Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney's proposed three cent an ounce tax on soda to fund universal Pre-K made national headlines this week when Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton endorsed the tax. Bernie Sanders then came out against the tax labeling it regressive.
He's not wrong.
His closest opponent, state Sen. Anthony Williams, got 26 percent of the vote, a poor showing for a major black candidate
The trio has also donated to Democrats, including both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama during the 2008 presidential nominating
When a friend suggested that I accompany him to meet 2015 mayoral candidate Terry Gillen, I saw this as an opportunity to meet the future mayor of Philadelphia.