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OPINION: The City Tolerates the FOP’s Lack of Respect for Black Lives

Martin Luther King, Jr. once said that “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” […]

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Comcast Promised to Expand Philly’s Low-Cost Internet—But Now It’s Not Showing Proof

Last week, Comcast announced that 9,700 more families in Philadelphia have enrolled in Internet Essentials — the company’s low-cost service for low-income residents — since […]

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FBI Wiretapped Johnny Doc, Councilman Henon for More Than a Year

Remember when the FBI raided IBEW Local 98 leader John Dougherty’s (a.k.a. Johnny Doc’s) house this past August? According to a recent Inquirer report, that raid occurred more than […]

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City Council Might Ban Waving Inflatable Tube Men

City Council will soon consider sealing the fate of Philly’s inflatable tube men – you know, the bright, blown-up guys that flop and flail all […]

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Philly Lawmakers Weren’t Up for Reelection in 2016, but They Raised $2M

Philadelphia City Council members aren’t up for reelection until 2019, but they raised almost $2 million combined last year, according a report by City & State. […]

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Does D.A. Williams’ Withdrawal Mean Philly Democrats Are Finally Learning?

Something extremely rare in Philadelphia politics happened today: A Democratic elected official who has been under investigation by the FBI announced that he would not run […]

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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 […]

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Henon: “To My Knowledge,” the FBI Hasn’t Contacted My Office

Thursday was City Council’s first meeting of its fall session, which also marked the first day that Councilman Bobby Henon, whose office was raided by […]

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28 Days Later, Still No Answers From Henon About the FBI Raid

Next week, when City Council starts its fall session, Bobby Henon is going to have to be in the same room with a reporter. For […]

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Bobby Henon Has Done This 53 Times Since the FBI Raided His Offices

Councilman Bobby Henon is still refusing to answer any questions about the FBI’s raid of his offices 24 days ago.

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Henon Goes Three Weeks Without Answering a Question About the FBI Raid

A reporter’s worst fear is being called “silly” by an anonymous PR flack. So when that nightmare came to pass this morning after Billy Penn […]

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20 Days of Silence: Bobby Henon Still Won’t Talk About the FBI Raids

Twenty days ago, the offices of Council Majority Leader Bobby Henon — as well as the home of his powerful ally John “Johnny Doc” Dougherty — were raided by […]

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Report: FBI Warrant Offers Deeper Look Into Johnny Doc Investigation

A search warrant is reportedly yielding new insight into the FBI’s investigation of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 98 and John Dougherty, the union’s business […]

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You Won’t Believe What Bobby Henon Said About the FBI Raid (Psych, He Didn’t Say Anything)

It’s been 19 days since the FBI raided City Councilman Bobby Henon’s office, and he still won’t answer any questions about it.

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Another Day, Another Refusal By Bobby Henon to Talk About the FBI Raids

It’s been 18 days since the FBI searched Councilman Bobby Henon’s office, and he still isn’t answering any questions about it.