Leslie Acosta

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Philly’s Biggest Losers of 2016

Now that the last shreds of wrapping paper have been vacuumed up and the good dishes are finally put away, we revisit our time-honored tradition […]

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Convicted State Rep. Leslie Acosta to Resign

State Rep. Leslie Acosta – who remained in office and won reelection this fall after secretly pleading guilty to a federal felony charge in March […]

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To Resist Trump, Fix Philly’s Elite, Boring, Anti-Competitive Democratic Party

Philadelphia’s Democratic Party suffers from the same cancer as the national Democratic Party. Only it’s arguably much more advanced. Think the Democratic National Committee favored […]

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Right Now, Philly Politics Is Even More Disheartening Than Usual for Latinxs

It’s a really hard time to be a Latina and a local politics wonk. Leslie Acosta — one of two Latino state lawmakers from Philly, and the […]

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Philly State Rep Running for Reelection Is a Convicted Felon

Leslie Acosta is the state representative for the 197th District in Philadelphia, a roughly Trojan horse-shaped district in North Philadelphia that is largely Latino. She […]