Lynne Abraham

The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists hosted  the mayoral forum at the Community College of Philadelphia. (Credit: Kristen Johanson)

From Education To Jobs, Philly Democratic Candidates Discuss Top Issues At Mayoral Forum

A forum for the six Democratic mayoral candidates was held at Community College of Philadelphia Thursday night.

04/10/2015

(Philadelphia's Democratic candidates for mayor, at a forum at the National Museum of American Jewish History on April 8th, 2015.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Lynne Abraham Blames On-Stage Collapse On Not Drinking Enough Water

“I’m drinking water today,” she said at a candidates’ forum in Old City, “something I almost never do.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/08/2015

Former Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham. (credit: TOM MIHALEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Phila. District Attorney Lynne Abraham Collapses During Mayoral Debate

Philadelphia mayoral candidate and former district attorney Lynne Abraham collapsed during a debate Tuesday night.

04/07/2015

(The mayoral candidates' forum was carried live from Central High School on the Pennsylvania Cable Network.  Image from PCNTV)

Central High Students’ Grilling of Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Carried Live on Cable TV

The questions, from Central’s Class 274, covered a wide variety of issues.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/31/2015

Former Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham. (credit: TOM MIHALEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll Released By Lynne Abraham Shows She Leads Mayor’s Race

The poll was conducted by a Washington-based firm called “The Mellman Group” on behalf of Lynne Abraham.

03/27/2015

(Photo by Mike Teiper)

Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Chime In on Philadelphia School District Problems

The six candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for Philadelphia mayor took part in a forum hosted by the Business Association of West Parkside.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/19/2015

File photo: Pennsylvania state senator Anthony Williams.  (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Sen. Anthony Williams Leading The Pack In Phila. Mayor’s Race Fundraising Totals

Senator Anthony Williams had $426,000 still on hand at the end of 2014, the largest cash-on-hand total of all the announced and presumptive candidates.

02/03/2015

(Ken Trujillo.  Photo provided by Friends of Ken Trujillo)

Ken Trujillo Drops Out of Run For Philadelphia Mayor

In a statement, Ken Trujillo says “there are family matters that require my full attention,” so he is leaving the race for the Democratic nomination for mayor. He would not elaborate.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/21/2015

(File photo: Philadelphia City Council president Darrell Clarke speaks to reporters in City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Darrell Clarke Running Again For City Council, Ending Speculation on Mayoral Run

By law, Clarke would have had to resign his seat to run for mayor.

01/12/2015

(File photo: Philadelphia City Council president Darrell Clarke speaks to reporters in City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Issues Emerge In 2015 Race For Philadelphia Mayor

A big question in the race — will the collapse of the deal to sell PGW to a private company turn out to be a big issue? Mayoral candidate Lynn Abraham thinks so.

12/13/2014

(Former Philadelphia DA and current mayoral candidate Lynne Abraham speaks with reporters outside the City Council president's office in City Hall.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Mayoral Candidate Lynne Abraham Urges Another Try at PGW Sale

Abraham hand-delivered a letter to City Council president Darrell Clarke asking him to reconsider scheduling a hearing and inviting the private utility, UIL, back to the table.

12/11/2014

(credit: KYW's Angela Beatty)

Former Republican Mayoral Candidate Sam Katz Weighs In On Likely Candidates Running For Mayor

Former Republican Mayoral candidate Sam Katz says although it’s not likely, he isn’t ruling out a run as an independent candidate next year.

11/23/2014

(Former Philadelphia DA Lynne Abraham fields questions from reporters after announcing she is running for mayor.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Former Phila. DA Lynne Abraham Makes It Official: She’s Running For Mayor

Brushing aside the question of her age — she’s now 73 — Abraham says as long as “your dreams exceed your regrets,” you’re not too old to hold public office.

11/19/2014

(Doug Oliver announces the formation of an committee exploring his possible run for mayor in 2015.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Doug Oliver Says If He Runs For Phila. Mayor, It’ll Be as a Democrat

Doug Oliver was spokesman for Mayor Nutter during Nutter’s first term and is now a marketing vice president at PGW.

11/18/2014

File photo of City Hall. (Credit: Paul Gluck)

In Philadelphia, Focus Turns To Next Year’s Race For Mayor

Between now and May 19th you can expect to hear a lot about the mayor’s race, particularly who’s in and who’s out.

11/05/2014

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