Tuesday, November 24, 2015

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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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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