Mark Cohen

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The No-Bullshit Guide: 2016 Election’s Biggest Winners and Losers

Oftentimes, elections feel like they’ve been decided by the powers that be before they’re even over. The 2016 primary was different: It was full of genuine nail-biters. At […]

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Brian Sims Hangs On; Tonyelle Cook-Artis and Mark Cohen Get Booted

There was a pretty shocking upset in the Democratic state House primary races yesterday: A very briefly tenured representative — who was the preferred candidate of Philadelphia’s surging Northwest Coalition […]

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Philly Politicians to Battle It Out in Rare Libel Suit Brought Over Campaign Flyer

[Updated, 3:55 p.m.] State Rep. Mark Cohen has been in Harrisburg a very, very long time. Originally elected in 1974, the Democratic legislator from the 202nd […]

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Rep. Mark Cohen Introduces Two Transgender Rights Bills

Philadelphia State Representative Mark Cohen has made good on his intention to introduce two transgender-specific bills in the current session of the House.

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Rep. Mark Cohen to Introduce Transgender Rights Bills in New Session

Last spring, Philly Representative Mark Cohen announced that he would introduce Pennsylvania’s first transgender rights bill in the House. That, unfortunately, never came to be, […]

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Philly Rep. Mark Cohen to Introduce PA’s First Transgender Rights Bill

Local trans activist-with-the-mostest Jordan Gwendolyn Davis reached out to let me know about a new transgender rights bill Philly Representative Mark Cohen will introduce in […]

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The Time Brian Sims Confronted the Man He Accused of Talking to Plants

The words “Harrisburg” and “intrigue” are pretty much antithetical these days. Philadelphia’s relationship to the yawning capital consists mostly of being outraged at the governor, […]