Commentary

Fetterman’s lesson for Dems: A clear brand and coherent message wins every time | Friday Coffee

BY: - May 20, 2022

Behind the headlines, there was little that was unconventional about his win on Tuesday night.

We work with people with intellectual disabilities. Pa. needs to step up for us now | Opinion

BY: - May 20, 2022

We have asked for help for decades. Legislators have the opportunity now to fund our jobs adequately.

Why the LGBTQ community rejected Brian Sims for lieutenant governor | Mark Segal

BY: - May 20, 2022

Sims was a bad candidate from the start due to a lot of past baggage and controversy.

Poll: Two-thirds of Americans back Roe, less likely to vote for abortion foes | Thursday Coffee

BY: - May 19, 2022

The new Quinnipiac survey is a warning for pols who want to restrict abortion rights.

Some 68 years after Brown v. Board, similar foes continue stubbornly fighting progress | Opinion

BY: - May 19, 2022

W.E.B. DuBois once said, 'Either the United States will destroy ignorance or ignorance will destroy the United States.'

Adult victims of child sex abuse deserve a fair shot at justice | Patrick Beaty

BY: - May 19, 2022

Asking voters to decide unrelated questions on the same ballot places victims’ hopes at risk.

Doug Mastriano speaks at an event

Pa. Dems want to run against Mastriano. They may end up regretting it | John L. Micek

BY: - May 18, 2022

The Franklin County lawmaker's hardline stances are a feature, not a bug, of the GOP.

3 more races we’re watching this post-primary Wednesday | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 18, 2022

From Pittsburgh to Philadelphia, there was no shortage of interesting races on the ballot on Tuesday.

I’m a Black male educator. Pa. schools need more people who look like me | Opinion

BY: - May 18, 2022

Teachers of color, and specifically Black male educators, are precious and should be protected at all costs.

When will our ‘pro-life’ leaders do something about gun deaths? | Opinion

BY: - May 18, 2022

By Randy Evans Aaron Salter Jr., 55, was on duty at the security job that supplemented his retirement income. Ruth Whitfield, 86, was buying groceries. Celestine Chaney, 65, stopped in for strawberries for the shortcake she and her sister were eager to enjoy. But their plans went awry Saturday afternoon. Salter’s work shift ended sooner than he […]

Pa. Primary 2022: 3 storylines we’re following today | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 17, 2022

The Trump factor. Will the Dems beat the midterm curse? And what about the race for LG?

We must unite for our children and for our future as a nation | Opinion

BY: - May 17, 2022

A secure nation requires a well-educated populace. We cannot skimp on this critical investment in our children and our future.