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(Pa. rep. Ed Neilson, left, meets with Philadelphia Democratic committee people and their leader, US Rep. Bob Brady, right, at Democratic Committee headquarters, near 3rd and Spring Garden Streets.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Dems Pick Pa. Rep. Ed Neilson To Run For Bill Green’s Council Seat

State rep Ed Neilson (at lectern in photo) said he’ll look forward to being closer to his Northeast Philadelphia home and his family if he wins.

03/11/2014

(At the visitors' center in Love Park, Mayor Nutter introduces some of the winners of a children's contest to create posters for the Mummers' Parade.  Credit: Tim Jimenez)

2013 Mummers’ Parade Will Include More Spectator Comforts

The goal, officials said, is a great experience for the thousands of spectators, with five performance zones along the parade route, including an expanded one at Broad and Ritner.

12/21/2012

(An architect's drawing of a proposed casino complex at Third and Packer Avenues accompanied Pa. Sen. Anthony Williams' letter to the PGCB.)

Philadelphia May Try To Own City’s Second Casino

“If the city is going to have a casino, then we should maximize the benefit to the city from that casino,” says a spokesman for US Rep. Bob Brady.

11/15/2012

(The Philadelphia home of Rep. Bob Brady.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Wife Of Rep. Bob Brady Interrupts Break-In At Their Philadelphia Home

When she saw them apparently trying to jimmy a sliding glass door in the back of the house, she yelled and banged on a window, driving them off.

06/15/2012

(US congressman Rob Andrews, D-NJ, in AP file photo.)

Fellow Legislators Say Weiner’s Resignation Was The Right Thing

Congressman Rob Andrews of New Jersey didn’t mince words over the announcement by Rep. Anthony Weiner of New York that he’s going to quit Congress.

06/16/2011

(Graphic by Ed Fischer)

Philadelphia-Area Congressmen Agree Bin Laden Death Photos Are Best Kept Secret

US Rep. Bob Brady (D-Pa.) calls the photos “grotesque.”

05/13/2011

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.

12/06/2010

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