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(Mayor Michael Nutter speaks with reporters outside his office in City Hall.  File photo by Mike Dunn)

Nutter Says He Won’t Abandon Philly, Won’t Work In White House

One day after President Obama was re-elected, Mayor Nutter is ending speculation that he would serve in the second Obama administration. And he vows to finish out his term here.

11/07/2012

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White House Grants Pennsylvania Request for Emergency Declaration

“It basically covers the costs of any resources that we request from the federal government,” explained a spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency.

10/29/2012

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New Book Dissects the Hunt For Osama Bin Laden

Author Mark Bowden says both the Obama and Bush administrations can claim a share of credit in the meticulous, tireless effort to find the man who had a very high value and very low profile.

10/17/2012

(Former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell, speaking at state Democratic Party headquarters in Philadelphia.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Obama Surrogates Pummel Romney During His Visit to Philadelphia

While Mitt Romney makes his case to Republican supporters here in Philadelphia, area Democratic leaders are also making their voices heard.

09/28/2012

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Area Utilities Warn Of Wave Of ‘Government Pays Your Bills’ Scams

Have you been told the president wants to help pay some of your bills? Don’t believe it, warn consumer experts.

07/13/2012

(Small business owner Ken Weinstein, in his Philadelphia office.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Part 1: Small and Struggling

“We as small business owners are trying to do the right thing by insuring our employees, but it’s not always easy to do that,” says Ken Weinstein, owner of the Trolley Car Diner in Mt. Airy.

05/31/2012

(Rod Millwood with his late wife, Mona, who died of ovarian cancer.  Photo provided)

Part 2: Feeling Squeezed

“A lot of people see someone with a business and think they are rolling,” notes Rod Millwood, who owns a comedy club at 3rd and South Streets in Philadelphia. “But no.”

05/31/2012

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Gov. Corbett Wants High Court To Hear Health Care Act Challenges ASAP

On the anniversary of the federal Affordable Care Act, Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett is calling on President Obama to help get court challenges to the law before the US Supreme Court so they can be quickly resolved.

03/23/2011

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Poll Gives Obama Higher Personality Than Policy Ratings

The Quinnipiac University Polling Institute says three out of four voters like President Obama personally but only 42 percent say they like his policies.

03/03/2011

(President Obama pauses as he speaks at a White House event on Wednesday.  AP photo)

Poll: Obama Rating Increases Among Pennsylvania Voters

What do Pennsylvanians think about President Obama, his programs and policies, and one of his most important allies in the US Senate — Bob Casey of Pennsylvania?

02/17/2011

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Pres. Obama’s Streaker Sentenced In Philadelphia

Juan Rodriguez, 24, has been convicted of disorderly conduct, open lewdness, and indecent exposure, for the incident last October in Germantown.

01/28/2011

Economy Leaves Obama on Shaky Ground in New Poll

A new CBS News survey is out on a number of issues.  KYW’s Larry Kane reports that the economic numbers are not great lately and neither are the attitudes of the people.

08/27/2010

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