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The Feds Think Bob Brady’s Email Likely Contains “Evidence of Crimes”

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. Bob Brady might be in trouble. Last Friday, while nobody was paying attention, a federal judge in […]

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Brady: Shut Down the Norristown High Speed Line

Pa. Congressman Bob Brady wants SEPTA to shut down the Norristown High Speed Line while a federal investigation unfolds into the cause of a crash that injured […]

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LISTEN: Did Philly Democrats Commit Voter Fraud in the 197th District?

The latest episode of Pushback, the podcast co-produced by Philly Mag and WURD, is now available. Listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, or […]

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Millennial Nonprofit Exec Omar Woodard Might Primary Party Boss Bob Brady

Omar Woodard, a millennial nonprofit director who has called for changes to Philadelphia’s Democratic machine, is considering a primary run against Congressman and longtime party […]

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Prosecutors: Brady Campaign Paid 2012 Primary Opponent to Quit

A former political aide to Rep. Bob Brady’s 2012 primary opponent has testified that Brady’s campaign paid the competitor $90,000 to drop out of the race. […]

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Will USA250 Be Philly’s Biggest Party Yet?

Salty air. Nature’s euphonious soundtrack. Spotty cell reception. One has to wonder how many great ideas start on a boat. In 2008, Andrew Hohns, a […]

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Why Is Bob Brady Still in Charge?

Bob Brady, the U.S. Congressman and boss of Philadelphia’s Democratic Party, is six-foot-one and has a massive barrel chest. His head and neck are also […]

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Here’s What Philly’s Congress Members Think About Trump’s Airstrikes on Syria

A number of local Congress members have weighed in on President Donald Trump’s decision to order a missile attack on Syria. In a speech last […]

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There Won’t Be a Manayunk Bike Race This Year

The Manayunk bike race, most recently known as the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic, will not be run in 2017. The race posted the news on […]

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Convicted State Rep. Leslie Acosta to Resign

State Rep. Leslie Acosta – who remained in office and won reelection this fall after secretly pleading guilty to a federal felony charge in March […]

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What the Incredible Rise of the Independent Voter Means for Philly

For more than half of the 20th century, the number of registered independents and third-party voters in Philadelphia didn’t change much. From the 1940s to […]

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To Resist Trump, Fix Philly’s Elite, Boring, Anti-Competitive Democratic Party

Philadelphia’s Democratic Party suffers from the same cancer as the national Democratic Party. Only it’s arguably much more advanced. Think the Democratic National Committee favored […]

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Kenney: Trump’s GOP Is the New Know-Nothing Party

Philadelphians know Mayor Jim Kenney as a man who is passionately pro-immigration. As a Councilman, he told anti-immigration protesters, “You can’t go through life hating.” On his first day as […]

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Kenney, Other Philly Pols Added to Lineup of DNC Speakers

The Democratic National Convention just got a bit more Philly. Today, the DNC announced five more speakers for the event: Mayor Jim Kenney, Gov. Tom […]

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Local Democrats Join Unprecedented House Sit-in For Gun Control

In a nod to decades-old, traditional-style protesting, several local Democrats were among more than 200 total to participate in a sit-in on the floor of the U.S. […]