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In Historic First, Two Openly Gay Legislators Are Elected to State House

For the first time in Pennsylvania political history, two openly gay candidates, Brian Sims and Malcolm Kenyatta, have won seats in the state House of […]

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The Democrats’ Battle Plan for the Philly ’Burbs

Ryan Costello is being a good sport. He really is. The Republican Congressman is holding his second town hall this year in his suburban district. […]

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Millennial Nonprofit Exec Omar Woodard Might Primary Party Boss Bob Brady

Omar Woodard, a millennial nonprofit director who has called for changes to Philadelphia’s Democratic machine, is considering a primary run against Congressman and longtime party […]

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Prosecutors: Brady Campaign Paid 2012 Primary Opponent to Quit

A former political aide to Rep. Bob Brady’s 2012 primary opponent has testified that Brady’s campaign paid the competitor $90,000 to drop out of the race. […]

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Why Is Bob Brady Still in Charge?

Bob Brady, the U.S. Congressman and boss of Philadelphia’s Democratic Party, is six-foot-one and has a massive barrel chest. His head and neck are also […]

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Convicted State Rep. Leslie Acosta to Resign

State Rep. Leslie Acosta – who remained in office and won reelection this fall after secretly pleading guilty to a federal felony charge in March […]

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Now Is Not the Time for a Return to Philly Politics as Usual

You would have thought Pennsylvania was still a blue state the way our city’s Democrats were partying this weekend. The Pennsylvania Society dinner, for which […]

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PA Dems Donate Democrat T-Shirts to Soup Kitchen, Congratulate Themselves

It’s been a while since we’ve taken a shot at ridiculous press releases, so we’d like to thank the Pennsylvania Democratic Party for sending us […]

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Philly’s Coffee Can of Justice

Pennsylvania’s kooky practice of electing its judiciary is proving to be a really stupid idea, and not for the first time. State Supreme Court Justice […]

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Katie McGinty Running for Pennsylvania Democratic Chair

Katie McGinty — the Democrat who ran a positive campaign for governor this year (and, partially as a result, finished dead last) — is running for […]