The former D.A. might have the grit to rule an unruly Philly, but she faces a fight and lots of questions in order to get the chance.
The so-far bland mayoral primary sure could use some oomph. Or do we need independent candidates to generate more interest?
John Baer: Pa. and Ill. have lots of similarities: new governors, pension and budget woes, and bold ideas to fix state finances.
The slow-starting race to succeed Mayor Nutter is sure to involve Democratic drama and then maybe draw Sam Katz into the fray yet again.
The story of an NBC News anchors trouble with the truth is both common and odd and carries meaning beyond Brian Williams.
In a potentially crowded GOP field likely candidates Santorum and Huckabee would both fight for the same states and both come up short again.
One of the Philly state House members caught up in a sting case seems to have bad things happen on days most people celebrate.
The Tom Wolf era begins with a pledge to be "a different kind of governor" and a call for jobs that pay, schools that teach and government that works.
As the new governor takes office, astrology seems to be on his side. But Pennsylvania politics awaits, and it's anything but heavenly.
John Baer: There are multiple possible outcomes for state Attorney General Kathleen Kane in a case rife with intrigue and, yep, politics.