Ed Rendell

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Rendell Writes Pro-Fracking Op-Ed, Fails to Mention Enormous Conflict of Interests

Yesterday, Ed Rendell wrote a big pro-fracking op-ed for the new New York Daily News, in an attempt to sway on-the-fence-and-has-presidential-ambitions Andrew Cuomo to approve fracking […]

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Former Rendell Consigliere David L. Cohen Backing Tom Corbett in ’14

Comcast VP David L. Cohen, the one-man political machine (and not in the Tammany Hall way) who ran Rendell’s early-days City Hall operations, will be […]

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Ed Rendell’s Top 10 Reasons He’s Not Running For New York Mayor

It’s not enough that he’s being mentioned as a future mayor of New York—Ed Rendell is clearly trying to parlay the attention into an appearance […]

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Should Ed Rendell Go to D.C.? Or Stay Home to Defeat Tom Corbett? Or Be New York’s Mayor?

One thing Ed Rendell doesn’t lack for is career options. The former governor is being mentioned by National Journal as a candidate for Transportation Secretary […]

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Rendell Loves Him, Gay Republicans Hate Him: Obama’s Defense Pick

It looks like Obama’s new Secretary of Defense pick, the former Nebraska Republican Senator Chuck Hagel, is going to face a tough confirmation fight. First, […]

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Ed Rendell’s Calling Everybody Wusses Again

Ed Rendell, in his book A Nation of Wusses, calls out politicians for their cowardice on gun control. Today, he reprises the act in a […]

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Corbett Has Signed Wayyy More Laws Than Rendell

In a cool new Pennsylvania contest we’ll call “law signing,” Tom Corbett is blowing Eddie Rendell out of the water. In his first legislative session, […]

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The Difference Between Nutter and Rendell, in Four Words

In the hours since NRA VP Wayne LaPierre unleashed a looong tirade against his critics this morning (in the form of statement on the Newtown […]

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Rendell Weighs in on Conn. Shooting with Five-Point Plan

Ed Rendell’s always been vocal about the need for strong gun control. He’s called for stricter legislation as Mayor, Governor, and most recently as a […]

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Ed Rendell Is on the Wrong Side of the Class War

Like pretty much everybody not named Tom Corbett, I like Ed Rendell. A lot. How could you not? He’s big, hairy, loud, part grizzly, part […]

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Senator Casey Squashes Beef With Ed Rendell

Former Governor Ed Rendell recently criticized  Senator Bob Casey’s campaign for re-election—or, as Rendell perceived, a lack thereof. Casey’s media consultant met Rendell’s criticism head […]

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Ed Rendell Says Obama Tried to Run the “Four Corners Offense”

Former Governor Ed Rendell was on Talk Radio 1210 with Chris Stigall on Thursday morning to discuss the first presidential debate. Rendell—like most of the […]

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Ed Rendell Talks About Mitt Romney’s Soul

Mitt Romney was at the Union League on South Broad Street on Friday morning for a campaign event expected to bring in approximately $4 million. […]

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Ed Rendell Says Jayson Werth Is an A-Hole

Jayson Werth upset a bunch of Phillies faithful on Wednesday when he pretended to toss a ball into the crowd, but instead rolled it into […]

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Curtis Jones Rode a Pedicab, Dodged Protestors at the DNC

Last week, several notable Philadelphians were in Charlotte at the Democratic National Convention. Among them was second-term City Councilman and Council majority leader Curtis Jones, […]