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Democratic National Convention

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell. (credit: Chris Kleponis/Getty Images)

Rendell To Help In Bid To Bring 2016 DNC To Philadelphia

Former PA Governor Ed Rendell says he will be among those from the area meeting with the Democratic National Committee on Monday as part of the process to bring the party’s 2016 convention to Philadelphia.

06/23/2014

(US Rep. Bob Brady, in file photo.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia Submits Proposal To Host 2016 Democratic National Convention

Proposals 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.

06/07/2014

Philadelphia Skyline (Credit:  Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Submits Proposal To Host 2016 Democratic National Convention

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has officially announced that the city has submitted it’s proposal to the Democratic National Committee to host the 2016 National Convention.

06/06/2014

(File photo: Montgomery County commissioners Leslie Richards and Josh Shapiro. Credit: Brad Segall)

Philadelphia Still Among Cities Being Considered for 2016 Democratic Convention

Commissioner Josh Shapiro, Montgomery County’s top elected leader, calls Philadelphia’s presence on the list of 15 remaining candidate cities a good first step, but he says there’s still a long way to go.

04/23/2014

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Local Democrats Gather To Strategize Pitch For 2016 National Convention in Philly

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.

03/21/2014

(Mayor Michael Nutter, Governor Tom Corbett, and Archbishop Charles Chaput, discussing their upcoming trip to the Vatican.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

City Council To Take Look At Philadelphia’s Ability To Host Major Events

Amid talk of a Pope visit and discussion of whether Philadelphia should host a political convention again, City Council plans a hearing on whether the city and region are up to the task of hosting such mega-events.

03/18/2014

Wells Fargo Center (credit: Bruce Bennett/ Getty Images)

Philadelphia Keeps Itself In Running For 2016 Democratic Convention

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.

02/27/2014

(Area leaders met at the Union League on August 7th to discuss the potential for Philadelphia to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Area Leaders Consider Pitching Philaldelphia for 2016 Democratic Convention

About twenty business, political, and union leaders from around the region gathered for the 90-minute, closed-door meeting at the Union League.

08/07/2013

(US Rep. Bob Brady, at KYW Newsradio studios, in file photo)

Meeting Set To Promote 2016 Democratic Convention For Philadelphia

US congressman Bob Brady is ramping up his effort to lure the 2016 Democratic National Convention to Philadelphia.

08/06/2013

(Mayor Michael Nutter speaks on the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC.  Credit: Stan Honda/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Local GOPer Files Ethics Complaint Over Nutter’s Use of Staffers at Dem Convention

Mayor Nutter went to the convention in Charlotte, NC with three police officers for security and two aides in tow. The administration puts the cost to taxpayers at just under $7,400.

09/13/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Economic Confidence Rises Despite Republican Efforts Against It

Republicans will continue to talk down the economy for the next two months specifically because they want the economy, and the country, to suffer in order to win an election.

09/12/2012

Stigall Show Log 9.12.12

Chris talks to Ed Turzanski from the Foreign Policy Research Institute about the killing of the U.S. Ambassador to Libya in a rocket attack this morning. He also discusses the Phillies surge back to .500, the Today Show’s decision to interview Kris Jenner instead observing a moment of silence on 9/11 and talks to Sam Rohrer of the Pennsylvania Pastors Network and Tom McGrath from the Philly post.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/12/2012

Comedians Stephen Colbert (L) and Jon Stewart (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Democratic Millionaires Spew Hate On The Rich

The most ridiculously annoying aspect of the Democratic political run for offices in 2012 is the incredibly long line of leftist millionaires who continually spew extreme hate and venom on the wealthy. Beyond having to “share the wealth”, now Democrats are saying it’s “never get the wealth”.

09/10/2012

Stigall Show Log 9.10.12

Chris talks to Ed Rendell about last week’s Democratic National Convention and the Presidential race moving forward, Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, Steve Moore from the Wall Street Journal as well as Ray Didinger from CSN Philly about the Eagles last minute win in Cleveland and Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about yesterday’s double header sweep against the Rockies.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/10/2012

ST PETERSBURG, FL - SEPTEMBER 08: U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with supporters as he takes the stage during a campaign on the campus of St. Petersburg College September 8, 2012 in St Petersburg, Florida. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Analysis: President Obama Holds Lead In National Polls

New and dramatic numbers out just eight weeks away from Election Day.

09/10/2012

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