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Voting bill blocked by GOP filibuster, Dems try rules change
Biden has been unable to persuade two holdout Democratic senators, Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona and Joe Manchin of West Virginia, to change Senate rules to pass this bill.
5 hours ago
Delco’s Medical Reserve Corps steps up to ease the burden on health care workers
Members of the Medical Reserve Corps, both medical and non-medical volunteers, assist health care personnel with their workloads.
6 hours ago
Supreme Court allows Jan. 6 committee to get Trump documents
In a rebuff to former President Donald Trump, the Supreme Court is allowing the release of presidential documents sought by the congressional committee.
8 hours ago
‘Not even close to out of the woods’: Philly Council faces big challenges as they return to work
Philadelphia City Council is starting up its weekly meetings with tough budget negotiations ahead and COVID-19 keeping them virtual.
9 hours ago
Police Commissioner: 2022 brings the ‘same troubling trends’ for crime in Philly
After a record-setting year for the number of people murdered, Philadelphia police officials said the city is still on a similar course in 2022.
10 hours ago
Biden says nation weary from COVID, but U.S. in a better place
At a Wednesday news conference marking his first year in office, He said he would likely have to settle for “big chunks” of his signature economic package to break an impasse.
Mass. man who sent threatening emails to Police Commissioner Outlaw gets prison time
In June 2020, Peter Fratus sent two emails to Outlaw’s official email, amid nationwide protests against police brutality and the murder of George Floyd.
Pa. U.S. Senate candidate Kenyatta gets key union endorsement
Democratic State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta accepted the endorsement of the Service Employees International Union Wednesday outside Philadelphia City Hall.
11 hours ago
Remembering legend Lusia Harris, the only woman to be officially drafted by the NBA
Harris scored the first points in Olympic women's basketball history and was the first Black woman inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame, among other accolades.
12 hours ago
Montco’s COVID numbers are trending down, while hospitalizations hit peak
Hospital leaders report they are seeing a dramatic rise in patients, however, and urge individuals to seek testing away from the ERs.
13 hours ago
New York AG says Trump’s company misled banks, tax officials
New evidence shows that Trump’s company used “fraudulent or misleading” valuations of its golf clubs, skyscrapers, and other property to get loans and tax benefits.
14 hours ago
U.S. begins offering free COVID test kits, but many more are needed
Experts say the plan to distribute 1 billion tests is a good first step, but it must become a regular part of the pandemic response.
15 hours ago
Omicron surge has peaked in Philadelphia; city issues new school guidance
Cases are down from their peak around Jan. 9, city Health Commissioner Bettigole said. Hospitalizations, which lag new cases, are up.
A push to ban members of Congress from trading individual stocks gains momentum
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., doesn't trade stocks, but thinks lawmakers should be able to pick individual stocks.
16 hours ago
Mexican abortion advocates look to help women in U.S.
Decades ago, Mexican activists drove women into the United States to terminate their pregnancies at clinics.
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