Has Not Left Station” — Yet

A panel debated how to make the redevelopment of Philly neighborhoods more equitable.

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Farah Jimenez: How Bleeding Hearts Hurt Those They Mean to Help

The SRC member and longtime nonprofit exec challenged liberal orthodoxies on helping homeless families and the poor.

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Voter Turnout Was Bad, But It Could Have Been Worse

About 25.5 percent of Philadelphia’s registered voters showed up.

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The Election’s Biggest Winners & Losers

The state GOP got clobbered in a big day for big city liberals.

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Meet Mayor Kenney’s Inner Circle

Citified breaks out the crystal ball, and predicts who will fill senior posts in the new administration.

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Jim Kenney Elected Mayor — Now What?

He romped, like everybody knew he would.

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Can Dwight Evans Beat Chaka Fattah?

A clash of titans is in the making, as Evans confirms he’ll challenge the embattled 20-year Congressman.

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The No-B.S. Philadelphia Election Guide

From the mayor’s race, to Council to the Supreme Court, here’s everything you need to know for Tuesday’s election.