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The Brief: Attorney Says Black Pols’ Endorsement of Kenney Has Past Black Leaders “Rolling Over in their Graves”

1. Activists and Former Lawmakers from Northwest Philly Announce Support for Tony Williams After Controversial Jim Kenney Endorsement The Gist: A group of community activists, former legislators and ministers […]

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The Brief: Dems Ditch Council Candidate with Crazy Facebook Page

It seems even Philadelphia’s Democratic City Committee has its limits. Manny Morales, who is challenging 7th district City Council incumbent, Maria Quiñones Sánchez no longer has […]

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Philadelphia Finally Gets a Veterans Parade

Believe it or not, Philadelphia did not have an official Veterans Parade until now. That’s right: The city where American democracy got its start did not have […]

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Brady: Kane “Asleep at the Switch” in AG’s Office

Congressman Bob Brady, Philadelphia’s top Democrat, has harshly criticized Attorney General’s Kathleen Kane’s handling of the “abandoned sting” case — raising more doubts about her […]

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Court Rules Law Firm Can Forgive 2007 Brady Legal Fees

Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court ruled Cozen O’Connor can forgive a 2007 loan made to Bob Brady. O’Connor worked to keep Brady on the ballot in the […]

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Law Firm Asks Court to Forgive Bob Brady’s $450,000 Debt

It seems a bit late to make a donation to Congressman Bob Brady‘s failed 2007 mayoral campaign — but not, perhaps, if you’re a well-heeled law […]

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Megan Rath’s Impossible Run

Turns out there are a few Republicans in Philly after all. After my Tuesday column lamenting the lack of an effective opposition party in this […]

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How Did Michael Strange Really Die in Afghanistan?

Charlie Strange in a rest-stop parking lot at dawn, trying not to cry. Charlie somewhere in Maryland, a few hundred feet from I-95, lighting a […]

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Inquirer Story Leads to Concrete Change As Building Replaces Flags

Saturday is flag day, and earlier this week the Inquirer ran a delightful story about a 74-year-old Philadelphia college professor who doesn’t like the poor […]

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Brady Denies Fixing Traffic Tickets

CBS Philly reports that Congressman Bob Brady, the leader of Philly’s Democratic Party, is denying that he fixed traffic tickets for friends and supporters — […]

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The Bizarre, Mysterious Campaign of Marjorie Margolies

The biggest political race in the state is the gubernatorial election. The biggest political name in the state, however, is Marjorie Margolies— aka the soon-to-be […]

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Nutter Pushes Philly for Dem Convention

CBS Philly reports that Mayor Nutter has put Philadelphia in the running for the 2016 Democratic National Convention. But that apparently happened only after prodding […]

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Law Firm Just Wants to Forget the $500,000 It’s Owed by Bob Brady

Law 360 reports that Philadelphia law firm Cozen O’Connor has gone to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in an effort to wipe $500,000 owed it by […]

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One of Us: Bob Brady

My name is … Bob Brady, or Robert A. Brady. The “A” stands for Alan. My father was Robert G. Brady, and he didn’t want […]

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Bob Brady Endorses Allyson Schwartz for Governor

Philly Democratic party chairman Bob Brady has swung his considerable political weight behind Democratic gubernatorial front-runner–and his colleague in Washington–Allyson Schwartz. Here’s what he had […]