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Jun 15, 2016 AT 2:38 PM
State Rep. Jordan Harris ( D-Philadelphia) said that, contrary to earlier reports, there were not one, but two Confederate flags hung in the state capitol yesterday. "There were two...
DNC snapshots
Jul 20, 2016 AT 3:18 PM
  Part political love-in, part festival, part real-life LinkedIn, the 2016 Democratic National Convention promises to be exactly like every previous iteration in one respect: it will be a...
Blue period
Jul 20, 2016 AT 5:17 PM
The head of Philadelphia’s police union released a statement today condemning the “exclusion of police widows” from the Democratic National Convention’s speaker list, less...
DNC 2016
Jul 21, 2016 AT 1:03 PM
After more than a year of preparation, the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection is ready to amend yet another of its monikers – from “The Cradle of Liberty” to “The...
DNC 2016
Jul 22, 2016 AT 4:01 PM
In case you’ve been living under a rock for the last year or so: The Democratic National Convention is about to take over downtown Philadelphia, bringing with it some 50,000 delegates, elected...
DNC – Day One
Jul 25, 2016 AT 11:37 AM
The curtain rose on high political theater in Philadelphia as the Democratic National Convention kicked off with delegate breakfasts crammed with high-power speakers delivering a low-energy message...
DNC – Day One
Jul 25, 2016 AT 3:43 PM
The chair of Pennsylvania’s Democratic Party and Congressman Brendan Boyle told assembled convention delegates that Donald Trump’s rise is akin to that of both Adolf Hitler and the...
DNC – Day One
Jul 25, 2016 AT 7:29 PM
At a conference on the past, present and future of immigration in the United States hosted by the National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said that modern day...
DNC – Day One
Jul 26, 2016 AT 12:06 AM
Opening with “Yo, Pennsylvania,” Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney spoke at the Democratic National Convention Monday night, doubling down on a pro-immigration stance that has earned him...
DNC – Day One
Jul 26, 2016 AT 7:28 AM
The first night of the Democratic National Convention was a convergence of two powerful personal narratives that were both compelling stories no matter your politics. While at the outset, there was a...