Purple States

These W.Pa. women pols asked ‘WTF Pittsburgh?’ so they started a PAC to do something about it

BY: - March 5, 2020

Since its formation in 2016, Women for the Future of Pittsburgh have raised $47,000 and helped get 12 women elected to public office.

On Temple’s campus, a fight for students’ hearts and minds ahead of Pa.’s primary

BY: - February 23, 2020

With Pennsylvania's April 28 primary just about two months away, students at Temple University are making their own preparations, from conversations in the classrooms and rallies or marches aimed at pulling in fellow students, to debate watch parties.

Rust Belt  manufacturing has seen ups and downs on Trump’s watch | Purple States

BY: - February 21, 2020

Pennsylvania is the sixth-biggest state for manufacturing jobs, with only fellow Rust Belt states Ohio and Michigan ahead.

Pennsylvania is a big, important state. Why doesn’t its primary date reflect that? Experts weigh in

BY: - February 19, 2020

Political consultants say the state should pivot now and recast this year’s primary as critical for the eventual 2020 Democratic nominee.


Enough with the ‘Pennsyltucky’: Pa’s biggest political myths debunked | Purple States

BY: - February 10, 2020

For our friends in the national press, from the people who know best, here's a handy visitors guide to the Keystone State political tropes to avoid in 2020.