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ELEPHANT CORNER: Toomey Wows Commonwealth Club; Republicans Party For Dollars

Last week, US SEN. PAT TOOMEY was the keynote speaker at the Commonwealth Club’s luncheon at Morton’s Steakhouse. He spoke mostly of the need to take back the Senate in order to have a functioning Senate again. The current MAJORITY LEADER HARRY REED has used, or should I say abused, (abused is my word, not […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: Corbett Still Confident In Governor’s Race; McCaffery Wise To Step Down

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Gov. Tom Corbett says he’s feeling good. He doesn’t believe the public polls. “If I were down by the published poll spreads, why would they let Bill Clinton campaign in Pittsburgh and Barack Obama in Philadelphia for Tom Wolf ?” he noted acidly. Corbett continued, “We’re very comfortable with where we are […]

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Cawley Revs Up GOP Members At Pre-Election Gathering

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POLS ON THE STREET: Tom Wolf Should Be Wary Of Hunkering Down

by Joe Shaheeli A defensive mode in any scenario is a worrisome one, be it when the Eagles try to kill time which sometimes backfires on the field – or in politics, when a poll leader like Tom Wolf decides to hunker down. This last week has seen Wolf’s defensive mode cause a dip in […]

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OUR OPINION: High Court Smells To High Heaven

Score one for Chief Justice Ronald Castille with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court moving to relieve Justice McCaffery “on an interim basis of any and all judicial and administrative responsibilities as a Justice.” In 30 days, the Judicial Conduct Board said the decision “shall make a determination, on an emergency basis, whether there is or is […]

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Singer Demands City Quit Deleting Emails

City Commissioner Stephanie Singer is asking the city administration to end its 50-day limit to preserving emails generated on city computers.   An IT graduate student, she knows the value of her suggestion.   She states, “By 2010, email was a standard tool at the small business where I worked. I held myself accountable by […]

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Malala Yousafzai Accepts Liberty Medal

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Pa. Conference For Women Attracts 8,000

Headliners included Jane Pauley, Robin Roberts, Gail Sheehy and Diane Keaton.    Send article as PDF   

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POLS ON THE STREET: Expect 18% Turnout In November!

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ It’s dangerous to our reputation to predict outcomes, since we don’t want to be found wrong. But all the signs we watch point to a low turnout, no matter how much campaign effort is being put into energizing the huge Democratic voter potential in this city. Into the effort to boost voter […]

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Philadelphia Orchestra Opening Night Features Donors At Gala

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