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Philadelphia’s just elected DA may alter criminal justice reform nationwide

On Tuesday, as as eyes were on Virginia’s races and the future of the anti-Trump movement, voters in Philadelphia elected a new district attorney who could have a huge impact on the way America’s broken criminal justice system functions.

Democratic candidate Larry Krasner won the city’s race for district attorney tonight over Republican candidate Beth Grossman after running on a boldly progressive criminal justice reform platform.

But Krasner’s election could have impacts far outside the city of brotherly love.

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