Congressman Brady Pledges To Get Schuylkill River Long-Overdue DredgingThe silt build-up that is threatening rowing on the Schuylkill River will be dredged out. That's a promise from Congressman Bob Brady, who is working on getting the project in the Army Corps of Engineers budget.
PA Ballot Question To Determine Fate Of Philadelphia Traffic CourtEvery Pennsylvania voter will be asked a question on Tuesday's primary ballot: Should Philadelphia Traffic Court be abolished? It's a formality that will simply solidify something that's already happened.
Congressman Brady On Biden Decision: 'It'll Help Hillary; She'll Win The Primary'A key local Democrat, who calls Joe Biden a close friend, spoke about his reaction to the Vice President's decision not to run for president.
Political Columnist: Brady Comments A Sign of How Nervous Democrats ArePolitical columnist for The Hill, A.B. Stoddard analyzed the news that Philadelphia Congressman Bob Brady is ready to support a run for the White House by Vice President Joe Biden and the resignation of Speaker of the House, John Boehner.
Philadelphia To Show Some 'Brotherly Love' To DNC CommitteePhiladelphia is one of five cities vying to host the 2016 DNC, and nearly 20 members of the site committee will be here next Wednesday and Thursday.
Philadelphia Submits Proposal To Host 2016 Democratic National ConventionProposals had to be submitted by Saturday for those cities in the United States who wanted to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Philadelphia's plan is one of those in the running.
Vice President Biden Visits Philadelphia For Gun Control TalkIt will be a friendly audience for the Vice President, in that he’ll be in a roundtable discussion with local police, state prosecutors and three members of Congress -- all Democrats.
Brady Pushes Proposal For Second Casino Benefiting City Schools, Pension FundCongressman Brady and others are backing a plan in which Penn National Gaming would run the second casino, and two-thirds of the revenues would be channeled through a non-profit to the struggling school district and the pension fund.
Congressman Brady: 'We're Off To The Casino Races' The deadline passed Thursday evening to file an application for Philadelphia's second casino license. One of the proposals comes from a gaming company based near Reading and according to Philadelphia-based U.S congressman Bob Brady (D-Pa.), it is a great bet for the city.
Local Congressman Ready To Act To Avoid 'Fiscal Cliff'Congressman Bob Brady joined local labor leaders on Thursday to demand that his colleagues act to spare federal programs.
Local Democrats Answer New Republican Push In Region With Push Back Of Their OwnLocal Democratic officials remained confident on Sunday that a strong Philadelphia turn-out will give the Pennsylvania's electoral votes to President Obama on Tuesday.
Labor Marches In Philadelphia Undaunted By The RainThousands of Philadelphia area workers braved drenching rain to march in the 25th annual Labor Day parade along Columbus Boulevard, Monday morning.