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Philly Couple Debuts Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders Candy

Ah, good old American ingenuity. It brought us the Macintosh computer, the Roomba, and proton therapy. And now, Candidate Candy.

Bernie Sanders - Atlantic City
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Bernie on the Boardwalk: Sanders Bashes Trump at Atlantic City Rally

In the building where Donald Trump once held Mike Tyson prizefights and World Wrestling Federation world championship matches, Bernie Sanders spoke before a crowd in […]


Voter Turnout Wasn’t That Bad in the 2016 Primary

Thirty-nine percent of registered voters in Philadelphia went to the polls on Tuesday, according to a preliminary report by City Commissioner Al Schmidt. This year is the first contested […]


Please — Please! — Let This Be the Last Closed Primary in Pennsylvania

Editor’s Note: This is an opinion column from Philadelphia magazine senior reporter Victor Fiorillo. Voters in Pennsylvania are today being asked an important ballot question: […]

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Hillary Clinton Blasts Trump at City Hall Rally

Backed by local Democratic leaders past and present, Hillary Clinton held a boisterous, picturesque rally inside the City Hall courtyard a day before Pennsylvania and […]

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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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DNC Decision on 2016 Convention Expected Soon

Democrats will soon decide where to hold their 2016 presidential nominating convention, the Associated Press reports. It’s a $65 million undertaking, and party leaders say […]


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 […]

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Democrats Can’t Pick Gubernatorial Favorite

Gov. Tom Corbett is faring so badly in the polls that one line of thought is that Democrats just have to pick a candidate—any candidate—and […]

Democratic Boss Bob Brady
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One of Us: Bob Brady

My name is … Bob Brady, or Robert A. Brady. The “A” stands for Alan. My father was Robert G. Brady, and he didn’t want […]