2016 Democratic National Convention

Democratic National Convention at Wells Fargo Center - end
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DNC Boost $120M Less Than Promised

The 2016 Democratic National Convention generated about $230.9 million for the city, according to the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau. That’s about $120 million less than […]

Philly D.A. race, District Attorney Race
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Gold Star Father Khizr Khan Endorses Joe Khan in D.A. Race

You remember Khizr Khan – the Muslim American Gold Star father who was thrown into the national spotlight after his passionate anti-Donald Trump speech during the Democratic […]

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Here’s Who Funded the Democratic National Convention in Philly

Those who are still wondering who funded the Democratic National Convention in Philly this past July are finally getting some answers.

Stage and podium at the Democratic National Convention, with Philadelphia skyline and Liberty Bell
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Delaware County DNC Delegate Charged With Indecent Assault

The District Attorney’s office has decided to press charges against a Democratic National Convention delegate from Delaware County who allegedly assaulted a fellow delegate during […]

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Did D.A.’s Office Refuse to Charge Alleged Sexual Assaulter Because He Was Drunk?

Gwen Snyder did exactly what the District Attorney Seth Williams‘ Office says on its website a victim of sexual assault should do: She called the Philadelphia Police […]

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Can Social Media Bring Young Voters Into the Fold?

Editor’s Note: This report was created by a team of student reporters from Girls High School, working as part of a Youth News Team program […]