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What’s Behind Wolf’s Momentum?

What’s Behind Wolf’s Momentum?

BY NATHAN SHRADER/ Tom Wolf has been transformed from an unknown York businessman and dark horse gubernatorial candidate to the Democratic frontrunner faster than a Nolan Ryan fastball. Wolf’s rapid rise in the polls is due to a combination of effective advertising, a well-crafted message, and a willingness to spend resources in a strategically sound […]

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ELEPHANT CORNER: Call The Roller Of Big Cigars…

Tuesday night, Republican City Committee held a cigar fundraiser at the United Republican Club. The event was very well attended despite the icy snow and rain. Each attendee received a pack of cigars and had the opportunity to pair the cigars with tastings of scotch and bourbon. Two cases of wine from Moldova were also […]

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Dems Face Busy Primary Challenges

BY TONY WEST/ If their petitions hold up, a host of firefights will liven up two State Senate primary races in Philadelphia as well as most State House races. It’s the year of the challenger, that’s for sure. Spiking ambitions in the 2014 Democratic primary is this is the first election in which redistricting from […]

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Councilman Kenney Celebrates St. Patrick In Style

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Darrell Clarke Sets May 20th Special Election For Open Philadelphia Council Seat; Ed Neilson Early Frontrunner

In time to make it an interesting race, Council President Darrell Clarke has issued a writ of election to fill the seat vacated by Councilman at Large Bill Green whose appointment by Gov. Tom Corbett to head the School Reform Commission has been confirmed by the Senate. The contested seat will appear on the primary […]

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McCord Snags Key Black Clergy Endorsement

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POLS ON THE STREET: Upcoming – A David Vs. Goliath Match For Green’s Seat?

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Attorney Matt Wolfe, who has fought the good fight for this city’s Republican Party and was one of the core of rebels who brought about a change in that party’s leadership, will probably win the Republican endorsement contesting the vacancy left by the appointment of Councilman Bill Green, who was nominated by […]

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Pols On The Street: Laborers Give McCord A Major Boost

Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord’s campaign to win the Democratic nomination for Governor got a rocket boost this past week from the Laborers’ District Council of the Metropolitan Area of Philadelphia & Vicinity and the Laborers International Union of North America. Hosting the announcement was Laborers District Council Business Mgr. Ryan N. Boyer, who welcomed McCord […]

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Philadelphia Roman Catholic Archbishop Charles J. Chaput is urging Catholics in this region to support efforts to get Congress and the Obama Administration to impose financial and travel restrictions on Ukraine’s political and business leaders. He said, “We belong to one Church – a family that spans continents and centuries, bound together by a common […]

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PA. GUV RACE: McCord Rockets Ahead With Key Laborers’ Union Endorsement

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