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Friday -- Former City Inspector General Leads New DA Poll

If you can actually make it past the phrase "sissy-slut training" in today's lead story, here's the political lowdown: A poll on the upcoming District Attorney race, commissioned by Young Philly Politics, shows former city Inspector General Seth Williams in the lead. Prosecutors in State Sen. Vince Fumo's corruption trial say Fumo's charity was used as a piggybank by his nearest and dearest. Council wants Mayor Nutter to delay closing 11 branch libraries so they can review the plan more closely. Some encouraging budget news: The city is handing out less pink slips than expected today.

Friday -- Former City Inspector General Leads New DA Poll

If you can actually make it past the phrase "sissy-slut training" in today's lead story, here's the political lowdown:

A poll on the upcoming District Attorney race, commissioned by Young Philly Politics, shows former city Inspector General Seth Williams in the lead.

Prosecutors in State Sen. Vince Fumo's corruption trial say Fumo's charity was used as a piggybank by his nearest and dearest.

Council wants Mayor Nutter to delay closing 11 branch libraries so they can review the plan more closely.

Some encouraging budget news: The city is handing out less pink slips than expected today.

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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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