Politics

Campaigns & Elections

Oz releases medical records as health becomes focus of U.S. Senate race

A letter from a New York doctor said Oz has elevated cholesterol levels but is in ‘overall excellent health.’

News & Politics

Posting their way to power: How PA politicos are using social media to boost their brands.

This new trend in political campaigns is changing the game – for better or for worse.

News & Politics

‘What a difference a year makes:’ More than 5,000 attend first Pennsylvania March for Life since Supreme Court ruling

Meanwhile, Democrats introduced legislation Monday seeking to protect and expand abortion access.

Philadelphia

Who’s running for mayor in Philadelphia?

City & State has your running list of all those running – and some ‘maybes.’

Policy

The debate over debates: Oz, Fetterman continue to feud over details

Both candidates have outlined conditions they want in their first meeting.

Campaigns & Elections

State election officials offer glimpse into midterm preparations

The House State Government Committee held a hearing on election administration on Wednesday.

Capitol Beat

House Democrats call for action on labor, wage issues as session end nears

After this week, House lawmakers will have six session days left before the general election

Capitol Beat

House votes to hold Krasner in contempt for subpoena refusal

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s office has declined to produce documents requested by the committee via subpoena, stating their investigation is not being done ‘in good faith.’

Policy

‘They are coming after you’: GOP lawmakers vow to defend gun rights at annual rally

The 17th Annual Right to Keep and Bear Arms rally featured Second Amendment advocates from across Pennsylvania.

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News & Politics

Coffee shops have become the most buzzworthy unionizing battleground

City & State explores what’s behind the worker-led drive to unionize at Starbucks and similar places in Pennsylvania.

Labor

Angela Ferritto, Mark Lynch: These are the fresh faces on the front lines

The state’s top unions have welcomed a new generation of leaders in the midst of a youth movement in unionization: A City & State analysis.

Campaigns & Elections

Pat Toomey backs Dr. Oz in criticizing John Fetterman for dodging debate

Fetterman said his physician reassured him he should be able to serve in the Senate ‘without a problem’ as long as he takes his recovery seriously.

News & Politics

Biden renews call to ‘battle for the soul of the nation’ in Philadelphia speech

His second of three visits to the commonwealth this week focused on defending democracy.

Policy

Wolf, lawmakers reach agreement on 2-year window for child sex abuse lawsuits

The policy will advance next year after an administrative error by the Wolf administration forced lawmakers to start over.

News & Politics

Shapiro, Philly officials blast Mastriano for Confederate uniform faculty photo

The GOP nominee for governor is getting hammered from all sides for a 2014 photo in which he wore a Confederate Army soldier's uniform.