2020 Presidential Race

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By Defending Bloomberg on Stop-and-Frisk, Nutter Tarnishes His Legacy and Betrays Philly

There’s an oft-quoted line from the Batman film The Dark Knight that goes: “You either die a hero, or you live long enough to see […]

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Penn Professor: American Idol Would Be a Better Way to Elect a President

There are many points of contention in today’s Democratic Party. The Iowa Caucus isn’t one of them: Everyone thinks it’s terrible. This, of course, is […]

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Can Mike Nutter Help Mike Bloomberg Get Elected President?

On the Monday before the Iowa Caucus, most presidential campaigns were doing one of two things: parachuting in and out of the Hawkeye State’s 99 […]

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The Candidates Philly-Area Officials Are Endorsing in the 2020 Presidential Race

We’re still a month away from the first 2020 presidential caucus (in Iowa), two months from Super Tuesday, more than three months from the Pennsylvania […]

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Two Incoming City Council Members Are Endorsing Elizabeth Warren for President

On the heels of their election victories, City Councilmembers-Elect Isaiah Thomas and Jamie Gauthier announced on Monday that they are officially endorsing Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth […]

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Mayor Kenney Endorses Elizabeth Warren for President

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has officially weighed in on the 2020 presidential race — and he’s throwing his support behind Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Kenney announced his endorsement on […]

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Biden, Sanders Among 6 Democratic Presidential Candidates in Philly on Tuesday

Here come the candidates. Six of the 20 Democratic 2020 presidential contenders (yes, there are officially still 20) will visit Philadelphia on Tuesday afternoon to attend a […]

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Elizabeth Warren Is a Hypocrite, Says Hypocrite Ed Rendell

This story has been updated with a comment from Ed Rendell. Elizabeth Warren is a hypocrite. That’s the message from Ed Rendell ahead of Thursday […]

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Trump Wants to Recruit Women Voters, Starting in King of Prussia

Donald Trump wants more women to vote for him. Yes, this past weekend the president did in fact tell four freshman lawmakers — Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, […]

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Elizabeth Warren Sure Seemed to Have a Good Weekend in Philly

Elizabeth Warren hung out in Philly this weekend — like, really hung out. The U.S. senator and 2020 presidential candidate took a casual stroll in Rittenhouse […]

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Philly Watch Parties for the First 2020 Democratic Debates

In a city where registered Democrats outnumber Republicans eight to one, the Democratic presidential primary is a big deal. On Wednesday, June 26th, and Thursday, […]

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Biden 2020 Rally: Road Closures, Parking Restrictions, and Logistics

Joe Biden will be spending a lot of time in Philly as he navigates the 2020 presidential race — starting this weekend. The former vice president and current […]

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Looks Like We’ll Be Seeing a Lot of Joe Biden in Philly

There’s a lot of excitement building in Philadelphia over Joe Biden. This Saturday, the former vice president of the United States is appearing at a […]

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Elizabeth Warren to Drop Into Philly to Talk With Teachers Union

Here comes another 2020 presidential hopeful. Just five days before Joe Biden will hold his campaign kickoff rally in front of the Art Museum, Elizabeth Warren will visit […]

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Is This Rich Middle-Aged White Guy From Texas the Most Revolutionary Thinker in Philly?

Richard Vague said he wanted to do the focus groups himself. Yes, yes, he told his seasoned — and worried — political advisers; he knew […]