Leadership Malpractice

The sniping and pettiness this week among Mayor Kenney, District Attorney Krasner and Council President Clarke advertises why they’re failing at curbing gun violence

By Larry Platt

Who Is Larry Krasner?

A quick and informative look at the district attorney of Philadelphia

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff

What Threatens Larry Krasner’s Progressive Vision?

District attorney Krasner is facing a climbing homicide rate, pushback from the police and skepticism from the community. A report from The Trace wonders: If he wins, can his platform survive?

By J. Brian Charles

Separating Fact From Fiction

At last week’s D.A. primary debate, candidates Larry Krasner and Carlos Vega both made—and disputed—various claims about their histories. In anticipation of another debate on WURD Wednesday, we fact-checked the back-and-forth

By Thomas Koenig

Is Larry Krasner Really a Reformer?

Lost amid the safety versus reform back-and-forth of the DA’s race is a central question: Has DA Krasner reformed prosecution, or just not prosecuted?

By Larry Platt

Guest Commentary: “The Stakes of the D.A. Primary Could Not Be Higher”

District Attorney Larry Krasner responds to his opponent Carlos Vega's guest commentary on The Citizen last week

By Larry Krasner

Guest Commentary: The D.A. Race Is Not a Choice Between Reform and Safety

District attorney candidate Carlos Vega responds to last week’s guest commentary

By Carlos Vega

The Buck Stops Elsewhere

With an election looming and body bags piling up at an alarming rate, can D.A. Larry Krasner skirt accountability?

By Larry Platt