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Dem chairman defends saying GOP doesn't care about people

Democratic National Chairman defends telling New Jersey crowd that Republicans don't care about people, though his language was stronger than that.

Lessons from 2016: Try same-day voter registration, rethink Electoral College, report says

Slightly more than 60 percent of eligible U.S. voters went to the polls in 2016, according to an analysis by Nonprofit VOTE and the U.S. Election Project, released Thursday. States with same-day voter registration and those that were battlegrounds in the presidential contest had better turnouts.

Lessons from 2016: Try same-day voter registration, rethink Electoral College, report says

Slightly more than 60 percent of eligible U.S. voters went to the polls in 2016, according to an analysis by Nonprofit VOTE and the U.S. Election Project, released Thursday. States with same-day voter registration and those that were battlegrounds in the presidential contest had better turnouts.

Kenney endorses 'Mayor Pete' for DNC chair

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney puts his weight behind South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, a dark-horse candidate for Democratic national chair.

Kenney endorses 'Mayor Pete' for DNC chair

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney puts his weight behind South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, a dark-horse candidate for Democratic national chair.

Rendell picks 'Mayor Pete' for Democratic national chairman

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, once a national Democratic chairman, announced Thursday that he is backing dark-horse candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg to lead the party.

Rendell picks 'Mayor Pete' for Democratic national chairman

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, once a national Democratic chairman, announced Thursday that he is backing dark-horse candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg to lead the party.
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VP Pence to visit Philadelphia Saturday; detours advised

Vice President Mike Pence to Philadelphia Saturday to talk courts and the battle to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. President Trump on Tuesday nominated the appeals court jurist to a vacant seat on the high court.

Dems seek to harness Trump rage in suburban Philly

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is sending an organizer to three suburban Philadelphia congressional districts, hoping to harness anti-Trump activism toward next year's House races.

Pa. targeted in ad blitz against Trump Supreme Court pick

Ad wars over President Trump's Supreme Court pick begin in Pennsylvania, 11 other states.

Trump: 'Hour of justice for the American worker'


GOP leaders in Philadelphia: Trump's on the same page

House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stepped around differences of emphasis between congressional Republicans and President Trump to say they're on the same page.

Nutter backs Perez in DNC race

Philadelphia's former mayor Mike Nutter and other prominent city chief executives have endorsed Labor Secretary Tom Perez for Democratic National Committee chair.

Western Pa. businessman eyeing GOP governor run

Western Pennsylvania businessman Paul Mango is considering getting into the race for the republican nomination for governor in 2018. Republicans are jockeying for the right to take on Gov. Wolf, planning to seek a second term. Mango, 57, is a West Point grad and Army veteran who has recruited...

Pa. Gov Wolf endorses Perez for Democratic national chair

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf joined a growing group of Democratic chief executives in endorsing Labor Secretary Tom Perez for chairman of the national party.

Poll: Voters in battleground states want Dems to check Trump

A new poll conducted by the liberal Center for American Progress finds that majorities of voters in the 14 states with incumbent Democratic senators facing reelection next year want them to put a check on Donald Trump's power as president. Nine of the states were carried by Trump, seen as an...

PA Dem Chair: Investigate Russian election hacks


Despair, death and the Trump vote

A new study from Pennsylvania State University suggests a correlation between a county's mortality rates for drug addiction, alcoholism and suicide and its level of support for Donald Trump in the November election.