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(John Hanger, left.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

John Hanger Drops Out of Race For Pennsylvania Governor

Hanger, who served as former governor Ed Rendell’s environmental protection secretary, says the popularity of another fellow Rendell cabinet member, Tom Wolf, is the reason he is forced to quit.

03/13/2014

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Stigall Breaks Down Upcoming Democratic Primary

Chris Stigall analyzed how the upcoming primaries in both her race and the race for Governor will impact Democrats in general elections later in the year.

03/12/2014

(Rob McCord, at lectern, is endorsed by Phila. Black Clergy.  Rev. Terrance Griffith is slightly left and behind McCord.  McCord's McCord's wife, Leigh, is left of Griffith, wearing scarf.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Phila. Black Clergy Endorses Rob McCord For Pennsylvania Governor

McCord promised to bring more funding to Philadelphia public schools, more equality to the criminal justice system, and more jobs.

02/27/2014

Rob McCord (right) at Saturday's committee meeting. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Pa. Dems To Have Open Primary For Governor This Spring

Pennsylvania Democrats will have an open primary for governor in May, after a meeting of the state party Saturday in Hershey.

02/08/2014

(Eagles' tight end Brent Celek talks with students at Upper Darby High School.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Money Lessons Get (Eagles’) Team Approach At Upper Darby H.S.

Eagles’ tight end Brent Celek coached the “Eagles” side of the room, and Pennsylvania state treasurer Rob McCord the “Cowboys,” as both teams of students were tested with questions about the world of money.

12/02/2013

(The Pennsylvania Capitol. Credit: Getty Images)

Allentown Mayor To Run For Governor

Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski will seek to become the next governor of Pennsylvania, joining what could be a crowded race for the 2014 Democratic nomination.

09/08/2013

Gay Rights Takes Center Stage At International Equality Dinner

The Equality forum hosted its international equality dinner on Saturday Night at the National Museum of American Jewish History.

05/04/2013

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Former Pa. Environmental Chief Enters Race For Pennsylvania Governor

A woman who served in the cabinet of former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell is the latest to join the ever-growing field of Democrats seeking to oust the current occupant of the governor’s office, Republican Tom Corbett.

04/12/2013

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New Developments In Pa. Democratic Party

The very early front runners are taking steps, some of them intriguing.

03/30/2013

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Important Decisions In Local Government To Be Made Soon

In this, the first full week of March, key decisions will have to be made by state and local governments.

03/04/2013

(Former Philadelphia DA Lynne Abraham, in 2006 file photo.)

Potential Pa. Gubernatorial Contenders Aim to Impress Fundraisers This Weekend

It’s the second weekend in December, and a traditional event in New York brings with it political speculation.

12/07/2012

(Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, center, watches as a student tries out "Financial Football" on a large-screen television.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Eagles’ Jeremy Maclin Helps Some Philadelphia Students Learn Financial Skills

The Eagles’ wideout played coach to a team of Benjamin Franklin High School students engrossed in “Financial Football,” a Madden-style video game in which teams have to answer financial questions in order to move the ball downfield.

10/23/2012

Pennsylvania State Treasurer Rob McCord (left) presents Montgomery County Treasurer Jason Salus with a big, fat check. (credit: Brad Segall)

Pennsylvania Officials Post List Of Unclaimed Property

“There’s $77-million still waiting to be claimed just from people who reside or organizations who reside in Montgomery County.”

06/21/2012

(Gamblers at the Sugarhouse Casino, on North Delaware Avenue, in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

New Study: Philadelphia’s City Line Might Be Good Spot For Casino

A new study of the gaming market in Pennsylvania suggests that the area along Philadelphia’s city line might be a better place than the Foxwoods site for another casino in the region.

09/21/2011

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