Ed Rendell

City Life

John Estey, Rendell’s Former Chief-of-Staff, Charged With Wire Fraud

(Editor’s Note: This is a breaking story. Check back for updates.) John Estey, a Philadelphia lawyer and onetime chief-of-staff to former Gov. Ed Rendell, was charged with illegal wire […]

City Life

57 Painted Donkeys Are Going to Be Displayed Throughout Philly for the DNC

Ed Rendell came up with the idea. Obviously. A collection of 57 painted donkey statues will decorate Philadelphia during the months of July and August, the former […]

City Life

Did Ed Rendell “Mess Up” Taxes for DNC Donors?

The New York Post is reporting that Ed Rendell started collecting donations before the city’s Democratic National Convention Host Committee received its official 501(c)(3) nonprofit […]

City Life

Rendell: Trump Has “Crossover Appeal” in Pa.

  There is surely part of Ed Rendell that sees Donald Trump as a kindred spirit. How could the author of A Nation of Wusses not […]

Ed Rendell - Senate testimony - PCN

Ed Rendell: AG Kathleen Kane Doesn’t Need Law License

In his experience, Ed Rendell says Kathleen Kane doesn’t need a law license to be Pennsylvania attorney general. Rendell — Philadelphia’s district attorney for eight years […]

Ed Rendell - plastic bag
City Life

Ed Rendell Wears Plastic Bag on Head After Eagles’ Loss

Former Philadelphia mayor and Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell has been a post-game Eagles analyst on Comcast SportsNet for 17 years now. (Really!) But he never […]


Is Ed Rendell Trolling Philly’s Democratic Machine?

Former Gov. Ed Rendell is up to something. He’s one of the most popular Democrats in the city, and yet he keeps throwing his weight behind candidates […]

City Life

Rendell: Nutter Mishandled Papal Visit

Good morning, Philadelphia. Here is what you need to know today. • Ed Rendell says Mayor Nutter mishandled the papal visit. You knew Ed Rendell […]

The Scene

Moyer Foundation Champions for Children Luncheon

The Moyer Foundation’s Champions for Children Luncheon was held Tuesday at the Crystal Tea Room in Center City. The room was packed with Phillies fans, […]

City Life

Rendell: Kane Should Take Leave from AG’s Office

Kathleen Kane should step away from the attorney general’s office while she faces criminal charges, former Gov. Ed Rendell said today, but she shouldn’t necessarily […]

City Life

Ed Rendell: Pope Fence “Boggles the Mind”

Ed Rendell slammed preparations for Pope Francis‘ visit Wednesday morning, saying the plan for a perimeter fence “boggles the mind.” “The Pope went to Bolivia, […]

City Life

Rendell to Chair McGinty Senate Campaign

Not that Joe Sestak needed additional clues he is not the favored candidate of the Democratic Party establishment in Pennsylvania, but: Former Gov. Ed Rendell […]

City Life

Rendell: DNC to Feature Lots of Fiberglass Donkeys

Next year’s Democratic National Convention will feature painted fiberglass donkeys displayed across the city, former Gov. Ed Rendell has told a Pennsylvania newspaper. PennLive reports […]


The Brief: Is George Norcross Staking a Claim in Philly Politics?

1. George Norcross lands the first post-win meeting with Jim Kenney. The gist: The Next Mayor has a juicy little scoop: George Norcross, the political kingmaker of South Jersey, […]


The Mayoral Election’s Other Big Winner? Doug Oliver.

In five or 10 years, we may look back at the past three months as the seminal moment in Doug Oliver’s political career. Or maybe not. It all […]