1. So You Want to Be a Senator From Pennsylvania Op Ed, Yesterday

    The Fetterman-Oz race is one of this fall’s big political dramas.

  2. Valerie Maynard, Artist Who Celebrated Black Identity, Dies at 85 Obits, Yesterday

    A sculptor and printmaker aligned with the Black Arts Movement, she tackled racism and oppression while reflecting on African American culture.

  3. $380,000 Homes in Texas, Maryland and New Jersey Real Estate, Yesterday

    A Victorian cottage in Galveston, a 1900 rowhouse in Baltimore and a one-bedroom apartment in Jersey City.

  4. Mastriano Said in 2019 That His Bill Would Treat Abortions as Murder Politics, September 27

    As a Pennsylvania senator, Doug Mastriano, now running for governor, pushed a bill to limit abortion. He indicated that women violating it should be treated as murderers.

  5. Fetterman’s Push for Clemency Becomes an Attack Line for Oz Politics, September 27

    As Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor, John Fetterman has pushed for second chances for certain convicts. But crime has become a focal point for Republicans nationwide in the 2022 elections.

  6. Mastriano’s Sputtering Campaign: No TV Ads, Tiny Crowds, Little Money Politics, September 26

    As he runs for governor of Pennsylvania, Doug Mastriano is being heavily outspent by his Democratic rival and trails badly in polling. National Republicans show little desire to help him.

  7. Kushner’s Company Reaches $3.25 Million Settlement in Maryland Lawsuit Washington, September 23

    The apartment company charged illegal fees and failed to adequately address leaks, mold and rodent infestations in its properties, the Maryland attorney general said.

  8. Election Deniers Are Pivoting to November. Will Voters Buy It? Politics, September 23

    “Stop the Steal” Republicans hoping to win over general-election voters are going through contortions — scrubbing websites, using coded language or simply saying different things to different audiences.

  9. 5 Things to Do This Weekend Interactive, September 23

    Selections from the Weekend section, including a review of the film "Don't Worry Darling."

  10. Making a Meal of the Philadelphia Fringe Festival Weekend, September 22

    A handful of works deal with the many questions of nourishment and nurture. How we feed. How we are fed.

  11. Preschool Punks and Dancing Mommies at the Linda Lindas Show Interactive, September 22

    For young fans of this California quartet, the thrill of a first concert reverberates from child to parent.

  12. Ex-Police Officer in Philadelphia Is Convicted of Manslaughter Express, September 22

    A jury found that Eric Ruch Jr.’s killing of Dennis Plowden Jr., an unarmed Black man, after a high-speed chase, was reckless and unjustified.

  13. Why Adnan Syed Was Released From Prison The Daily, September 20

    After decades of proclaiming his innocence and a podcast series dedicated to his case, a Mr. Syed won a reversal of his murder conviction.

  14. Judge Vacates Murder Conviction of Adnan Syed of ‘Serial’ Express, September 19

    Mr. Syed, 41, had been serving a life sentence for the 1999 murder of his high school classmate Hae Min Lee. The judge gave prosecutors 30 days to proceed with a new trial or drop the case.

  15. Life Is Hazardous for Urban Raptors. These Women Offer Hope. Travel, September 19

    Injured birds of prey have a fighting chance to recover thanks to the volunteers at Owl Moon Raptor Center in Boyds, Md.

  16. Rally With Trump? Some G.O.P. Candidates Aren’t Thrilled About It. Politics, September 17

    Whether he is invited or not, the former president keeps holding rallies in battleground states. It reflects an awkward dance as Republican candidates try to win over general-election voters.

  17. Timeline: Adnan Syed’s Murder Conviction Overturned Express, September 16

    The defendant, who was the subject of the 2014 podcast “Serial,” had been serving a life sentence for the 1999 murder of his high school classmate Hae Min Lee.

  18. At Old Coal Mines, the American Chestnut Tries for a Comeback Climate, September 16

    Across Appalachia, scientists and foresters are trying to reintroduce a hybrid version, helping to revive damaged land while also bringing back a beloved tree.

  19. Progressive Network Will Spend $10 Million on Asian American Turnout Politics, September 15

    The Asian American Power Network will focus on engaging Asian American voters on progressive issues and candidates in seven battleground states.

  20. Janet Yellen Pledges 5,000 New I.R.S. Hires to Bolster Taxpayer Responsiveness Business, September 15

    The Treasury secretary gave remarks at a Maryland I.R.S. facility as the agency begins an $80 billion overhaul.

  21. Fetterman Says Stroke Problems Have Not Slowed Down a ‘Normal’ Campaign Politics, September 15

    In one of his most extensive interviews since having a stroke, John Fetterman said he was fully capable of handling a campaign that may decide who controls the U.S. Senate.

  22. Prosecutors Move to Overturn Murder Conviction in ‘Serial’ Case Express, September 14

    The Baltimore state’s attorney said she no longer had confidence in the conviction of Adnan Syed in the 1999 murder of his high school classmate Hae Min Lee.

  23. Christie’s and a Baltimore Gallery to Sell Work by Black Artists Culture, September 14

    Later this month, the auction house will sell works chosen by the Black-owned Galerie Myrtis, amid an increased focus on diversity.

  24. Who Won and Lost in New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Delaware Politics, September 14

    Here is a rundown of some of the most important wins and losses.

  25. Biden Flies Home to Wilmington to Vote in Delaware Primary Washington, September 14

    The president and the first lady arrived in Delaware shortly before polls closed to cast their votes in Tuesday’s primary election.

  26. Philadelphia Prosecutor Is Found in Contempt by State Representatives National, September 13

    Larry Krasner, a liberal district attorney under fire for the city’s rising crime rate, has refused to comply with subpoenas from a committee investigating his possible impeachment.

  27. When Will We Know Who Won in Delaware, New Hampshire and Rhode Island? Politics, September 13

    Votes have historically been counted quickly in all three states that are holding primaries on Tuesday.

  28. Delaware Primary Election Results Interactive, September 13

    See full results and maps from the Delaware primary elections.

  29. Delaware State Auditor Primary Election Results Interactive, September 13

    See full results and maps from the Delaware primary elections.

  30. Delaware’s Auditor Is Running for Re-election Despite a Criminal Conviction Politics, September 13

    After Kathleen K. McGuiness, the incumbent auditor, was convicted of misdemeanors, Lydia York received the state Democratic Party’s endorsement in the primary race.

  31. Delaware Primary: How to Vote and Who’s on the Ballot Politics, September 13

    Tuesday will be the first test of big changes to voting in Delaware, and the state’s one contested primary for a statewide office involves a convicted incumbent.

  32. What to Watch in Tuesday’s (Final!) Primary Night Politics, September 13

    Republicans are fighting over who will take on Senator Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire. Rhode Island and Delaware are also voting. It’s the last primary night before November.

  33. Democrats’ Midterm Dilemma: How to Back Biden, Yet Shun Him, Too Politics, September 12

    Democratic candidates have been trying to signal their independence from the White House, while not distancing themselves from his base or his agenda.

  34. In the U.S., Queen Is Mourned by Those Who Were Never Her Subjects Metro, September 8

    Americans paid their respects to the only British monarch most can recall, the head of a royal family that continues to be a source of fascination.

  35. As Pennsylvania Senate Race Tightens, Oz Sharpens Attacks on Fetterman Politics, September 8

    Dr. Mehmet Oz is trying to revive his campaign against Lt. Gov. John Fetterman with a pair of pointed attack lines, including about his rival’s policies on felons.

  36. Fearing E. Coli, West Baltimore Boils Water in Latest Crisis Express, September 7

    Officials issued the advisory after detecting the bacteria during routine water testing in Baltimore. The source has not yet been identified.

  37. Calder Gardens in Philadelphia to Honor a Native Son Culture, September 7

    An oasis for art amid nature will celebrate a titan of 20th century art, Alexander Calder. A meeting of the minds in Connecticut helped shape the design.

  38. The Campaign to Troll Dr. Oz for Living in New Jersey Magazine, September 7

    John Fetterman’s race for Senate in Pennsylvania has employed an unusual campaign strategy.

  39. Abortion and Trump Are Giving Democrats a Shot Editorial, September 5

    This may be a year when politics gets flipped on its head.

  40. Trump Lashes Out in First Rally Since F.B.I. Search Politics, September 4

    Donald J. Trump and President Biden have both made recent appearances in Pennsylvania, one of the key states in November’s midterm elections.

  41. Pennsylvania Stakes Its Claim as Center of the Political Universe Politics, September 2

    Few states feature as many high-stakes, competitive races, each pulsing with the political currents that are shaping midterm campaigns across the country.

  42. Here’s how to watch Biden’s prime-time speech. Washington, September 1

    The address will begin at 8 p.m. Eastern and air live on television and online.

  43. The September 1 Biden Speech Philadelphia live blog included one standalone post:
  44. When Fetterman Declined to Debate, Oz Made His Stroke an Issue Politics, August 31

    Dr. Mehmet Oz, the Republican nominee for Senate in Pennsylvania, has taunted his Democratic rival, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, about his recovery.

  45. The Extremely Online Rise of Doug Mastriano Politics, August 31

    The G.O.P. candidate for governor of Pennsylvania deftly used Facebook to build a loyal right-wing fan base at the height of the pandemic. Will it be enough to win a competitive general election?

  46. Biden Calls Out Republicans on Guns and Crime in Pennsylvania Speech Washington, August 30

    President Biden took what have been political vulnerabilities for the White House — policing and rising crime — and portrayed them as strengths ahead of the congressional elections in November.

  47. Voting access updates: Mail ballots are at issue as states consider new rules and legal action. Politics, July 15

    A signature-matching rule in North Carolina is rejected, mail ballots in Pennsylvania are in dispute, and more.

  48. Voting access updates: Mail ballots are at issue as states consider new rules and legal action. Politics, July 15

    A signature-matching rule in North Carolina is rejected, mail ballots in Pennsylvania are in dispute, and more.

  49. Philadelphia reinstates a mask mandate in schools. National, May 23

    With cases rising again, the superintendent said that as the pandemic evolves, “so too will our response to it.”

  50. Pennsylvania’s attorney general, a candidate for governor, is isolating after his positive coronavirus test. Politics, May 17

    Josh Shapiro said he had mild symptoms and would stay home during the state’s primary election on Tuesday.

  51. Emergent Hid Evidence of Covid Vaccine Problems at Plant, Report Says Washington, May 10

    The report sheds new light on executives’ worries about deficiencies in the company’s quality control systems at its troubled Baltimore plant; no contaminated doses were ever released to the public.