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Those Pesky Petitions And The Partisans Who Push Them

Got a gripe about nominating petitions for a candidate in the state's First Senatorial District?  Young Philly Politics doesn't want to hear it.

Challenging petit

Those Pesky Petitions And The Partisans Who Push Them

Got a gripe about nominating petitions for a candidate in the state's First Senatorial District?  Young Philly Politics doesn't want to hear it.

Challenging petitions and griping about alleged fraud is to Philadelphia politics what booing and beer drinking are to the city's sports fans. But YPP moderator Dan U-A put his foot down Thursday, telling posters to take their petition talk elsewhere.

One angry poster did just that, taking her complaints to the far more freewheeling PhillyBlog politics board.

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Chris Brennan, a native Philadelphian and graduate of Temple University, joined the Daily News in 1999. He has written about SEPTA, the Philadelphia School District, the legalization of casino gambling, state government, the mayor, the governor, City Council and political campaigns. E-mail tips to brennac@phillynews.com
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Jenny DeHuff is a 2005 graduate of the University of Rhode Island, where she cut her teeth in journalism. A South Philly transplant from New England, she joined the Daily News City Hall Bureau in 2013. For the past several years, she has worked as an investigative reporter exposing corruption in suburban politics, covering sometimes ghastly criminal court cases and following the people’s money and how its spent. In addition to being a dogged news hound, she enjoys reading and writing about travel, animals, Irish whiskey and aviation. E-mail tips to dehuffj@phillynews.com
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