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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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OPINION: Crowded District Attorney Race Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

There is an adage that goes: “To speak without thinking is to shoot without aiming.” Someone should have told that to former federal prosecutor Joe […]

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Can Kevin and Brendan Boyle Save the Democratic Party?

Brendan Boyle had only been on the campaign trail for a couple of months when his high-priced D.C. consultant told him he should quit. It […]

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Donald Trump Is the President America Deserves

Another day, another insult from president-elect Donald Trump. As you have no doubt heard, on the eve of MLK weekend Trump took to attacking the […]

Leslie Acosta
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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 […]

Donald Trump at a rally
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After Trump’s Win, White Liberals Are Now a Minority

Around 2:40 a.m. on election night, I left the watch party I’d been attending and took an Uber home. It was shortly after the Associated […]

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Pa. Democrats Sue Trump Campaign, Republicans Over Alleged Voter Intimidation

The Pennsylvania Democratic Party has accused the Donald Trump campaign, the Republican Party of Pennsylvania, and Trump advisor Roger J. Stone of threatening to intimidate voters in […]

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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 […]

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Swing State Poll: Clinton and Trump Neck-and-Neck in Pa.

A Quinnipiac University poll found the contest between presumptive presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump too close to call in Pennsylvania. In Pa., 42 […]

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Clinton Wins New Jersey, California

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton claimed a historical victory last night, winning the favor of five of the six states that held contests, including New Jersey and […]

Bernie Sanders - Solidarity is Power
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Could Sanders’ Continued Fight Mean Chaos for the Philly DNC in July?

A month ago, Republicans looked primed to have a contentious summer political convention. There were still multiple candidates in the race for president. Donald Trump was […]