Tag: Elections


100 Days Out Block Party
Countdown to the DNC
Apr 24, 2016 AT 2:38 PM
In 100 days, the Rev. Leah Daughtry will welcome more than 50,000 people to Philadelphia for the four-day Democratic National Convention. Earlier this month she was in the DNC’s Center City office...
First 100 Days
Apr 24, 2016 AT 11:10 PM
Walking out of his new office on the second floor of the northeast corner of City Hall, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney says he hates “100 Days” retrospectives. “It’s so...
Brock McCleary
The Percentages
Apr 28, 2016 AT 2:02 PM
“The consent of the governed.” These five pivotal words in the Declaration of Independence contain the very core of how American government functions. They also provide the raison d’etre for those...
Councilman Allan Domb
Row office row
May 19, 2016 AT 4:42 PM
In between calls to collect delinquent property taxes, Philadelphia City Councilman Allan Domb has apparently been thinking about what to do with the troubled Office of City Commissioners, which...
Election 2016
Jun 29, 2016 AT 4:19 PM
Note: the print edition of this article contained the wrong photo of Mike Fleck, the Democratic political consultant who pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges. Due to an editorial error,...
Welcome to Trumpsylvania
Jun 29, 2016 AT 5:02 PM
If you want to know how Donald Trump can win Pennsylvania in November, I can tell you just by looking at the numbers. Not by opinion poll numbers, which are ephemeral and sometimes flawed. Not by...
Jul 25, 2016 AT 1:40 PM
Beginning today, Philadephia once again is hosting an historic event that will draw the eyes of the world upon us. Major news outlets, Democratic political leaders, delegates and spectators...
DNC – Day Four
Jul 29, 2016 AT 8:45 AM
Last night, Hillary Clinton had a daunting rhetorical challenge. Even though she has been in public life for decades, she needed to cast herself as a change agent – someone capable of...
Electionwatch 2017
Aug 8, 2016 AT 3:37 PM
A recent profile of Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams by Philadelphia Magazine painted a portrait of a rudderless lawyer, struggling to navigate a morass of scandal partly of his own...
Election 2016
Aug 8, 2016 AT 4:34 PM
Hillary Clinton’s campaign released a rough economic plan for PA today, promising, if elected, to spend $10 billion to create nearly half a million jobs in the Keystone state during her first...