Commentary

New poll: Nearly two-thirds of Pa. voters support $15/hr. minimum wage | Wednesday Morning...

Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers.With the Legislature's return to Harrisburg now only a few weeks away, advocates for a $15/hr. minimum wage are getting ready to mount a new fight to raise a wage...

How Trump’s appalling treatment of migrants is reviving the Christian Left | Opinion

Christian groups are focusing on immigration because welcoming strangers and caring for the vulnerable are embedded in the Christian tradition.

Why the Dems’ path to the White House will run through Erie in 2020...

To retake the White House, Democrats must create a diverse working-class coalition that appeals to people from all backgrounds

‘You’re constantly figuring out how to raise money,’ Pa. Rep. Dwight Evans of life...

Money still can't buy you happiness. But clout on the Hill? That's another matter entirely.

What we learned by suing the Wolf administration over its budgeting practices | Opinion

The General Assembly and governor are on notice that Pennsylvanians are watching. If our lawmakers break the law again, we’ll see them in court.

If Trump is so concerned about Baltimore, there’s much he can do to fix...

Trump's Charm City critique missed some of Baltimore's most pressing problems. And the White House, not Congress, can fix them.

400 years of black giving: From the days of slavery to the 2019 Morehouse...

Robert F. Smith's gift to Morehouse College was an extension of the underappreciated heritage of African American philanthropy that began in 1619.

This Pa. House freshman is among Congress’ most bipartisan members | Monday Morning Coffee

A new report looks at Congress' legislative activity through the first seven months of 2019. A pair of Pa. lawmakers distinguished themselves.

Democrats are wrong to turn their backs on anti-Trump Republicans | Dick Polman

As the old saying goes, "Politics makes strange bedfellows." That's still true - unless purist Democrats spurn the Republican migrants by building a wall.

Not just the U.S. Women’s soccer team: Pa.’s women of color are missing wages...

On average, Black women are paid only 61 cents for every dollar that a white man is paid. These statistics have damaging effects for Black women -- resulting in earnings of $840,040 less over a 40-year career.