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.
Chris assesses the weekend’s debate over the contraception issue and Rush Limbuagh’s apology, previews Super Tuesday with Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein, and talks to Mike Bertha from the Philly Post about why we prefer cheap booze.
Chris checks in on the media coverage following the FBI raid on Congressman Chaka Fattah’s son and the case against the Black Madam. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, Seth Everett to preview Spring Training, and Adam Ferrara, who will be appearing at Helium Comedy Club this weekend.
Today was orientation day for six freshmen: they’re the six incoming members of Philadelphia City Council.
Federal workers protested at City Hall’s Dilworth Plaza at lunchtime to call attention to congressional attempts to further freeze their pay and slash their benefits in attempt to solve the nation’s debt crisis.
Chris discusses a scandal that my be brewing for Congressman Chaka Fattah, the controversy surrounding “Truck Nuts” and former New Jersey Governor John Corzine being a possible replacement for Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner.