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Joe Biden has an administration to build. Will any local politicians join his White House team?

Presidential transitions are always rife with speculation about people and postings. Clout takes a look at who might, and might not, go to work for President-elect Joe Biden.

Philly was supposed to turn out huge for Biden. It didn’t. What happened?

It could be a warning sign for a party that relies on huge Philadelphia turnout in a state often decided by tiny margins — and where key races for governor and Senate loom in 2022.

Retired Philly cops looking to unseat Larry Krasner lose first battle with billionaire George Soros

Protect Our Police PAC said more than half of the 69 candidates it supported this year in 17 states won office. But its first face-off with a candidate backed by George Soros resulted in a loss.

Philly and Pa. Republicans offer only silence after Trump’s false attacks against Al Schmidt

They offered no support for Trump’s false claims or defense for one of the most visible Republicans in the city right now.

Pa. Treasurer Joe Torsella has lost his reelection bid, in a big upset by Republican Stacy Garrity

Torsella, a Montgomery County Democrat who had aspirations for higher office, has conceded.

A white former Pa. Republican candidate tweeted that he is ‘a black gay guy’ and the internet had questions

Dean Browning bills himself on Twitter as “a proud pro-life & pro-2A Christian conservative." So what he tweeted Tuesday came as something of a surprise.

Pa. Democrats may have saved Biden by knocking the Green Party candidate off the ballot

In a particularly litigious presidential campaign, one legal fight may have saved President-elect Joe Biden’s chances of winning Pennsylvania — and the presidency.

Philly put Biden over the top, but Trump did better in the city than four years ago

Trump won two Philadelphia wards in 2016. In 2020, he grew his vote total and added a third ward.

As Pa. stresses over the election, Bob Casey channels Mr. Rogers and says, ‘Let’s go to the map'

Pennsylvania's low-key senator goes low-tech using a state map and Twitter video posts with calming analysis of county-by-county vote tallies.

Ron Donatucci, Philadelphia’s longtime register of wills, dies at 72 on Election Day

Ron Donatucci, Philadelphia's former register of Wills and a longtime South Philadelphia ward leader, died Tuesday at age 72.