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Why the SCOTUS Ruling on PA’s Mail-Ballot Deadline Is Both Good News and Extremely Ominous

In the past few weeks, there have been enough legal battles over election rules across the country to make even the most seasoned lawyer’s head […]

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The One and Only “Notorious RBG” Is Coming to Philly Next Week

Back in September, we told you that a Ruth Bader Ginsberg-themed exhibit would open this fall at the National Museum of American Jewish History. “Notorious […]

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Win or Lose, Comcast Is on the Wrong Side of History in Supreme Court Case

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a $20 billion lawsuit filed against Comcast by Byron Allen, a Black former comedian turned entertainment […]

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A Museum Exhibit Devoted to Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Opening in Philly

Take a moment to recall the last time you attended a major museum exhibition entirely devoted to a pop-culture icon. Was that icon a woman? […]

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Supreme Court to Weigh In on Racial Discrimination Case Against Comcast

In Philly, there are about 260 channels available on Comcast’s largest, most expensive television package. Not included in that avalanche of TV content, however, are the stations from […]

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Sandra Dungee Glenn on City Council Run: “I Want to Move Families Out of Poverty”

Former chairwoman of the defunct state-led School Reform Commission Sandra Dungee Glenn is running for a City Council at-large seat. We chat with the former […]

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What the NJ Transit Shaver Can Teach Us About the Brett Kavanaugh Accusations

I’ve been thinking about Anthony Torres. I know, I know; larger news has crowded Torres’s story far off the front pages. But you saw the […]

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Sexual Assault Survivors to Rally in Support of Kavanaugh Accusers

Sexual assault survivors and supporters plan to march in Center City on Monday in support of Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Rameriz, two women who […]

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Toomey Says He’ll Vote for Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey announced his support of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after the duo met in person on Thursday. Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court […]

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Think the Supreme Court Cake Ruling Is Bad? In Pa., It’s So Much Worse

On Monday morning, the Supreme Court disrupted what was beginning to be a joyful LGBTQ Pride month. In a 7-2 decision, the nation’s highest court […]

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OPINION: Philly NAACP President Should Resign Over Paid Soda-Tax Lobbying

When the Inquirer reported last week that Philadelphia NAACP chapter president Rodney Muhammad had been paid by a PR firm working for a “dark money” […]

City Life

Supreme Court to Rule on Sports Gambling in New Jersey

In a move sure to please Philadelphians with deep pockets and easy access to the bridges, the U.S. Supreme Court announced on Tuesday that it […]

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What the Supreme Court Abortion Ruling Means for Pennsylvania

A ruling by the Supreme Court today overturning parts of an abortion regulation law in Texas has ties to Pennsylvania. The Supreme Court specifically cited […]

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SCOTUS Deadlock on Obama’s Immigration Plan: Shameful and Wrong

One of my most vivid memories in recent years is of the evening of November 20th, 2014, when I was in an overcrowded South Philly eatery […]

People assemble for a press conference at Juntos in response to today's Supreme Court ruling on immigration
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Philly Latino Activists: Obama Is “Deporter-in-Chief”

According to Philadelphia’s Latino immigrant activists, Barack Obama’s primary legacy from his eight years in office can be summed up in three words: Deporter in […]