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The folks over at Daily Kos Elections have been doing a great job giving the Philadelphia Mayoral primary race some attention over the past month. Though campaigns have been active since the turn ...
by mconvente
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 07:53 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
The newspapers were hammering me, and the priests and the ministers were hammering me, but I am alive yet, I am still here, hammering them. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````
by JayRaye
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 11:00 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
While it seems more probable that the engineer forgot the additional curve at Frankfort Junction and sped up prematurely anticipating the higher speed section too early (click on image to enlarge),
by annieli
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 08:24 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
My friend was killed in the @Amtrak crash. Her family received this note. I think we should all give Chad a call... pic.twitter.com/CH59KJw2QK — Rachel Lutz (@racheldaytwa) May 15, ...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 140 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 06:39 PM PDT with 132 Recommends
Giancarlos Rodriguez, a high school student from Philadelphia's Penn Treaty High School in the city's Fishtown neighborhood, organized a walkout against Pennsylvania's Keystone Exams. The walkout ...
by The Rick Smith Show
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 09:40 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
While investigators are working to understand the causes of the deadly Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia, the Republicans' best and brightest are adding insult to injury. On ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 02:07 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
Rescue workers survey the wreckage after ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 52 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 01:10 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 123 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 72 Recommends
UPDATED: this morning to report 6th death, a patient taken to Temple University Hospital. 8 are in critical condition. Condolences to all of the victims and their families. Well wishes for the ...
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 08:35 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
by Barbara Morrill
Comment Count 192 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 07:12 PM PDT with 66 Recommends
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) is a real national leader on paid sick leave. (But not in a ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 35 comments on Sat May 09, 2015 at 08:00 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
In February, 2015, two-hundred members of The Philadelphia Metropolitan Regional Council of Carpenters descended on the Philadelphia Auto Show to stage a protest against the Pennsylvania Convention ...
by stancutler
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 11:39 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Read the Full Report Here Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Today, a new report unveiled at City Hall, showed how the controversial Susquehanna International Group (SIG) is leveraging direct ties to ...
by MichaelMorrillPA
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 02:57 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
He planted drugs how many times? Former Philadelphia police officer Jeffrey Walker was once hailed as one of "Philadelphia's finest"—participating in well-publicized drug raids. That is, until he ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 37 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 12:04 PM PDT with 63 Recommends
Dustin Slaughter at Declaration has been a part of an investigation into how the Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) uses their relatively new automatic license plate readers (ALPR). In January, ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 11:39 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Billy Sunday was used in Pittsburgh, Newcastle and other cities to break the unions and was paid by manufacturers. He has no ideals, but is a business man, who measures his religion in dollars ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Mar 21, 2015 at 11:00 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
American democracy has changed in many ways since 1948, the year that both the Republican and Democratic Parties held the first televised national Conventions in Philadelphia. Using the Democrats' ...
by stancutler
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2015 at 05:46 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
At his first labor rally in his campaign for mayor, Jim Kenney gave a rousing speech to a packed hall at the politically powerful 1199 union hall. Kenney’s speech followed a very enthusiastic ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Feb 25, 2015 at 07:39 AM PST with 3 Recommends
This week, while eyes were drawn to Republican Governors scrambling for a place at the GOP Primary table, the new Democratic governor of Pennsylvana quietly - and decisively - started pushing a very ...
by Feadog
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Feb 13, 2015 at 12:40 PM PST with 25 Recommends
Earlier today, Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter announced that David Cohen , Executive Vice President of Comcast, will serve as senior adviser to Philly's Host Committee for the 2016 Democratic ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Feb 12, 2015 at 09:57 AM PST with 19 Recommends