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Philly Unions Collect Supplies for Harvey Relief

It’s been more than a week since Hurricane Harvey first made landfall and Houston is still under water. As relief efforts across the country continue […]

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FBI Wiretapped Johnny Doc, Councilman Henon for More Than a Year

Remember when the FBI raided IBEW Local 98 leader John Dougherty’s (a.k.a. Johnny Doc’s) house this past August? According to a recent Inquirer report, that raid occurred more than […]

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The Biggest Winners and Losers in Philadelphia’s 2017 Primary Election

Philadelphia’s election on Tuesday was a game-changer. The winner of the Democratic primary for district attorney is a criminal defense lawyer who has never prosecuted a case […]

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The No-Bullshit Guide to the 2017 Philadelphia Primary

Do you loathe that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is doubling down on the War on Drugs? Are you glad he’s finally restoring law and order to the […]

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Sources: Johnny Doc-Tied Super PAC Jumps Into the Philly D.A.’s Race

Building a Better Pennsylvania, a super PAC tied to labor boss John “Johnny Doc” Dougherty, is spending more than $120,000 on TV ads throughout the next week supporting […]

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The D.A. Candidate Who Threw His Hat in the Ring at the Last Possible Second

Jack O’Neill kicked off his campaign for district attorney at the last possible minute. Literally. The first time the 35-year-old Democrat was described as a candidate […]

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Meet the D.A. Candidate Who Led Philly’s Civil Asset Forfeiture System

Beth Grossman was a prosecutor for more than 20 years, serving in every unit in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office. From 2007 to 2015, the Republican led the city’s […]

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Can El-Shabazz Win Over Voters Despite His Tax Debts, Ties to Seth Williams?

Tariq El-Shabazz, a Democrat running for district attorney, has baggage. A lot of baggage. Philly.com reported that there are more than $190,000 in tax lien judgements […]

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Can Teresa Carr Deni Convince Voters to Look Past a Controversial Legal Case?

“Philly Judge Criticized for Rape Decision.” “Judge Criticized for Considering Gang Rape on Prostitute ‘Theft of Services.’” “Judge Who Thinks Rape is ‘Theft of Services’ […]

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This Ex-Republican Running for D.A. Wants Cash Bail to Be Abolished

Michael Untermeyer is complicated. Back in 2009 and 2011, he ran for local office as a Republican. Today, he’s campaigning for district attorney as a Democrat. “The […]

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The D.A. Candidate Who at 13 Saw His Father Murdered in the Street

Richard Negrin knows the trauma of gun violence firsthand. When he was just 13 years old, his father was shot dead in front of him. “It’s not fun to talk […]

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Meet the D.A. Candidate Who’s Defended Black Lives Matter and Occupy in Court

When Larry Krasner kicked off his campaign for district attorney in downtown Philadelphia in early February, more than a dozen political activists stood behind him. There […]

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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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Johnny Doc Finally Comments on His FBI Raid Outfit

When John Dougherty was raided by the FBI on August 5th, many reporters took note of the outfit he wore: white button-down shirt, khaki shorts, […]

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Report: Feds Seek Kenney’s Campaign PAC Records

This afternoon, Philadelphia magazine’s Jared Brey wrote that Mayor Jim Kenney’s alliance with electricians union leader John “Johnny Doc” Dougherty is looking worse and worse in light of […]