Commentary

How to know which impeachment polls to believe – and which to skip |...

(*This is an updated version of an article originally published by The Conversation on Oct. 14, 2019.)By Michael TraugottPollsters are trying their...

The lesser known tale of the Governor’s New Clothes | Editorial Cartoon

Gov. Tom Wolf has given the Pa. state House a deadline to pass a bill hiking Pa.'s minimum wage to $12/hr. Will GOP leaders in the chamber blink?

In 2017, 3 Pa. Supreme Court races cost nearly $3m – they were among...

As if you needed another reminder that electing judges is an absolutely terrible idea. Two of the races were uncontested retention races.

Pennsylvania is about to be hit by a gray tidal wave of aging residents....

Pennsylvania’s elected officials must deal with the growing costs associated with an older population - now. Not in the future when it's too late.

Allen calls Philly Urban League diversity award to Comcast ‘despicable’ | John N. Mitchell

With so much on the line for Black people, why would the Philly Urban League honor a company that has taken a wrecking ball to diversity and inclusion?

House Dem Dermody was there for Pa. judge’s impeachment in 1994. It has lessons...

"To a large extent, it’s a political process," says Dermody, who was a House manager for the impeachment of Justice Rolf Larsen in 1994.

What the Roman senate’s groveling before emperors explains about GOP senators’ support for Trump...

A lot of what we're seeing in Washington right now bears an uncanny resemblance to the Rome described by the historian Tacitus.

For Democrats, municipal races are dress rehearsal for 2020 | Mark O’Keefe

Democrats celebrated the results of last month's municipal elections as they won county commissioner races in the Philadelphia suburbs of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh and Monroe counties.

Bored with property tax reform? Here’s a plan to slash the sales tax to...

Is that 'Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun' we hear playing gently in the background?

This is why I stand with Movita Johnson-Harrell | Opinion

She'll take the plea deal and come back to Philly where she’s loved and respected, and where she will continue to fight and win for all Philadelphians.