They should teach this in law school: If you hope to be a judge in Philadelphia, you should be careful about whom you grab by the throat at political meetings. Also in today's PhillyClout column: A local FBI agent says public corruption equals job security and a team is forming for the Sept. 10 5K Walk to End Alzheimer's in honor of former City Councilman Ed Schwartz.
Monday is the deadline for third-party and independent candidates to file to get on the Nov. 8 general election ballot. How does that work? Here are some answers.
And the national debate about raising the debt ceiling could have a troubling impact here on the city's underfunded pension plan.