• October 31, 2014 |  What Are We Thinking

    Taking the public's pulse on brink of midterm elections

    The 2014 midterm elections are now just four days away. We know that the outcome of the elections often reflect the level of satisfaction Americans ha...
  • October 31, 2014

    Former Eagle Cobb has only 'Hail Mary pass' chance against Norcross in NJ's 1st District

    It's a David and Goliath battle in New Jersey as a former Philadelphia Eagle tries to enter the world of politics against a state senator from a ...
  • October 31, 2014 |  POLICY & POLITICS

    Voter turnout trends lower in distressed cities, but Harrisburg and Erie are exceptions

    An analysis of Department of State data shows turnout in Pennsylvania's struggling communities in 2010 was down nearly 20 percent from 1994.
  • October 31, 2014

    With election near, still no Pa. test results; 2013 scores showed a downward trend

    Have standardized test scores declined for a third year in a row in Pennsylvania? We're not likely to find out before the gubernatorial election...
  • October 30, 2014 |  Dave Davies Off Mic

    Will Philly turn out for Tom Wolf?

    If polls are right and Democrat Tom Wolf is really 13 points ahead of incumbent Tom Corbett in the Pennsylvania governor's race, the Republican&#...
  • October 30, 2014

    The shifting landscape of gaming in the Philadelphia region

    Casinos are not the sure bet they used to be. In Atlantic City, four have shut this year and another is threatened. The three in Delaware are struggl...
  • October 30, 2014

    National conservatives back businessman MacArthur's quest for N.J.'s 3rd District seat

    As Election Day draws near, national conservative groups have spent nearly $2 million on ads in Philadelphia's expensive media market. Their goal...
  • October 30, 2014

    Pa. Sen. LeAnna Washington gives up seat, avoids jail in plea

    Pennsylvania state Sen. LeAnna Washington will resign her seat Friday as part of a plea bargain and serve three months under house arrest.
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