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The State of Philly’s State Flags Is a Metaphor for Our Troubled Times

The world flags adorning the Benjamin Franklin Parkway are a renowned tourist magnet befitting our World Heritage City. The U.S. state flags on a chunk […]

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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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RESPONSE: Wawa Is Working to Balance Everyone’s Needs at Broad and Walnut

I want to bring your attention to the recent article written by Joe Trinacria, “Like You, Ed Rendell Hates the Wawa at Broad and Walnut.” […]

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Like You, Ed Rendell Hates the Wawa at Broad and Walnut

On my morning walks to Philly Mag’s offices on Washington Square I trek northbound across Center City, occasionally taking Broad Street up to Walnut and […]

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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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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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Rendell Endorses Rebecca Rhynhart for City Controller

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell has endorsed Rebecca Rhynhart in the race for Philadelphia City Controller. Rhynhart, 42, stepped down from her role as Mayor Jim […]

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Rendell Endorses Joe Khan in Philly DA Race

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell has endorsed Joe Khan in the race for Philadelphia district attorney. 

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Philly’s Biggest Losers of 2016

Now that the last shreds of wrapping paper have been vacuumed up and the good dishes are finally put away, we revisit our time-honored tradition […]

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Rendell: This Was “Not the Time” for Hillary Clinton to Run

Former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell said in an interview yesterday that this past election “was not the time” when his party’s nominee, Hillary Clinton, should have run for president. […]

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As Philly’s Ex-Mayors Stump for Clinton, Some Ask: “Who?”

“Look at this white cat down there dressed like a gangsta?! Whatever, I’m going to go get my photo taken with Mayor Street.” I’m standing […]

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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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Midge and Ed Rendell Are Finally Getting Divorced

On Friday, as the rest of us were trying to decide whether to give in to Hermine hysteria, a lawyer for the Hon. Marjorie “Midge” […]

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Rendell: Disband Clinton Foundation (If Hillary Wins)

Ed Rendell has been an enjoyable sideshow this campaign season: He’s essentially retired from politics — he’s not going to run for anything again — so he’s […]