In Pa.’s capital city, an effort to reimagine police protection takes shape | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - July 10, 2020

Capital City residents want a proposed review board to have real teeth -- starting with subpoena power. Meetings are planned for this summer on the plan.

In must-win NEPA, Biden sets up hard contrasts with Trump on the economy

BY: - July 9, 2020

Joe Biden went back to his roots -  literally and figuratively -  on Thursday while promoting his plan to bring the country back from the COVID-19 pandemic. 


Trump’s attack on mail-in balloting in Pa. is the next step to discrediting the November election | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - July 1, 2020

Trump has been screaming 'voter fraud' for four years now. It's still not true. But it is a window into his mindset and the strategy for the fall.

Pa. Sen. Casey talks to college students about Biden, the election and the struggles ahead

BY: - June 30, 2020

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., talked to college students Tuesday about the unique challenges today’s young people face.


Political seer Sabato says Pa. ‘leans Democrat’ in critical Electoral College fight | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 26, 2020

With polls showing Joe Biden with leads in key battleground states, here's some more bad news for Trump in a state he badly needs to carry in 2020.


John Bolton refused to help when it mattered most. But there is an upside | Dick Polman

BY: - June 22, 2020

Oh, so now he tells us. John Bolton is telling us damning stuff about Trump that we already knew – and he’s doing it five months too late. Timing is everything in life and politics, and this guy’s could not be worse. That’s not to say that the morsels in his long-awaited memoir aren’t worth […]


To avoid a crisis on Election Day, Pa. needs to count its mail-in ballots much sooner | Mark O’Keefe

BY: - June 21, 2020

Mail-in voting is here to stay. People like the convenience and freedom of being able to vote when they want not when someone else wants them to vote.


EXCLUSIVE: Progressive super PAC launches $20M ad blitz in Pa., 2020 battleground states | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 11, 2020

The blitz in Pa., Michigan and Wisconsin looks to undercut President Donald Trump's support among seniors whose support for Trump has been shaken in polls.


Internal polls are a punchline. Why this one signals real trouble for Trump in Pa. | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 8, 2020

A new DNC battleground poll mirrors real world numbers. That's an issue for the White House as dissatisfaction over the economy grows.

In exclusive PhillyTrib interview, Biden calls for criminal justice reforms, including changes to qualified immunity

BY: - June 3, 2020

In an interview with The Philadelphia Tribune Biden called for reforms to hold police more accountable when they are accused of abuse and wrongdoing.

Live Coverage: The latest on the 2020 Pennsylvania primary election

BY: - June 2, 2020

Happy Election Day, all. The Capital-Star’s staff reporters and our crew of regional correspondents are fanning out across Pennsylvania to bring you the very latest on a very unusual primary election day. Please keep checking back through the day for updates, and stay with us tonight as results, such as they are, become available.


Rebel GOP group calls on moderate Repubs in Pa., battleground states to vote Biden | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 28, 2020

The Lincoln Project is targeting voters in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. They're encouraging GOP voters to back Joe Biden in November.