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Pols On The Street: Coming Soon! A Jammed November Ballot!

Pols On The Street: Coming Soon! A Jammed November Ballot!

by Joe Shaheeli Since many of our readers are vested with the responsibility of getting out the vote, or maintaining the polls on election day, they should be aware the lines will be long at each polling place come the Nov. 3 election. If it were because of a major turnout of voters, no one […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: Will Judge Panepinto Be Supreme Court Spoiler?

Will Philadelphia Judge Paul Panepinto, a conservative former Republican now running as an independent, be a spoiler in the race for domination of the State Supreme Court?   That’s the question which won’t be answered until the final votes are cast by the electorate state wide for who will be sitting on the next high […]

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Pols On The Street: Democrats Sweep Phila. Special Elections As Expected

by Joe Shaheeli Councilman Ed Neilson is expected to resign shortly from his at-large council post to return to Harrisburg to serve the unfinished term of the 174th Legislative seat he had held before going to City Council. He easily trounced Republican candidate Tim Dailey with 95% of votes tallied, 2,301 to 1,383, taking almost […]

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Adam Lang Wants To Rebuild Phila. In 195th Race

by Tony West Adam Lang is a candidate with a cause that strikes home. His own home, in fact. Like many of his neighbors, the 10-year resident of the Sharswood neighborhood in North Philadelphia has seen his house, in which he had invested much time and money, condemned by the City in order to expand […]

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pols On The Street: Boyle Vs. Sabatina Will Be Battle For 5th Senate Dist.

by Joe Shaheeli Shades of Putin! Russia’s top man keeps chiseling away at Ukraine without declaring a war. Reminiscent of his successful efforts to date is the primary 2016 scenario for the 5th Senatorial Dist. seat. Though newly filled in a special election by former State Rep. John Sabatina, this senate seat comes up for […]

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by Joe Shaheeli Seeing Jim Kenney’s primary foes at a luncheon table with him didn’t shake up Democrats nor put more fear into Republicans. But with District Attorney Lynne Abraham, Judge Nelson Diaz, Doug Oliver, former state Senator Milton Street and state Senator Anthony Williams clasping hands with Kenny at the unity lunch, the message […]

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by Joe Shaheeli Philadelphia now has two of its House members on the Republican side of the aisle, a good thing since that chamber of the General Assembly is dominated by the GOP. Number two came with the election of Rep. Martina White in a hotly contested special election for the 170th District. Until she […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: Jim To Keep Sanctuary, Melissa Won’t! Could She Generate Vote?

by Joe Shaheeli Has Donald Trump energized some of the American population by claiming illegal aliens are more prone to criminal acts than the aliens here legally? He’s especially targeted cities which have declared themselves to be “sanctuaries”, which means they will not detain illegal immigrants convicted of a violent crime and turn them over […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: 191st Dist. Will Have 3-Way Fight

by Joe Shaheeli Knowing 600 signatures on her nominating petitions as an independent seeking to be placed on the ballot on the 191st Legislative Dist. had been challenged, Tracey Gordon quickly realized she was playing in the major leagues. She was handicapped with no backup legal support. Neither the endorsed Democratic candidate Donna McClinton nor […]

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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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