Another president who’s (kind of) from Pennsylvania?

  • Ed Mahon

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James Buchanan, who lived in Lancaster Countyis widely known as one of the worst presidents in U.S. history. To me, he’ll also always be known as the namesake for the high school on “Welcome Back, Kotter.” — Ed Mahon, PA Post reporter/guest writer

A Main Line native enters the race for 2020

J. Scott Applewhite / The Associated Press

In this July 28, 2016 file photo, Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

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John E. Boyd, 61, lived on the streets for many years. He’s been in recovery for 17 months, has an apartment in West Philadelphia, and receives general assistance, which he says he uses to buy food, clothes and transportation.


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