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Labor Splits Over Philadelphia’s 170th House Dist., Turns It Into Wide-Open Race

Labor Splits Over Philadelphia’s 170th House Dist., Turns It Into Wide-Open Race

by Joe Shaheeli It’s not unlike organized labor to split over candidates. Labor unions more…

POLS ON THE STREET: Politico Mag Credits Brady With Landing Democratic Convention

POLS ON THE STREET: Politico Mag Credits Brady With Landing Democratic Convention

by Joe Shaheeli Only one of 435 Congressmen in Washington but this city’s chief mover,…

WALKING THE BEAT: Mayor Nutter, Jim Kenney Get In Schoolyard Brawl

WALKING THE BEAT: Mayor Nutter, Jim Kenney Get In Schoolyard Brawl

ETHICS – BLEAHTHICS.  I am so tired of reading about how ethics will define the…

CITY HALL SAM: Farnese’s Father Passes; Lynne Abraham’s Hidden Trump

CITY HALL SAM: Farnese’s Father Passes; Lynne Abraham’s Hidden Trump

The beloved father of STATE SEN. LARRY FARNESE, LAWRENCE FARNESE, was laid to rest at…

South Philly May Be Home To Supreme Court Judge

South Philly May Be Home To Supreme Court Judge

by Maria Marlino “Be ready to shake Kevin’s hand,” said Brian Burrows, President of IBEW…

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Forman Mills Gives Back $100,000 In Coats

by Bonnie Squires In Philadelphia, Forman Mills teamed up with Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell and Senator Tina Tartaglione to give out vouchers for winter gear in the West Philadelphia Forman Mills Store and the Rising Sun Avenue Forman Mills store to needy people, pre-selected with the assistance of the Salvation Army and other charities. iHeartMedia also…

Forman Mills Gives Back $100,000 In Coats

Labor Splits Over Philadelphia’s 170th House Dist., Turns It Into Wide-Open Race

by Joe Shaheeli It’s not unlike organized labor to split over candidates. Labor unions more often endorse Democratic candidates. Sometimes, they’ll side with a challenger. But in special cases, they all gather behind one Republican. In Philadelphia, that Republican is State Rep. John Taylor (R-Northeast), who also is the city’s Republican City Committee chair. Come…

Labor Splits Over Philadelphia’s 170th House Dist., Turns It Into Wide-Open Race

WALKING THE BEAT: Mayor Nutter, Jim Kenney Get In Schoolyard Brawl

ETHICS – BLEAHTHICS.  I am so tired of reading about how ethics will define the upcoming Mayor’s race. It is NOT a key issue in this race – except if you want to write about it.  And an EDITORIAL about how successful the campaign finance laws are! They are a DISASTER. And who wants to read quotes from former…

WALKING THE BEAT: Mayor Nutter, Jim Kenney Get In Schoolyard Brawl

POLS ON THE STREET: Politico Mag Credits Brady With Landing Democratic Convention

by Joe Shaheeli Only one of 435 Congressmen in Washington but this city’s chief mover, shaker, and compromiser, Bob Brady was highlighted by Politico magazine after the furor died down over the Democratic National Convention Committee’s announcement it would be coming to Philly for its presidential convention. Published daily on the web and bimonthly in…

POLS ON THE STREET: Politico Mag Credits Brady With Landing Democratic Convention

OUT & ABOUT: Kenyatta Johnson Holds His Ground

By Denise Clay I began a two-part series on the 2nd Dist. Council contest between City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and developer Ori Feibush. This is the only contested District Council race on the ballot for the May 19 primary and because it’s a contest between old and new for the future of a district that…

OUT & ABOUT: Kenyatta Johnson Holds His Ground

Opinion

WALKING THE BEAT: Mayor Nutter, Jim Kenney Get In Schoolyard Brawl

WALKING THE BEAT: Mayor Nutter, Jim Kenney Get In Schoolyard Brawl

ETHICS – BLEAHTHICS.  I am so tired of reading about how ethics will define the upcoming Mayor’s race. It is NOT a key issue in this race – except if you want to write about it.  And an EDITORIAL about how successful…

CITY HALL SAM: Farnese’s Father Passes; Lynne Abraham’s Hidden Trump

CITY HALL SAM: Farnese’s Father Passes; Lynne Abraham’s Hidden Trump

The beloved father of STATE SEN. LARRY FARNESE, LAWRENCE FARNESE, was laid to rest at…

OUR OPINION: To Drill Or Not To Drill

OUR OPINION: To Drill Or Not To Drill

Our state’s new Marcellus Shale natural-gas play has not lit up our economic scoreboard since…

OUR OPINION: Back To School On Capitol Hill

OUR OPINION: Back To School On Capitol Hill

Will General Assembly leaders from both chambers do all of us a favor this term…

Pols on the Street

It’s Round 3: Quiñones Sánchez Vs. Democratic Ward Leaders

It’s Round 3: Quiñones Sánchez Vs. Democratic Ward Leaders

by Joe Shaheeli 7th Dist. Councilwoman Maria Quiñones Sánchez believes she won terms one and…

Pols On The Street: If Kenney’s Out Of Council, Who Gets In?

Pols On The Street: If Kenney’s Out Of Council, Who Gets In?

by Joe Shaheeli Veteran Councilman at Large Jim Kenney’s sudden, decisive plunge into the Democratic…

POLS ON THE STREET: Kenney’s Farewell Was Classy; Williams, Abraham Lead In Mayoral $$

POLS ON THE STREET: Kenney’s Farewell Was Classy; Williams, Abraham Lead In Mayoral $$

by Joe Shaheeli Councilman at Large Jim Kenney scored two big hits in the general…

POLS ON THE STREET: Politico Mag Credits Brady With Landing Democratic Convention

POLS ON THE STREET: Politico Mag Credits Brady With Landing Democratic Convention

by Joe Shaheeli Only one of 435 Congressmen in Washington but this city’s chief mover, shaker, and compromiser, Bob Brady was highlighted by Politico magazine after the furor died down over the Democratic National Convention Committee’s announcement it would be…

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  • Updated Feb. 26th

    Feb. 26-          Al Schmidt for City Commissioner holds

  • Updated Feb. 19th

    Feb. 19-          GOP 5th, 8th, 2nd & 30th

  • Updated Feb. 12

    Feb. 11-          Phila. Solutions hosts Democratic Happy

  • Updated Feb. 5th

    Feb. 5-            Jim Kenney hosts Campaign Fundraiser

  • Updated Jan 29th

    Jan. 29-           GOP Monthly Breakfast series featuring judicial

  • Updated Jan. 22nd

    Jan. 22-           Kickoff Planning Meeting for AIDS