Meehan gains Congressional clout

With the New Year, 111 new members will be sworn into the House of Representatives.  One local newbie is already establishing himsel ...

9 years ago

One-party town? Not exactly

Here’s a quote from last week, spoken by a politician angry at a reporter: “You’re a liberal paper aren’t you? You ...

9 years ago

Philly feels a chill

You know what they say about payback. The city of Philadelphia is about to feel the sting of a smackdown that’s been building fo ...

9 years ago

Two weeks, many voices

My radio commentary this week is sort of an update on the “Welcome to NewsWorks” post I did when this site debuted, so I̵ ...

9 years ago

Layoffs an odd cure for joblessness

OK, so here’s the solution for an economy that’s leaving too many people jobless. Or least here’s the one the American people j ...

9 years ago

Beltway group takes out Pa. lawmaker

Much attention was paid to outside spending on Congressional races this year. But a Republican group based in a Washington suburb appears ...

9 years ago

DA stands by case purge

Philadelphia’s District Attorney is reaffirming his decision to drop charges against nearly 20 thousand fugitives with pending case ...

9 years ago

Try the side door

For a year or so, I’ve been getting together with a group of people to talk about the topic that may be the hardest of all to talk ...

9 years ago