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A Pennsylvania Judge Absolutely Eviscerated Trump’s Last-Ditch Election Lawsuit

Judge Matthew Brann equated the Trump campaign’s argument to “Frankenstein’s Monster.” That, plus the other five best quotes from the decision, which has cleared the way for counties across Pennsylvania to officially certify the election results.


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The Mummers Are Secretly Planning a Parade, Even Though Philly Has Canceled It

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Raheem Ikeam Myers Was the City’s 203rd Homicide Victim This Year. This Is His Story.

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Inside the Fight to Abolish Police in Philadelphia

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Japan’s President Biden Burger

Of course, it nods to Philly, where good things happen.

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Sneak Peek: Inside Philadelphia Magazine’s December Issue

They slobber, they stink — and they’re the only thing getting lots of Philadelphians through a very tough year. Our December issue looks at how dogs have taken center stage in 2020.

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Pour One Out for the PA Treasury Twitter Account

The state treasury has one of the best political accounts in all the land. But with Joe Torsella’s shock defeat this week, its days are numbered.

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Al Schmidt Isn’t a “RINO.” And He Isn’t Hiding Corruption

Keep the city commissioner’s name out of your mouth, Mr. President.

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Trump Lawyer to Pennsylvania Judge: Nope, I’ve Got No Evidence of Voter Fraud

President Donald J. Trump has been aggressively pursuing voter fraud in the courts — but in Montgomery County, even his own lawyers admit there’s no grand conspiracy afoot.

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Judge Sends Anthony Smith Home After Receiving More Than 70 Letters of Support for the Activist

The West Philly resident will remain on a minimally restrictive form of house arrest until he goes to trial on charges that he participated in the arson of a cop car.


Love, Money, Sex, Cheating: The Real Stories of 10 Philly Marriages

Love, Money, Sex, Cheating: The Real Stories of 10 Philly Marriages

An unfiltered, unvarnished look at what “till death do us part” means now.


Opinion

Yes, Biden Won. Now Can We Talk About How His Campaign Nearly Blew It in Philly?

Black voters in Philly came up big for the new President-elect — but there are warning signs in the numbers.

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13 Winners and Losers From the 2020 General Election

You know Joe Biden is a winner and Donald Trump is a loser. But the election had ripple effects far beyond the top of the ballot. Here’s who came out on top — and who didn’t.

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Meet the Philly Nonprofit Behind Those Viral Dancing Mailboxes

As Philly fought for the count of all mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania, a set of well-crafted mailbox costumes caught the attention of the internet. Creator Spiral Q has a lot more where they came from.

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The Most Philly Photos and Videos from the Philly Victory Party

We’ll see your World Series and Super Bowl victory celebrations and raise you one Joe Biden-Kamala Harris-won-the-election celebration.

Opinion

Best Thing: Alec Bohm’s Up for Rookie of the Year!

The Phils’ third baseman is one of three finalists for the honor. Oh yeah, there was another thing, too …

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Beyond Condoms, Cheese Puffs and Beer: How GoPuff Became Essential

Beyond Condoms, Cheese Puffs and Beer: How GoPuff Became Essential

The company is offering a lesson in adaptability and community partnerships during the pandemic.


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Joe Biden Wins Pennsylvania and the Presidency

On Saturday, the AP and TV networks called Pennsylvania for former vice president Joe Biden, pushing him over the 270 electoral-vote threshold.

Opinion

Body-Cam Video of Walter Wallace Jr. Killing Shows How Cops Perpetuate Black Trauma

The Philadelphia police department finally released body-cam footage of the final moments of a troubled Black man’s life. There was no protecting-and-serving involved.

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As Biden Pulls Ahead, Philadelphia Celebrates

Welcome to Flipadelphia!

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Court Orders Philly to Allow Elections Watchers Within 6 Feet of Vote Counters

They were previously kept at a distance that one watcher said required him to use binoculars to see anything. The city intends to take the case to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

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