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.
State rep Ed Neilson (at lectern in photo) said he’ll look forward to being closer to his Northeast Philadelphia home and his family if he wins.
Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter has sent a letter to the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee expressing interest in hosting the party’s 2016 national convention.
Congressman Bob Brady, who heads Philadelphia’s Democratic party, says a line has already formed of people vying for Bill Green’s at-large seat.
Former city councilman Frank Rizzo Jr., right, rejoined the Democratic Party so he can run for mayor in 2015.