Ed Rendell

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Ed Rendell Addresses Rumors He’s Running: Only If Things Got Really, Abysmally Bad

Just how desperate is Philadelphia? Come 2015, the answer to that question might determine whether or not Ed Rendell seeks a third term as mayor. […]

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Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski on Rendell’s Support in Gubernatorial Run: Just Kidding

Friday, Allentown mayor Ed Pawlowski name-dropped Ed Rendell as the host of a Center City party on Thursday night to benefit his ongoing gubernatorial campaign: […]

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Philadelphia Suffers Bout of Nostalgia, Wants Mayor Ed Rendell Back

Nostalgia is a powerful emotion, especially for Philadelphians pining for better days (and winning sports teams). Things in the past were just better, more navigable […]

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Supposedly “Neutral” Rendell Hosts A Gubernatorial Fundraiser

A week ago, we noted with great disappointment and regret that (possible mayoral candidate?!?!?!) Ed Rendell would not be supporting any Democratic gubernatorial candidates in […]

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Even Ed Rendell Doesn’t Think Hillary Is Running for President

As Joel Mathis said last week, perhaps it’s time to let the dream go, Hillary supporters: “I’m not as convinced as much as everybody else […]

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Rendell Staying Disappointingly Neutral in Gov. Race

Dear Gubernatorial Hopefuls: Rendell Will Not Endorse Any of You. And this disappoints we newsmen and women just as much as it disappoints you. Because, […]

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The List: Top Five Mayoral Zingers, Dave Chappelle Edition

Yesterday, Mayor Pedro Segarra of Hartford, Conn., thought he’d show Dave Chapelle how it’s done when he tweeted some facetious advice to the comedian, who […]

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Should Ed Rendell Run For Mayor of Philadelphia Again?

Philadelphia’s next mayoral race may seem like it’s not happening anytime soon, but for the potential 2015 candidates and their backers, right now is when […]

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State Police Probed Rendell Gambling Connections

AP reports: Pennsylvania State Police ran a top-secret investigation into whether then-Gov. Ed Rendell and his administration rigged the outcome of the casino licensing process to […]

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Ed Rendell Hitchhiked to Center City Yesterday

Here’s how it all went down according to Inky state house writer Angela Couloumboulis, who may have just made her first-ever reference to WIP in […]

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Ed Rendell: There’s An App For That

The next time you get stuck in traffic, Ed Rendell wants you to write an angry letter to your congressman—right then and there. Seriously. This […]

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When Ed Rendell Gives Up on the Phillies, the Phillies Are in Bad Shape

Ed Rendell has at last come to grips with the brutal mediocrity of the Philadelphia Phillies, and is advising a firesale. (Last month, the eternal […]

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Rendell: States Gridlocked Over Abortion While Economies Stagnate

Yesterday’s panel discussion at the National Constitution Center on bipartisanship and civic involvement had most of the typical trappings of panel discussions: A team of […]

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Ed Rendell and Wilson Goode, Now Paying Chaka Fattah Jr.’s Legal Bills

Rep. Chaka Fattah’s 30-year-old son Chip has been under investigation by the F.B.I. since 2012, apparently for financial improprieties. (The feds have also shown interest in possible […]

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Ed Rendell, Buzz Bissinger, and the Indignity of Having Done It All

It was Tuesday afternoon, April 9, when we realized that something both inevitable and unexpected had occurred: Ed Rendell had finally lost his touch. The […]