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.
Democrats out-raised and outspent GOP candidates in most of the races, even in cases where Republicans were incumbents.
2 days ago
A national analyst upgrades Democratic chances in the state's congressional elections, but fallout from Kavanaugh controversy is unknown quantity.
1 week ago
President stays on message in a speech to the National Electrical Contractors Association.
2 weeks agoListen 1:02
National republican groups have declined to fund two candidates in competitive Pennsylvania districts.
3 weeks ago
Fact-checkers flag an attack ad against Democrat Scott Wallace; his opponent, Brian Fitzpatrick, gets a valuable labor endorsement.
1 month ago
The Philadelphia Board of Ethics has fined former City Representative Melanie Johnson $2,000 for tapping public funds for personal expenses.
1 month ago
SuperPACs focus on four of the 15 congressional races in the region.
1 month agoListen 3:26
A super PAC associated with GOP House Speaker Paul Ryan has put nearly half a million dollars into ads attacking Bucks Democratic congressional candidate Scott Wallace.
1 month agoListen 4:13
A look at long shot Republican congressional candidate Dan David
2 months ago
Thousands of union leaders and member rally at Penn's Landing to oppose ICE policies
2 months agoListen 3:28
Former president endorses seven Democrats in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, dozens of others across the country.
3 months agoListen 1:58