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Coronavirus could wreak havoc on Pennsylvania’s primary election

The primary is seven weeks away. The coronavirus pandemic is uncomfortably much closer than that.

Pa. Democratic Jewish PAC announces rare presidential primary endorsement

Jewish Outreach Pennsylvania PAC picks Biden over Sanders, who is Jewish. Send us captions for photo of former Philly Mayor Mike Nutter gazing at Mike Bloomberg, who quit the president race March 4.

Mike Bloomberg’s money changed Pennsylvania's political economy. What now?

Former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg promised to keep spending from his fortune, even if he lost or quit the Democratic race for president. Now that he is no longer a candidate, will he keep paying for consultants in Pennsylvania?

An aide to Philly’s new sheriff says he questioned ‘slush fund’ spending — and she fired him

A top aide to new Philadelphia Sheriff Rochelle Bilal said he was fired and escorted out of the office by armed deputies after raising concerns about controversial spending practices that have dogged the agency for years.

Trump looks stronger in new Pa. poll — but a double-whammy looms large

Even Trump’s own health advisers warn of the disease’s dangerous potential in the U.S. Those warnings have sent the stock market stumbling into a prolonged plummet.

West Philly Democrat Roni Green wins special election to Pa. House

Tuesday’s special election was for the seat vacant since former state Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell resigned before pleading guilty to criminal charges.

West Philly is voting today in yet another special election after yet another Democrat was convicted

Voters in West Philadelphia’s 190th District of the state House will cast ballots Tuesday in the second special election for that seat in less than a year.

Philly's Democratic Party had $164,000 in debt on its books, until someone caught the error

There were concerns the party was in deep, deep debt. Here’s what actually happened.

Rick Santorum helped a campaign donor win a full Trump pardon

Rick Santorum helped secure a pardon for a member of his national finance committee from his 2016 presidential campaign. Paul Pogue and his family contributed $11,000 to Santorum’s campaign.

Lindy Li says ‘Bernie Bro’ bullying contributed to her resignation from Pa. Young Democrats

Li, a former congressional candidate now running to be a delegate for Joe Biden’s presidential bid, has emerged as a virulent social media critic of Sanders and socialism. She says that cost her the position as treasurer for the Pennsylvania Young Democrats.