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Not fit to serve
Veteran Philadelphia political operative Pete Truman won’t go to jail after all.
Even though he pled guilty to tax evasion last
12 years ago
Arlen for mayor – not
A precious moment from this year’s Pennsylvania Society weekend came Friday night when Mayor Nutter was chatting with reporters in the
Two-way Street at Pa. Society
After another day of pol-watching at the Pennsylvania Society weekend:
The most intriguing guest at Mayor Nutter’s fun
Kicking the tires at Pa. Society
I made the trek to New York on the Bolt Bus to hang around events at the Pennsylvania Society, the annual gathering of the Keystone State
The anti-Pennsylvania Society trip
While Pennsylvania’s political elite trek to New York for drinks, food and power talk at the annual Pennsylvania Society Weekend, I wan
Tartaglione doesn’t back down
She didn’t punch a fellow ward leader in the mouth years ago, like everybody says. She popped him twice.
“He fell back over a
Punching up a dull story
A study in public relations she isn’t.
City Commission chair Marge Tartaglione yesterday managed to re-ignite an embarrassing st
What’s a billion among friends?
Pete DeCoursey of the online service Capitolwire has an interesting perspective on the standoff between Gov. Rendell and two state offici
Counter punch by Cruz
Jonathan Ramos accused him and his associates of widespread voter intimidation.
But before Cruz suffered any consequences, he spur
WikiLeaks – brought to you by the U.S. Congress
Politicians demanding the prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange under American espionage laws should listen to this week’s in
Princess of a political dynasty takes a hit
What a rich political story lies beneath yesterday’s news that deputy city commissioner Renee Tartaglione had resigned and agreed to pa
One’s company, two’s a crime
Folks, this could be one of the biggest crime waves Pennsylvania’s ever seen. Last week the Norristown Times Herald
Take this job and love it
“It’s good to be the king,” Mel Brooks said on screen as King Louis XVI.
Mayor Nutter offered a more uplifting reflection th
John Street – take two
Time spent with John Street is rarely dull. My
The whatever village
Christmas Village? Holiday Village? As a guy who was raised Christian in South Texas and married into a Jewish family, and I don’t
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