GOV Lead Map 2022

Inside Josh Shapiro’s 2022 landslide — and what it means for 2024 | Analysis

BY: - May 21, 2023

The Montgomery County pol showed it's possible for Democrats to win back working class voters.

Now a political force, research shows GenZ voters crave information on candidates, issues

BY: - February 19, 2023

A generation shaped by mass shootings is looking for answers from policymakers.


How Democrats won the West | John A. Tures

BY: - January 2, 2023

Since 1992, Democrats have flipped the region away from Republican control, a shift that began with the end of the Cold War and carried through a Pacific Coast economic recession, anti-racism demonstrations and violence in Los Angeles and the area’s increasing diversity.


The GOP’s New Year’s resolution | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - December 31, 2022

Will Republicans give up the myth of the stolen election in 2023?

The ceiling of the main Rotunda inside Pennsylvania’s Capitol building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

The four political storylines that defined 2022 | Analysis

BY: - December 26, 2022

From the fight over abortion rights to nationally watched campaigns, these are the stories that set the tone for the year.

Two Lehigh Valley pols raised more than $1M each for winning state Senate races

BY: - December 18, 2022

The tallies 'certainly signal we are in a new era in terms of the costs of state legislative races,' Muhlenberg College political analyst Chris Borick said.


Georgia’s gift to Trump is a lump of coal in his stocking | Jay Bookman

BY: - December 16, 2022

Georgia’s role in protecting American democracy may have yet another important chapter.

Former President Donald Trump, shown here in a 2016 file photo, is still claiming the 2020 election was "rigged." (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Trump’s nonsense wins yet another news cycle | Greg LaRose

BY: - December 14, 2022

The former president knows the more outrageous he is, the more his statements will resonate in the echo chamber.


The fight over control of the Pa. House is Harrisburg high-stakes lunacy at its worst

BY: - December 12, 2022

Democrats likely will control the House next session. The real fight is over the 'what' that occurs before the seemingly inevitable happens.


Republicans can’t seem to fathom why they lost | Dick Polman

BY: - December 12, 2022

Bad candidates, no ideas, and the Trump factor added up losses up and down the ballot.


What Georgia’s 2022 runoff can teach us about the 2024 White House race | John A. Tures

BY: - December 12, 2022

Campaign on this -- not that, for starters.

Former U.S. President Donald Trump gestures during an event at his Mar-a-Lago home on Nov. 15, 2022 in Palm Beach, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dumping Trump won’t solve the GOP’s leadership problem | Darrell Ehrlick

BY: - December 11, 2022

Republican outrage over his many offenses is too little, too late.