PhillyClout Archive: September, 2008

A Fumo trial blog from an insider

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Vincent Fumo II, son of state Sen. Vince Fumo, has set up a blog to chronicle his dad's corruption trial. Obviously he's very supportive of his... Read more

Mayor Nutter's Argyle is on Ebay

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Yes, the much talked about argyle sweater that Mayor Nutter wore in a back-to-school promotional campaign is up for sale on Ebay. Bidding has... Read more

Monday-- Fumo trial delayed

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Corruption trial of state Sen. Vince Fumo is on hold because the judge is ill. A bill is near passage in the state legislature that would allow... Read more

Obama coming to Philly to raise money

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Barack Obama hasn't campaigned in Philly in months, but he's about to come to town for a very important reason -- fundraising. Invitations are... Read more

Goofy Press Release of the Week

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This press release just dropped in our inbox. Those Council members sure know how to have a good time... Date: September 12, 2008 ... Read more

Tom Knox holds Gubanatorial fundraiser

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Remember failed mayoral candidate Tom Knox, the millionaire businessman who grew up in the projects? He must have enjoyed the political limelight... Read more

Friday -- Is Palin Ready for Primetime?

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John Baer questions if Sarah Palin is ready for the big leagues. Local political consultant compares Palin to Rosanne Barr. Will Bunch says... Read more

City finances in trouble, Mayor calls for spending cuts

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Mayor Nutter today announced that the city faces a $450 million funding shortfall over the next five years, due to lower than expected business... Read more