Kamala Harris was right: Biden was wrong about busing. Here’s why | John L. Micek

BY: - July 2, 2019

When Ted Little and I met for the first time, we were both eight years old, in the third grade and sitting a few desks apart from each other in math class. He was new – one of the young black kids who was bused into my little hometown in northwestern Connecticut every morning from […]


Shut up and play the hits: Trump stuck to 2016 standards in re-election kick-off. Will Pa. listen in 2020?

BY: - June 20, 2019

A keystone once again, it's far from clear that Donald Trump has Pennsylvania locked up.


Who’s going to win the Democratic debates? That’s … debatable | Terry Madonna and Michael Young

BY: - June 19, 2019

Expect the unexpected - including some surprising polling bumps for candidates you might not have thought of


In defense of Joe Biden’s switcheroo on the Hyde Amendment | Dick Polman

BY: - June 17, 2019

By Dick Polman H. L. Mencken, the famed crusty commentator, said one century ago: “A politician is an animal which can sit on a fence and yet keep both ears on the ground.” I thought of that quip the other day when former Vice President Joe Biden magically declared that he supports federal Medicaid funding […]

Facing attacks from Trump, Biden defends his commitment to Pennsylvania

BY: - May 22, 2019

An early leader in most 2020 Democratic presidential primary polls, Biden took to Twitter to fire back that Trump "doesn't understand the struggles working folks go through."

Joe Biden rallies in Philadelphia, drawing sharp contrasts with Trump in a key 2020 state

BY: - May 18, 2019

Out ahead in early polls, the former veep tied himself to President Barack Obama, promised to not to speak ill of other Democrat, and said he's the only candidate who can beat Donald Trump in 2020.

President Donald Trump will rally in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania on May 20

BY: - May 13, 2019

President Donald Trump will return next week to the state that helped put him in the White House in 2016. The Republican will rally Monday in Lycoming County, just a day before voters cast their ballots in a critical special election there. Trump’s campaign said the president is headed to Lycoming County to show his […]


Joe Biden says Pa. is his White House keystone. Four things to think about | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 30, 2019

Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We had a feeling that ex-Veep Joe Biden was going to play up the importance of Pennsylvania in 2020 during his stop at a Teamsters banquet hall in Pittsburgh on Monday. And the other Scion of Scranton didn’t disappoint. As Politico reports, Biden offered a “carefully calibrated” message that sets him up as the Democratic […]


This is the Democrats’ Joe Biden Problem | Terry Madonna and Mike Young

BY: - April 27, 2019

Not every Democrat is happy about the former Veep jumping into the 2020 primary race. But he could be their best shot at beating Donald Trump.


Joe Biden is running for president. U.S. Sen. Bob Casey has endorsed him | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 25, 2019

Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. BREAKING: As we went to press this morning, former Veep Joe Biden, who has roots in Scranton, finally announced his 2020 White House bid. From The Washington Post: “Former vice president Joe Biden opened his third campaign for the presidency on Thursday, efforts that have spread over 32 years, taking direct aim at President […]