Friday's DN: How not to get a judicial nomination in Philly

They should teach this in law school: If you hope to be a judge in Philadelphia, you should be careful about whom you grab by the throat at political meetings.  Also in today's PhillyClout column: A local FBI agent says public corruption equals job security and a team is forming for the Sept. 10 5K Walk to End Alzheimer's in honor of former City Councilman Ed Schwartz.

Monday is the deadline for third-party and independent candidates to file to get on the Nov. 8 general election ballot.  How does that work?  Here are some answers.

And the national debate about raising the debt ceiling could have a troubling impact here on the city's underfunded pension plan.

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