Guest Commentary: It’s Time For Joe To Go

A local businessperson, philanthropist and coach has known — and admired — the President for years. Nine months ago, he made a painful case about the 2024 election. We should have listened

By Seth Berger

Guest Commentary: Is the Latino Vote in Play in PA?

In The Coming Latino Century, author Mike Madrid says Democrats and Republicans both take the increasingly influential voting bloc for granted at their peril

By John Hinshaw

How is This Guy Getting MAGA Support? 

A confluence of factors and unique political talents explains Governor Josh Shapiro’s astounding popularity in the polls — even among those with whom he disagrees

By Larry Platt

Who’s on Philadelphia City Council?

Meet all 17 members of the city's legislative body, representing Philly at-large and by district

By Katherine Rapin and The Philadelphia Citizen Staff

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: “Magic Seats” Undermine Democracy

The Democratic Party wants to pick your “elected” judicial candidates. A longtime committee person objects

By Karen Bojar

Why Do Local Democrats Govern Like National Conservatives?

It's time, a political observer argues, for state Dems to stop the hypocrisy

By Jemille Q. Duncan

Listen: Ali Velshi Compares Nepotism and Corruption, Trumps vs. Bidens

MSNBC anchor and Citizen Board member points out the differences in scope and scale of the allegations against Hunter Biden vs. those against Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner

By Ali Velshi