The headline for this story would be “Mayoral Candidates Jim Kenney and Tony Williams Neck and Neck in Fundraising” if this were any other year. But this […]
1. Anthony Williams’s campaign — once considered a juggernaut — is listing badly. Political elites are jumping ship, and the press has turned sharply critical. […]
[ORIGINAL: 3: 50 p.m.] Well, we’ve apparently reached the stage of the mayoral campaign where theatrics will start to play a larger role. The […]
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter rushed to defend Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey’s honor after two mayoral candidates said they would fire him during a televised debate Tuesday.
1. The Last Televised Mayoral Debate Was a Snooze The gist: After a mostly dull campaign, the mayoral candidates finally seemed poised to go to war at Tuesday’s debate airing on […]
It finally happened. With two weeks left till Election Day, state Sen. Anthony Williams’ mayoral campaign began airing the first negative TV ad of the season this week.
1. The “Philly Is Baltimore” Protest Was “Tensely Peaceful,” and That’s a Good Thing The Gist: After riots and looting broke out this week in Baltimore in the wake of […]
1. As Baltimore struggles to move on from this weeks’s riots, the mayor’s race turns to the issue of police and community relations. The gist: Yesterday, […]
1. Jim Kenney Takes the Lead in the Mayor’s Race, Two Polls Show The Gist: For the first time this year, former City Councilman Jim Kenney has […]
1. City Council considers a new five-cent fee on plastic and paper shopping bags. The Gist: City Councilman Mark Squilla introduced legislation that would charge shoppers five […]
Talk to some political insiders, and they’ll tell you that state Sen. Anthony Williams has this mayoral election in the bag. He is the only […]