Sunday, December 21, 2014

Thursday's DN: Bust In Delco Political Petition Forgery

Remember the hullabaloo last March in Delaware County about alleged nominating petition fraud to help a Republican congressional candidate? Well the Republican is now a congressman, the state Attorney General who took nearly a year to investigate is now governor and an arrest was made yesterday! But wait, why did some of the people who claimed their names were forged never hear from investigators?

Thursday's DN: Bust In Delco Political Petition Forgery

Remember the hullabaloo last March in Delaware County about alleged nominating petition fraud to help a Republican congressional candidate?  Well the Republican is now a congressman, the state Attorney General who took nearly a year to investigate is now governor and an arrest was made yesterday!  But wait, why did some of the people who claimed their names were forged never hear from investigators?

Heading to the University of Pennsylvania's Museum of Archeology and Anthropology to see the new exhibit of Chinese mummies and artifacts?  The mummies are apparently on strike.

A new study shows winning a seat on City Council is the gift that keeps on giving. Maybe even if a newspaper columnist tells voters to give you the boot.

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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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