Democratic candidate files court challenge in Bucks County state Senate race

The petition is similar to one filed earlier this month by the ACLU.

Think GOP’s losses in Philly suburbs are Trump’s fault? It’s more complicated.

The suburbs' political realignment is at least two decades in the making.

Think GOP’s losses in Philly suburbs are Trump’s fault? It’s more complicated.

The suburbs' political realignment is at least two decades in the making.

Bob Brady aide ‘deliberately flouted’ campaign laws, prosecutor says as trial opens

Ken Smukler, a top political adviser to U.S. Rep Bob Brady employed "no-holds-barred, anything goes tactics" over the course of two congressional campaigns in illegal schemes to give his candidates an unfair advantage that "undermined the fundamental integrity and fairness of our democratic process," a prosecutor said Thursday in federal court in Philadelphia.

Bob Brady aide ‘deliberately flouted’ campaign laws, prosecutor says as trial opens

Ken Smukler, a top political adviser to U.S. Rep Bob Brady employed "no-holds-barred, anything goes tactics" over the course of two congressional campaigns in illegal schemes to give his candidates an unfair advantage that "undermined the fundamental integrity and fairness of our democratic process," a prosecutor said Thursday in federal court in Philadelphia.

Democrats have a majority and wave of new members from Pa. and N.J. What will they do with it?

After two years out of power in Washington, Democrats in the U.S. House are pitching an agenda centered on ethics, attainable health care, and middle-class jobs — attempting to show they are watching out for the interests of everyday people.

Democrats have a majority and wave of new members from Pa. and N.J. What will they do with it?

After two years out of power in Washington, Democrats in the U.S. House are pitching an agenda centered on ethics, attainable health care, and middle-class jobs — attempting to show they are watching out for the interests of everyday people.
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In Pa. House, Democrats from Philly and suburbs gain political muscle

On Tuesday, four legislators from Philadelphia and its suburbs were elected to leadership spots in the House's Democratic caucus.

Election Round 2: Pa. legislators to select new (or old) leaders

If you challenge a sitting leader, "You do so at your own peril," one expert said.

Pa.’s legislature has one easy step to save children: tougher gun laws | Editorial

The research leaves little wiggle room for the Republican leaders of Pennsylvania's legislature to continue protecting gun manufacturers at the expense of people.

Democrats have Philly suburbs to thank for gains in Pa. legislature

In the state Senate, four of the five seats picked up by Democrats came from Montgomery and Delaware Counties. In the House of Representatives, Democrats flipped 14 seats – the most since 1974, according to House Democratic campaign officials – all in Philadelphia and its suburban counties. That helped offset other losses for a net gain of 11 seats in the chamber.

A midterms nail-biter in Bucks County means bad news for Pa. Democrats. But this is Bucks! | Maria Panaritis

In Bucks County, a nail biter of a state Senate race has Democrats feeling blue as the blue wave passes them by in this purple suburb of Philadelphia.

GOP absorbs losses but retains control in Pa. Legislature

Democrats made significant inroads in both chambers of the Pennsylvania Legislature during this week's election

Election 2018 takeaways: A realignment, a split, and messages for 2020

The midterm elections showed that there is a backlash to President Trump, but also that his messages still resonated in some key areas.

Divided results: Democrats gain control of U.S. House — but GOP expands Senate majority

Democrats surged to power in the U.S. House on the back of a suburban backlash to President Trump, while Republicans retained control of the Senate with victories in conservative states — reflecting a country divided by demographics and geography.

Tom Wolf wins Pa. governor’s race

Tom Wolf was reelected governor of Pennsylvania Tuesday, cruising to a second term over a Republican opponent who never managed to build a coherent case against the incumbent Democrat.

Pa. 2018 election: Find your congressional map district and see who’s running

Which congressional district am I in? Who's running for Congress in 2018? Search the Pa. congressional map here and see the list of candidates.

Election 2018: What Pa., N.J. results could say about the U.S. House and Senate outcomes

Here's what to watch in the key U.S. House and Senate races in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and what the results could tell us about the national picture in the 2018 midterm elections.

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