Philly Politics


05

Jan 2018

A BROKEN NEW YEARS RESOLUTION

Two-thousand eighteen has barely begun, and Republicans are already finding it difficult to keep a New Years resolution that they had made in the previous legislative session. House Bill 153, introduced by Representative Jerry Knowles (R, Berks, Carbon, and Schuylkill counties), with co-sponsorship from the Republican leadership, passed both the House and Senate in the...

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13

Nov 2017

An Election Victory for Criminal Justice & Judicial Justice

In the November General Election, progressives won a major victory for criminal law reform and judicial justice. Receiving 75% of the votes for district attorney, Larry Krasner earned a convincing victory and a clear mandate for criminal law reform. And 5 of the 8 Democratic candidates we supported and worked for also won their seats...

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11

Oct 2017

Help Us Rebuild the Philadelphia Democratic Party

THE TIME TO REMAKE THE PHILLY DEMOCRATIC PARTY INTO AN ENGINE OF PROGRESSIVE CHANGE IS NOW EACH OF US CAN PLAY A PART The Philadelphia Democratic Party is ineffective for so many reasons. Let us begin to count the ways: because it does not stand for anything, much less a progressive platform; because it endorses...

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04

Oct 2017

This November’s Election Matters!

It’s just over a month until the 2017 election. The vast majority of Philadelphians will not vote in it. And that’s a big problem for all of us for at least three reasons. The first is the damage it can do to Larry Krasner and everything he stands for. Yes, Larry Krasner will (almost definitely)...

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