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Politically Uncorrected: Running Mate Roulette

December 16, 2011

The Wall Street Journal, normally no admirer of Barack Obama, nevertheless is proffering some advice for the embattled president. Drop Joe Biden from the 2012 ticket and replace him with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. “Bye Bye Biden?” intones the alliteratively gifted Journal.

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Mayor Nutter signs the Equal Benefits Bill

December 16, 2011

Mayor Michael A. Nutter signed Bill No. 110057, which requires certain City service contractors to offer the same benefits to the life partners of their employees as are offered to the spouses of married employees. Bill No. 110057, or the Equal Benefits Bill, will take effect July 1, 2012.

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Voter ID Bill hurts democracy

December 16, 2011

Under this legislation, a poll worker who let a longtime friend or neighbor vote without first showing ID, even if that person had voted at that polling place for 30 years, would be committing a crime, even risking a prison sentence.

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Backstage Pass

December 11, 2011

For many years now, there has been a continuous battle between the two major radio corporations in Philadelphia: Clear Channel and Radio One. Clear Channel owns Power 99FM, WDAS 105.3FM, and WDAS 1480AM and Radio One owns HOT 107.9, 100.3 WRNB, and Praise 1039.

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Life sentence for Mumia Abu-Jamal

December 11, 2011

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office announced that it will not seek another death sentence for Mumia Abu-Jamal. Pennsylvania law now requires Mr. Abu-Jamal to be sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole…

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