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DAILY GRINDER: After Debate, Mayor Nutter Calls Romney ‘Make Believe Mitt’

DAILY GRINDER: After Debate, Mayor Nutter Calls Romney ‘Make Believe Mitt’

Mayor Nutter had a thing or two to say about Mitt Romney after last night’s debate. Here are parts of a Nutter transcript sent last night from the Obama Campaign (italic emphasis mine): “Tonight we also saw the real Mitt Romney—not the phony ‘moderate Mitt’ we’ve seen in recent days, spewing lies that Americans with pre-existing conditions will...

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DAILY GRINDER: Libertarian and Green Parties on Pennsylvania Presidential Ballot

DAILY GRINDER: Libertarian and Green Parties on Pennsylvania Presidential Ballot

The Libertarian Party will stay on the ballot in Pennsylvania, despite Republican lawyers doing their damndest to kick candidate Gary Johnson off. Commonwealth Court Senior Judge James Gardner Colins said the Libertarians have at least 20,730 signatures, which is 129 more than the law requires. So now what? Now what is, you get the choice in November between...

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DAILY GRINDER: Libertarian Party Hits Back at Republicans Over Ballot Access

An attorney for Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson is attempting to turn the tables on the entire Pennsylvania third party system—by suing the Republicans back. Alicia Dearn, who represents Johnson’s campaign, emailed District Attorney Seth Williams this week regarding concerns over the legal challenge to their campaign. Specifically, the idea...

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PHLOG: Protesters, Democratic Pols Greet Romney in Philly

PHLOG: Protesters, Democratic Pols Greet Romney in Philly

Protesters with Fight For Philly, the SEIU and others were waiting for Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, Vice-Presidential candidate Paul Ryan and Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett outside the Union League this morning, where the trio stopped by for a fundraiser. About 60 people were on hand chanting slogans for the “Neighborhood swap” event—in...

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DAILY GRINDER: Judge Says He May Block Voter ID Law

DAILY GRINDER: Judge Says He May Block Voter ID Law

Commonwealth Court Judge Robert E. Simpson “hints” he may block the Pennsylvania voter ID law this time around. And by hints, I of course mean he flat-out said it. “I’m giving you a heads-up,” he told lawyers after yesterday’s testimony, according to the Inquirer, “I think it’s a possibility there could be an injunction here.” Gov....

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DAILY GRINDER: Nutter Speaking at Shale Gas Insight Meeting This Morning [UPDATED w/Remarks]

DAILY GRINDER: Nutter Speaking at Shale Gas Insight Meeting This Morning [UPDATED w/Remarks]

According to his public schedule, Mayor Nutter “will give welcoming remarks at the Marcellus Shale Coalition’s second annual conference in Philadelphia” at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. (By the time you’re reading this, he’s probably done.) Yesterday, several hundred anti-fracking activists marched against the conference, because that’s...

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DAILY GRINDER: Local Voting App Featured in PW Wins Award

DAILY GRINDER: Local Voting App Featured in PW Wins Award

The web app developed by Philly Voter activist Faye Anderson, Yo! Philly Votes, recently won 1st place in the first round of Hacks For Democracy, which sought to judge applications that could improve the fall election. Yo! Philly Votes was previously featured in Philadelphia Weekly as one of the best election apps this year. The app allows users to easily report...

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New Poll Shows Support for the Green Party’s Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala

New Poll Shows Support for the Green Party’s Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala

Stein and Honkala (via Facebook) CNN has a new poll out, in which they’ve included third-party candidates Gary Johnson, of the Libertarian Party, and Jill Stein, of the Green Party. And as it happens, both Johnson and Stein poll: Johnson earns 3 percent; Stein gets 2. And while it doesn’t necessarily mean either candidate is on the verge of winning the election...

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Here Are Mitt Romney’s 15 New Ads You Won’t See In Pennsylvania



Fresh off the Democratic National Convention, Republican candidate Mitt Romney is in all-out ad blitz mode. He released 15 new commercials today that are set to make Jeopardy! viewers in “key swing states” yearn for Nov. 7 when the pain of having to hear the two candidates “approve this message” five times a day will finally be over. As we noted...

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Is Voter ID the Republicans’ ‘Ground Game’ in Pennsylvania?

Former president Bill Clinton made a point last night to denounce Voter ID laws, like the one still on the books in Pennsylvania. “If you want America — if you want every American to vote and you think it is wrong to change voting procedures just to reduce the turnout of younger, poorer, minority and disabled voters, you should support Barack Obama,” he...

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