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With Gratitude to Veterans

“In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.” -- Barack Obama, 2008 On this 11th day of the 11th month we pause to honor the service and sacrifice of the men and women who serve today at duty stations around the globe, and who have...

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11/5/19 Countywide Results (unofficial)

11/5/19 Countywide Results (unofficial; %'s rounded; here showing D and R only) STRAIGHT PARTY DEMOCRATIC 53.00% REPUBLICAN 46.00% JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT DEM AMANDA GREEN-HAWKINS 27.00% DEM DANIEL D MCCAFFERY 26.00% (statewide seems to have won) REP MEGAN...

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Josh Maxwell for Chester County: “Stand for Truth”

I was raised to be a positive person—to live by the Golden Rule. I became a Democrat because I believe listening is the best way—the only way—to govern with empathy. And in this campaign, I have always strived to build up instead of tear down. But as my wife mentioned...

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Tribute to Martha Smith

from CCDC chair Dick Bingham: I am sorry to report that Martha Smith passed away on Tuesday, October 29 at the age of 91. By all accounts, Martha was a cornerstone of the Democratic Party in Chester County, as we know it today. I reached out to several who knew her...

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Time to send the “good ol’ boys” fishing

by Rep. Kristine Howard (D-167) We have all seen the sign posted on the window or door of a local store or business that has closed shop simply stating, Gone Fishing. We know what it means. Economic conditions, competition, retirement or other factors have led to the...

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Let’s Get Out the Vote!

As we enter the final week of the 2019 campaign, I would like to say thank you for your hard work and dedication to help Democrats win on November 5. I would also like to point out the obvious: the work we do now through Election Day itself could very well determine...

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General Assistance Eliminated, Emergency Relief Needed

From Senator Katie Muth (D-44). Senator Muth has proposed Emergency Relief Legislation, now needed because the R majority in Harrisburg abolished the General Assistance program. From Chester County, Senators Dinniman (D-19) and Kearney (D-26) are co-sponsors. Download...

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Judges Binder and Sondergaard vs. debtors’ prison

Judges Binder and Sondergaard, Democratic candidates for Chester County Court of Common Pleas, don’t believe in debtors’ prison. Increasingly across the country, counties are trying to balance their budgets on the backs of indigent people. If someone accused of a...

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Let’s review the stakes in elections

"Science is not a partisan issue," as our representative in Washington, Chrissy Houlahan, wrote (below) pertaining to her Yea vote for the Climate Action Now Act (HR 9; download text here). Certainly, science should not be a partisan issue. However, the eminently...

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