Philadelphia University dedicated the new center for public service Thursday night.
Chris discusses New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s problems with Hurricane Sandy relief, a bill in Arizona opposed by gay groups and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius backtracking on their enrollment goals for healthcare.gov. He also talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
New York Times reporter Philip Shenon says the Kennedy assassination probe was mishandled by the Warren Commission.
Chris discusses the latest news from Boston after the bombing attack on Monday and Planned Parenthood inviting Gloria Steinem to Philadelphia. He talks to former Eagle Brian Dawkins and Nick Keller from Beyond Sport, Jeffrey Lord from the American Spectator, Tom McGrath from the Philly Post, and Actress Roma Downey, who plays Mary in the Bible Series on the History Channel.
Chris details the events of the explosions at yesterday’s Boston Marathon. He talks to Police Chief Charles Ramsey about Philadelphia’s readiness to deal with such an attack, and Malvern resident Will Mullen, who ran in the race. He also talks to Andrew McCarthy, from National Review, about the media jumping to conclusions and also to James Hirsen from Newsmax about Saturday Night Live’s handling of the debate over gun control.
Among the major political stories for the people of Pennsylvania and beyond in 2012 was the passing of a once-powerful, former US senator.
Hundreds of mourners arrived to pay respects, including Vice President Joe Biden.
President Barack Obama signed a proclamation ordering the American flag flown at half-staff to honor former Senator Arlen Specter on Tuesday, the day he will be laid to rest.
Ed Rendell remembers Arlen Specter as a sports fan, who always saw the bright side.
Chris reviews the weekend coverage of last week’s vice-presidential debate. He talks to Ray Didinger about the Eagles loss to the Lions, Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup, Don Adams from the Independence Hall Tea Party Association, Jennifer Stefano from Americans for Prosperity, Rob Johnson from Xfinity Live, and Steve Moore from the Wall Street Journal.
Many prominent Philadelphians and U.S. politicians shared their memories and expressed their sadness over his passing.
US Senator Arlen Specter, whose political career took him from Philadelphia City Hall to the US Congress, has died after another bout with cancer.
Former U.S. senator and Hodgkin’s disease survivor Arlen Specter is battling non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Longtime Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter is seriously ill, a friend of Specter’s confirmed to CBS 3.
Former longtime Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter is seriously ill, CNN reported Monday.