Philadelphia Republicans call a ‘do-over’ in mayoral endorsement

Michael Meehan, chairman of the local party, called for the “do-over” meeting in a Friday afternoon email, following a Clout column in The Inquirer and Daily News, citing a Goggins rival complaining that she collects disability and does not hold a job.

Philadelphia Republicans call a ‘do-over’ in mayoral endorsement

Michael Meehan, chairman of the local party, called for the “do-over” meeting in a Friday afternoon email, following a Clout column in The Inquirer and Daily News, citing a Goggins rival complaining that she collects disability and does not hold a job.

Opinion

To challenge Mayor Kenney, Philly GOP picked this Trump-loving single black mother — and I’m OK with that | Jenice Armstrong

To me, Daphne Jenkins Goggins is like that relative at the Thanksgiving dinner table who spouts outrageous and contrary political views but nonetheless is tolerated because she’s family.
Opinion

To challenge Mayor Kenney, Philly GOP picked this Trump-loving single black mother — and I’m OK with that | Jenice Armstrong

To me, Daphne Jenkins Goggins is like that relative at the Thanksgiving dinner table who spouts outrageous and contrary political views but nonetheless is tolerated because she’s family.

Analysis

From an Iowa kitchen, the crazy but kind of reassuring path toward the presidency | Analysis

Standing in someone's living room, there was no Super PAC or TV ad that could help Cory Booker - he was face-to-face with dozens of ordinary Iowa voters, and the only person who could make his case was him.
Analysis

From an Iowa kitchen, the crazy but kind of reassuring path toward the presidency | Analysis

Standing in someone's living room, there was no Super PAC or TV ad that could help Cory Booker - he was face-to-face with dozens of ordinary Iowa voters, and the only person who could make his case was him.
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Cory Booker, in Iowa for his first campaign stop, pitches inspiration over ideology

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For some 2020 Democrats, incrementalism is out. Bold liberal ideas are in. They come with risks.

With support for Medicare for all, tax hikes on the wealthy and a federal jobs guarantee, early Democratic contenders are making a sharp change from the incrementalism that defined Hillary Clinton, but also opening themselves to attack.

Special Report

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Voters may be asked to weigh on in victims' rights this year

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Mitch McConnell says bill to make Election Day a federal holiday is ‘power grab’ by Democrats

The Senate majority leader sparked a fierce online backlash.

Democrats uneasy about potential Howard Schultz bid

For a businessman who has given about $150,000 to Democratic campaigns, former Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz is generating tepid _ or even hostile _ responses within the party as he weighs a presidential bid in 2020

Thousands of absentee ballots were rejected as record turnout encountered Pa.’s tight deadlines

In recent midterm elections, around 2,000 absentee ballots were rejected statewide because they arrived after the deadline. Last election, more than 4,600 ballots were rejected just in Philadelphia and its suburbs.

As Biden mulls 2020 run, his Scranton hometown asks: ‘Can his family go through all this?’

As Joe Biden considers another run for president, some in Scranton say they feel protective of their native son, expressing concern about the toll of another campaign. And, like many Democrats across the country, others are torn over their desire for new leadership.

Federal shutdown ties up new voting machines for Montgomery County

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Elizabeth Warren announces exploratory committee for 2020 presidential run

The senator from Massachusetts launched a presidential exploratory committee.

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