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(Mayor Nutter and former governor Rendell listen as DNC executive director Amy Dacey briefs reporters on the first day of the Democrats' visit to Philadelphia.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Democrats Tight-Lipped About 2016 Convention During Philadelphia Visit

“We are very focused on the financial, logistical, and security issues surrounding any convention,” says DNC executive director Amy Dacey.

08/13/2014

(A bus carrying DNC site selection officials is welcomed as it pulls up to the Radisson Hotel, at 17th and Locust Streets, in center city Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Democratic Convention Site Selection Team Arrives To Wild Welcome in Philadelphia

Mummers, the Philly Phanatic, and several hundred city boosters gathered outside the hotel to cheer as a bus carrying members of the DNC site selection committee pulled up.

08/13/2014

(Photo credit: Andrew Porter/WIP)

New Federal Donuts’ Kickstarter To Help Philadelphia Homeless

Tom Henneman and Ed Rendell explain a new kickstarter company.

Sportsradio 94WIP–07/02/2014

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

(The check presentation ceremony took place across the street from the future site of the Museum of the American Revolution, at 3rd and Chestnut Streets, while demolition proceeded in the background.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

American Revolution Museum, in Old City, Gets Big Check From Bank

As demolition for the forthcoming Museum of the American Revolution gets underway in earnest in Old City Philadelphia, the museum is announcing a sizeable monetary gift of support.

06/19/2014

(Rabbi Aaron Krupnick of Congregation Beth El listens as former president Bill Clinton tells a humorous anecdote at a Temple University memorial service honoring Lewis Katz.  Image from Tempe U. TV)

Luminaries, Family Members Remember Lewis Katz

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, speaking at a memorial Wednesday for Lewis Katz, said “the world will never be as much fun” as it was before the Philadelphia newspaper co-owner’s death.

06/04/2014

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

Ed Rendell: ‘I Would Have Been On That Plane’

Lewis Katz, 72, died on Saturday night when a private jet carrying Katz and six others, crashed in Massachusetts.

06/02/2014

(credit: Mike Dougherty)

Ex-Pennsylvania Gov. Rendell Invited On Doomed Jet

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell said Sunday that Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz invited him on the doomed flight that crashed, killing seven.

06/01/2014

(credit: Jeff Fusco/Getty Images for Reebok)

Howard Eskin, 5 Others Set To Join Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

On Tuesday night, the Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame will induct six new members, including radio and TV sportscaster Howard Eskin.

05/27/2014

(Photo by Steve Tawa)

After Bruising Primary, Pa. Democrats Gather In South Philly For Show of Unity

The so-called “Unity Breakfast,” hosted US congressman Bob Brady, was a private affair in the back of the Oregon Diner.

05/23/2014

FILE (Gov. Tom Corbett makes his annual budget address.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Democrats Attack Corbett For Transportation Funding Plan

Pennsylvania’s Democratic Party is attacking Governor Corbett for his efforts to enact a transportation funding bill supported by many Democrats, including former Governor Ed Rendell.

04/02/2014

(credit: CBS3)

Philly Should Host The 2016 DNC Convention

Earlier this week a delegation of top Democratic politicians led by former Governor Ed Rendell were advocating Philly as the host city for the convention.

03/24/2014

(Credit: Steve Tawa)

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

(John Hanger, left.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

John Hanger Drops Out of Race For Pennsylvania Governor

Hanger, who served as former governor Ed Rendell’s environmental protection secretary, says the popularity of another fellow Rendell cabinet member, Tom Wolf, is the reason he is forced to quit.

03/13/2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 01:  Former Governor of Pennsylvania Ed Rendell speaks onstage at the Pennsylvania Conference For Women 2013 at Philadelphia Convention Center on November 1, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Lisa Lake/Getty Images for Pennsylvania Conference for Women)

Former Gov. Ed Rendell Kicks Off Law And Society Week At Community College of Philadelphia

Law and Society Week covers a wide variety of topics such as the death penalty and cyber security, and will feature a number of guests at different events held at the school this week.

02/24/2014

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