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BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Main-line media, including all papers and television stations in the city except for the Philadelphia Public Record, in their election reporting concede Philadelphia will see a record turnout and an avalanche sweep for President Obama. Which is what we do not believe. The registration figures reported to date by the city’s County Commissioners […]

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Toomey Slams Obama Over Job Numbers, National Debt

by Rory McGlasson U.S. Senator Pat Toomey attacked President Barack Obama the job report and the growing national debt. At a news conference held at the Independence Visitors center, Toomey said Obama has burdened Americans with $5 trillion in new debt and 42 months of unemployment above 8 percent. “Pennsylvanians deserve a president with a […]

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A series of apparent failures in the probation and parole system, which contributed to the death of a Philadelphia police officer, has prompted two Northeast Philadelphia legislators to call for coordinated hearings on what went wrong. Yesterday State Sen. Mike Stack called for a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing into the events preceding the murder of […]

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Republicans Party, In Tampa And Here

Several Philadelphians are in Tampa this week as Delegates to that party’s National Convention. For those who were unable to go, a string of convention-viewing parties have kept the Grand Old Party a lively affair even here in the dog days of August.      Send article as PDF   

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Councilwoman Tasco: “Romney-Ryan, Wrong For Women”

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Singing All The Way To The Polls

by RORY McGLASSON Do you have a photo ID to vote? Philadelphia senior Dr. Lucille W. Ijoy has hers – and she’ll be singing all the way to the polls in November. Dr. Ijoy has written a voter-ID rally song called: Get Your Photo ID Rock: A Musical Reminder. She has been singing her catchy […]

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Down The Shore

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Down The Shore

Congressman Bob Brady hosts his annual “Brady Bunch” party in North Wildwood. Our photographer was on the scene to catch who was talking politics while relaxing down the shore.      Send article as PDF   

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Supporters Rally For State Rep. John Taylor ‘Down Da Shore’

STRONG district showing is seen here from attendance by Charles Calvanese, Gus Wagner and Father Joe Campellone.    Send article as PDF   

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Kids Bring Home Gold Medals At S. Philly Olympics

BY RORY McGLASSON/  The London Olympics officially opens today in the United Kingdom, but for some South Philadelphia kids, they have already have a gold medal. Youngsters brought home gold, silver and bronze medalsTuesday at the Kiddie Olympics held at the Christian Street YMCA, 1701 Christian Street. Councilman Kenyatta Johnson hosted the annual three-hour event, […]

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Are You Ready For Some Football?

By RORY McGLASSON Mayor Michael Nutter can probably throw an American football easier than he can kick a soccer ball, but that didn’t stop him trying to bend a ball like David Beckham down the art museum steps on Friday. Standing at the top of the “Rocky” steps, Mayor Nutter joined officials from Major League […]

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