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PENNA. SOCIETY SHOWS HOW COLLEGIALITY WORKS

BY BONNIE SQUIRES The US Congress should take note of the Pennsylvania Society activities each year. As we approach the fiscal cliff, it is really urgent that all sides agree to compromise. They would see that Democrats and Republicans, competing law firms, various colleges and universities fighting for the same piece of the pie – […]

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BY TONY WEST/ Shaping up to be the top contest in next spring’s municipal primary is the race for City Controller. Although this office doesn’t command much attention from voters, it is vital to city governance. As its independent auditor, the Controller is the only check on the mayoral administration. His position requires continuous study of […]

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Mansfield Undaunted By Loss To Fattah

  BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Robert Allen Mansfield, 41, is becoming a tried-and-true veteran of uphill and unsuccessful political campaigns. One reason is he is an underdog candidate as a Republican in a city where Democrats out-register Republicans eight to one. The other reason is his latest opponent, incumbent 2nd Dist. Democrat Congressman Chaka Fattah, is deeply […]

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A new polling method uses the webcam in your computer to tell who you’re likely to vote for. New European technology developed by the Center for Body Language is able to measure voters’ emotions during this election cycle. They found it’s an extremely close race between Obama and Romney. You can participate in this poll yourself by […]

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Bob Casey Hosted Fundraiser In Center City

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Four questions will appear on Philadelphia’s November 6, 2012 ballot. Voters will get a chance to vote “Yes” or “No”. The first is an important one for every property owner. It reads, “Shall The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to allow for the establishment of an independent rate-making body for fixing and regulating water […]

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Can your body language forecast the November election? According to a study from the Center of Body Language it can. Members of the Center for Body Language claim your non-verbals can predict the outcome of the presidential election, by using webcams recognizing facial expressions of people watching the candidates’ speeches. And you can be a […]

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Arlen Specter Funeral Draws Big Crowd

  BY BONNIE SQUIRES     You know someone very important has died when the President of the United States, President Obama, issues a declaration announcing all American flags to be flown at half-staff on all government properties, military bases, embassies, etc., in the nation and around the world, to salute Senator Arlen Specter on […]

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Enjoying “Malarkey” At South Philly VP Debate Watch Party

BY MARIA MERLINO City Council President Darrell Clarke was a special guest at a Vice Presidential debate watch party in South Philadelphia. Councilman Clarke joined council colleagues Kenyatta Johnson and Bobby Henon at a Vice Presidential Debate party hosted by electricians union boss John Dougherty at Doc’s Union Pub, 2nd and Mifflin Streets. A standing […]

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CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES: Helping Obama With Blacks — Or Hurting?

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Members of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus, Philadelphia Delegation and Black Clergy of Philadelphia & Vicinity held a conference early this week to announce free rides to Philadelphians who wish to register to vote or obtain acceptable photo ID. Held appropriately at the offices of the Black Clergy at 128 Chestnut Street, the […]

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