The GOP campaign handout lists the names of seven Philadelphia politicians - all people of color - who fell due to public corruption charges. It doesn't mention white politicians from the city who met the same fate.
A discussion about Philly's political landscape turns to the longtime House member and Democratic Party chairman, who is preparing to seek another term in 2018.
The Centrist Party comes to Philadelphia this weekend to push an effort to elect independent candidates to the U.S. Senate. Political scientists call that an interesting idea that is unlikely to succeed.
Beth Grossman, the Republican nominee for district attorney, and controversial former Phillies pitcher Curt Schilling spent some time commiserating about billionaire George Soros' backing the Democratic nominee, Larry Krasner.
Bowers needed at least 4,075 signatures on nomination petitions to get on the Nov. 7 ballot as an independent candidate for controller. It appears that 1,560 of his signatures were photocopies of other names in his submission.
City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and a real estate developer square off for round two in federal court. Their last bout, last week, cost Philadelphia taxpayers $136,168.
Former Philadelphia Mayor W. Wilson Goode Sr. attended a 2012 meeting where former Municipal Court Judge Jimmie Moore agreed to drop his challenge to U.S. Rep. Robert Brady in return for help with campaign debt, sources say.
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.
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