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Philly Dems Should Take Note of the GOP’s Bold Choice for Party Leader

If you overheard the following remarks, you’d probably assume you were at a progressive political gathering: “We’re bringing in the kind of leadership we need […]

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Working Families Party Candidates For City Council Deserve To Lose On Principle

We’re roughly one month away from the general election, and I can’t wait for it to be over. Not because I don’t value the democratic […]

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Daphne Goggins Wins Vote to Retain Historic GOP Mayoral Endorsement

After making history last week as the first black woman ever to receive a mayoral endorsement from the Philadelphia Republican party, Daphne Goggins won an […]

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Daphne Goggins Makes History With Philly GOP Mayoral Endorsement

History was made on Wednesday night when Philadelphia’s Republican party leaders voted to endorse Daphne Goggins in the May 21st GOP mayoral primary, making her […]

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Scenes From the Campaign Trail: A Black Trump Supporter Throws a Mayoral Kickoff Birthday

On Tuesday night, as news broke that the feds were set to indict longtime Democratic political kingpin John “Johnny Doc” Dougherty and other union officials […]

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Suburban Philly Congressman’s Pre-Primary Retirement Hamstrings Pa. GOP

Perturbed by the recent redrawing of Pennsylvania’s congressional map, a suburban Philadelphia congressman who just secured a place on the May primary ballot has decided […]

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GOP Lawmakers Seek Impeachments Over Redrawn Pa. Congressional Map

Twelve Republican legislators have jointly filed resolutions requesting that the Pennsylvania House of Representatives vote to impeach four Democratic judges on the state Supreme Court […]

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Mayor Kenney Should Embrace the Republican Tax Plan

I’m a fan of Jim Kenney’s and voted for him. But on taxes, we are not on the same page. That’s because I believe, unlike […]

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Republican Power Broker, CEO Found Dead in Delaware River

A Republican powerbroker and CEO was found dead in the Delaware River this week. Police pulled 83-year-old Fred Anton’s body from the waters around 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, one day […]

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There’s a Way to Get Republicans Out of City Hall Once and for All

In the past year, I’ve become less and less impressed with both major political parties. I was never a Republican: I’m too black, too gay, and […]

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Martina White: The It Girl of Red Philadelphia

Martina White knew this was coming. Less than two weeks before the most shocking presidential election in modern history, the Republican lawmaker was sitting at […]

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Former Head of Philly GOP Joins Trump Administration

The former head of Philadelphia’s Republican Party will join President Donald Trump’s administration. Joe DeFelice, who left the Philly GOP in April amid rumors that he would […]

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Philly GOP Elects Mike Meehan as Chairman

Several days after former Philly GOP Chairman Joe DeFelice stepped down (likely to pursue a position in President Donald Trump’s administration), the party has elected […]

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Jersey Shore GOP Candidate Caught on Tape “You Should F— Me”

A Republican candidate for a New Jersey Assembly seat is taking some flak after he was caught on camera telling a woman she should sleep […]

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Pa. House GOP Passes its Own State Budget Bill

In response to Gov. Tom Wolf‘s $32.3 billion budget proposal in February, state House Republicans have passed a budget bill that calls for $800 million less in […]