Chris Brennan writes about people, power and politics. He was previously the political editor for the Daily News. Since 1999, Brennan has covered elections for president, the U.S. Senate and House, governor of Pennsylvania, mayor of Philadelphia and other public offices.
Clout asks politicians three questions every Election Day. Usually we get a bunch of dodges. Sometimes someone makes news, like Gov. Tom Wolf tacitly endorsing Attorney General Josh Shapiro for the 2022 Democratic primary for governor.
It's been 20 years since a Democratic candidate for mayor in Philadelphia faced a close call from a Republican. Billy Ciancaglini, a Democrat-turned-Republican, hopes to change that by defeating Mayor Jim Kenney's bid for a second term. He knows you may not have heard of him.
Billionaire George Soros has sunk $1 million into a new political action committee that is supporting Jack Stollsteimer, a Democrat seeking to unseat Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun Copeland in the Nov. 5 general election.