AREPUBLICAN City Committee member from Center City's 5th Ward has emerged in the last week in a quirky role for a politically powerful western Pennsylvania family mired in scandal.
Clout: Former City Councilman Rick Mariano wrote us this week with a dilemma: He needs legal representation but can't afford an attorney.
PHILLYCLOUT'S handy election calendar shows the May 17, 2011, primary is just 10 short months from tomorrow. With no time to spare, pols across the city are positioning themselves for a shot at that most august of legislative bodies, Philadelphia City Council.
DAN ONORATO and Tom Corbett are still fighting about Florida - specifically the loophole that allows Pennsylvania residents to apply to the Sunshine State for permits to carry concealed weapons.
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