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Dem chairman defends saying GOP doesn't care about people
Tue, Apr 4, 2017, 2:56 PM
Last week, Democratic national chairman Tom Perez told a New Jersey crowd that Republicans "don't give a s- about people" — and it caused...
Lessons from 2016: Try same-day voter registration, rethink Electoral College, report says
Thu, Mar 16, 2017, 7:00 AM
States with the highest voter turnout in 2016 offered same-day registration or were targeted battlegrounds in the tight presidential election...
Kenney endorses 'Mayor Pete' for DNC chair
Thu, Feb 23, 2017, 7:43 AM
As the race for Democratic national chair comes down to the wire, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Thursday endorsed fellow Mayor Pete Buttigieg...
Rendell picks 'Mayor Pete' for Democratic national chairman
Thu, Feb 16, 2017, 2:54 PM
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, a former national Democratic Party chairman, on Thursday endorsed South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg...
VP Pence to visit Philadelphia Saturday; detours advised
Fri, Feb 3, 2017, 4:32 PM
The area around Independence Mall could be even more of a mess than usual Saturday: Vice President Pence is coming to town. Pence is scheduled...
Dems seek to harness Trump rage in suburban Philly
Thu, Feb 2, 2017, 4:57 PM
Philadelphia has been a hotbed of protest against President Trump, and national Democrats are moving early to try to leverage the outrage in...
Pa. targeted in ad blitz against Trump Supreme Court pick
Thu, Feb 2, 2017, 10:15 AM
The Supreme Court advertising wars have begun. A liberal advocacy group is airing television ads in Pennsylvania and 11 other states attacking...
Trump: 'Hour of justice for the American worker'
Thu, Jan 26, 2017, 1:42 PM
President Trump told a conference of Republican members of Congress in Philadelphia that “the hour of justice for the American worker...
Thomas Fitzgerald is the national politics writer. He has covered Harrisburg, Philadelphia City Hall, and the last six presidential elections.