Tag: Elections

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Election 2017
May 1, 2017 AT 7:54 AM
Multiple sources have confirmed that the political action committee associated with Local 98 leader and political power broker John Dougherty has purchased at least $125,000 in broadcast and cable...
Op-ed
May 3, 2017 AT 11:48 AM
Lt. Gov. Michael Stack has Harrisburg all aflutter over allegations that he and his wife, Tonya, verbally abused their staff, including the state police charged with guarding the couple. Read...
op-ed
May 8, 2017 AT 3:04 AM
Remember when so-called progressives railed against the outsized influence of billionaire-funded super PACs in elections? Remember when those same progressives reviled Citizens United as if that...
Election 2017
May 9, 2017 AT 8:34 PM
With no top-down endorsement from Philadelphia’s Democratic City Committee, the seven Democratic district attorney candidates have spent untold hours in the past several weeks conducting interviews,...
op-ed
May 11, 2017 AT 6:21 AM
Why am I running for controller? What does the controller do? Those are the two questions most frequently asked of me when I’m speaking with voters. And the answers are not mutually exclusive. I am...
Election 2017
May 11, 2017 AT 1:55 PM
In four days, Philadelphia will select a new district attorney. The race features a crowded field of seven Democrats that has skewed in an unusually progressive direction after decades of...
Election 2017
May 14, 2017 AT 5:07 PM
Larry Krasner, a lawyer perhaps best known for his work defending members of protest groups arrested in Philadelphia, appears poised to announce a run for Philadelphia district attorney. An emailed...
Election 2017
May 14, 2017 AT 9:08 PM
For Democratic voters going to the polls tomorrow, there is a wide array of choices in the May 16 primary election for what may be the most important job in Pennsylvania that far too few voters...
OP-ed
May 15, 2017 AT 7:31 AM
Judicial elections in Pennsylvania are a pretty low-information affair, even for those of us who follow local politics and elections closely. They aren’t like City Council or state legislative...
op-ed
May 15, 2017 AT 9:34 PM
When our system of government was being established back in the 18th century, Founding Father James Madison famously argued, “If men were angels, no government would be necessary.” Today, those words...