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Joe Khan Seeks Pride in Philadelphia as District Attorney

Joe Khan Seeks Pride in Philadelphia as District Attorney

by Cassie Hepler “Across the country, we’re seeing escalating tensions between law enforcement and the…

State Rep. Acosta’s Replacement Is Far from Decided

State Rep. Acosta’s Replacement Is Far from Decided

by Tony West Two things are certain: Sometime between tomorrow and Jan. 3, 2017, State…

A Pardon Will Soon Be Just a Click Away

A Pardon Will Soon Be Just a Click Away

by Eldon Graham Second chances for most people are sought after 10 times over by…

POLS ON THE STREET: 197th Why State Rep. Leslie Acosta Need Not Resign

POLS ON THE STREET: 197th Why State Rep. Leslie Acosta Need Not Resign

by Joe Shaheeli Despite the fact Democratic Party Chairman and Congressman Bob Brady asked State…

Darragh and White Battle for the Pa. 170th House Dist.

Darragh and White Battle for the Pa. 170th House Dist.

by Eldon Graham Two individuals are duking it out for a seat in the Pennsylvania…

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A Pardon Will Soon Be Just a Click Away

by Eldon Graham Second chances for most people are sought after 10 times over by individuals or their loved ones. State Rep. Leslie Acosta (D-N. Phila.) and Lt. Gov. Mike Stack are trying their best to lend a hand. The two Democratic politicians have partnered on a new initiative to allow Pennsylvanians to become more…

A Pardon Will Soon Be Just a Click Away

State Rep. Acosta’s Replacement Is Far from Decided

by Tony West Two things are certain: Sometime between tomorrow and Jan. 3, 2017, State Rep. Leslie Acosta (D-Kensington) will leave office, and her replacement will be nominated by the ward leaders of her heavily Latino 197th Legislative Dist. Who will replace her is very much up in the air, though. Ward leaders from the…

State Rep. Acosta’s Replacement Is Far from Decided

CITY HALL SAM: Dangerous Donald or Haughty Hillary? Philly, Pa. Offer Peak Political Action in 2016

After a long and beautiful summer, the much-dreaded – I mean, anticipated – presidential campaign season is upon us. The polling shows the race between DONALD TRUMP and HILLARY CLINTON tightening up. This is a really horrifying thing, considering Trump is often entirely ill-informed and/or has dangerous views. Clinton has outraised Trump by over $100…

CITY HALL SAM: Dangerous Donald or Haughty Hillary? Philly, Pa. Offer Peak Political Action in 2016

Opinion

OUR OPINION: End Gerrymandering in Pennsylvania

OUR OPINION: End Gerrymandering in Pennsylvania

A bipartisan duo, State Rep. David Parker (R-Monroe) and State Sen. Lisa Boscola (D-Lehigh), have taken up the cause of combatting rampant gerrymandering, an ill that infects most national and state elections and is crippling American governance at many levels.…

ANOTHER OPINION: Life After Kathleen Kane

Now that KATHLEEN KANE has been convicted of perjury in state court, she has chosen…

OUR OPINION: Amazing Skyline, Seething Streets

OUR OPINION: Amazing Skyline, Seething Streets

Having been born and bred in a rowhome office since its inception, the editors of…

Our Opinion: DNC, City Did Their Best!

Our Opinion: DNC, City Did Their Best!

God bless the patience of the City’s Police Bicycle Corps. Their quiet presence sent a…

Pols on the Street

POLS ON THE STREET: In Politics, Never Make a Claim You Can’t Back Up!

POLS ON THE STREET: In Politics, Never Make a Claim You Can’t Back Up!

by Joe Shaheeli Long-surviving elected office-holders know: Never make a claim you can’t back up.…

POLS ON THE STREET: Why Is Trump Spending Time in Philadelphia?

POLS ON THE STREET: Why Is Trump Spending Time in Philadelphia?

by Joe Shaheeli Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump must know Philadelphia has been a wasteland…

POLS ON THE STREET: Is McGinty’s Ad Doing Her In?

POLS ON THE STREET: Is McGinty’s Ad Doing Her In?

by Joe Shaheeli An axiom in Politics is not to, never to, ever consider mentioning…

POLS ON THE STREET: 197th Why State Rep. Leslie Acosta Need Not Resign

POLS ON THE STREET: 197th Why State Rep. Leslie Acosta Need Not Resign

by Joe Shaheeli Despite the fact Democratic Party Chairman and Congressman Bob Brady asked State Rep. Leslie Acosta (D-N. Phila.) to resign her 197th Legislative Dist. seat, and the headlines have indicated she pled guilty to federal felony charges this…

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