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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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Harper Poll: McGinty Moves to First Place, Shapiro Has Commanding Lead

The final poll of the Pennsylvania primary, conducted by conservative firm Harper Polling, found that Katie McGinty has moved into first place just one day before the Democratic […]

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The No-Bullshit Guide to the 2016 Philadelphia Primary

By now, you probably know whether you’re voting for Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz or John Kasich. My God, how couldn’t you know? The […]

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Trump, Clinton Lead in New Pennsylvania Poll — But Trump’s Rivals Are Gaining Ground

A new poll from Franklin & Marshall has Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump out in front in Pennsylvania — but Trump’s rivals are gaining ground. […]

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Bob Casey Endorses Katie McGinty in Senate Primary

Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey has endorsed Katie McGinty in the primary for the state’s other U.S. Senate seat. “McGinty will fight tirelessly for Pennsylvania families,” […]

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What They’re Saying: Pennsylvania Pols React to Obama’s Pick for Supreme Court

Today, Barack Obama made one of the most important decisions of his presidency: In his final NCAA tournament poll, he picked the Kansas Jayhawks to […]

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EMILY’s List Vows $1M to Back McGinty

EMILY’s List, the political action committee that supports pro-choice female Democratic candidates, said this week it will pump $1 million into Katie McGinty’s campaign. McGinty […]

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McGinty Releases First TV Ad: “It’s Your Turn”

Katie McGinty, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate, has released her first TV ad of the campaign: Is she feeling the Bern […]

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Which Toomey Foe Had the Best Dig About Senator’s Supreme Court Vacancy Stance?

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died on February 13th. His body may still have been warm when battle lines started forming: Democrats said President Obama […]

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WATCH: John Fetterman Ran This Ad on MSNBC During Iowa Caucus Coverage

Braddock mayor John Fetterman, who I profiled in December, is ramping up his campaign for U.S. Senate. Last night, a TV spot pitching Fetterman aired […]