Jim Kenney

Long-time leader of IBEW Local 98 John Dougherty. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

Local Union Boss Reflects On Widespread Support Of Jim Kenney

One of the prime movers that drove results in the recent Democratic primary in Philadelphia was the leader of the Electricians’ Union, John Dougherty.

05/28/2015

Jim Kenney, acknowledging his win in the Democratic mayoral primary on May 19th.  File photo from CBS3)

Kenney, Anticipating Likely November Victory, Begins Work on Hiring

Kenney says he’s not taking a victory in the mayoral race for granted, but he does plan to meet with Mayor Nutter shortly about personnel.

05/27/2015

Jim Kenney (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Democratic Mayoral Nominee Kenney Embracing Some Nutter Initiatives

He fully admits there are a handful that he plans to continue.

05/25/2015

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Council At-Large Primary Winner Skirts Questions Of A Deal

This past Tuesday’s primary battle for City Council at-large nominations ended with a relatively new name –Derek Green — as the top vote-getter.

05/23/2015

Jim Kenney (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Pennsylvania Working Families Director: ‘Our Message Of Keeping Philly Schools Public Helped Kenney Win’

Kati Sipp, the Director of Pennsylvania Working Families, spoke with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT midday host Dom Giordano about the effect that she feels that her organization had on Jim Kenney winning the Democratic primary for mayor of Philadelphia.

05/22/2015

(Democratic mayoral nominee Jim Kenney, left, and Mayor Nutter speak with reporters after their post-primary meeting at City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Nutter, Kenney Mend Fences As Mayoral Campaign Heads Toward General Election

Nutter formally endorsed Kenney, despite Kenney’s frequent criticisms of Nutter’s administration.

05/21/2015

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WPHT’s Rich Zeoli Talks With Republican Candidate For Mayor In Philadelphia, Melissa Murray Bailey

Melissa Murray Bailey, the Republican candidate for Mayor in Philadelphia, spoke with Rich Zeoli on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT.

05/20/2015

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The Future Of Stop And Frisk In Philadelphia Is In Question

Kenney says he plans to discuss “Stop and Frisk” with Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey who has implemented the policy here.

05/20/2015

Jim Kenney (credit: Tim Jimenez)

La Salle Poli-Sci Professor On Kenney: ‘I Think He’ll Have A Landslide Second Term’

La Salle Political Science professor Dr. Mary Ellen Balchunis told Talk Radio 1210 WPHT morning host that she not only expects Kenney to win the election this November, but is already predicting a second term.

05/20/2015

(Former SRC chair and current SRC member Bill Green.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Bill Green Still Weighing Run For Phila. Mayor As Independent

Green, now a member of the School Reform Commission, says his occasional sparring with Kenney when they served together on City Council won’t factor into his decision about running against him.

05/20/2015

(Anthony WIlliams speaks with supporters as he concedes the Democratic nomination for mayor to Jim Kenney.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Anthony Williams Concedes With Call To Address Philadelphia’s Challenges

Anthony Williams told his supporters that the election may be over, but the values and issues that brought them together persist.

05/19/2015

Jim Kenney (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Jim Kenney Wins Democratic Mayoral Primary

Jim Kenney captured the nomination despite a pro-charter school group spending nearly $7 million in support of challenger Anthony Hardy Williams, a state senator.

05/19/2015

File photo: Philadelphia City Hall. (credit: Paul Gluck)

Turnouts Not Expected To Be High For Primary Voting In Pennsylvania

Today is decision day for the voters of Pennsylvania.

05/19/2015

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Philadelphia’s 2015 Democratic Mayoral Candidates

The Philadelphia mayoral primary takes place May 19, 2015.

05/18/2015

Left to right: Lynne Abraham, Jim Kenney and Anthony Williams.
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Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Make Final Push Ahead Of Primary Election

The vision is the same for all candidates. Anthony Williams, Lynne Abraham and Jim Kenney all want safer streets, better schools, and a thriving economy.

05/17/2015

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