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7 Big Shots on Jim Kenney’s Speech

Brand-spanking-new Mayor Jim Kenney delivered a concise and warm inaugural speech on Monday, which praised police officers and the Black Lives Matter movement, as well as longtime Philadelphians and recent transplants, […]

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Jim Kenney: The Anti-Nutter?

I RAN INTO Jim Kenney one summer evening outside City Hall. This was in July 2014, back when he was a councilman who wanted to […]

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Audit: Philly Firefighters Often Late to the Fire

Updated with comment from Fire Commissioner Derrick Sawyer. City Controller Alan Butkovitz’s farewell present to outgoing Mayor Michael Nutter? A reminder of the ugly early […]

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Trump Fires Back, Calls Nutter “Crude Dope” “Who Is Doing a Terrible Job”

Yesterday, Mayor Michael Nutter had a few choice words for Donald Trump during a news conference concerning the desecration of the Al-Aqsa Islamic Center mosque […]

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Mayor Nutter: Trump Is an “Asshole,” a “Madman” and a “Danger to Society”

[Updated with news of hate crimes reward announcement.] On Tuesday afternoon, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and Mayor-elect Jim Kenney as well as other officials and […]

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Mayor: I Wish I Could Ban Donald Trump from Philly

Mayor Michael Nutter doesn’t like Donald Trump. And after Trump’s Trump’s plan to ban Muslims from entering the U.S., he had some strong words for […]

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On Pope Visit Costs, Mayor Nutter Insults Our Intelligence One Last Time

So this is how Mayor Nutter is going out: By insulting Philadelphia’s intelligence. We were going to have a sour taste in our mouths anyway […]

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Michael Nutter Looks Back

On January 4th, Mayor Michael Nutter’s eight-year run as Philadelphia’s 98th mayor will end. He’ll be replaced by Jim Kenney, an old friend and schoolmate […]

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WATCH: Mayor Nutter Joins Inky Staff for Air Guitar Video

Here’s the Inquirer staff — joined by an incredibly game Mayor Nutter — playing air guitar to a classic ZZ Top song. The video is […]

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Mayor-Elect Kenney Picks Finance, Commerce Bosses

Mayor-elect Jim Kenney revealed on Monday the members of his administration who will be in charge of finance and commerce. He named Rob Dubow, the current […]

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Nutter, Kenney Back Wolf’s Welcome of Syrian Refugees

The cause of Syrian refugees has become controversial in the wake of last weekend’s terrorist attacks in Paris, but Philadelphia’s incoming and outgoing mayors both […]

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Gender Neutral Bathroom Bill Signing at Fergie’s Pub a Major Crossroads

When a bill is signed into law, most ceremonies are invitation only and take place in government buildings. That’s why today’s signing of Philadelphia’s gender neutral […]

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The No-Bullshit Guide to Sanctuary Cities

Immigration has been a long-debated issue in American politics, especially in the past decade. However, upon Donald Trump announcing his candidacy for President and calling […]

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Pro-Immigration Groups Rally Against Nutter’s Proposal to Reverse “Sanctuary City” Policy

More than 50 people gathered at City Hall Monday to condemn the Nutter administration’s proposal to reverse an executive order that limits cooperation between local law enforcement officials and federal immigration […]

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Philly’s Political Elders Lament the Lack of Millennials Running for Office

Mayor Michael Nutter is in that glorious final phase of his tenure where he’s calling things exactly as he sees them. With seven weeks left […]