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Analysis

Voter registration update: PA GOP further narrows Dems’ registration edge

If voting registration figures are a lagging indicator of partisan enthusiasm, then Republicans are heading into the state’s primaries with a major head of steam.

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Dem strategists: Fetterman’s stroke should have minimal impact on the primary

The Democratic frontrunner said his campaign “isn’t slowing down one bit.”

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Trump endorses Mastriano in GOP gubernatorial primary

The former president said Mastriano is “a fighter like few others”

Campaigns & Elections

Your guide to the 2022 primary challengers

City & State’s list of all current legislators facing primary opponents in May

Campaigns & Elections

Mailer featuring gun to head of state rep causes upheaval at a Philadelphia PAC

An attack ad targeting state Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler resulted in PAC members resigning amid the fallout

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McSwain highlights crime-fighting agenda ahead of May 17 primary

The former U.S. attorney says Pennsylvania needs a conservative outsider to handle law-and-order issues.

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Barletta makes increased transparency in education a major focus point of his campaign

GOP candidate for governor expresses concern over sexually explicit material in schools.

Dr. Mehmet Oz

Trump visits Pennsylvania to back Oz in U.S. Senate primary

The former president said Dr. Mehmet Oz gives Republicans the best chance to win in November.

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With months left in tenure, Wolf admin official is looking to make the most of the time that’s left

DDAP Secretary Jen Smith is preparing for her successor to take over in smooth fashion

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Interviews & Profiles

A Q&A with Pennsylvania Health Care Association President and CEO Zach Shamberg

This long-term care advocate says workforce shortage threatens access to care for aging residents

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With Court expected to strike down Roe v. Wade, PA’s governor race could determine abortion access

The primary election is just two weeks away and some are saying the battle over reproductive rights is also on the ballot.

Doug Mastriano

Doug Mastriano’s 2002 academic paper raises eyebrows among war scholars

The former Army colonel is seeking the GOP nomination for governor

Education

Fair funding fallout

A look back at the state’s education funding trial and where the General Assembly can go from here.

Campaigns & Elections

New report takes stock of Muslim voter participation in Pennsylvania

The Muslim American nonprofit Emgage is working to get the community more involved in politics.

Campaigns & Elections

Still a topic today, here’s what GOP U.S. Senate candidates said about election certification during Tuesday’s debate

Democratic U.S. Senate candidates in the race have not challenged the 2020 election results.

Education

The learning curveball: Officials at PASSHE have embarked on a groundbreaking – and fraught – quest to redesign the system.

The State System is hoping lawmakers will approve a historic funding request for the university system this year