Bob Brady

bob brady, the former u.s. congressman from philadelphia and current head of Philly's Democratic party
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Dear Bob Brady: Your Time Is Up

A roundup of Philly news. This post may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Ward Leader Demands Bob Brady’s Immediate Resignation […]

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Philly Dems Should Take Note of the GOP’s Bold Choice for Party Leader

If you overheard the following remarks, you’d probably assume you were at a progressive political gathering: “We’re bringing in the kind of leadership we need […]

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After Jewell Williams Endorsement, Dem Party Chair Bob Brady Needs to Resign

There are times in politics when you can live with an unfavorable decision, and then there are those moments when you want to throw away […]

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The Cheesesteak: An Oral History

If you pick up the brand new issue of Philly Mag, you will see a cheesesteak from Joe’s gracing the cover. Inside the magazine, we […]

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Brady: I’ll Propose a Bill to Help Immigrant Family in Sanctuary in Philly

On Monday, U.S. Rep. Bob Brady was among the officials who joined the fight to support Carmela Hernandez, an undocumented immigrant mother currently in sanctuary with her […]

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Bob Brady and Tom Brady Have More in Common Than You Think

What could a California-born Super Bowl quarterback possibly have in common with a 72-year-old United States congressman from West Philly? Here, an analysis. They Have […]

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Report: U.S. Rep. Bob Brady Will Not Run for Reelection

After 20 years as a Pennsylvania congressman, Philly Democratic party boss Bob Brady will not run for reelection to the U.S. House. The Inquirer and the […]

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Bob Brady, Meet the Black Former Bank Exec About to Go After Your Seat

Things aren’t looking great for the old white guy celebrating his 20th year representing the 1st Congressional District of Pennsylvania. United States Representative Bob Brady […]

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The Feds Think Bob Brady’s Email Likely Contains “Evidence of Crimes”

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. Bob Brady might be in trouble. Last Friday, while nobody was paying attention, a federal judge in […]

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Brady: Shut Down the Norristown High Speed Line

Pa. Congressman Bob Brady wants SEPTA to shut down the Norristown High Speed Line while a federal investigation unfolds into the cause of a crash that injured […]

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LISTEN: Did Philly Democrats Commit Voter Fraud in the 197th District?

The latest episode of Pushback, the podcast co-produced by Philly Mag and WURD, is now available. Listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, or […]

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Millennial Nonprofit Exec Omar Woodard Might Primary Party Boss Bob Brady

Omar Woodard, a millennial nonprofit director who has called for changes to Philadelphia’s Democratic machine, is considering a primary run against Congressman and longtime party […]

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Prosecutors: Brady Campaign Paid 2012 Primary Opponent to Quit

A former political aide to Rep. Bob Brady’s 2012 primary opponent has testified that Brady’s campaign paid the competitor $90,000 to drop out of the race. […]

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Will USA250 Be Philly’s Biggest Party Yet?

Salty air. Nature’s euphonious soundtrack. Spotty cell reception. One has to wonder how many great ideas start on a boat. In 2008, Andrew Hohns, a […]

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Why Is Bob Brady Still in Charge?

Bob Brady, the U.S. Congressman and boss of Philadelphia’s Democratic Party, is six-foot-one and has a massive barrel chest. His head and neck are also […]