Ed Rendell

(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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

(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

(Pa. auditor General Jack Wagner.  File photo by Mark Abrams)

Former Pa. Auditor General Jack Wagner Confirms Run For Governor

The addition of Jack Wagner will swell to eight the ranks of Democrats seeking the nomination for governor of Pennsylvania.

02/20/2014

Stigall Show Log 2.4.14

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/04/2014

Ed Rendell on the far right, Haley Barbour is to his left followed by Kristi Boswell, Richard Bloomingdale, Theresa Brown and Osagie Imasagie. (Credit: cherri Gregg)

Republicans Lay Out Immigration Principles, Bipartisans Look At Impact

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.

01/31/2014

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Merion Students Win Top Prize in Constitutional Essay Contest

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.

12/11/2013

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