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WATCH: Obama Crashes Philly Conference With Anniversary Video for Michelle

Everyone knows by now that Michelle Obama graced Philly yesterday with a much-anticipated appearance at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women. When we caught wind of […]

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President Obama Just Pardoned a Philadelphia Woman

While everybody is talking about the big names on President Obama’s just-released pardons and commutations list — most notably, convicted traitor and Wikileaks source Chelsea […]

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Road Closures for Obama Visit Cause Major Traffic Delays

Avoid Fairmount Ave near Ridge Ave #PhillyTraffic. You'll be stuck 20m longer than usual — Unusual Traffic PHI (@WazeTrafficPhi) September 13, 2016 President […]

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Obama Talks Gun Violence and Executive Actions From White House

On Tuesday, United States President Barack Obama took to a podium at the White House to discuss the executive actions that the White House unveiled […]

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Obama’s DOJ to Release 6,000 Prisoners

Good morning, Philadelphia. Here is what you need to know today. Last July, President Obama visited Philly and called for transformation of the criminal justice […]

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What Swarthmore Could Learn From Jerry Falwell’s University

In late August, just a few days before classes began at Swarthmore College, a member of the class of 2016 — to spare her future […]

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Obama to Name Eric Fanning as First Openly Gay Service Secretary to Lead the Army

Eric Fanning may very soon make history. In yet another LGBT-supportive move by the Obama administration, Mr. Fanning has been nominated by the President to […]


WATCH: Obama Weighs In On Cosby Allegations

At a White House press conference this afternoon, President Obama was asked by a reporter if he would revoke Bill Cosby’s Medal of Freedom over […]

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Here’s Everything Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf Did in the Last Two Weeks

Gov. Tom Wolf announced last month that he was going to post his full work calendar online starting in February. It sounded all good and transparent, but, we pointed […]


Four Obama State of the Union Pledges That Would Help Philly

President Obama barely made mention of cities or urban affairs in last night’s State of the Union. But his agenda did include four big initiatives […]

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Transgender Americans Mentioned in State of the Union Address for the First Time

If you’re one of the ones who stayed up watching President Obama’s State of the Union (SOTU) address, you witnessed history in the making. The speech […]


Penn A Cappella Group Perform for President, First Lady and Emmy Rossum at the White House

Last Wednesday, members of The University of Pennsylvania Shabbatones, a Jewish a cappella group, sang for the president and first lady at the White House’s annual Chanukah […]

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The President Is Wrong on Net Neutrality: The Internet Needs Fast Lanes and Slow Lanes

You’re staying at a hotel. You get online. When you log in, you’re given a choice: You can use the free Internet service that the […]


WATCH: Philly Boy Band Serenades Obama at Philly Campaign Stop

President Obama was at Temple University yesterday stumping for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf. While backstage in the green room, the President was treated to a […]

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Will President Obama Put American Soldiers in Iraq and Syria in Time?

When President Obama addresses the nation Wednesday night, on the event of the 13th anniversary of the attacks of 9/11, the country faces its greatest […]