Government & Politics

On Temple’s campus, a fight for students’ hearts and minds ahead of Pa.’s primary

With Pennsylvania's April 28 primary just about two months away, students at Temple University are making their own preparations, from conversations in the classrooms and rallies or marches aimed at pulling in fellow students, to debate watch parties.

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.

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

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

Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, an ‘extremist,’ and challenger Timko, a ‘clown,’ face off in intra-party...

A messy primary fight between a former Congressional hopeful and an arch-conservative Harrisburg veteran is brewing north of Pittsburgh.

Rust Belt  manufacturing has seen ups and downs on Trump’s watch | Purple States

Pennsylvania is the sixth-biggest state for manufacturing jobs, with only fellow Rust Belt states Ohio and Michigan ahead.

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.

Pa.’s Fitzpatrick leads U.S. House in bipartisanship, new rankings show

As a representative of one of the more competitive House seats in the country, he has a political incentive to do so, one expert said.

Is trade Bernie Sanders’ Trump card in Pennsylvania? | Analysis

The evidence suggests there’s a neglected opening this year for an anti-trade Democratic nominee. It could be just the opening that Bernie Sanders needs.

Philly museum founder steps up for Pa. House seat being vacated by Rep. Rosita...

Supreme Divine Dow, a lifetime resident and founder of the Black Writers Museum, believes he has what it takes to take over Youngblood’s position.