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2016 DNC, Day 4: Wrapping Up, Looking Back

The end is near, Philly. This is the final day of the Democratic National Convention. (Wild applause.) Here’s what you missed yesterday: President Barack Obama […]


Obama Doesn’t Approve of Your Pathetic Voter Turnout, Philly

President Barack Obama delivered a stirring, once-in-a-lifetime speech Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention. He gave our disaffected country what it so desperately needs as it looks down the […]


Obama Talks Up Hillary at DNC, Hillary Drops In to Thank Him

He still knows how to work a crowd, Barack Obama, especially one at a convention. Seeing him stand at the podium on the royal blue […]


2016 DNC, Day 3: We’re Halfway Through!

Congrats, Philly! We’re halfway through the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Here’s what happened yesterday:  In the biggest news of the night, Hillary Clinton officially became […]

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Michelle Obama Saved the DNC Last Night

After a day of mild unruliness, First Lady Michelle Obama swooped in to save the Democratic National Convention last night. Around 10 p.m., she strolled onto […]


Here Are the Really Big Names Speaking at the DNC

The speaker lineup for the DNC is starting to take shape, and it’s already stacked. The Clinton campaign just announced the headlining speakers for this month’s […]


SCOTUS Deadlock on Obama’s Immigration Plan: Shameful and Wrong

One of my most vivid memories in recent years is of the evening of November 20th, 2014, when I was in an overcrowded South Philly eatery […]

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Philly Latino Activists: Obama Is “Deporter-in-Chief”

According to Philadelphia’s Latino immigrant activists, Barack Obama’s primary legacy from his eight years in office can be summed up in three words: Deporter in […]

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NATIONAL NEWS: President Obama Predicts That AIDS Can Be Ended By 2030

President Obama reflects on 35 years of HIV/AIDS in America. On Sunday, President Barack Obama issued a public statement acknowledging the 35th anniversary of The […]


Fallen Philly Cop Robert Wilson Honored with Medal of Valor

The White House ceremony was nice, but oh, how Sgt. Robert Wilson‘s family wishes they hadn’t needed to be there for it. President Barack Obama […]


The Philly Area Schools That Rejected Barack Obama’s and Tom Hanks’ College Applications

I was reading something the other day — I can’t remember what, because the Internet has made reading 80,000 things a day way too easy […]


Only One Philly Ward Liked Both Obama and Bernie

Here’s a strange nugget from yesterday’s primary results: 6 out of the 7 wards* where a majority of voters cast ballots for Bernie Sanders … went for Hillary Clinton back in 2008. […]

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Sen. Toomey to Meet with Obama’s Supreme Court Nominee

Pat Toomey has taken a beating in the wake of Merrick Garland‘s nomination to the Supreme Court. His Twitter mentions are a series of jabs […]


What They’re Saying: Pennsylvania Pols React to Obama’s Pick for Supreme Court

Today, Barack Obama made one of the most important decisions of his presidency: In his final NCAA tournament poll, he picked the Kansas Jayhawks to […]


Is Donald Trump Driving Up GOP Registration in Pennsylvania?

Why are so many Pennsylvania Democrats fleeing to the Republican Party? PennLive reports that nearly 46,000 Keystone Dems have flipped their registration to the GOP […]