Oklahoma senator challenges Teamsters president to fight at U.S. Senate hearing

BY: - November 14, 2023

Sen. Markwayne Mullin, an Oklahoma Republican, challenged the head of the Teamsters union to a physical fight at a U.S. Senate hearing Tuesday intended to showcase how labor unions are making families’ lives better.

Bernie Sanders unveils push for $17/hr. federal minimum wage, citing state increases

BY: - May 4, 2023

'You have billionaires who don't know what to do with their money, buying yachts and going off into outer space, so the time is long overdue,' Sanders said.


How ‘socialism’ stopped being a dirty word for some voters – and started winning elections across America | Opinion

BY: - May 6, 2021

The leftist Democratic Socialists of America was tiny before the 2016 election. Now, with 90,000 dues-paying members and four seats in Congress, the DSA is upending Democratic politics nationwide.

Bernie stumps for Biden in digital Pennsylvania town hall

BY: - September 11, 2020

He was joined by union leaders, grassroots activists, and state elected officials from across the commonwealth to hammer home that while the Scranton-native may diverge from Sanders and his allies on key issues, he will still give progressives a foot in the door.

Poll: Pa. voters support Wolf’s COVID-19 response, split on Trump

BY: - March 30, 2020

Nearly seven in 10 Pennsylvanian say they support Gov. Tom Wolf's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, with bipartisan support, a new poll has found.


2020: The year of the coronavirus presidential campaign? | John A. Tures

BY: - March 27, 2020

By John A. Tures If you’re like me, you know that 2020 is already like nothing we’ve ever seen.  The candidate who “gets it” gets the White House.  It remains to be seen whether both party nominees learn the lessons of 2016, or not, as well as what’s to come in this year’s campaign. Back […]


Pennsylvania’s primary is now officially irrelevant. But it may tell us much about November | Mark O’Keefe

BY: - March 20, 2020

Only a major gaffe or unthinkable surprise will prevent Joe Biden from winning the Democratic presidential nomination against U.S. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.


So much for Pa.’s chance to play Democratic kingmaker in 2020 | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - March 12, 2020

Once again, the traditional late date of Pennsylvania’s primary elections has cost the Keystone State influence in presidential politics.

Voter Registration Update: Pa.’s blue and red divide deepens as April primary approaches | Analysis

BY: - March 11, 2020

Harrisburg and its suburbs continue to flee Trump’s GOP, leading to gains in both Dauphin and Cumberland counties.


Uncle Joe’s on top. And that’s no malarkey | Dick Polman

BY: - March 9, 2020

What the hell has happened? It’s simple, really: Democrats came together and came to their senses.


Policy wins are great. But Election 2020 is an existential fight for the nation’s soul. This is why

BY: - March 5, 2020

There's only one right choice. Make it carefully.  

In Buttigieg’s candidacy, Pa.’s young LGBTQ voters saw themselves – and a way forward

BY: - March 3, 2020

For Temple University student Brendan Hamel, former South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg's 2020 campaign for the White House, was a source of both reassurance and a reflection.