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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.

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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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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Sean Collins Walsh is from Bucks County and went to Northwestern University. He joined the Daily News copy desk in 2012 and now covers the Nutter administration. Before that, he interned at papers including The New York Times, The Dallas Morning News and The Seattle Times. E-mail tips to walshSE@phillynews.com
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