Dave Davies has covered local politics and government in Philadelphia for more than 30 years.
He loves the speed, reach and versatility of the ‘net but believes journalists should still check their facts, give folks in the hot seat their say, and think before they hit Send. He’ll write about local and national topics.
N.J. Republican congressional candidate Seth Grossman talks about his "diversity is a bunch of crap and un-American" comment, and more.
1 week agoListen 15.24
A proposal floated in Harrisburg would replace the city's sweetened beverage levy with a increase in Philadelphia's sales tax.
2 weeks ago
Progressives appear to have won enough Democratic committee posts to capture two ward organizations in elections next Monday.
3 weeks ago
Sixty-one-year-old Greg McCauley, GOP candidate for Pennsylvania's 6th Congressional District, is named a national Republican 'young gun' hopeful for the midterm election.
4 weeks ago
A look at the three Democrats in the primary for New Jersey's 7th Congressional District seat.
4 weeks agoListen 4:56
Lizz Fiedler and Chris Rabb were able to beat Democratic organizations
1 month agoListen 6:21
Congressional hopefuls canvass, and we survey the races
1 month ago
IBEW Local 98 drops $112,500 on state legislative race in South Philadelphia
1 month ago
Emily’s List is supporting five women in Pennsylvania congressional races.
1 month agoListen 5:27
Outspent for most of the campaign, Laura Ellsworth is getting air time and endorsements right before the May 15 primary.
2 months ago
Congressional candidate gets help from super PAC funded by mom, raising questions of whether they're coordinating, a violation of campaign regulations.
2 months agoListen 4:35
Scott Wagner talks about his past and plans as he pursues the GOP nomination to run against incumbent Democrat Tom Wolf for Pennsylvania governor.
2 months agoListen 5:58