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Pennsylvania Primary

CBS News correspondent Robert Costa and Kathy Barnette, a candidate for U.S. Senate in the Pennsylvania primary
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Q&A: Bucks Co. Native Robert Costa of CBS News Talks Getting Stiffed by Kathy Barnette

The last time we talked to Robert Costa, who grew up in Bucks County, he was the Washington Post‘s Donald Trump reporter and the just-named […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: We Voted

That was a helluva week, wasn’t it? Exhausting. Enervating. Disheartening. Thrilling. Protests, riots, incendiary rhetoric, stealthy statues, armed vigilantes, governments beating and tear-gassing their citizens … it […]

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Pennsylvania’s Big Mail-In Primary Could Get Messy. What You Need to Know to Make Your Vote Count

Four years ago, you probably didn’t think it was possible, but if you’re beginning to feel that the 2020 presidential primary could end up just […]

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Dear Philly: Mayor Kenney Hates How Trashy You’re Being During the Pandemic

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Mayor Kenney Hates How Trashy You’re Being During the Coronavirus Pandemic Philadelphia has always had a major trash problem. […]

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Penn Professor: American Idol Would Be a Better Way to Elect a President

There are many points of contention in today’s Democratic Party. The Iowa Caucus isn’t one of them: Everyone thinks it’s terrible. This, of course, is […]

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2018 Pa. Primary Results: Women Surge Toward Congress

The Pennsylvania primary on Tuesday night brought numerous wins for women: Attorney Mary Gay Scanlon secured the much-contested Democratic 5th Congressional District nomination, and state Rep. […]

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2018 Pennsylvania Primary: What to Know Ahead of the Election

Hey, Philadelphia voters: The Pennsylvania primary is on Tuesday, and we hope you’re ready. If not, we’ve put together a handy little guide to get […]

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Act Fast: Monday Is the Last Day to Register to Vote in the Pa. Primary

The Pennsylvania primary is less than one month away. If you still haven’t registered to vote, don’t fret, but act fast: Monday is the last […]

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Millennial Voter Turnout for the Pa. Primary Went Way, Way Up

This year’s Pa. primary was full of surprises. The city chose a Democratic district attorney candidate who has fostered his reputation on defending progressive activists […]

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This 19-Year-Old Is Poised to Become a Pa. Town’s Mayor

Here in Philly, we were a little surprised on Tuesday night when the city chose two anti-establishment candidates at the Pa. primary. Meanwhile, out in […]

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Did Trump Bring Philly to the Polls — and Help Elect Larry Krasner?

It could have been the competitive Philly district attorney race. Maybe November’s election was still fresh in our heads (call it the Trump effect), or perhaps […]


Please — Please! — Let This Be the Last Closed Primary in Pennsylvania

Editor’s Note: This is an opinion column from Philadelphia magazine senior reporter Victor Fiorillo. Voters in Pennsylvania are today being asked an important ballot question: […]

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Quinnipiac Poll: John Kasich the Only Republican Who Could Win Pennsylvania

A new poll from Quinnipiac University finds Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump leading their respective Pennsylvania primaries — but it’s John Kasich who beats all […]