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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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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 Boost $120M Less Than Promised

The 2016 Democratic National Convention generated about $230.9 million for the city, according to the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau. That’s about $120 million less than […]

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LGBTQ&A: Brandon Szeker

Brandon Szeker is the public relations manager for Philly PR Girl and has previously done media work at CBS Radio, Beasley Broadcast Group, and Philadelphia […]

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The Hillary Clinton Selfie That Almost Wasn’t

Harper Leary really wanted to meet Hillary Clinton. So when the presidential candidate and her large entourage went to McGonigle Hall at Temple University on […]

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Bernie Delegates Claim They Made $5,000 Selling DNC Credentials

I would have thought that I was walking into a swingers party. A cheap motel near the Philadelphia airport. A bunch of people crammed into […]

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Michael Nutter’s New Website URL Is Manutter.com

Man utter. That’s how I first read the URL of Michael Nutter’s new website, manutter.com, which launched today in advance of his speech at the Democratic […]

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Feds: Knives Found on DNC Protester

The first batch of protesters arrested for trying to defeat the eight-foot-high security fence down at the DNC did so by going over it. The […]

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DNC CELEBS: MC Hammer in Chinatown, Bryan Cranston Lurks Quietly

It has become apparent to us here at Philadelphia magazine that many of our DNC visitors have been getting some very bad advice or just […]

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Media Barred from Lady Gaga DNC Concert

On Thursday afternoon, thousands of Democratic National Committee delegates and other dignitaries and VIPs will descend upon BB&T Pavilion in Camden (formerly known as the […]

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69-Year-Old DNC Fence Jumper Says She Didn’t Think She’d Be Arrested

Almost all of the protesters committing infractions at the Democratic National Convention are being handed city code violation citations, which come with a $50 penalty. […]

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DNC CELEBS: Anthony Weiner Wears (Red) Pants, Trump Pal Erin Elmore Infiltrates

In the July issue of Philly Mag, red hot Rittenhouse mama and former Apprentice contestant Erin Elmore told us that she had taken a job […]

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Finally: Some DNC Arrests

Thanks to the very smart initiative from Mayor Jim Kenney to decriminalize offenses like disorderly conduct, failure to disperse, and public drunkenness in advance of […]