Pa. county commissioners roll out election reform wishlist; seek longer pre-canvassing window | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 15, 2021

"I think somewhere between where we are and three weeks [and it] would really go a lot smoother," Gov. Tom Wolf said.

Campaign committees raise record $35.4 million to spend on Pa. Legislature in 2020 election

BY: - October 30, 2020

Democratic and Republican campaign committees are smashing records as they vie for control of the Pennsylvania General Assembly this year.


Enough with the ‘Pennsyltucky’: Pa’s biggest political myths debunked | Purple States

BY: - February 10, 2020

For our friends in the national press, from the people who know best, here's a handy visitors guide to the Keystone State political tropes to avoid in 2020.


5 myths about impeachment — debunked | Terry Madonna and Michael L. Young

BY: - October 11, 2019

You'll be hearing a lot about impeachment. Know one thing: An Informed citizenry makes the best decision. And that is no myth.


Trump has polling trouble in Pa. But it’s a long time ’til Election Day | Mark O’Keefe

BY: - August 23, 2019

No matter what the polls say, though, we won't know whether Trump can win Pennsylvania again until Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 when the country holds its next presidential election.


Is Trump our ‘new normal’ in American politics? And what does it mean long-term? | Opinion

BY: - August 15, 2019

Can Trump win reelection despite the historical disjunction between his low ratings and the very good economy?


State of independents: How a new poll signals 2020 trouble for Trump in Pa. | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - August 9, 2019

Pa. is purple again - but this is how a key voting bloc could give Donald Trump the blues in 2020.

Biden and Warren lead Pa. Democratic primary voters in new Franklin & Marshall poll

BY: - August 8, 2019

The former VP has consistently led polls of Pennsylvania's Democratic voters.


The Keystone State still holds the keys to the White House. Here’s how Dems, Trump can win it | Opinion

BY: - July 12, 2019

Can Trump win Pennsylvania again? What are the keys to the Keystone State?


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


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.


Political polarization is just like the weather. Everyone complains. But what are we doing about it? | Opinion

BY: - April 17, 2019

We must decide whether to continue down the road we are on- away from consensus politics and stable governing – or we must turn back toward the moderate – centrist politics that allowed the country to thrive for almost two and a half centuries.