Ed Rendell

While the RNC shindigs seemed to suffer a slow start, the Democratic National Convention hosted a successful first 24 hours of cushy events that promoted mingling between those on the public payroll and the corporate chieftains and lobbyists that underwrite the festivities.
Can we all just take a deep breath? I'm speaking to many Democratic voters as well as the bulk of the mainstream media here, just to clarify. Because far too many seem to currently be going off the deep end. But from where I sit, this is an overreaction to a very short-term situation.
It is important for Hillary and her supporters to give Bernie the time and space to exit the race on his own terms and on his own schedule. It is equally important to give Bernie's supporters the chance to grieve the loss of the hopes and dreams they ascribed to their candidate.
I received an email today from a black elder asking me to reprint a column I wrote for an African American newspaper in April 2008 detailing the persistent racism in the Clinton campaign as it tried to derail Obama's historic run for the presidency. She wanted me to "remind the American people of how far the Clintons had stooped" a mere eight years ago.
WASHINGTON -- Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Monday that Congress needs the equivalent of basketball player LeBron
Predatory for-profit colleges use deceptive and coercive tactics to pressure students into signing up. More than half of for-profit college students drop out within about four months.
A nonprofit raised $66 million for the 2000 convention, with $39 million coming from taxpayers in the Philadelphia region
"This is a big mess. We're not creating any jobs. We're not creating any opportunities. America is falling apart," LaHood
Attendees of Thursday's event who contribute $32,400 -- the maximum amount an individual may contribute to the DSCC -- are
APSCU is trying to show in public that the sector is working to clean up its act, with a booklet advising recruiters to provide students with "clear and accurate information." But, as we've come to expect, APSCU has no shame.
She also does not shy away from controversial decisions. She was the first Democratic House member to call for the resignation
Pennsylvania Democratic Party gubernatorial candidate and former head of the PA Department of Environmental Protection, Kathleen "Katie" McGinty, has hired powerful PR firm SKDKnickerbocker for her campaign's communications efforts.
By law, the EPA is tasked to investigate groundwater contamination cases and punish violators of the law with criminal sentences. Instead, the industry has run roughshod over communities nationwide, letting polluters go free with no EPA accountability.
Now this is an accomplishment. Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell seemed to have fallen asleep during his appearance on
New Yorkers worried about fracking have been looking at the impact it has had on their neighbors in Pennsylvania. Increasingly, they don't like what they see there.
ProPublica's Justin Elliott reports: Element Partners’ website lists several investments by the firm in natural gas companies
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According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, the DNC is targeting voters in 10 state Senate districts that are represented by