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The No-B.S. Guide to Philadelphia-Area Women Running for Congress

This post has been updated to reflect both State Rep. Mary Jo Daley’s and Shelly Chauncey’s decisions to drop out of the race in the […]

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Suburban Philly Congressman’s Pre-Primary Retirement Hamstrings Pa. GOP

Perturbed by the recent redrawing of Pennsylvania’s congressional map, a suburban Philadelphia congressman who just secured a place on the May primary ballot has decided […]

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Here’s Who’s Running for Congress in the Philadelphia Region

Wondering which congressional candidate you’re going to vote for in May primary? Now that candidates have officially filed their papers and U.S. Supreme Court and federal district judges have upheld the […]

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Joe Biden Endorses Philly-Area Congressional Candidates

Former vice president Joe Biden has announced his endorsement of two Democrats running for Congress in suburban Philadelphia districts, fueling further speculation that the 75-year-old […]

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Report: U.S. Rep. Bob Brady Will Not Run for Reelection

After 20 years as a Pennsylvania congressman, Philly Democratic party boss Bob Brady will not run for reelection to the U.S. House. The Inquirer and the […]

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Meehan Won’t Seek Reelection Amid Sexual Harassment Controversy

U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan, the Delaware County Republican who has come under fire for using taxpayer money to settle a sexual harassment claim, has decided […]

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Rep. Patrick Meehan Says Sexual Harassment Accuser Left Him “Hurt”

Days after a New York Times report revealed that U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan used taxpayer money to settle sexual harassment accusations, Meehan spoke excessively about the […]

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U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan Under Fire After Sexual Harassment Report

Until this weekend, U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan was largely portrayed as one of several congressmen leading the fight against sexual violence in Washington and elsewhere. But on Saturday, The New […]

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Charlottesville Reactions: What Took Trump and Toomey So Long?

It’s been two days since the shocking violence of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. first flashed across phone, television and computer screens around […]

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What Philly’s Congress Members Think of Trump’s Climate Deal Exit

President Donald Trump has announced that the U.S. will leave the Paris climate agreement. Environmentalists, globalists, political and business leaders and some of Trump’s advisers have condemned his […]

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Report: Pennsylvania Likely to Lose Congressional Seat in 2020

A new report predicts that Pennsylvania could lose at least one congressional seat in 2020. 

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The End of an Era: Looking Back on Fattah’s Long, Checkered Career

Update, June 21st, 2016: Chaka Fattah was found guilty on all counts in his federal corruption trial. Chaka Fattah was great at politics. I write […]

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Casey on Pa. Overdose Epidemic: “We’re Leading in a Category We Don’t Want to Be Leading”

Drug overdose deaths have rapidly increased in recent years and experts say this is due in large part to abuse of prescription painkillers and heroin […]

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Can Dwight Evans Beat Chaka Fattah?

It’s official. Dwight Evans, the reborn political king of Northwest Philly, will face off against Chaka Fattah, the trailblazing 20-year Congressman who is now serving under the dark cloud […]

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Brian Sims: “I’m Running For Congress!”

Brian Sims put the speculation to rest this morning when he announced via Facebook that he is, indeed, running for Congress, challenging indicted incumbent Chaka […]