Ed Rendell

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during a hearing before Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee February 10, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The committee held a hearing on 'The Reemergence of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases: Exploring the Public Health Successes and Challenges.' (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Ed Rendell: ‘Elizabeth Warren Won’t Run Because Her Campaign Is Too Similar To Obama’s’

Ed Rendell talked with WPHT morning host Chris Stigall about his former city hosting the Democratic National Convention summer and the conversation quickly turned to the candidates that would be headlining the event.

02/17/2015

The Schuylkill River and the Philadelphia skyline. (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Philadelphia Will Host 2016 Democratic National Convention

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.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/12/2015

(Judge Marjorie Rendell, at the National Constitution Center, during a break in a schoolteachers' forum on the First Amendment.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Former Pennsylvania First Lady Midge Rendell Takes On New Role

Pennsylvania’s former First Lady, Judge Marjorie Rendell, is giving up her full-time seat on the federal Third Circuit Court of Appeals — but she’s hardly retiring.

01/31/2015

Pa. Senator Pat Toomey in file photo (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Too Soon? Pennsylvanians Being Polled On 2016 Senate Race

Pollsters are already asking Pennsylvania voters whether they’re willing to re-elect Pat Toomey.

01/29/2015

Tom Wolf File Photo (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Governor-Elect Tom Wolf Ready To Take Oath Of Office

A new chapter in Pennsylvania government begins Tuesday in Harrisburg, as Tom Wolf is sworn-in as governor.

01/19/2015

(Photo by Kim Glovas)

Dems Pressing Local Donors To Help Bring 2016 Political Convention to Philadelphia

Former governor Ed Rendell says he’s confident that the city and local donors can raise the $84 million needed to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

11/17/2014

Tom Wolf File Photo (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Insiders Urge Wolf To Build Bridges In Harrisburg

To succeed, Tom Wolf must be judicious in choosing the senior aides who will be his diplomats in the Legislature and quickly establish rapport with key lawmakers, statehouse insiders believe.

11/08/2014

(The Capitol Building in Harrisburg.   Credit: Mladen Antonov/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Wolf, Corbett Try To Slice Up The State

After spending $73 million, Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf try to carve up a win in the race for Pennsylvania Governor. There are many ways to do it, and there will be areas of victory for both sides.

11/04/2014

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

Brady Says Wolf Decision to Cut Off ‘Street Money’ Won’t Change Election Outcome

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.

11/03/2014

(Amy Kurland, Wilson Goode, and Ed Rendell watch as Mayor Nutter signs the executive order.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Nutter’s Executive Order Bolsters City’s Anti-Corruption Office

“It enhances protections for whisteblowers by strengthening confidentiality provisions, to prevent retaliation, and to ensure that employees feel comfortable reporting misconduct,” Nutter said.

10/07/2014

File photos of Governor Tom Corbett and his challenger, Tom Wolf. (Credit for file photos of Corbett and Wolf: Tony Romeo/KYW)

Corbett, Wolf Joust Over Taxes, Finances In Debate

Corbett cast himself as the candidate who will resist increasing government spending and repeatedly questioned where Wolf would find the money to raise the state’s share of public school spending to 50 percent, plus meet other priorities. For his part, Wolf sought to frame Corbett as failing to capably steer the state’s economy and government finances, while he cut critical funding for public schools.

09/23/2014

A.J. Marsico

Police: Harrisburg Lobbyist Arrested On Rape Charges

Philadelphia police say a Harrisburg lobbyist has been arrested on rape charges.

09/20/2014

Stigall Show Log 9.15.14

Chris discussed NFL player Adrian Peterson being deactivated by the Minnesota Vikings after being arrested for disciplining his child, Secretary of State John Kerry’s clarification on war with ISIL, and Hillary Clinton’s trip to Iowa. He talked to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup at 7:00 and CBS 3’s Beasley Reece at 8:00.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/15/2014

(Terry Gillen.  Photo provided)

Longtime City Official Says She’s Ready To Run For Philadelphia Mayor

Terry Gillen was a deputy commerce director under former mayor Ed Rendell and was head of the Redevelopment Authority under Mayor Nutter.

09/05/2014

(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

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