Political Scandals Linger As Philly Readies For DNCThe city's streets are freshly swept and the hotel rooms are pristine. Tougher to clean up and shine, however, is the state's political image, tarnished by recent political corruption cases that have implicated many Democrats across the state.
Former Rendell Aide Pleads Guilty In FBI Campaign Cash StingA onetime top aide to former Democratic Gov. Ed Rendell snared in an FBI sting pleaded guilty Tuesday after he was caught pocketing thousands of dollars in supposed campaign contributions from a fake company set up by the FBI to investigate public corruption in the state.
Montgomery County Businessman Nominated For Pennsylvania TreasurerTimothy Reese, a Temple graduate who grew up in West Philadelphia, has been nominated to replace Rob McCord, who resigned as treasurer before pleading guilty to federal campaign donation violations.
Pa. Treasurer Pleads Guilty To Strongarming Donors For His Gubernatorial Campaign Former Pennsylvania state treasurer Rob McCord pleaded guilty in federal court to two counts of attempting to extort donations during his unsuccessful Democratic primary campaign for governor last year.
Former PA Treasurer McCord Expected In Court TodayMcCord resigned last month, and announced he would plead guilty to charges related to soliciting campaign donations.
Source Of $125K Donation To McCord's Campaign Is A MysteryA political action committee that gave $125,000 to the failed gubernatorial campaign of former Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord has been fined after it didn't explain where it got the money.
Zeoli Show Log 1.30.15Rich covered Mitt Romney's decision not to run for President next year, Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord's resignation, and Seattle Seahawk Richard Sherman's Super Bowl Sunday dilemma.
McCord Resigns Immediately, Plans To Plead GuiltyA day after announcing his resignation, state Treasurer Rob McCord has made the stunning announcement that he’ll plead guilty to federal charges related to campaign donations.
NCAA, Penn State Lose Bid To Toss Suit Over FineCommonwealth Court Judge Anne Covey ruled Friday the lawsuit by state Sen. Jake Corman and state Treasurer Rob McCord can proceed.
State, NCAA Seek Time For Talks In Penn State Suit Lawyers for the NCAA, the governor and others asked a judge to give them a month to work on a possible settlement of a lawsuit over the penalties Penn State is paying for mishandling the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.
After Bruising Primary, Pa. Democrats Gather In South Philly For Show of UnityThe so-called "Unity Breakfast," hosted US congressman Bob Brady, was a private affair in the back of the Oregon Diner.
Four Candidates Vie For Democratic Nomination In Pa. Governor’s RaceAt the top of the ticket today, Democratic voters in Pennsylvania will find four candidates vying to be the party’s nominee for governor.