The Weirdest Senate Primary Race In The Nation

Carpetbaggers, 2020 election result deniers, candidates—including a celebrity TV doc—spending personal fortunes, and connections to Communist China and the Turkish army. Welcome to democracy, PA-style

By Larry Platt

America’s Delivery Crisis

The federal government has done its part, authorizing billions of dollars for infrastructure and other programs. Now, Drexel’s Metro Finance head says, it’s up to cities to use it well. Are you paying attention, Philly?

By Bruce Katz

Congress, Don’t Cut Local Covid-19 Aid

The Covid Relief Bill includes much-needed funding for city services—if, Philly 3.0’s engagement director cautions, Congress doesn’t take it away

By Jon Geeting

WATCH: Five Things We Learned About U.S. Rep Chrissy Houlahan

The first-term congresswoman from PA joined The Citizen for a virtual town hall to talk about the unique way she’s disrupting politics for the better

By Jessica Blatt Press

The Virus and the City: Next Steps

Could help be on the way for Main Street businesses? Here, a rundown of the relief bills and programs that, if Congress acts, might just help

By Bruce Katz, Beth Bafford, Jamie Rubin, Michael Saadine and Colin Higgins

Reverend Run

Bill Golderer’s longshot campaign for Congress may be a suicide mission. But is a shot of spirituality just what our politics needs?

By Larry Platt

Dwight’s Trifecta

Dwight Evans has made his move. Is he about to become one of the two most effective Philly powerbrokers—who are not named Bob Brady?

By Jeremy Nowak