A Philadelphia police officer was shot in a thigh Wednesday morning when he and his partner “interrupted a shooting” in Kensington and got into a gun battle with at least one of the suspects, Police Commissioner Richard Ross said. Officer Paul Sulock, 31, was in stable condition and in good spirits at Temple University Hospital […]

As I watched election results roll in last night, and listened to breathless commentators trying to will their party to victory, it hit me that the only thing that matters is our vote. Not how many times Oprah campaigns with you. Not how many times Obama shows up. Not how many liberal journalists try to […]

A group of Georgia voters has filed a federal lawsuit in Atlanta to keep Secretary of State Brian Kemp—the Republican candidate running for Governor against Democrat Stacey Abrams– from exercising any further powers of the Secretary of State’s Office in presiding over the General Election. The emergency legal papers were filed late Tuesday on behalf […]

Democrats continue to hold a double-digit lead over Republicans in a generic congressional ballot among likely voters, according to a new CNN Poll. The party’s 55 percent to 42 percent advantage in the new poll mirrors their lead in early October and is about the same as the 10-point edge they held just after Labor […]

Residents in areas of West and Northwest Philadelphia are having problems reaching 911 from landlines, according to the Mayor’s Office. The issue, the cause of which is currently unknown, began Monday afternoon, according to a mayoral spokeswoman. The city’s Office of Emergency Management is working with Verizon to identify and resolve the problem, the spokeswoman […]

Tuesday’s election will decide control of the U.S. House and Senate, with the outcomes determining the limits or possibilities of the next two years of Trump’s presidency. At the same time, it represents a test of the stunning results of 2016. If Republicans keep control of Congress, it could affirm Trump’s approach and embolden him […]

As thousands of migrants walk to America to escape the violence at home, I’m disappointed that a president who’s the son of an immigrant cannot see himself in those people. But I’m not surprised. After all, Trump told us from the very beginning that he saw Mexican immigrants as criminals and rapists.  But I AM surprised […]

President Trump said Thursday that he hopes the military troops being deployed to the United States’ southwestern border will not have to fire upon any migrants attempting to enter the country through Mexico, but warned that if any rocks are thrown from across the border “we will consider that a firearm. “They want to throw […]

Just weeks after visiting the White House, Kanye West appears to be a little tired of politics. The rapper and designer on Tuesday said on Twitter that he plans on “distancing” himself from politics, alleging he’s being “used to spread messages I don’t believe in.” “I am distancing myself from politics and completely focusing on […]