Saturday, October 25, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Is This Why McCain Kept Quiet?

So John McCain flew to Philadelphia today and his campaign alerted the media to meet him at the airport.  But then reporters were kept almost a full football field away from the presumptive Republican nominee for president.

Was that bec

Is This Why McCain Kept Quiet?

Blog Image
McCain and Palin on Friday

So John McCain flew to Philadelphia today and his campaign alerted the media to meet him at the airport.  But then reporters were kept almost a full football field away from the presumptive Republican nominee for president.

Was that because of news that a certain 17-year-old from Alaska is in the family way?  Here is a press release the campaign just put about Bristol Palin, the daughter of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.  McCain surprised many in his party on Friday by picking Palin for the post of vice president on his ticket.

Will Bunch has more at Attytood.  And here is the Associated Press report.

About this blog
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
 Follow Chris on Twitter

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
 Follow Jenny on Twitter.

Also on Philly.com
Stay Connected