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Here Are the Candidates for Philly’s Interim DA Job

A total of 14 candidates applied for Philadelphia’s interim district attorney position in advance of the city’s deadline last Friday, the Inquirer reported. The office […]

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She’s Back: Lynne Abraham Applies For Interim DA Job

Former longtime Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham has applied for appointment as the city’s interim DA following Seth Williams’ abrupt resignation late last month, City […]

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LISTEN: Five Things You Probably Don’t Know About Larry Krasner

The latest episode of Pushback, the podcast co-produced by Philly Mag and WURD, is now available. Listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, or check […]

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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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The D.A. Candidate Who Wants to Stop Prosecuting Most Low-Level Drug Offenses

Joe Khan is a young progressive running for district attorney who wants to ditch cash bail, revamp the civil asset forfeiture program, and stop prosecuting most simple […]

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Can Teresa Carr Deni Convince Voters to Look Past a Controversial Legal Case?

“Philly Judge Criticized for Rape Decision.” “Judge Criticized for Considering Gang Rape on Prostitute ‘Theft of Services.’” “Judge Who Thinks Rape is ‘Theft of Services’ […]

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Report: Lynne Abraham Interested in A.G. Job

Former Philadelphia D.A. Lynne Abraham is reportedly interested in replacing Attorney General Kathleen Kane if Kane is forced to give up her seat while she […]


13 Biggest Winners and Losers in Tuesday’s Election

There were the obvious winners and losers in Tuesday’s election. In the mayoral race, Jim Kenney eviscerated the competition, while Anthony Williams lost by a downright embarrassing margin. […]


Party Hopping: Scenes From Philly’s Big Election Night Bashes

Last night, Philadelphia magazine dispatched reporters to most of the Democratic mayoral candidates’ Election Day parties (sorry, Milton Street) to document the agony and the ecstasy […]


Lynne Abraham Challenges Women to Seek CEO Roles

Lynne Abraham‘s mayoral campaign may have faltered, but her message to women is clear: Go for it. In her concession speech, Abraham said more women […]


The Brief: 3 Reasons Jim Kenney Crushed His Opponents

1. Jim Kenney won Philadelphia’s mayoral race by the biggest margin in modern history. The gist: The former City Councilman defied the odds — he got off to a late start, […]


Jim Kenney Wins in Historic Landslide

Updated 5/20/2015 with nearly final election results. Jim Kenney won the Democratic mayoral primary in dominating fashion Tuesday night, capturing neighborhoods across the city in a […]


The Brief: This Is The Only Philly Voter’s Guide You’ll Need Today

Dear God, it’s here. Today is Election Day. The stakes are high: This is Philadelphia’s first competitive mayoral primary in eight years. Plus, candidates for City Council, […]


The Brief: Why We Didn’t Know Who Was Winning the Philly Mayor’s Race Until This Week

1. The reason there was only one poll this entire mayoral campaign? Cell phones. And money. The gist: The first independent poll of the Philadelphia mayor’s race was just […]