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Insider: Tired of Philly Politics As Usual? Quit Complaining and Run For Office

(Editor’s note: This is an opinion column from a Citified insider.)  During the past few years, I’ve noticed a recurring theme in the months following municipal […]

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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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Kane Hit With Second Perjury Charge

Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s woes keep mounting: Today, prosecutors filed a perjury charge against her, adding to the criminal case stemming from allegations she leaked […]

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This is America, Speak … Whatever You Want

Saturday was a good day to be a Philadelphian. A great day. Collectively, maybe one of the best days. After a not-too-shabby introduction by Mayor […]

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Pa. Chief Justice Won’t Try to Remove Kane

Her law license is being suspended, but nobody’s forcing Attorney General Kathleen Kane out of a job just yet. Pa. Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas […]

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Spanish-Speaking Lawmaker Silenced at “English-Only” Bill Hearing

Two years after turning off an openly gay lawmaker’s microphone because allowing him to speak would have been an “open rebellion against Almighty God,” state Rep. Daryl […]

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Court Suspends Kathleen Kane’s Law License

[Update 3:55 p.m.] Kane’s office has just released another statement: I am disappointed by the action taken by the Supreme Court today. It is important […]

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Wolf Floats New Liquor Privatization Plan

Gov. Tom Wolf has floated a new liquor privatization plan as he and the GOP-led legislature try to finalize the year’s operating budget.

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Agents Search Kathleen Kane’s Office

Montgomery County agents searched Kathleen Kane’s office on Tuesday, according to multiple reports. “The detectives arrived Thursday morning at Kane’s Harrisburg office in the Strawberry […]

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Porngate Emails Back in Court Today

Kathleen Kane will be back in court today, trying to block the release of so-called “Porngate” emails she otherwise says she wants released.

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ACLU, Tea Party Join Forces to Challenge Forfeiture Law

It’s not every day that the American Civil Liberties Union and the Tea Party are on the same side. But the ACLU, FreedomWorks, Americans for Tax Reform, the Center […]

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Rendell: Kane Should Take Leave from AG’s Office

Kathleen Kane should step away from the attorney general’s office while she faces criminal charges, former Gov. Ed Rendell said today, but she shouldn’t necessarily […]

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Kane Supporters Fight Effort to Take Her Law License

Nearly 1,000 people have signed a Change.org petition opposing reported efforts to suspend the law license of Attorney General Kathleen Kane. The petition emerged after […]

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Kathleen Kane’s Lawyer, Gerald Shargel, Was Once a Lawyer for the Mob

Attorney General Kathleen Kane has apparently used her twin sister as a decoy, called press conferences and then refused to answer questions, and been criminally charged for […]

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Pa. Senator Wants to Legalize UberX, Lyft in Philly

Hailing an UberX may now be worse than taking a Philly cab these days, but the service’s popularity is undeniable. The problem? UberX (as well as […]