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Former city solicitor Ken Trujillo, who dropped out of the mayoral race last week, said he hasn't yet decided whom he will support.
A fight over ex-Gov. Corbett’s appointments means that Wolf, just one week in office, is caught up in a partisan spat.
PhillyClout: Former Deputy Chief City Commissioner Renee Tartaglione Matos is disputing a claim by City Commissioner Stephanie Singer that the two women will face-off in the May 19 Democratic primary election.
A source tells Philly Clout former mayoral candidate Ken Trujillo is set to throw staff and money that he assembled for his run to likely candidate Councilman Jim Kenney.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Winners by far in last fall's elections, Republicans now demand bipartisanship from President Barack Obama as their due and the voters' desire.
For Bucks County Republicans and power brokers, the parties at Claire Risoldi's extravagant mansion near New Hope were unforgettable affairs.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The robust Christian right in early-voting Iowa plays an outsize role in helping determine the Republican presidential nominee, a political reality not lost on the parade of would-be 2016 candidates trying to draw attention at a Saturday gathering of social conservatives.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Dr. Ben Carson is appealing to Iowa conservatives with messages about securing the country's borders and cracking down on employers who hire immigrants illegally.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Texas lawmaker would strip the salaries from government officials who honor same-sex marriage licenses.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is holding up his home state as a model for economic revival in an Iowa speech with echoes from his 2012 run for president.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Prior Iowa caucus winner Mike Huckabee is reacquainting himself with activists who could help decide the next Republican nominee.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, cracking wise, arrives in Iowa for his test before 1,500 R activists at the Freedom Summit.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is holding up his "go big and go bold" attitude as something Republicans need to emulate in Washington.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken his firmest step yet toward running for president, launching an organization that allows him to raise money for a potential 2016 campaign.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rand Paul is showing how he might disrupt the Republican presidential field if he seeks the nomination, sparring with potential rivals over Iran and Cuba in one of the first face-to-face forums among would-be candidates.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is sending clear signs about an expected run for the presidency in 2016.
ATLANTA (AP) - Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney have gotten much of the attention in these early days of the Republican race for president, but as they court the party's elite donors in private phone calls and meetings, a group of likely candidates to their right are just as eagerly chasing support among Christian evangelicals and social conservatives.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Prior Iowa caucus winner Mike Huckabee is reacquainting himself with activists who could help decide the next Republican nominee.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is holding up his home state as a model for economic revival in an Iowa speech with echoes from his 2012 run for president.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Businesswoman Carly Fiorina is introducing herself to Iowa's Republican voters by drawing contrast with the top prospective candidate on the Democratic side.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Texas' junior senator is challenging early caucus state voters to back only presidential candidates with a proven conservative track record.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The winner of Iowa's 2012 Republican presidential caucuses says his party needs to do a better job convincing working Americans that the GOP is on their side.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is holding up his "go big and go bold" attitude as something Republicans need to emulate in Washington.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Dr. Ben Carson is appealing to Iowa conservatives with messages about securing the country's borders and cracking down on employers who hire immigrants illegally.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - In his first public event since taking steps toward a presidential run, Jeb Bush on Friday called on political leaders to overhaul the country's immigration and education systems, increase job training programs and ease energy regulations to spur economic growth.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Rick Santorum admits that most people probably don't remember how he rallied to kick off the 2012 presidential election with a win in the lead-off Iowa caucuses.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Democrats still don't have a city for their 2016 presidential nominating convention, but they now have dates.
DES MOINES, Iowa - New Jersey Gov. Christie told an audience of more than 1,000 Iowa conservative activists at a conference here Saturday that he shares the same political values, deriding the "conventional wisdom" that says he's too moderate for the state that will cast the first votes in the 2016 Republican presidential race in a little more than a year.