Commentary

3 things about the economy Dems need to sweat in Pa. And 3 things...

Majorities of Pa. voters say they're better off than they were four years ago. Dems need to explain why they deserve credit.

Will the voters who stayed home in 2016 turn out for Bernie Sanders in...

A potential Trump-Sanders matchup would provide voters with a choice between two visions of fundamental change.

New report gives Pa. a ‘D-Minus’ for its reliance on one-time budget gimmicks| Monday...

That whole kick the can thing? Yeah. That's not working. At all.

Air pollution kills thousands of Americans every year. Here’s a low-cost strategy to reduce...

By Jason West and Yang OuAbout 1 of every 25 deaths in the U.S. occurs prematurely because of exposure to air pollution. Dirty air kills roughly 110,000 Americans yearly, which is more than all...

Why Paula Peebles’ story of gun-selling cops can’t be dismissed | John N. Mitchell

PHILADELPHIA -- Imagine being surrounded 24 hours a day by uber-violent hood rats whom you know will remorselessly kill you, a family member or a loved one for snitching.Now, imagine that this is only...

Is Bernie Sanders this year’s George McGovern? Here’s why that could be the case...

If the Vermonter wins the Democratic presidential nomination in Milwaukee this summer, the revolutionary will repeat history.

Federal Pell grants help pay for college. But are they enough to help students...

By Laura Perna and Jeremy Wright-KimPell Grants are one way the federal government helps people pay for college.During the 2020 to 2021 school year, eligible students can receive up to US$6,345 through the program,...

Pennsylvania’s gas tax debate, explained in one easy chart | Editorial Cartoon

Our cartoonist breaks down one of Pennsylvania's longest-running policy debates.

Quinnipiac Poll: 2020 Dems narrowly top Trump; Prez still underwater | Friday Morning Coffee

The 2020 Dem primary pack holds narrow leads over Trump in a critical battleground state.

The US birth rate keeps declining: 4 questions answered | Analysis

The country is now below population replacement rates as a nation. This means that the population will start to shrink in numbers, generation by generation.