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Philly and Feds Vow No Compromise in Sanctuary City Case

A federal judge’s attempt at striking what he saw as a fair compromise in Philadelphia’s sanctuary city lawsuit has been rebuffed by both city officials […]

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Federal Judge Proposes Compromise in Philly’s Sanctuary City Lawsuit

The Trump and Kenney administrations remain at an impasse in their heated legal debate over Philadelphia’s designation as a sanctuary city and what that means […]

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Pennsylvania Leaders Vow to Fight Medical Marijuana Overreach

In a recent memo addressed to the top prosecutors from each of our country’s 50 states, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced his decision to […]

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Judge: Philly “Is Not a ‘Sanctuary City'”

In a major update in the sanctuary cities dispute, a federal judge has moved to prevent the Department of Justice from withholding essential funding to Philly. In […]

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DOJ Slams Philly for “Violating” Immigration Law

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. The Department of Justice has reportedly sent letters to five jurisdictions accused of violating federal […]

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Here Is the Lawsuit That Philly Just Filed Against Jeff Sessions

Philly sued Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday in the latest development of the heated sanctuary cities debate. In its lawsuit, the city argues that conditions […]

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Toomey Praises Sessions Despite Trump’s Criticism

In a statement issued Tuesday, Sen. Pat Toomey praised Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has recently come under fire from President Donald Trump. Despite Sessions’s early support of the […]

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AG Jeff Sessions Will Speak in Philly Friday Morning

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will speak about sanctuary cities and violent crime in Philly Friday morning. Sessions is scheduled to address law enforcement agencies at 11 a.m. at […]

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Wolf: I’ll Protect Medical Marijuana Patients from Jeff Sessions

Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf isn’t happy with a letter that surfaced this week from Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The letter, which Sessions sent to congressional leaders […]

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Watch: Mayor Jim Kenney Talks Sanctuary Cities on “60 Minutes”

Philadelphia's mayor opposes Pres. Trump's sanctuary crackdown: https://t.co/Yn2EHXIdqY pic.twitter.com/wuSoFCHpNB — 60 Minutes (@60Minutes) May 22, 2017 A 60 Minutes segment this past Sunday night delved […]

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DOJ: Philly Must Prove it Complies With Federal Immigration Officials

The Department of Justice has requested Philadelphia and eight other jurisdictions to prove that they comply with federal immigration officials. In a letter posted by the Los Angeles Times, […]

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What’s Behind the DOJ’s Abdication on Checking Police Abuse

On Wednesday, a judge in Baltimore denied a Department of Justice request to delay a public hearing designed to let city residents share their views […]

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Philly to Remain “Sanctuary City” Despite Threats From Sessions

The Mayor’s Office has responded to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions‘s threat to cut federal funding from so-called sanctuary cities. 

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AG Sessions: No More Funds for Sanctuary Cities

During a speech in Washington, D.C. today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that so-called sanctuary cities – or jurisdictions that do not comply with federal immigration laws […]

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Toomey: Effort to Stop Trump’s Cabinet Nominees a “Disgrace”

Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey called efforts to block President Donald Trump’s cabinet picks a “disgrace” during an interview on Talk Radio 1210, WPHT today.