This is the right moment for the Democrats to run a fiscal hawk | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - August 2, 2022

A balanced budget is the way to bring back the working class, especially voters of color.

In Buttigieg’s candidacy, Pa.’s young LGBTQ voters saw themselves – and a way forward

BY: - March 3, 2020

For Temple University student Brendan Hamel, former South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg's 2020 campaign for the White House, was a source of both reassurance and a reflection.


It’s Super Tuesday: Why what happens on Wednesday will be big for Pa. | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 3, 2020

Voters in 14 states make their choices today, with broad implications for what happens in Pennsyylvania, where voters head to the polls on April 28.

Would Sanders hurt Dems’ bid to claim Senate majority?

BY: - March 2, 2020

With control of the U.S. Senate on the line this fall, there's a big question: Will Dems distance themselves from Sanders if he's the nominee?


Warren and Landrieu? That could be just the ticket for 2020 Dems | Opinion

BY: - February 25, 2020

The fiasco in Iowa, the pathetic debate, and the growing likelihood of a brokered convention, are grounds for serious concern -- if not panic.


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

BY: - February 21, 2020

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


New Hampshire Muddle: Bernie Sanders underwhelms the Yogi Berra Democrats | Dick Polman

BY: - February 17, 2020

As Yogi Berra also warned, “You’ve got to be very careful if you don’t know where you are going, because you might not get there.”


New F&M Poll: Biden leads Pa. primary pack; Trump’s still underwater in a key 2020 battleground state | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 30, 2020

Voter interest in the 2020 contest, where Pennsylvania, with 20 electoral votes, could again play a determinative role, remains high. Nearly two-thirds of the state's registered voters (67 percent), say they're very interested in the coming election.

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With Iowa caucuses closing in, where do the 2020 Dems stand on health care coverage? | Analysis

BY: - January 17, 2020

By Simon F. Haeder With the Iowa caucuses closing in, there’s no doubt that health care is one of the most important topics of debate for many Americans. The 2020 Democratic candidates have all talked about their proposals for health health reform using terms like universal coverage, public option, “Medicare for All,” and single-payer. What […]


The 3 quotes that defined the 2020 Dems’ Iowa debate | Analysis

BY: - January 15, 2020

At the Jan. 14 debate at Drake University in Des Moines, the six candidates clashed on jobs, Iran and more. But they agreed on the need to defeat Trump.

In Pittsburgh, 2020 Dems put the focus on public education

BY: - December 14, 2019

The day-long forum, in downtown Pittsburgh, was the first major event of the primary season focused exclusively on public education.

In Philly, 2020 Dems make their pitch to union workers

BY: - September 18, 2019

The pitch to working voters underscored the importance of Pennsylvnaia as a must-win state for Democrats in the 2020 presidential campaign.