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DePasquale: The IRS Needs to Review DNC Surplus Spending

Pennsylvania’s top auditor wants the IRS to take a look at how former Gov. Ed Rendell used surplus money from the Democratic National Convention last November. […]

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Federal Judge Finds 6 DNC Protesters Guilty of Trespassing

A federal judge has found six protesters guilty of trespassing an eight-foot security fence at the Democratic National Convention last summer. 

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Pa. House Committee: Um, Ed, About That DNC Surplus …

The state House Appropriations Committee would like former Gov. Ed Rendell to testify about how the 2016 Democratic National Convention Host Committee spent $10 million in taxpayer money. Rendell, […]

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Report: DNC Committee Promised to Give Leftover Funds to Charity

The Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee for the Democratic National Convention had pledged to donate money left over after the event to charity, according to a […]

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Pa. Auditor General to Investigate DNC Spending

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale will conduct a formal review of how the Democratic National Convention’s Philadelphia host committee spent taxpayer money.

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Wolf: Leftover DNC Money Should Have Gone to Taxpayers

Gov. Tom Wolf says he is “disappointed” with how the Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee of the Democratic National Convention spent funds left over after the event. […]

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Philly DNC Host Committee Gave Out $1 Million in Staff, Volunteer Bonuses

The Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee for the Democratic National Convention handed out about $1 million in bonus checks to staff and volunteers after the event […]

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DNC Host Committee to Donate $750k to Philly Schools

The 2016 Democratic National Convention Host Committee will donate $750k to bring books to Philly’s public schools, the organization announced yesterday,

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Here’s Who Funded the Democratic National Convention in Philly

Those who are still wondering who funded the Democratic National Convention in Philly this past July are finally getting some answers.

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Philadelphia NOW: Williams Should Prosecute DNC Sexual Assault Case

The Philadelphia chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) released a statement today demanding that District Attorney Seth Williams prosecute the sexual assault reported by […]

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Can Social Media Bring Young Voters Into the Fold?

Editor’s Note: This report was created by a team of student reporters from Girls High School, working as part of a Youth News Team program […]

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Federal Charges Dropped Against Four Fence-Climbing DNC Protesters

Federal prosecutors have reportedly dropped charges against four protestors who scaled a security fence outside the Wells Fargo Center during the Democratic National Convention last […]

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Just How High Was Uber’s DNC Demand?

Uber released data on Wednesday that shows just how well it says it performed during the DNC in Philadelphia last week. According to the ridesharing […]

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The DNC’s Biggest Winners and Losers in Business

The DNC dust has mostly settled, and on Monday, we determined that the convention was, without a doubt, a Philadelphia success story. Hillary Clinton is […]

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DNC Donkeys Make Their Last Stand

All good things eventually come to an end, and the DNC Donkeys are no exception. The DNC Host Committee announced today that they would begin […]