1) Our colleague Kim Lyons asks a question that we can already safely answer, because pundits are already characterizing Hillary Clinton as "shrill" or "pushy," while similar traits in her male counterparts are referred to as "leadership." Ms. Clinton is aware of this, too – her early campaign meetings with small groups of voters are designed to present a softer image, something we'd never expect from Marco Rubio or Jeb Bush.
3) It wasn't all that long ago that it looked like Harrisburg would get a bill to regulate ride-sharing in Pennsylvania adopted without too much trouble. But now the state Senate is faced with two competing bills, one written by Democratic Sen. Wayne Fontana and another backed by Republican Sen. Camera Bartolotta. The bill sponsored by Ms. Bartolotta was written by lobbyists for the Uber ride-sharing service, who are pushing to have Mr. Fontana's bill killed.
4) Gov. Tom Wolf has ended an assets test, enacted by his predecessor Tom Corbett, for food stamps recipients. It's a change that actually won't make much of a different for recipients, but it will cut off a mountain of paperwork for Department of Human Services employees.
5) If Trevor Noah doesn't work out as the next host of "The Daily Show" on Comedy Central, we know of another guy who could be ready to take the job in January 2017.