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Crowdpac Shows A New Way To Fund Political Challengers

Crowdpac Shows A New Way To Fund Political Challengers

by Tony West Dan Kessler is in the lead to replace Congressman Chaka Fattah in the 2nd Congressional Dist. seat. That is, if you believe Crowdpac. Kessler, an investment counselor for Brandywine Realty Trust, is joined at the moment by 21 other candidates, to whom funds are being pledged – without their consent. This is […]

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Army Admits Rape Victim Served In Military

Diana Moore, whose existence as a sergeant in the US Army continues to be ignored by that arm of the military services and the Veterans Administration, has won recognition by the Army’s Criminal Investigation Division through a presidential order. CID has investigated Moore’s charges she had been raped. Her efforts to get her story told […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: Inkie Prejudiced Toward Kenney?

by Joe Shaheeli Philadelphia Republican City Committee called on the Philadelphia Inquirer to “give the same free advertising to Melissa Murray Bailey and her internship program they gave to Jim Kenney.”   That’s the charge from Republican City Committee Exec. Dir. Joe DeFelice, Esq., who said a news article written by Chris Hepp “read more […]

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South Philadelphia Opens Homes, Hearts

by Tony West This September, South Philadelphia will be greeting a throng of out-of-towners the likes of which they will never have seen before. The draw is the Catholic World Meeting of Families, which is expected to bring up to 2 million visitors to metropolitan Philadelphia, which has a resident population of 6 million. Since […]

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Make Money With Airbnb Through Philly’s ‘Papal Weekend’

by Jean Donohue With the “Papal weekend” approaching in September, Philadelphia homeowners and tenants are becoming acquainted with a way to make quick money from what is usually one of their greatest expenses. Many Philly residents will be leaving the city during the Pope’s visit in September and leaving their homes to renters who turned […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: 3 Local Elections Liven Up Philly Summer Politics

by Joe Shaheeli Philadelphia played host to over 600 of the top national Republican leaders, making the 2015 Northeast Republican Leadership Conference a huge success! Attendees came from over 20 states.   We did some culling of all the busy events and figured our readers would appreciate this information from a straw poll taken of […]

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OUR OPINION: It’s Wolf Vs. GOP

One has to feel sorry for leadership in both chambers on the Hill in Harrisburg.   That’s because freshly minted first-termers have a tendency to demand a lot and produce little. They’d hold up any agreement reached by the leadership of both parties to show folks back home they can bring back some bacon.   […]

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CITY HALL SAM: Mayor, Council Tidy Up The Budget

It will not be a long hot summer … at least in City Hall. At least not in council chambers. City Council, led by PRESIDENT DARRELL CLARKE, deftly passed a city budget last week. MAYOR MICHAEL NUTTER quickly signed it into law. It featured a significantly reduced property tax, an increase in the use-and-occupancy and […]

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ELEPHANT CORNER: N.E. Republican Conference Was A Catwalk For Leaders

Last Thursday through Saturday, Northeastern Republicans congregated in Philadelphia to attend to the Northeast Republican Leadership Conference at the Sheraton. Republican Party of Pennsylvania hosted the conference. Attendees were treated to speeches from a number of presidential candidates (or potential ones), including New Jersey GOV. CHRIS CHRISTIE, Wisconsin GOV. SCOTT WALKER, corporate executive CARLY FIORINA, […]

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Unveiling The Impressionists And Their Discoverer At Phila. Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art just opened a blockbuster exhibition, “Discovering the Impressionists: Paul Durand-Ruel and the New Painting,” which features 98 paintings from collections and museums around the world which were purchased originally by Parisian gallery-owner Durand-Ruel in the 19th and early 20th century. The Women’s Committee spearheaded a patrons’ reception last Saturday night, […]

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