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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.

From the Editor

How the power of a meme can change minds.

A little Labor Day social experiment proved what I already suspected about social media and the next election.


Who’s running for mayor in Philadelphia?

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


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

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

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State election officials offer glimpse into midterm preparations

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


A Q&A with John J. Dougherty

The longtime labor leader and controversial kingmaker reflects on what it took to get to the top – and where he goes from here.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Matt Cartwright to shell out six figures on two new TV spots

His opponent, Republican Jim Bognet, released an ad of his own this week ahead of a visit from Joe Biden.

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This week’s headlines: Oz takes the offensive and Perry sues the DOJ

Here is a roundup of the week’s hottest political news.


Pennsylvania pols react to Biden’s student loan cancellation plan

The Biden administration announced a plan to offer debt relief, drawing both praise and protest from many.

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What is the Keystone Party? A City & State explainer.

A look at the new third party that wants to shake up Pennsylvania politics.

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DeSantis says voters can ‘make Pennsylvania free’ this fall by electing Doug Mastriano

The Florida governor made a stop in Pittsburgh Friday night to stump for the GOP senator and tout his bid for governor.

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Internal polls show ‘tight race’ in Pennsylvania’s 8th Congressional District

Polling from Republicans and Democrats underscore the competitive nature of the NEPA district.