Andrew Seidman, Philly Inquirer

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Philly Inquirer

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Recent articles by Andrew:

The most important Pennsylvania congressional races used to be in the Philly suburbs. Not anymore.

For years, the fight for congressional seats in Pennsylvania has centered on the moderate Philadelphia suburbs. But now attention has shifted to newly contested regions of the state. → Read More

What Black Lives Matter protests in Pennsylvania’s ‘Trump Country’ mean for 2020

Protests have occurred in at least 56 of the Pennsylvania's 67 counties, including in more than 40 towns Trump won four years ago. → Read More

Judge reverses conviction of ‘Bridgegate’ mastermind David Wildstein

David Wildstein is the confessed mastermind of the New Jersey political revenge plot known as Bridgegate, and was the government’s star witness against two onetime allies of former Gov. Chris Christie. → Read More

State Sen. Daylin Leach loses to Amanda Cappelletti in high-profile Democratic primary

The high-profile Pennsylvania progressive lost the support of key party leaders after allegations that he inappropriately touched female former staffers, in one of the first #MeToo moments in state politics. → Read More

State Sen. Daylin Leach loses to Amanda Cappelletti in high-profile Democratic primary

The high-profile Pennsylvania progressive lost the support of key party leaders after allegations that he inappropriately touched female former staffers, in one of the first #MeToo moments in state politics. → Read More

Thousands marching for George Floyd in Philly: ‘If you’re silent right now, you’re part of the problem’

The events mark the eighth-straight day of protests in the Philadelphia area over the death of George Floyd, killed by a Minneapolis police officer. → Read More

The New Jersey Supreme Court is poised to have its first black female justice

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy nominated Fabiana Pierre-Louis for a seat on the seven-member high court. → Read More

Candidates across Pa. have no idea if they won or lost their primary elections: ‘It sucks’

What happens when candidates dash to the finish line — and then spend days wondering who won? Welcome to Pennsylvania in 2020. → Read More

Nikil Saval defeats Pennsylvania state Sen. Larry Farnese in Philly Democratic primary

The contest between Saval and Farnese was the latest battle in the ongoing war between the old and new schools of Philadelphia politics. → Read More

Voters undeterred by coronavirus and inspired by protests turn out for an unprecedented Pennsylvania primary

Many said they voted as their own form of democratic expression, the importance of which felt heightened this week. → Read More

Pennsylvania Republicans don’t want to vote by mail: ‘We’re listening to Trump on this’

Republicans made just 29% of the mail-in ballot requests, even though they represent 38% of registered voters in the state and 45% of those registered to either major party. → Read More

A congressman caught in the 1970s Abscam sting is now at the heart of a Philly election fraud probe, sources say

Prosecutors have declined to identify the political consultant they say paid bribes to influence votes. But sources briefed on the matter and an Inquirer analysis of campaign finance data and court filings in DeMuro’s case point to one man: former Congressman Michael “Ozzie” Myers. → Read More

The Philly region will start to reopen in two weeks

Nightly coronavirus updates from The Philadelphia Inquirer → Read More

Some Philly-area Democrats are starting to lose patience with Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on coronavirus restrictions

Democrats aren’t exactly defecting from Wolf, whose handling of the crisis has won broad support in public opinion polls. But the shift is clear. → Read More

A pro-Trump super PAC is stepping up its advertising campaign against Joe Biden in Pennsylvania

The commercials are part of America First Action’s $10 million advertising blitz in Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin — three traditionally blue states that elevated Trump to the White House in 2016 and which are crucial to his prospects in November. → Read More

Pennsylvania Republicans are echoing Trump on coronavirus: It’s China’s fault

Ahead of Pennsylvania’s June 2 primary, Republicans running down-ballot in federal and state races are using similar coronavirus rhetoric to Trump, staying on message with the president. → Read More

Off-duty Philadelphia cop shot a man in South Philly after he charged with scissors, police say

The man was taken to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital by the Fire Department. He was in surgery around 8 p.m. and in critical condition, police said. → Read More

Rural Pennsylvania starts to reopen

Nightly coronavirus updates from The Philadelphia Inquirer → Read More

U.S. Supreme Court tosses ‘Bridgegate’ convictions of former Chris Christie allies

The U.S. Supreme Court reversed the convictions of two onetime allies of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, ruling in a unanimous decision that they did not commit fraud in the political scandal known as Bridgegate. → Read More

The Philly region got a taste of normality on a beautiful Saturday

Nightly coronavirus updates from The Philadelphia Inquirer → Read More