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John Cole

John Cole

John Cole's political cartoons on Pennsylvania politics appear weekly on the Pennsylvania Capital-Star's Commentary Page.

COMMENTARY

Who’s the turkey in the Krasner impeachment? | Editorial Cartoon

By: - November 19, 2022

The Pa. House has approved impeachment articles against Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner.

COMMENTARY

So … about that red wave | Editorial Cartoon

By: - November 12, 2022

Democrats had a better than expected midterm election on Nov. 8. With voters rejecting candidates backed by former President Donald Trump.

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Will 2022 be a wave (of lawsuits) election? | Editorial Cartoon

By: - November 5, 2022

Pa.'s 2022 elections are likely to generate a new round of lawsuits over mail-in ballots, retired judges said this week.

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Wait, Oz wants who in the examining room? | Editorial Cartoon

By: - October 29, 2022

Republican Mehmet Oz made nationwide headlines for his assertion that abortion is a matter for women, doctors and local political leaders.

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This cartoon is closed captioned for the reality impaired | Editorial Cartoon

By: - October 15, 2022

As he recovers from a stroke, John Fetterman has used closed-captioning to answer interviewers' questions. It's become an issue in the race.

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Yet another status change for Pa.’s U.S. Senate race | Editorial Cartoon

By: - October 8, 2022

The Cook Political Report recently moved the race back to 'toss-up' status. Our cartoonist had some other feelings about it.

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Josh Shapiro’s sacks of cash | Editorial Cartoon

By: - October 1, 2022

Democratic nominee Josh Shapiro is poised to break a spending record in the governor’s race after raising $25M this summer.

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Pa.’s student debt stumbling blocks | Editorial Cartoon

By: - September 17, 2022

In Pennsylvania, total student loan debt has increased from $19 billion in 2003 to $76 billion today (inflation-adjusted).

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Pa.’s other fossil fuel | Editorial Cartoon

By: - September 10, 2022

Environmental groups ranked Pa. lawmakers for their votes ahead of the 2022 mid-terms.