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Which Philly Elected Officials Really Support the Phillies?

It's when times are tough, that you learn who your friends are.

Which Philly Elected Officials Really Support the Phillies?

It's when times are tough, that you learn who your friends are.

Today the U.S. House of Representatives voted on a resolution to honor the Yankees for their victory in the World Series. But one member of the Philadelphia delegation refused to support the measure.

Who was this champion of the forlorn Phillies?

It was U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, whose district includes parts of Philadelphia and Montgomery counties. Both U.S. Rep. Bob Brady and U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah supported the resolution. Here’s a link to the vote results.

To Schwartz, PhillyClout says: you go girl!
 

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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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