Category: Local Politics

Today’s Metro story

… is about tomorrow’s Election Day. Big-picture breakdown with Ed Rendell and Chris Matthews. Dan Onorato says Tom Corbett will try to suppress votes in Philadelphia, and has video of Corbett saying as much backing him up. And Bryan Lentz…






The Hon. Leslie Fleisher, state vs. Det. Lew Palmer

Leslie Fleisher describes herself as a person with common sense who believes in the values of patience and listening. — “Judging the judicial candidates at Somerton Civic,” Northeast Times, April 14, 2001. This whole ex-cop/ex-judge domestic-assault case was something. •…






Today’s Metro Story

… is about Obama’s GOTV rally in Germantown yesterday. “You didn’t elect me to do what was easy. You elected me to do what’s right,” he said. “We need to fight their millions of dollars with our millions of voices.…






Today’s Metro story

… is about yesterday’s Marcellus Shale hearing at Philadelphia City Hall. Here’s the link. A late update: Councilman Curtis Jones and Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds-Brown called on City Council to call for a moratorium on hydraulic fractured — aka “fracking” —…