Three Weeks Before Primary, Mayoral Candidates Take To AirwavesThis week brings the first broadcast ads of former City Councilman Jim Kenney and former D-A Lynne Abraham. They're not the first, of course. State Senator Anthony Williams jumped in with his own ads last month; former PGW executive Doug Oliver last week. And independent political committees have been running ads in support of Kenney and Williams.
City Controller To Revisit Entering Mayoral Race After Council President Decides Not To RunThe playing field is a bit clearer now that Philadelphia City Council President Darrell Clarke, with just four months remaining before the May primary, has decided against running for Mayor. But could there be a late entrant?
Council President Stays Mum On Mayoral Ambitions, Says Timeline Is In PlaceThis past weekend brought the annual New York City gathering of local politicos known as the Pennsylvania Society, and the soirees included a fundraiser for Council President Clarke.