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Decision 2012

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Voter Resource Guide

Every voice matters and every vote counts, so check out this guide that will help you find all the information you need to vote.

WPHT Host Blogs
(Mitt Romney sits aboard his campaign plane, en route from Ohio to Wisconsin.   Credit: Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images)

Romney Campaign Redoubles Effort For Pennsylvania’s 20 Electoral Votes

In the final days of the campaign for president, Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral votes are suddenly looming large.

President Barack Obama participates in a radio interview with Michael Smerconish, Host of the “Michael Smerconsish Show,” in the Oval Office, Oct. 26, 2012.  (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Michael Smerconish Interviews President Obama

Michael Smerconish, 1210 AM WPHT midday host, conducted his seventh interview with President Barack Obama Friday in the Oval Office.

Listener Blogs
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Decision 2012 Listener Blog: Greg – Mayfair

WPHT Listener Blog – Greg McFadden, Mayfair section of Philadelphia The Most Important Election in our Lives. The problems are huge so the solution has to be huge also. The only way to get the [...]

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Decision 2012 Listener Blog: Paul – Havertown

WPHT Listener Blog – Paul Sutton of Havertown, PA Liberals claim the Constitution is a living document designed to ‘progress’ foreword. James Madison authored the Constitution with the goal to create an everlasting state, so a [...]

Latest Election Coverage
Superintendent Dr. William Hite says a cash advance from the state doesn't solve the district's $81 million deficit. (credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW)

City Officials Say Without Passage Of Cigarette Tax, Philadelphia Schools May Not Open On Time

Superintendent Dr. William Hite has said 1,300 layoff notices would go out August 15 without money from the cigarette tax. He says a cash advance from the state doesn’t solve the district’s $81 million deficit.

(Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce president Rob Wonderling.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Philadelphia Business Community Sets Five-Year Agenda For Regional Growth

The “Roadmap for Growth for Philadelphia: 2015-2020″ campaign will be tailored around the city’s most recent demographic and economic trends, according to Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Rob Wonderling.

(Philadelphia School District headquarters.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Pa. House Cancels Vote on Cigarette Tax To Help Philadelphia Schools

The $2-per-pack tax, if passed by the state legislature, was expected to provide about $45 million in funding for the School District of Philadelphia.

(Gov. Chris Christie speaks to a special session of the New Jersey Assembly about bail reform.  Image from State of NJ video)

Gov. Christie Tells NJ Lawmakers It’s Time For Action on Bail Reform

New Jersey governor Chris Christie pleaded with legislators in a special session to pass a bail reform package immediately.

(School District of Philadelphia headquarters, near Broad and Spring Garden Streets.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

One Pa. Lawmaker Has Doubts About Passage of Phila. Cigarette Tax For Schools

Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery County) confirms that supporters of a $2-per-pack city cigarette tax to raise funds for Philadelphia schools are having trouble rounding up enough votes to pass it in the House.