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“Stop Lighting Money on Fire”: DA Nominee Larry Krasner on His Plans for the Office

Democratic district attorney candidate Larry Krasner, whose progressive platform inspired the highest Philadelphia voter turnout for a DA primary since 2001 and earned him a nod […]

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Bernie Sanders Is Very, Very Happy About Larry Krasner’s Win

Philly progressives have been on cloud nine since the city chose civil rights lawyer Larry Krasner as its Democratic district attorney candidate. Apparently, Vermont Sen. Bernie […]

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Progressive Firebrand Larry Krasner Wins District Attorney Primary

Democrat Larry Krasner, a firebrand criminal defense attorney who has never worked a day in his life as a prosecutor, won the district attorney primary […]

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Lemme Guess: You’re Not Voting Today. What Is Wrong With You?

Good morning, Philadelphia. It’s officially Primary Day, in case you’ve been wondering why all of your favorite TV shows have been bookended by PAC-funded political […]

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Everything You Need to Know to Vote in the 2017 Philadelphia Primary

Good morning and happy Election Day, Philly! Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The city will likely pick its next district attorney […]

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WATCH: Philly DA Candidate Larry Krasner Attempts to Rock The Clash’s “Clampdown”

As the Pa. Primary nears (it’s tomorrow, people – check out our guide) you’re probably seeing more and more of the Philadelphia district attorney candidates […]

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The No-Bullshit Guide to the 2017 Philadelphia Primary

Do you loathe that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is doubling down on the War on Drugs? Are you glad he’s finally restoring law and order to the […]

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Endorsements in the Philly District Attorney Primary

The Pennsylvania primary is just about here. Endorsements can influence elections and reveal a lot about candidates, so we’ve compiled an ongoing list of who supports whom in […]

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DA Seth Williams Indicted on Additional Corruption Charges

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams was first indicted on 23 corruption charges in March – and just yesterday, prosecutors added additional fraud charges, bringing the […]

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OPINION: Why Rich Negrin Should Be Our Next DA

Next Tuesday our city will have the chance to vote for a new district attorney amid a federal investigation that’s put a dark cloud over […]

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DA Candidate El-Shabazz Was Sued in 2010 for Not Paying Daughters’ Springside Tuition

From the very start, Tariq El-Shabazz’s campaign for district attorney has been clouded by stories about his money troubles. A few days before the Democrat officially jumped into the race, Philly.com reported […]

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Why Is Susan Sarandon Endorsing a Philly DA Candidate?

The race for Philly DA is shaping up to be an interesting one. For one thing, it’s taken a sharp left turn – and there are seven […]

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Sources: Johnny Doc-Tied Super PAC Jumps Into the Philly D.A.’s Race

Building a Better Pennsylvania, a super PAC tied to labor boss John “Johnny Doc” Dougherty, is spending more than $120,000 on TV ads throughout the next week supporting […]

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The Latest Endorsements in the Philly DA Race

As the May 16th primary nears, candidates in the Philadelphia district attorney race are beginning to see an uptick in endorsements. City & State PA […]

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Report: Judges, Clients Say El-Shabazz Provided Improper Defense

An in-depth City and State PA investigation into several legal cases handled by district attorney candidate Tariq El-Shabazz during his time as a private defense […]