Is Philly About to Decide Democracy’s Future … Again?

Voter turnout in the biggest city of our key swing state is trending dangerously downward. Is Philly about to end democracy after saving it four years ago? Governor Shapiro has a warning for us

By Larry Platt

Ideas We Should Steal: Counting Votes Faster

Will PA join 42 other states that start processing mail-in ballots before Election Day in time to avoid uncertainty over the 2024 Presidential election?

By Jemille Q. Duncan

More Age Diversity, Please

A young local public policy professional says adding term limits would cycle out politicians who’ve overstayed their welcome — and invite new, younger leaders into the legislative mix

By Jemille Q. Duncan

Guest Commentary: A Conversation with RFK Jr.

Twenty years ago, CHOP’s renowned vaccinologist talked about vaccine safety with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. It’s time to set the record straight about what Offit really said

By Paul Offit

Dave McCormick, Filibuster … Buster?

A pair of Harvard Law students believe the recently announced Republican candidate for U.S. Senate could win on an unlikely — and arguably unsexy — issue: legislative reform.

By Thomas Harvey and Thomas Koenig

Guest Commentary: What if Nikki Haley is Right?

The former Temple Law School Dean and longtime political advisor on what the Republican presidential candidate’s critique of Kamala Harris really means, and what Democrats can do about it

By Carl Singley

The Election Whisperer

The Main Line’s Rich Thau is the nation’s sole conductor of monthly swing voter focus groups in presidential battleground states. And he’s got some advice for both Biden and Trump

By Larry Platt

Guest Commentary: It’s Time For Joe To Go

A local businessperson/philanthropist/coach has known — and admired — the President for years. Now he makes a painful case about the 2024 election.

By Seth Berger