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A Super PAC Just Dumped a Whole Lot of Money Into the Philly District Attorney Race

The rumor has been swirling around Philadelphia’s political circles for months: A super PAC will throw its weight behind Democratic District Attorney candidate Larry Krasner. […]

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Wolf: Why Hasn’t Williams Resigned by Now?

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf once again called on indicted Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams to resign today. The state Supreme Court moved to suspend Williams’s law license […]

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Former DA Lynne Abraham Sues to Oust Williams From Office

Former Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham has filed a lawsuit to remove indicted DA Seth Williams from office. 

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Black Lives Matter PA Calls on DA Seth Williams to Resign

Black Lives Matter Pennsylvania protesters took to the streets outside indicted Philly District Attorney Seth Williams’s Center City office this morning. 

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Philly DA Candidates Call for Seth Williams to Step Down

All eight district attorney candidates are calling for Philly DA Seth Williams to step down following his indictment on 23 corruption charges earlier this week. 

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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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Philly D.A. Seth Williams Pleads Not Guilty to Corruption Charges

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has pleaded not guilty to 23 corruption charges, including wire fraud, extortion, the use of interstate facilities to promote bribery and […]

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Seth Williams Indicted on More Than 20 Counts

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams shocked the city last month when he announced that he would not […]

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Philadelphia’s Police Union Endorses Rich Negrin for District Attorney

Philadelphia’s police union has picked a favorite in the Democratic primary for district attorney: Richard Negrin. “Rich gets what it takes to keep our city […]

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The D.A. Candidate Who Threw His Hat in the Ring at the Last Possible Second

Jack O’Neill kicked off his campaign for district attorney at the last possible minute. Literally. The first time the 35-year-old Democrat was described as a candidate […]

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This Ex-Republican Running for D.A. Wants Cash Bail to Be Abolished

Michael Untermeyer is complicated. Back in 2009 and 2011, he ran for local office as a Republican. Today, he’s campaigning for district attorney as a Democrat. “The […]

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The D.A. Candidate Who at 13 Saw His Father Murdered in the Street

Richard Negrin knows the trauma of gun violence firsthand. When he was just 13 years old, his father was shot dead in front of him. “It’s not fun to talk […]

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Meet the D.A. Candidate Who’s Defended Black Lives Matter and Occupy in Court

When Larry Krasner kicked off his campaign for district attorney in downtown Philadelphia in early February, more than a dozen political activists stood behind him. There […]

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Williams’s Former Top Deputy El-Shabazz Joins D.A. Race

Tariq Karim El-Shabazz, the former top deputy of District Attorney Seth Williams, has joined six others vying to fill Williams’ position next term. 

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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 […]