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.
Frank LoBiondo, a South Jersey Republican, says he’ll write a check to the US Treasury for every dime he gets while he has to furlough half his staff.
The suit claims the state discriminates against Black colleges when distributing state funds.
US Rep. Bob Brady (D-Pa.) met privately with Nutter at City Hall for about one hour, making the case to have this city bid for the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Chris discusses President Obama’s relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the programming biases at MSNBC, and the latest details in the Center City building collapse.He also talks to Pennsylvania’s Lt. Governor Jim Cawley and comedian Steve Byrne.
Chris reviews President Obama’s appearance with Jay Leno last night, efforts by Congressman Bob Brady to bring the 2016 Democratic Convention to Philadelphia and Riley Cooper’s return to Eagles training camp. He also talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine and Congressman Pat Meehan.
US congressman Bob Brady is ramping up his effort to lure the 2016 Democratic National Convention to Philadelphia.
Even if the district realizes all the new revenue the city has promised, it is still hundreds of millions of dollars short.
Aberdeen Asset Management first stepped up in 2010, when the Dad Vail regatta almost moved to New Jersey
Former Delaware County Congressman Bob Edgar, who had been serving as president of the Washington D.C.-based good government group Common Cause died Tuesday morning in his home in the Watergate area.