The federal government is in the first day of a partial government shutdown but that hasn’t stopped our elected leaders on both sides of the aisle from continuing to try to build their campaign coffers.
Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski will seek to become the next governor of Pennsylvania, joining what could be a crowded race for the 2014 Democratic nomination.
Chris returns from a trip to St, Louis to discuss the Phillies struggles against the Cardinals, President Obama’s falling poll numbers, and the circus surrounding Anthony Weiner’s mayoral campaign in New York City. He also talks to Chris Butler on Finance Friday, Dick Yuengling from the Yuengling Brewery, and CBS 3′s Beasley Reece.
A woman who served in the cabinet of former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell is the latest to join the ever-growing field of Democrats seeking to oust the current occupant of the governor’s office, Republican Tom Corbett.
Schwartz says the condition of Pennsylvania’s economy — and Gov. Corbett’s response to it — will be the major issue in the race.
Leach, an unabashed liberal, has served in the state legislature for the last decade and becomes the first candidate to officially enter the Congressional race.
The very early front runners are taking steps, some of them intriguing.
In this, the first full week of March, key decisions will have to be made by state and local governments.
Chris reviews Speaker of the House John Boehner’s “Plan B” to avert the fiscal cliff crisis, the continued media coverage of the Newtown school shooting, and the efforts to use the shooting to implement stricter gun control. He also talks to Author Clayton Cramer about the difficulties of institutionalizing the mentally ill.
This L-shaped extension will start at Monkevitch Playground, in the shadow of I-95, and go down past Pulaski Park to Lewis Street, wrapping around the fruit distribution center and city dump.
Voters In Pennsylvania may be in for a surprise next month when they go to vote for their congressman.
Chris reviews Mitt Romney’s stop in the Delaware Valley on Friday and investigates a lewd act at a local supermarket. He talks to CSN Philly’s Ray Didinger, Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel, and Steve Moore from the Wall Street Journal.
NJ Sen. Frank Lautenberg calls it a “reverse Robin Hood” plan — taking from the middle class to give tax breaks to the wealthy.
Chris reviews his adventures on the Phillies Rally Trolley, talks to Steve Cordasco about the Buffett Rule and to Beasley Reece to review the Phillies opening day win and to preview the Flyers playoff series against the Penguins.
Chris reviews the media coverage of the latest transgression by the silicone injecting Black Madam compared to the coverage of an FBI raid on Congressman Chaka Fattah’s son. He talks to Bill Kristol, the guest at the next Red Meat Tour, (tickets are on sale now at cbsphilly.com/redmeat) and remembers the life of Monkee, Davey Jones