Rep. Allyson Schwartz

(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.


(L-R: Rep. Chaka Fattah, Rep. Allyson Schwartz, Sen. Bob Casey, Rep. Pat Meehan.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia-Area US Lawmakers Back Tax Breaks For Life Sciences Industry

The University City Science Center, at 37th and Market Streets in West Philadelphia, was the backdrop on Monday as members of Congress showed their support for legislation to stimulate innovation in the life sciences industry.


(US Rep. Allyson Schwartz.  File photo)

Philadelphia Man Admits Threatening Congresswoman’s Office

A Philadelphia man upset over his lost dentures admits he threatened a Pennsylvania congresswoman’s staff.
 Federal prosecutors say 44-year-old Jesse Keel pleaded guilty Friday to a misdemeanor threat charge.


Philadelphia River Port Authority head John Esty, at lectern, shakes hands with Sen. Bob Casey.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Philly-Area US Lawmakers Pledge Efforts For River Deepening

The Philadelphia area’s congressional delegation is trying to make sure a project to deepen the Delaware River stays on track.


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Rep. Allyson Schwartz Fends Off Adcock In Pa. 13th Dist. Race

Democratic US Rep. Allyson Schwartz has been re-elected to represent Pennsylvania’s 13th District.