Julia Terruso, Philly Inquirer

Julia Terruso

Philly Inquirer

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Recent articles by Julia:

Vice President Mike Pence is coming to Philadelphia Thursday to meet with police union members

Pence’s visit is part of a bus tour through eastern Pennsylvania which will start in Lancaster, with stops at the Rajant Corporation in Malvern and at the FOP Lodge in Philadelphia. → Read More

Coronavirus isn’t scaring Trump’s Pa. supporters away from his Republican convention in Florida

Coronavirus hotspots in Florida aren't deterring Republican convention delegates from Pennsylvania. If anything, recent protests have made them more motivated to go. → Read More

President Trump’s slumping numbers pump up Joe Biden in Pennsylvania, new poll says.

Former Vice President Joe Biden arrives to campaign in Lancaster Thursday just as a new poll shows him benefiting from President Donald Trump's unpopularity with Pennsylvania voters. → Read More

Joe Biden’s cautious coronavirus campaign is trying to be anything but a Trump rally

As Trump resumes his signature campaign rallies, Biden has done the opposite, holding more modest gatherings, including three in the past month in and around Philadelphia. → Read More

Pennsylvania’s primary election results are finally in. Here’s what they mean for November.

A surprisingly robust Democratic showing was fueled by a surge of voting by mail in the last statewide contest before November’s general election, when the state could determine the presidency. → Read More

Joe Biden says Donald Trump has no plan for moving beyond the coronavirus in a visit to Darby

Biden and Trump have had near opposite reactions to the crisis, something Biden has aimed to highlight over the last few weeks. → Read More

Progressives notched some big wins in the Pennsylvania primary election

The Bernie Sanders revolution continues to reshape Democratic politics in Philadelphia and across Pennsylvania. → Read More

Joe Biden introduces plan to restart economy in West Philly visit

Joe Biden returned to Philadelphia Thursday, stopping into the Enterprise Center in West Philadelphia, to debut an eight-part plan for reopening the country safely. → Read More

Ed Rendell hosted his biggest fund-raiser yet, a Zoom call for Joe Biden

Amid historic protests and a deadly pandemic, Biden has raked in donations at a faster rate than expected given an economy in recession and people out of work. → Read More

Biden: Frank Rizzo ‘should have never had a statue,’ commends Kenney for taking it down.

Biden’s criticism of Rizzo goes back to May 1975 when, as a senator speaking at a Jefferson Jackson Day Democratic Party dinner, Biden went off on Rizzo, comparing him to Richard Nixon and George Wallace, “men who stand for everything that is wrong in the country.” → Read More

Biden: Frank Rizzo ‘should have never had a statue,’ commends Kenney for taking it down.

Biden’s criticism of Rizzo goes back to May 1975 when, as a senator speaking at a Jefferson Jackson Day Democratic Party dinner, Biden went off on Rizzo, comparing him to Richard Nixon and George Wallace, “men who stand for everything that is wrong in the country.” → 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

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

In Philadelphia speech, Joe Biden accuses Trump of ‘accelerating’ divisions, vows racial reconciliation

Speaking at City Hall, Joe Biden expressed sympathy for protesters that offered a sharp contrast to President Donald Trump's approach to the crises converging on the country. → Read More

Democrats requested Pennsylvania mail ballots at higher rates than Republicans in every county

Nearly 18 times as many Pennsylvanians have requested mail ballots this year as in the 2016 primary, fueled by both a change in election law that allows anyone to vote by mail and a pandemic that makes it riskier to vote in person. → Read More

Pennsylvania Democrats want to know why they weren’t told when a Republican lawmaker tested positive for coronavirus

Allegations of a cover-up are prompting calls for the House GOP leader to resign and one Democrat even called for an official investigation. → Read More

Pa. GOP lawmaker says he tested positive for coronavirus

State Rep. Andrew Lewis (R., Dauphin) said in a statement that he tested positive for COVID-19 last week and immediately began self-isolation. → Read More

The Philadelphia voters most likely to vote in person or not at all live in coronavirus hot spots

Philadelphia will fewer than 8 in 10 of its normal amount of polling places for the June 2 primary. Low-income neighborhoods and communities of color are requesting absentee ballots at lower rates than the rest of the city, officials say. → Read More

Trump is coming today to a part of Pa. that he skipped in 2016 but could be key in 2020

The region is sort of a miniature of Pennsylvania, with three cities, rural areas, white working-class populations, growing suburbs, and a large population of Latino voters. → Read More

Jill Biden ‘visits’ Pennsylvania virtually, celebrating her hometown roots

Biden chatted with a Philadelphia restaurant owner, campaign volunteers, teachers and students in a series of calls and virtual visits. → Read More