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Trump seeks to raise fresh ethical questions about Clinton

A conservative watchdog group, Judicial Watch, obtained the release through court order of 44 email exchanges that it said were not previously turned over to...

Why Donald Trump might not debate Hillary Clinton

When Trump was successful at the debates, it was largely when he was ragging on the media and throwing red meat to the conservative base.

Doug Pederson still follows Andy Reid's blueprint

Chip Kelly was an innovator, and his practices were as organized as any. But there was an element of showing off to his sessions. Did...

Beasley won't mess with Philly station personalities, says CEO

(blog) (blog)Why would we get rid of a Preston and Steve or a John DeBella?” (citing the morning show .... DeBella and Preston and...

$6.5B price tag for 35-year University City overhaul

"Where we are now is this great inflection point," said Keith Orris, Drexel's senior vice president for economic development. Later parts of the plan involve...

Casey calls for tougher gun laws after Orlando shooting

WASHINGTON - The Orlando shooting that left 50 dead Sunday immediately brought new calls for tougher gun laws from Sen. Bob Casey (D., Pa.), who...

Commentary: Emails show Clinton thinks she's above the law

Colin Powell used a private email address for some correspondence while serving as secretary of state under President George W. Bush, and he didn't follow...

Foxy lady: Anchor Megyn Kelly may be ready to make a move away from FOX

Even though Kelly's recent squishy interview with Trump on a prime-time Fox broadcast special was panned by critics who had earlier applauded her ability to...

Conshy Girls: Many restaurants later, still best friends

(blog) (blog)They now own Stella Blu and Gypsy Saloon in West Conshohocken, Southern Cross Kitchen in Conshohocken, the new Gypsy Blu in Ambler, and...

Conspirator list could tip government's hand in Bridgegate

And who is John Doe, the accomplice seeking to block the release of the names? "Anyone who tells ... However, before such evidence can be...

In a tough race, Toomey reshapes his profile

While Toomey ran amid a conservative midterm wave in 2010, this year's presidential race is expected to bring out a more Democratic electorate - one...

Who will forgive Bradford and who won't?

by Marcus Hayes, DAILY NEWS COLUMNIST @inkstainedretch .... If Sam Bradford should be on bended knee asking for forgiveness, Lurie and Company should have been...

Toomey votes for Ted Cruz

(blog) (blog)Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey voted for Ted Cruz in the Republican presidential primary Tuesday, siding with the most conservative voice in the field.

Stu's Bicycle Chronicles #5: For a long haul, take a friend

(blog) (blog)Ashworth and I cruised -- he cruised, I panted -- up Kelly Drive to the East Falls Bridge, crossed the bridge and came...

Commentary: Tracing the disappearance of centrists in Pa. GOP

This result might surprise observers, because the pugnacious Rick Santorum employed far more incendiary conservative rhetoric than the mild-mannered Toomey. Yet Santorum ... Four of...

Business People on the Move: Lourdes Health System hires HR executive

Allison Shaw has joined Macquarie Group's Delaware Investments, Philadelphia, as senior vice president, North American consultant relations. She was vice president, consultant relations, at Franklin...

Merle done it this way, and so are new country traditionalists like Sturgill Simpson

My point about country rebellion essentially being conservative is this: As America became a less agrarian and more suburban nation, and the music attempted to...

Dionne: The politics of religion in 2016

It's hard to imagine a Democratic presidential candidate receiving a mid-campaign invitation to speak at the Vatican. But on Friday, Bernie Sanders put out word...

Business People on the Move: Brian Zoubek hired by Philadelphia firm

The infrastructure firm also hired James McGee as associate vice president, senior project manager, and Christopher Harding as senior technical adviser. McGee had been assistant...

Would consumers bear full brunt of soda tax?

However, best practices for revenue projections require that we take the most conservative approach possible." ... "The administration is just spinning numbers to fit its...

Sen. Toomey tries to deflect focus on his Supreme Court stance

The high court "is not something the average person feels the impact of on a daily basis," said Ian Prior, a spokesman for independent conservative...

Sen. Toomey tries to deflect focus on his Supreme Court stance

The high court "is not something the average person feels the impact of on a daily basis," said Ian Prior, a spokesman for independent conservative...

Commissioners snub new Deeley attempt at accountability

In recent weeks, Clark has come under criticism for routinely being absent from his office, not voting in six recent elections, and signing up for...

Dem PAC launches attack on Toomey

(blog) (blog)Toomey, seeking re-election in a state that tilts blue in presidential election years, has presented himself to voters as a conservative who is...

Film review: 'Chi-Raq'

Rattling off enough social-justice talking points to irritate conservative commentators at least through the holidays, Lee's movie has already drawn the ire of Chicago mayor...

Why does Eagles' Sanchez have penchant for turnovers?

When Chip Kelly was asked last week how to reduce Sanchez's propensity for turnovers, the Eagles coach responded that Sanchez only has one - as...

Why winning isn't everything

Chip Kelly has talked about a culture he is building with the Eagles that requires high-character individuals. He has traded or cut people like DeSean...

Clout: He puked on Fetterman's shoes, survived

Pat Toomey. What would he do if Kyda puked on his shiny conservative Republican dress shoes while Toomey happened to be walking past the party...

Mayor-elect Kenney: What are his biggest issues?

... mayoral race with backers at the National Museum of American Jewish History. STEVEN M. FALK / Staff Photographer .... CommonSense in Philly. To understand...

Toomey launches Senate reelection bid

That video contrasted Toomey's calm demeanor with the raucous relations between Democrats and Republicans in Congress and stressed his conservative record and views on fiscal...

Early Birds: Chip Kelly on preseason playing time; Tim Tebow's second game ...

(blog) (blog)1) Chip Kelly has taken a conservative approach to playing time in the preseason. He made clear that his intention is to ...

Menendez rejects Iran deal; Casey, Booker, Coons still weighing it

A Jewish group that supports the agreement, J Street, has run ads on Philadelphia TV pushing in the other direction, and one liberal organization, Keystone...

The Pulse: Conservative echo chamber is bad for the GOP's future

While the debate questions were smart and sharp, they were also predicated on many conservative litmus tests. When the subjects of abortion, same-sex marriage, immigration,...

GOP candidates mix it up in first debate

Republican 2016 presidential candidates, from left, Chris Christie, Marco Rubio, Dr. Ben Carson, Scott Walker, Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul...

Toomey on the trail: Republican senator gears up for a high-stakes year

... speech honoring Sister Mary Scullion, the Philadelphia advocate for the homeless and mentally ill, includes pronunciation: SKULL-E-ON. Toomey aide Steve Kelly drives while the...

Toomey on the trail: Republican senator gears up for a high-stakes year

After the event, Kelly drives to Toomey's Center City office, where he types up an updated set of notes. Toomey scans them. Satisfied, he folds...

House Dems stifle Obama on trade deal

Every Democrat from the Philadelphia area - each with deep labor ties - voted against the fast-track bill and the related measure, even though they...

House Dems stifle Obama on trade deal

Every Democrat from the Philadelphia area - each with deep labor ties - voted against the fast-track bill and the related measure, even though they...

Landslide: Kenney romps in Philly mayor's race

(City Democratic Chairman Robert Brady said of a Green run, "I wish he would," predicting Kenney would crush him in a fall race. ... Kenney...

Less research training in medical school? That's actually good

(blog)Daniel R. Hoffman, Ph.D., President, Pharmaceutical Business Research Associates ... The late conservative publicist once said he'd rather be governed by the first 1,000...

Eagles should pass on Marcus Mariota

Valuewise, that's a conservative estimate of what you are arguing the Eagles should be willing to trade when you argue they should trade for Marcus...

GOP hopefuls reach out to New Hampshire voters

Whether Huckabee, a social conservative and ordained Baptist preacher, can hit the political target in New Hampshire should he run is an open question. He...

GOP hopefuls reach out to New Hampshire voters

Whether Huckabee, a social conservative and ordained Baptist preacher, can hit the political target in New Hampshire should he run is an open question. He...

GOP presidential hopefuls answer to Iowa's agenda

He, like many other conservatives in the party, believes that the fuel standard is a form of corporate welfare and that government "shouldn't pick winners...

Booker speaks out on sentencing

Booker then rushed to a live Huffington Post interview on the reform effort, and the next day he promoted the cause with Lee on a...

Christie stumping for Republican candidates nationally

On Saturday, Christie returned to Iowa to speak at a fund-raiser for conservative firebrand U.S. Rep. Steve King and to appear with Senate ... At...

Big winner in Campaign 2014: Philly TV

... Research and Service. The project, which is being funded by the Democracy Fund and the Rita Allen Foundation, aims to provide a comprehensive analysis...

Could Philly be the site of another 'Real Housewives'-style show?

Conservative talker Dick Morris announced yesterday that he is leaving Talk Radio 1210 WPHT. He said he wanted to campaign for Republican candidates in 2016.

GOP leader Pileggi loses two Senate backers

Donald White of Armstrong County said Friday that he would not vote for Dominic Pileggi of Delaware County should he seek a fifth term as...

Cold comfort for Corbett: He's not alone on 'endangered guvs' list

"Michigan and Illinois, for instance, are not recovering as fast as some states in the country," Duffy said. "I would say that's a big part...