Monday, May 4, 2015

Wednesday's DN: Obama Hits Schools, Turns To Health Care

The Daily News takes a look at the health care debate, asking if the controversial issue will shape the presidency of Barack Obama the way Sept. 11, 2001 shaped the presidency of George W. Bush. John Baer says Obama must reassert himself in a speech tonight to a joint session of Congress as "an honest agent of change."

Wednesday's DN: Obama Hits Schools, Turns To Health Care

The Daily News takes a look at the health care debate, asking if the controversial issue will shape the presidency of Barack Obama the way Sept. 11, 2001 shaped the presidency of George W. Bush.  John Baer says Obama must reassert himself in a speech tonight to a joint session of Congress as "an honest agent of change."

The new school year started for the Philadelphia School District with two new schools and a speech by Obama on how students should shape their own futures.  Ronnie Polaneczky reads between the lines of the president's speech to students for the socialist indoctrination predicted by leaders of the Republican Party.

And the melodrama that is the city's fiscal year 2010 budget woes in Harrisburg enters its 127th chapter with Mayor Nutter again threatening massive layoffs and big-time service cuts while the state General Assembly can't reach agreement on legislation that would prevent all that.

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William Bender, a Drexel graduate who landed at the Daily News in 2007, has covered everything from South Philly mobsters to doomsday hucksters. He occasionally writes about local food trucks and always eats everything on his plate, whether it be a bloody rib eye or a corrupt politician. E-mail tips to benderw@phillynews.com
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David Gambacorta, has been a reporter with the Daily News since 2005, covering crime, police corruption and all of the other bizarre things that happen in Philadelphia. Now he’s covering the 2015 mayor’s race, because he enjoys a good circus just as much as the next guy. He’s always looking to get a cup of coffee. Send news tips and other musings on life to gambacd@phillynews.com
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