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John Fetterman

City Life

The Philadelphia Democratic Establishment Has Officially Lost Its Mojo

If this year’s Democratic primary cycle taught us anything, it’s that the city’s political machine is in trouble. In what felt like a reformation, progressives […]

City Life

Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Conor Lamb Is Running Like a Republican

The Democratic primary for U.S. Senate is heating up, and it’s shaping up as a race between two progressives — namely, Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman […]

City Life

Why the Kenyatta vs. Fetterman vs. Lamb Senate Primary Is the Race to Watch in May

On May 17th, the Democratic U.S. Senate primary will be a political “Infinity War” of sorts. The three major candidates vying for their party’s nomination […]

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City Life

One Moment From John Fetterman’s Past Could Derail His Senate Bid

It’s the Ides of March, a date that lives in infamy, the day that Julius Caesar was betrayed and butchered by members of the Roman […]

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City Life

Mayor Kenney Is Backed Into One Hell of a Corner Over the Parkway Encampment

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Federal Judge Says Time’s Up for Parkway […]

City Life

Gov. Wolf Is Finally Chill About Legalizing Marijuana

Gov. Tom Wolf has finally opened his mind to the idea of legalizing recreational weed use in Pennsylvania … after Lt. Gov. John Fetterman shined a […]

City Life

Blunt Words: The Best Responses From the Lieutenant Governor’s Weed Survey

You’ve been living your whole life thinking August 8th is just another mid-month summer doldrums day. Which we suppose is true — but it is also […]

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City Life

John Fetterman’s Marijuana “Listening Tour” Will Make Four Stops in Philly

John Fetterman wants to talk to you about weed. The Pennsylvania lieutenant governor will bring his marijuana “listening tour” to Philly and Bucks County this month, and […]

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City Life

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman Wants to Talk to You About Weed

John Fetterman is proving once again that he’s Pennsylvania’s most chill politician. If you ever wanted to chat with the lieutenant governor about weed, now’s […]

City Life

Why Isn’t Philly Ready to Elect a Radically Progressive Black Candidate?

For the last two primary election cycles, I’ve felt conflicted over the victories of progressive candidates. In one sense, I’ve become more optimistic about the future of […]

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City Life

Bernie Sanders Will Rally in Philadelphia on Friday

Philadelphia will once again feel the Bern this Friday. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders will return to the city for a rally at City Hall with lieutenant […]

City Life

We Asked John Fetterman If He’s a Sheetz or Wawa Guy

If you don’t know John Fetterman by now, you should. A physically striking man often clad in black, Fetterman is not exactly someone you’d expect to […]

Citified

Fetterman: Stop Calling the Soda Tax “Regressive” — It’s Actually Progressive

(Editor’s note: This is an opinion column from guest writers John and Gisele Fetterman. John is the mayor of Braddock, Pa., and a former candidate for […]

Citified

What’s Next for John Fetterman?

I texted my girlfriend while working on an election story Tuesday night. “Who’d you vote for in the Senate race?” I asked her. Her reply […]

Citified

Katie McGinty Soundly Beats Joe Sestak for Democratic Senate Nomination

Katie McGinty, Governor Tom Wolf‘s former chief of staff, won the four-way race Democratic primary race for U.S. Senate tonight, thoroughly beating her top rival, […]