At-Large Seats Among Contested Phila. City Council RacesIn addition to candidates for mayor, Philadelphia voters today are also choosing their party's nominees for all 17 seats on City Council.
Democrats Welcome Frank Rizzo Jr. Back To Democratic PartyFormer city councilman Frank Rizzo Jr., right, rejoined the Democratic Party so he can run for mayor in 2015.
Frank Rizzo Jr. On Verge of Announcing Run For Phila. Mayor -- As a DemocratMeanwhile, former Philadelphia DA Lynne Abraham is close to declaring that she will also be a candidate.
Supporters of Late Mayor Frank Rizzo Postpone Annual Event In His HonorThis year's memorial has been delayed indefinitely because of the weekend's protests there over the George Zimmerman verdict -- protests that included signs hung from the statue.
Councilman Rizzo Quits GOP In Dispute With City Council LeadershipCity Council's GOP leader, Brian O'Neill, last week stripped Rizzo of his post as minority whip, a mostly ceremonial position given that Council has only three GOP members.
Philadelphia City Council Overrides Mayor Nutter's Veto of 'DROP' Pension ProgramMeanwhile, Mayor Nutter vows to keep fighting to abolish DROP outright.
Rizzo Struggles Against 'DROP' For At-Large City Council RenominationPhiladelphia at-large city councilman Frank Rizzo Jr., was apparently having trouble in his re-election bid shaking the charge that he ran for another term despite having entered the city's controversial "DROP" pension program.
DROP Challenges In Philadelphia Elections Shifted To Pennsylvania High CourtA panel of Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court judges says it is the state Supreme Court that should have jurisdiction over the challenges to the candidacies of City Council members Frank Rizzo and Marian Tasco, and city commissioner Marge Tartaglione.
Appeals Expected After Philadelphia Judge OKs Candidates Who Took PensionsOpponents say they are not dropping the "DROP" issue -- the controversial city pension plan that's created a large measure of debate in and around Philadelphia.
DROP Pension Recipient Marge Tartaglione Is Latest Target Of ChallengeThe woman who oversees Philadelphia elections -- City Commissioner Marge Tartaglione -- finds that her own re-election bid is now being challenged because of her participation in the DROP pension program.
Philadelphia Councilwoman Tasco In Court Fight Over Re-election Effort After DROPFor the second time this week, the re-election plans of a longtime Philadelphia city council member are being challenged because of his or her participation in the city's "DROP" pension program.
Councilman Rizzo Faces Court Challenge To Re-election Effort; 'DROP' Pension At IssueA Philadelphia GOP ward leader has gone to court, trying to get longtime city councilman Frank Rizzo thrown off the primary ballot.