Sunday, April 19, 2015

Featherman, John

John Featherman is a contributor at and writes about politics and consumer-related issues.

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Ageism is alive and well.
Voters in the 170th Pennsylvania House of Representatives District will go to the polls to choose a successor to former State Rep. Brendan Boyle
In what’s being dubbed “The Olympian vs. The Man Who Saved the Olympics,” former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield, 52, will be taking on former Olympics CEO (and 2012 GOP presidential nominee) Mitt Romney, 68, in a charity match May 15 at the Union Pacific Depot in Salt Lake City.
Center City “condo king” Allan Domb, who U-Turn earlier reported was potentially eying a mayoral run, has filed today with the County Board of Elections to run as an at-large candidate in this year’s City Council race, according to a statement that Domb’s campaign emailed me this afternoon.
Rhashea Lynn Harmon, a 38 year-old Center City attorney, was one of four Republicans who spoke before GOP ward leaders Tuesday night at a gathering in Fort Richmond.
In one of most pre-publicized political stunts of 2015, Republican City Council at-large candidate Matt Wolfe stood in front of the closed doors of the...
Why don’t more Philadelphians run for public office? That’s a question a lot of people are asking right now – particularly with respect to the mayor’s race – where the candidates’ pool in the Democratic primary is shrinking by the week, and the outnumbered Republican machinery is still scrambling to find a candidate.
Domb denies he is considering a run. But in a wide-ranging discussion with U-Turn, he sounded like a candidate with a full platform and talking points.
U-Turn: Just in time for Hanukkah, U-Turn reader Frank DeFazio posted the following entry on his Facebook page yesterday.