Welcome to the We Can Never Retire Either club, Seth.
Kathleen Martin asked the Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Board of Judges to pick veteran prosecutor John Delaney.
By tradition, the 88-member Board of Judges will vote Thursday for an interim Philadelphia district attorney by placing ballots in a battered old top hat. The hat's origin, like the rest of the process, is shrouded in mystery.
The selected applicant will serve the last five and a half months of former District Attorney Seth Williams' second term while he is in federal custody, awaiting sentencing in a corruption case.
Jesse Goode, an administrative judge in Washington says Vanessa Natale, a lawyer, tried to shake him down.
She wants an encore as the city's top prosecutor. A political controversy from 20 years ago may affect her chances.
Common Pleas Court Judge Paul Panepinto, who retired in March, has applied to be Philadelphia's interim district attorney. DA Seth Williams resigned June 29 and is in the Federal Detention Center, awaiting sentencing.
The Philadelphia Common Pleas Board of Judges will select an interim district attorney in two weeks to finish the last 5 and a half months of the second term for former District Attorney Seth Williams, who resigned and pleaded guilty to a bribery charge.
The job is open for the last six months of Seth Williams' term. And Joe Khan, who lost the Democratic primary for the seat, wants to fill that short-time post.
That quote is what U.S. Rep. Robert Brady said after Williams pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal bribery charge.
With DA Seth Williams resigning, the Board of Judges could select a replacement to finish the six months left in his second term. Interim D.A. Kathleen Martin said she would continue to serve if asked.
The lodge has been after being critical of Democrat Larry Krasner's campaign for district attorney.
Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic leader in the U.S. House, carries a cheat-sheet of statistics to cite when claiming her party is gaining momentum for the 2018 midterm elections.
The Senate committee hearing on was canceled after protesters blew horns and whistles for more than 45 minutes to disrupt testimony.
The state Senate will hold a hearing on Friday, June 23, to discuss Philadelphia's sweetened beverage tax. And rumors are swirling in Harrisburg that state legislation may be proposed to preempt the city's ability to tax those beverages.
Voter turnout for millennial voters in Philadelphia surged in the May primary election, even if it came up to just 10 percent after registered at 3 percent four years ago.
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