Thursday, December 25, 2014

Some leftovers from the deli

The majority of the pols filed out of Famous 4th Street Deli about an hour ago.

Some leftovers from the deli

The majority of the pols filed out of Famous 4th Street Deli about an hour ago.

Here are some extra tidbits for you, dear PhillyClout reader:

*Patrick Murphy, the congressman-turned-candidate for state attorney general, stopped by to shake hands and dole out hugs.

*Shariff Street responded with a "maybe" when asked if he'll be running for something in 2015.

*Former Mayor William Green, on the possibility that his son, Councilman at Large Bill Green, will run for mayor in four years: "I think he's serious." Running for mayor, Green said, "is always difficult. It's been that way for as long as I can remember." 

*Joe McColgan, the Republican running for City Council at Large, lamented the low voter turnout. "We were planning on 13 to 15 percent, and that's what it looks like so far," he said.

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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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