John Street

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City Will Lease Mayor’s Box at Wells Fargo Center to Help Fund Schools

The city will lease the so-called “Mayor’s Suite” at the Wells Fargo Center for $100k annually – and the revenue, which will likely exceed that, will go toward […]

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As Philly’s Ex-Mayors Stump for Clinton, Some Ask: “Who?”

“Look at this white cat down there dressed like a gangsta?! Whatever, I’m going to go get my photo taken with Mayor Street.” I’m standing […]

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John Street Endorses Stephen Zappala, Goes After Josh Shapiro’s A.G. Qualifications

Donald Trump, a rich kid from Queens who’s running for president, is the only candidate less qualified for the office he seeks than state attorney […]

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How Johnny Doc Almost Took Out Maria Quiñones-Sánchez

How in the world did an allegedly gay-hating, voter ID-loving racist who no one has ever heard of nearly beat an incumbent Democratic Councilwoman who […]

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John Street: Re-Elect the “Relentless” Maria Quiñones-Sanchez

(Editor’s note: This is an op-ed from former Mayor John F. Street.) It has been 35 years since I was sworn in as a member […]

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9 Unbelievably True Tales of Philadelphia Mayors

The Philadelphia mayor’s race is in full swing — and something’s missing. It’s not as wild as the last time Philadelphia had a competitive Democratic […]

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The Best Five Parts of Frank Keel’s Amazing Lawsuit Against David Axelrod

Whatever else you think of Frank Keel’s lawsuit against David Axelrod over who came up with the idea to blame Republicans in then-Philly Mayor John […]

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Who Saved John Street’s Career?

Philadelphia political fixer Frank Keel has filed suit against strategist David Axelrod claiming it was he, not Axelrod, who came up with the strategy that […]

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Ethics Panel Clears Ex-Mayor Street for Voting to Give Son’s Firm a Contract

Former Philadelphia Mayor John Street did not violate the state’s Ethics Act when he voted to give his son a contract with the Philadelphia Housing […]

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Veterans Stadium Was Imploded 10 Years Ago Today

Ten years ago today Veterans Stadium was destroyed in about 30 seconds, as a few hundred fans cheered “honorary imploders” Greg Luzinski and the Phillie […]