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.
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.
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.
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.
The addition of Jack Wagner will swell to eight the ranks of Democrats seeking the nomination for governor of Pennsylvania.
Chris discusses New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s latest denial that he had knowledge of the lane closures to the George Washington Bridge, the revelation that software for healthcare.gov was developed in Belarus, and the resignation of New Jersey Congressman Rob Andrews.
House Republicans laid out their principles for immigration reform Thursday. At the same time, Governor Ed Rendell led a discussion on how those reforms could impact the state.
A “Citizenship Challenge” essay contest for area fourth and fifth graders asked whether the Constitutional requirement that the US president must be a “natural born” citizen should remain or go.
The mission of the Rendell Center is to promote civic education and engagement.
Jack, Bobby and Ted Kennedy kicked around the idea of buying the Philadelphia Eagles in 1962, according to the series “The Untold NFL History of That Day in Dallas.”
Transportation funding was one of Rendell’s biggest initiatives and biggest frustrations during his eight years as governor.
Chris discusses the latest Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare and the Phillies decision to formally hire Ryne Sandberg as their Manager. He talks to new CBS 3 News Anchor Jessica Dean, Phillies Broadcaster Larry Andersen, Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup, and Melissa Maerz from Entertainment Weekly.
Chris discusses the latest efforts in the House of Representatives to defund Obamacare, Baltimore Ravens Quarterback Joe Flacco’s decision to play a game instead of attending the birth of his child and the CEO of Starbucks request that customers not bring guns into their franchises. He also talks to WIP’s Howard Eskin to preview tonight’s Eagles game against Andy Reid and the Chiefs.
“Our outdated infrastructure is rated with a D+ grade,” said National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) president and CEO Jay Timmons.
Governor Corbett’s poll numbers are so bad that you might question the sanity of political insiders who say “don’t count him out.” But if that’s the case, you can call former Governor Ed Rendell crazy.