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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


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 […]

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Here’s What Philly’s Congress Members Think About Trump’s Airstrikes on Syria

A number of local Congress members have weighed in on President Donald Trump’s decision to order a missile attack on Syria. In a speech last […]

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There Won’t Be a Manayunk Bike Race This Year

The Manayunk bike race, most recently known as the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic, will not be run in 2017. The race posted the news on […]

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Convicted State Rep. Leslie Acosta to Resign

State Rep. Leslie Acosta – who remained in office and won reelection this fall after secretly pleading guilty to a federal felony charge in March […]


What the Incredible Rise of the Independent Voter Means for Philly

For more than half of the 20th century, the number of registered independents and third-party voters in Philadelphia didn’t change much. From the 1940s to […]


To Resist Trump, Fix Philly’s Elite, Boring, Anti-Competitive Democratic Party

Philadelphia’s Democratic Party suffers from the same cancer as the national Democratic Party. Only it’s arguably much more advanced. Think the Democratic National Committee favored […]