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National Democratic group gives key support to Janelle Stelson and Ashley Ehasz

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s “Red to Blue” program provides financial and organizational support to Democratic congressional contenders.

Campaigns & Elections

County commissioners working to apply lessons from primary to general election

The race is on to make the state’s 2024 election results as safe and secure as the 2020 one – without the attendant controversy

Campaigns & Elections

Biden visits Philadelphia to energize Black voter engagement efforts

Wednesday’s visit to Philly is the president’s seventh trip to Pennsylvania this year

Campaigns & Elections

A guide to Pennsylvania’s attorney general race

Democrat Eugene DePasquale and Republican David Sunday face off in the race for the state’s top legal office

Capitol Beat

National Democratic group spotlights its “must-win” PA races in 2024

The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee unveiled 19 candidates from across the state that the organization says will be key to building power in Harrisburg.

News & Politics

U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans being treated for minor stroke

The Philadelphia Democrat said he expects to return to Washington in six weeks

Campaigns & Elections

VP Harris continues Biden campaign focus on courting union voters in Philadelphia visit

The vice president addressed the SEIU a day after it elected its first Black woman president

News & Politics

U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson stumps for GOP candidates in PA

Johnson traveled to Pennsylvania this week to boost Republican candidates, including U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, state Rep. Ryan Mackenzie and Rob Bresnahan.

News & Politics

Shapiro touts Pennsylvania as the ‘Great American Getaway’ ahead of 2026 events

The governor revealed a new state tourism brand a day before revealing programming for the America250 celebration in 2026

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Decision 2024

A guide to Pennsylvania’s auditor general race

Republican Tim DeFoor and Democrat Malcolm Kenyatta face off in the race for the state’s top fiscal watchdog

Capitol Beat

Sen. Scott Martin talks PA budget, Senate GOP tax cut proposal

Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Scott Martin was this month’s PA Press Club speaker.

Campaigns & Elections

Five for Friday: General Assembly edition

We break down some measures approved by Harrisburg lawmakers

Philadelphia

Philly’s IT department fires long-tenured staff amid high-level shakeup

At least four top-level positions were eliminated in a restructuring following the appointment of new CIO Melissa Scott.

Campaigns & Elections

New poll shows Trump, Casey with slight leads in PA

A new Pennsylvania survey offers a glimpse into races for president, U.S. Senate and attorney general.

Capitol Beat

Five for Friday: Monitoring the fallout from Pennsylvania's campus protests

From protests at Penn to congressional action on antisemitism, we look at the top takeaways from a week of pro-Palestinian protests in the commonwealth.

News & Politics

Campus protests foment fault lines between Democratic lawmakers in PA

Pro-Palestinian protests on college campuses have further exposed officials’ thoughts on the Israel-Hamas conflict

Campaigns & Elections

Five for Friday: A way-too-early general election preview, part one

From the state’s top auditor to the U.S. presidency, we take a look at five statewide races worth watching this fall.