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Council Members Don’t Fade Away
Next year all 17 members of Philadelphia City Council are up for re-election. Three of them – Joan Krajewski, Marian Tasco, and Preside
11 years ago
Koppel on Keith
Long before Fox News, MSNBC, and the Daily Show, Ted Koppel used to bring a rare blend of insight and information to television with ABC&
A Katz Run in the Fall?
Mayor Nutter could regret not pushing for a clearly-needed change in the city’s campaign finance law if things break just the wrong
Et Tu, Dwight?
Philadelphia’s most powerful state legislator could be out of his leadership post in Harrisburg this week.
But as Stat
The Caine Mimickry
When I was preparing to interview Michael Caine for Fresh Air a few weeks back, I watched so many of his movies that the little voice in
Fumo Firepower for Sale
You might recall that in headier days Vince Fumo had a gun range built in the basement of his Spring Garden mansion.
Our own Susan
An Independent run for Knox?
It’s Day Two of the Philadelphia mayor’s race, at least to political junkies who start obsessing on the next race immediately
Philly Comes Out for the Prez
“They say President Obama wasn’t born here, call him a Muslim, insult his family….” so read a pre-election mailer
Corbett’s Non-Voter Suppression
After leading Democrats began
Why We Did What We Did
Liberals need to understand something about the defeat they suffered: that concerns about the national debt and the growing pow
Time To Get Obama’s Back?
Voter turnout in Philadelphia is a key to Democrats’ hopes in both the Senate and governor’s race Tuesday, and both sides know it. Mu
You Paid for Prosecutor’s New York Flings
For weeks, Democratic Congressional candidate Bryan Lentz has responded to attacks from Republican Pat Meehan about Lentz’s expense rei
Thank Heaven He Doesn’t Bring Prepared Remarks
It’s always worth paying attention when Joe Biden speaks, just for nuggets like this. Here he is at an Oct. 27 rally for
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