Augusta “Gussie” Clark was only the 2nd African-American female elected to serve as a City Councilwoman, a position she held for two decades.
“He contributed a lot to the city of Philadelphia and to this country,” said Philadelphia city councilwoman Marian Tasco. “This city has lost an outstanding leader, good citizen, and a great benefactor.”
Chris reviews Senator John McCain’s speech on Obamacare and the costs of individual plans for residents in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He also discusses Chaka Fattah’s finances and talks to Phil Valentine about his film “An Inconsistent Truth.”
The suit claims the state discriminates against Black colleges when distributing state funds.
Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-Pa.) says he and colleagues are battling to keep the project — dubbed the “Energy Efficient Buildings Hub” — from being defunded.
Chris continues investigating the political scandals involving the IRS, the Justice Department and the Benghazi terrorist attack. He also discusses Prince Harry and Chris Christie’s tour of the shore and Kermit Gosnell accepting a life sentence. He talks to Phillies Pitcher Kyle Kendrick, Congressman Jim Gerlach, former Senator Olympia Snowe, and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
Chris details the President’s call for comprehensive immigration reform, Al Gore’s defense against selling Current TV to Al-Jazeera, the allegations that New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez travelled to the Dominican Republic to visit prostituties and Governor Corbett’s latest effort to privatize the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.
President Obama has called for sweeping new gun laws in the United States, setting the stage for what may become the most sweeping political battle over gun control in decades.
President Obama is scheduled to announce his proposals for curbing gun violence just before noon today
Wendell Young III, a long-time union leader and labor giant in the Delaware Valley, passed away in his Lafayette Hill, Montgomery County home Wednesday after a battle with cancer. He was 74.
The US Custom House, at Second and Chestnut Streets, houses federal offices.
Chris talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about their weekend series in Miami and trading Jim Thome to Baltimore and to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup. He continues to follow the fallout from the Supreme Court ruling on Obamacare, updates the latest in the case against Congressman Chaka Fattah’s son, Chip, and details emails released indicating a coverup in the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse case at Penn State.
Chris discusses Newt Gingrich’s upcoming departure from the Presidential race, President Obama’s appearance on the Jimmy Fallon Show, and the arrest of a woman at a WaWa who took $2300. He talks to CBS 3’s Elizabeth Hur about and arrest in the Mayfair tire slashings and Entertainment Tonight’s Nancy O’Dell about her interview with Ann Romney.
Chris reviews all the political doings of the weekend and previews this week’s primaries with Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein. He also discusses the premeire of the HBO film, Game Change, and the argument between New Jersey Governor Chris Chris and a law student who opposes the merger between Rutgers-Camden and Rowan.
Chris previews Super Tuesday with John Hayward from Human Events, discusses the primary campaign with Robert Traynham, a political analyst and former staff member to Rick Santorum, and debates the merits of bounites in the NFL with former Eagle and WIP Host Ike Reese.