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Will Bob Casey Kill the Iran Nuclear Deal?

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey may be one of the votes standing between the Obama Administration and a deal with Iran to put its nuclear program […]

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WATCH: Obama Weighs In On Cosby Allegations

At a White House press conference this afternoon, President Obama was asked by a reporter if he would revoke Bill Cosby’s Medal of Freedom over […]

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Obama, in Philly, Calls for Transformation of Criminal Justice System

  President Obama called for an overhaul of the criminal justice system Tuesday in Philadelphia, telling the national convention of the NAACP that the current […]

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Obama in Philly Today for NAACP

President Obama will be in town today to address the national convention of the NAACP, where he’s expected to outline criminal justice reform proposals. He’ll […]


Obama to Address NAACP in Philadelphia

The NAACP announced Wednesday President Barack Obama will address the group’s annual conference, which is being held in Philadelphia later this month. “We are honored […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The NRA Took a Hit

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Nutter Helping Spearhead Obama Trade Campaign

There’s long been speculation that Michael Nutter would go to work for the Obama Administration after leaving office. But it looks like the mayor might […]

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Obama to Deliver Beau Biden’s Eulogy

  President Obama will deliver Beau Biden’s eulogy at a Saturday funeral, officials have announced. Biden, the former Delaware attorney general and son of Obama’s […]

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Did Obama Help Produce Philly’s New Sick Leave Law?

Did President Obama help produce Philly’s new sick leave law? That’s what USA Today suggests in a story that assertss the president has done an […]

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Obama Visits Camden to Talk Policing

President Barack Obama is visiting Camden today, taking a close look at the policing operations of a city that appears to be becoming safer. “The […]

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President Obama Issues Statement On Amtrak Crash

As the investigation continues into Tuesday’s deadly derailment of Amtrak 188 in Philadelphia, both President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have issued statements […]

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The White House Now Has a Gender-Neutral Restroom

It appears that Obama administration is making boldly progressive moves to support the LGBT community during the President’s last term in office; today it was […]

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Obama to Support Efforts to End Conversion Therapy for Gay and Transgender Youth

The death of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn, who committed suicide in December after her parents forced her to attend conversion therapy, has initiated a lot of […]

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50 Years After Bloody Sunday, a Push for Racial Fairness in Sentencing

I caught up with State Sen. Vincent Hughes on Sunday afternoon by phone — he had spent the weekend in Selma, Alabama, joining the 50th […]

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Philly Native Andrew McGill Creates Obama Detector Device

Really Smart Guy Andrew McGill is best known in Philadelphia for his website PhillyRapSheet.com, which scans court filings every 30 minutes to tell you who […]