Maria Quinones-Sanchez, who has twice won her seat as a councilwoman without the Democratic machine behind her, last year backed candidates for state legislature who were not the party’s endorsed choices.
The Democratic convention has been held here twice previously, and the Republican convention six times.
The Democratic National Committee has chosen Philadelphia as the city to host its presidential nominating convention, to be held the week of July 25th, 2016.
Biden sounded like a coach trying to rally his team after a tough loss.
DNC officials say the list of potential host cities for the 2016 nominating convention is now down to just Philadelphia, New York, and Columbus, Ohio.
Former Republican Mayoral candidate Sam Katz says although it’s not likely, he isn’t ruling out a run as an independent candidate next year.
Brushing aside the question of her age — she’s now 73 — Abraham says as long as “your dreams exceed your regrets,” you’re not too old to hold public office.
The head of the Democratic City Committee says he isn’t worried about Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf’s decision not to help pay for tomorrow’s get-out-the-vote effort in the city.
The first lady and other Democratic Party officials came to show their support for Tom Wolf in his race for governor of Pennsylvania.
Four Democrats are running to replace Congresswoman Alyson Schwartz in Pennsylvania’s 13th district, including one unconventional candidate whose campaign is getting a boost from an unusual source.
The Democratic primary in the 13th Congressional District is expected to be hotly contested and one of the candidates is bringing in a heavy hitter next month to raise some cash.
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.
Former city councilman Frank Rizzo Jr., right, rejoined the Democratic Party so he can run for mayor in 2015.
New Jersey Democrats called a meeting to unify the fractured party before the fall elections, and pretty much everyone showed up.
The fight over the date of a special election to fill the unexpired term the late US senator Frank Lautenberg is going to New Jersey’s highest court.