Tag: Elections

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Election 2016
Aug 24, 2016 AT 2:52 PM
In PA’s tight attorney general race, Republican candidate John Rafferty has picked up numerous police endorsements, including the influential Pennsylvania State Troopers Association. He...
Frank talk
Aug 26, 2016 AT 9:18 AM
The ascendancy of Donald Trump has historians and journalists looking for political figures from the past who embody Trump’s political profile: the authoritarian strongman who offers himself as...
Election 2016
Aug 26, 2016 AT 9:26 AM
One of this summer’s more interesting legal developments has been a series of rulings on Republican-backed legislation that federal judges have found to be designed to disenfranchise black and...
Out of bounds
Sep 9, 2016 AT 3:05 PM
This post has been updated to include an interview with David A. Miller By his own admission, Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has a hard time holding onto money. But, either because of...
Election 2016
Sep 13, 2016 AT 11:36 PM
Joe Hohenstein is one of the only Democrats running for elected office in Philadelphia who isn’t guaranteed a sweeping general election victory this year.  Hohenstein is trying to unseat...
The Path of Khan
Sep 22, 2016 AT 5:41 PM
Joe Khan, a former prosecutor for the US Attorney's Office in Philadelphia, announced his candidacy for Philadelphia District Attorney, outside of the DA’s office, surrounded by a group of...
Election 2016
Sep 23, 2016 AT 12:54 PM
Political factions in the Latino strongholds of North Philadelphia are sizing up possible replacements for PA Rep. Leslie Acosta (D-197), who has been urged to resign after the exposure of her court-...
Election 2018
Oct 3, 2016 AT 10:05 PM
Whatever bonhomie Gov. Tom Wolf earned with PA Republicans during the May budget compromise, it wasn’t enough to change their long-term objective. Now that the 2016 electoral cycle is close to...
Election 2016
Oct 6, 2016 AT 3:21 PM
Is there voting fraud in Philadelphia? Sean Hannity thinks so. The Fox News broadcaster and Donald Trump adviser cites as proof that there were 59 voting divisions in Philadelphia where Republican...
Perspective
Oct 21, 2016 AT 3:21 PM
During his career and throughout this campaign, Donald Trump has racked up an expansive list of hateful, vindictive and horrific statements. For almost a year and a half, I’ve cringed...