Host Dave Davies examines issues in regional politics through feature length reporting, lively conversation, transitional elements and crowd-sourced content with a revolving round table of reporters, writers and commentators.
  • November 6, 2012 |  Beyond the Ballot

    Beyond the Ballot

    It’s been an incredibly intense election season, and just about the only thing that coud make it any weirder would be if a week before the election th...
  • November 5, 2012 |  Beyond the Ballot

    Getting young professionals involved in local politics

    In the past decade, 20- and 30-somethings have come to Philadelphia in droves, helping to breathe vitality into a city that had been shrinking. But ma...
  • November 5, 2012 |  Beyond the Ballot

    What make's U.S. elections so fascinating to the Brits? 'It's the hairspray!'

    There's something about an American election that is rip-roaringly exciting to the British observer. I first became fixated on politics in the he...
  • November 5, 2012 |  Beyond the Ballot

    Fear and loathing in the 2012 election

    I'll have the last word in the show – and today's was sparked by the reaction to a blog post I wrote about what I thought was a clever onlin...
  • November 6, 2012 |  That's History

    Election day and the rituals of democracy

    Are you going to vote today? I'm not.Instead, I voted several weeks ago. So have millions of other Americans, via absentee ballots. That’s changi...
  • November 7, 2012 |  Beyond the Ballot

    Are voter intimidation and fraud a serious problem in Philadelphia?

    Charges of voter fraud and intimidation seem par for the course in any big Philly election. Yesterday our reporters criss crossed the city, reporting ...
  • November 9, 2012

    A look at the electoral college

    There is one aspect of American elections that's a subject of an enduring debate – the electoral college. In the 2000 election, the presidential ...
  • October 28, 2016 |  NJ Spotlight

    Cash-strapped Democrat faces well-funded Republican in N.J.'s 3rd Congressional district

    This time two years ago, U.S. Rep. Tom MacArthur was fighting hard for the seat he now holds in New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District.
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