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Saying they want to limit corporate influence on American elections, about a hundred demonstrators took to the streets of center city Philadelphia on Friday afternoon in an attempt to gather support for a Constitutional amendment.
Christopher Wright, former chief of staff to the recently retired at-large councilman Jack Kelly, had been convicted in 2009 of what’s called “honest services fraud.”
The Federal Communications Commission is now considering whether to appeal a federal court ruling yesterday that CBS cannot be fined for Janet Jackson’s notorious “wardrobe malfunction” during the 2004 Super Bowl.
A Philadelphia city councilman says staffing shortages in the Philadelphia Fire Department could be readily solved if the mayor let dozens of firefighters who are due to retire stay an extra year.
US Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor on Friday received the Philadelphia Bar Association’s “Diversity Award,” which will be renamed in her honor.
Gay rights activists in Philadelphia and elsewhere are praising President Obama’s decision to stop supporting the “Defense of Marriage Act.” That’s the federal law that bans recognition of same-sex marriages.