It will be a rare mid-summer special election, to fill three vacancies of Philadelphia seats in the state House.
After years as head of the local Democratic party, Congressman Bob Brady (D-Pa.) knows when to avoid a needless fight. That’s what he has done with the party’s decision not to endorse any of the mayoral candidates.
In his campaign headquarters on East Hunting Park Avenue, 7th District candidate Manny Morales denied making any racially charged, biased, or hateful posts.
Democratic ward leaders in the Seventh District endorsed a little-known challenger to councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sánchez. Manny Morales is now accused of making racist and sexist posts on Facebook.
Noted Philadelphia philanthropist Gerry Lenfest, who once served on US Navy destroyers in the Korean War, says it’s almost hard to believe, in this city of firsts, that we don’t have an official Veterans’ Day parade.
The Democratic National Committee has chosen Philadelphia as the city to host its presidential nominating convention, to be held the week of July 25th, 2016.
“There are enough people running that people can make a wise choice,” he said.
Back in 2007, then-candidate Bob Brady (in photo) faced a challenge from rival Tom Knox, and Brady racked up nearly a half-million dollars in legal fees.
Congressman Bob Brady (D-Pa.) says he’s been shaking his head over the sparring between Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane and Philadelphia DA Seth Williams.
Work is still underway at the Hardy Williams Veterans Center. Construction is expected to be completed in January.
The head of the Democratic City Committee says he isn’t worried about Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf’s decision not to help pay for tomorrow’s get-out-the-vote effort in the city.
U.S. Congressman Bob Brady is denying that he ever tried to get traffic tickets fixed for friends or supporters.
The so-called “Unity Breakfast,” hosted US congressman Bob Brady, was a private affair in the back of the Oregon Diner.
Philadelphia’s most influential politicians, labor leaders, and others held a strategy session at the Union League, as city Democrats make their pitch to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
The coalition of union and nonunion workers chanted and held placards in a boisterous, 15-minute rally against Aker Philadelphia’s hiring pracctices.