Politics

  • May 24, 2015

    Green will be regular at Philly City Council meetings to get peek at new job

    Philadelphia City Council will have a visitor each week for the rest of the year.
  • May 23, 2015

    Obama: Iran nuclear deal 'will have my name on it'

    President Barack Obama says he has a personal stake in making sure that a nuclear agreement with Iran delivers on its promise.
  • May 23, 2015

    Christie criticizes Senate's failure to extend Patriot Act

    Gov. Chris Christie says the U.S. Senate's failure to extend the Patriot Act could have dangerous consequences.
  • May 23, 2015

    Philly school budget hearings resume

    Now that the primary elections are over, Philadelphia City Council is poised to resume its budget hearings. And that means the fight for more school f...
  • May 22, 2015

    Boy Scout move to end ban on gay leaders a 'half measure,' says expelled scoutmaster

    Former Eagle Scout James Dale says that back in 1990 he was just doing what nearly a lifetime in Boy Scouts had taught him -- taking on a leadership r...
  • May 22, 2015 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    The school to prison pipeline must end here

    Late last week, as the mayoral primary barreled toward its anticlimactic conclusion, PlanPhilly published a story about a bill that would allow the ci...
  • May 22, 2015

    Wilson Goode talks about election loss, confidence in Philly future

    A longtime Philadelphia City Councilman came up short in his bid for what he was counting on to be his final term.
  • May 22, 2015

    Obama to address anti-Semitism at Jewish congregation

    President Barack Obama is addressing one of the largest Jewish congregations in Washington to highlight efforts to combat anti-Semitism, a problem he ...
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