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Will Brian Sims Fight Off Two Ballot Challenges?

When state Rep. Brian Sims dropped out of the 2nd Congressional District race last week, some political observers speculated that it meant he would have a smoother reelection […]


Brian Sims Just Dropped Out of the Congressional Race

The rumors that have been flying in Philadelphia’s political circles are true: State Rep. Brian Sims is dropping out of the 2nd Congressional District race and […]

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LOCAL NEWS: Sims and Waxman to Face Off in State House Primary, Trans-Murder Hearing Delayed, and Foxy Brown Is in Philly!

Ben Waxman has filed to run for Brian Sims’s state House seat. Ben Waxman, until recently chief spokesman for state Senator Vincent Hughes, announced today […]


Insider: Dwight Evans — Not Chaka Fattah — Is the Frontrunner in the Congressional Race

(Editor’s note: This is an opinion column from a Citified insider.) [Update, Feb. 6] After publication of this op-ed, Philly Mag learned that the author’s firm […]


Dwight Evans Raised a Lot of Money for Chaka Fattah Challenge

State Rep. Dwight Evans says he has raised more than $330,000 in the first eight weeks of his primary campaign for embattled U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah’s seat, Al Dia reports. Team […]

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Brian Sims Named to The Advocate‘s 40 Under 40 List

State Representative Brian Sims has been named to The Advocate‘s “40 Under 40” list for his advocacy, and not just of LGBT rights: The magazine cited […]


Philly’s Political Elders Lament the Lack of Millennials Running for Office

Mayor Michael Nutter is in that glorious final phase of his tenure where he’s calling things exactly as he sees them. With seven weeks left […]

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Brian Sims Hosting PrEP Town Hall at William Way

As if State Rep Brian Sims could cram in any more into his schedule (besides running for Congress), he’s found some time to team up […]


Who Could Fill Brian Sims’ Shoes as He Takes a Run at Chaka Fattah?

[Updated 10/7/15] Philadelphia state Rep. Brian Sims has finally made it official: He announced Tuesday morning he is campaigning for Congress against incumbent U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah in the 2016 primary election. […]

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Brian Sims: “I’m Running For Congress!”

Brian Sims put the speculation to rest this morning when he announced via Facebook that he is, indeed, running for Congress, challenging indicted incumbent Chaka […]


Brian Sims Is Probably Running for Congress

Brian Sims, the 37-year-old Democratic state representative, won’t say whether he’s going to run for Congress. But we’re pretty sure he’s going to run for Congress. Rumors […]

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Happy Birthday, Brian Sims!

It is no surprise that we here at G Philly love Brian Sims, as does most of the internet. We’ve covered quite a bit about […]

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Brian Sims Joins Hahnemann University Hospital Board

Out State Representative Brian Sims has joined the board of directors for Hahnemann University Hospital, the Center City Philadelphia academic medical facility.


Jim Kenney, Brian Sims to Perform in Fringe Fest Zombie Play

Mayoral nominee Jim Kenney and State Representative Brian Sims will take a short break from politicking to venture into the world of acting next month when […]

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State Lawmakers Reintroduce PA LGBT Nondiscrimination Bill

Brian Sims and other key lawmakers in the State welcomed the reintroduction of bipartisan Pennsylvania LGBT non-discrimination bills in the state House of Representatives. Sims, who […]