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Obama's Speech... Yawn

Andy Ostroy | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

After Michelle Obama's eloquent, heartfelt speech and Bill Clinton's blistering, rock-star-like missive, Democrats expected a knockout performance by President Obama Thursday night. But what they got was the same old same old.

New Jersey And Maryland Perfect Together?

John Celock | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
John Celock

New Jersey Democrats have been enjoying the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, including joint events with several nearby states. Essex Coun...

When Will (Some) Democrats Learn?

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

I know the Obama campaign gets it, otherwise they wouldn't be where they are now, running ahead of their opponent for a second term in the White House. For that I'm thankful. But today we learned that there are still some Democrats who don't get it.

Ed Rendell's VP Pick Will Make You Chuckle

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell (D) injected some humor into Mitt Romney's Veepstakes on Sunday. In an appearance on CBS' "Face The Nation," Re...

Romney's Olympic Gaffes, Obama's Small Business Comments Mean 'Absolutely Nothing', Rendell Says

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell (D-Pa.) said Friday that Republican Mitt Romney's embarrassing gaffes in London this week during his trip to the S...

Sam Stein

Ed Rendell Says Pennsylvania 'Definitely In Play' In November | Sam Stein | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell is a big-time booster of President Barack Obama, despite conventional wisdom. He thinks highly of the ...

Pelosi On Clinton 2016 Bid: 'Why Wouldn't She Run?'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

While 2008 was not Hillary Clinton's time to be president, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) thinks 2016 will be a different story. In a Sunday intervie...

Which Wall Street Party Do You Want to Vote For?

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

It's an uphill climb for Obama to even mildly criticize Mitt Romney for being a vulture capitalist given his lack of accomplishment in holding anyone on Wall Street accountable for the economic carnage they wreaked.

Matt Sledge

Democrat Says Falling Gas Prices Demolish GOP Argument Against Obama | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell said Tuesday that the current drop in gas prices could significantly dampen one of the GOP's major economic ta...

Gas Industry Spin Can't Cover Up Air, Water Problems Caused by Fracking

Paul Gallay | Posted 06.02.2012 | Green
Paul Gallay

Fracking and its impact on public health, in particular our children's health, is a serious issue that calls for swift action -- action that the gas industry repeatedly tries to block.

Christina Wilkie

Ex-Governor Probed For Taking Terror Group Speaker Fees | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell acknowledged this week that the Treasury Department is investigating payments he accepted to speak i...

Political Figure Considers Bid For Philadelphia Newspapers: Report

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 04.04.2012 | Media

PHILADELPHIA — Former Gov. Ed Rendell and Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider are leading a "civic-minded" effort to buy Philadelphia's two larg...

Former Senator Performs At Open-Mic Night

AP | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA -- Knock, knock. Who's there? It's former Sen. Arlen Specter and he's continuing his second career as a comedian. The longtime Pennsylva...

Former DNC Chairman Ed Rendell on Intransigent Politicians, Compromise, and Occupy Wall Street

Matt Bieber | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics
Matt Bieber

ED RENDELL: The vast majority of the American people, 70 percent-plus, want the government to work together and compromise.

Sam Stein

Obama, Democrats Plot Out Follow-Through On Jobs Speech | Sam Stein | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of Friday's dismal employment report, which reported no net change in the number of U.S. jobs, Top officials in the Democrat...

Bloomberg, Schwarzenegger: U.S. Must Modernize Its Infrastructure

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.11.2011 | Business

With GDP languishing and job-creation rates well below what’s needed to put the economy back on track, the key to recovery lies with American infras...

Sam Stein

Ed Rendell Calls Outlines Of Debt Ceiling Deal A 'Road Map To Disaster' | Sam Stein | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell warned on Thursday that the contours of a debt ceiling deal being drawn up by lawmakers, includi...

Fox News Calls Out Ed Rendell

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.24.2011 | Media

Fox News called out Gov. Ed Rendell for his recent criticism of the network, claiming that he was once such a fan that he tried to get a job as a Fox ...

Rand Paul and Ed Rendell on the Final Four, Footwear, and the Government Shutdown

Liz Glover | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics
Liz Glover


Pennsylvania Ex-Governor Rendell Separating From Wife Of 40 Years

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell and his wife of 40 years, U.S. Circuit Judge Marjorie Rendell, are telling friends that th...

In Deep Denial: Gambling With the Facts

Michael Burke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Burke

I, personally, have no problem with casino gambling. A large number of casinos were voted in by the citizens of the state. My concern is for the people who become addicted to gambling.

In Defense of Ed Rendell: Lesley Stahl Knew Just What She Was Doing

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
SaraKay Smullens

So much hoopla in the Sixty Minutes temper department! Have you followed it? On January 9th, Lesley Stahl interviewed the soon to be Ed Rendell of ...

Ed Rendell Reportedly Signing Deal With NBC

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — NBC News has named former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell as a political analyst. Rendell, already a frequent guest on NBC News broadca...

Ed Rendell Close To Signing Deal With MSNBC

Politico | David Catanese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell is close to signing a deal with MSNBC to become a regular political contributor for the 2012 campaign cycle, Polit...

Ed Rendell Reveals What He Thinks Democrats Did Wrong

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell says if Democrats fare poorly on Election Day, it may be because they sent a muddled message to voters...