Author Archives: Penn Dems

Penn Democrats Endorses Ashley Lunkenheimer

In Pennsylvania’s 5th Congressional District, among an incredibly large Democratic primary field, one such candidate that stands above the rest is Ashley Lunkenheimer. Pennsylvania has not seen a female congressional representative or Senator since 2015 making it the largest all-male congressional delegation in the country. As Pennsylvania voters head to the polls next month, they

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Penn Democrats Endorses John Fetterman

While there are a number of qualified candidates in the crowded primary for Lieutenant Governor, Penn Democrats is proud to officially endorse John Fetterman, mayor of Braddock, in the Democratic primary. Mayor Fetterman may not look like a typical politician, but he has dedicated his life to public service. After graduating from Albright College, Fetterman

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The Modern Southern Strategy

1964 was a major turning point for the Democratic Party.  Before that year, the Democrats harbored white supremacists.  In 1964, however, they transformed under President Lyndon B. Johnson.  Due to pressure applied by civil rights activists, including Martin Luther King Jr., President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act.  Whether or not Johnson did so out

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