The Citizen Recommends: Michael Smerconish’s “Divided We Stand”

The Sirius XM talk show host, CNN pundit and Inquirer columnist has posted a speech that is the best explanation yet for how Trumpism came to be

By Larry Platt

Straight Outta Central Casting

A novice Chester County congressional candidate is a military vet, entrepreneur and engineer who seeks to be the change she wants to see in the world

By Larry Platt

GUEST COMMENTARY: Who Will Be Our Next Leader?

The Republican party has a generational opportunity…but it needs to reject racism, the Alt-Right and Donald Trump

By Seth Berger

The Equivocator-in-Chief

The president is a master at moral equivocation. As local activists set sights on the Rizzo statue, let’s answer him by making it a teachable moment

By Larry Platt

Guest Commentary: Democrats Need More Than A New Slogan

A local Rabbi and political watcher urges his party to aim higher than a “Better Deal”

By Seymour Rosenbloom

Idea We Should Steal: Top Two Elections

The best way to fix our fragile democracy might be a nonpartisan electoral system that rewards moderation and increases competition

By Larry Platt

Politicab: Voting for Children

Main Line taxi driver Rob Connaire, in partnership with The Citizen, offers riders the chance to vent about politics. Watch here to see what real people think about the election

Video: John Street Talks Porn and Politics

The former mayor's NSFW StorySlam appearance brought the house down during the DNC. Watch it here.

Dear Lisa Deeley, We’re Sorry

Our petition to eliminate the City Commissioners could put you out of a job

By Stephen St.Vincent

City Council, The Comeback?

Our legislative body might be starting to think about, uh, actually legislating…now let’s reward them for flirting with substance

By Larry Platt