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Back to Middle Ages? Torture "Absolutely" Works, says Trump

 01/26/2017 - 04:48
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In his first TV interview, Donald Trump said torture 'absolutely' works. A new draft executive order points to return to practices such as waterboarding.

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Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 4:34am
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Anti-Trump protestors near the White House on January 25th. Photo: EFE/SHAWN THEW

¿Quiere ser un político? Le explicamos cómo

 01/20/2017 - 13:54
¿Quiere ser un político? Le explicamos cómo
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Si alguna vez le ha dado curiosidad cómo se lleva a cabo el proceso electoral en Filadelfia, aquí tiene las respuestas a sus preguntas.

En un esfuerzo por educar a aquellos que quieren postularse en política, el Comité Democrático Progresista de Filadelfia ha establecido un panel de discusión que se prolongará durante los próximos meses y durante las próximas elecciones, alentando a las personas a involucrarse en el proceso político.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 3:23pm
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Want to be a poltician? Here’s how.

 01/19/2017 - 15:26
Want to be a poltician? Here’s how.
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If you’ve ever been curious about the election process in Philly, you can now get answers to all your questions.

An effort from the Philadelphia Democratic Progressive Committee to educate those who wish to run for office, the panel discussion set to continue within the upcoming months and elections have been designed to encourage the public to get involved in the political process.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 3:23pm
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El Arte al servicio de la Política

 01/17/2017 - 16:54
Foto del evento #collectiveActionPHL. Foto Cortesía de StreetsDept
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Habiendo recaudado 20.000 dólares en tres horas durante el pasado fin de semana, #CollectiveActionPHL celebró una subasta de arte en silencio con casi mil asistentes. El evento se diseñó para recaudar fondos para 10 organizaciones de justicia social a nivel nacional y local.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 3:33pm
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Foto del evento #collectiveActionPHL. Foto Cortesía de StreetsDept

Art in Service to Politics

 01/17/2017 - 15:38
Photo of #CollectiveActionPHL event. Photo Courtesy: StreetsDept.
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Raising over $20,000 in three hours this past weekend, #CollectiveActionPHL hosted a silent art auction with over a thousand attendees. The event was designed to raise money for 10 social justice organizations at both the national and local levels.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 3:33pm
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Photo of #CollectiveActionPHL event. Photo Courtesy: StreetsDept.

La ley contra la discriminación laboral de Kenney ha peleado con fuerza

 01/11/2017 - 12:11
La ley contra la discriminación laboral de Kenney ha peleado con fuerza
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En un esfuerzo por prevenir la discriminación salarial en el lugar de trabajo, una ley ha sido aprobada por el Ayuntamiento con 16 votos a favor y en este momento espera la firma de Kenney.

La ley, que enfrenta un rechazo público de Comcast, está en proceso de evaluación legal por el Departamento de la Ley en Filadelfia y, por lo tanto, la firma del Alcalde Kenney se ha retrasado.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 4:33pm
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James Kenney

Kenney’s wage discrimination bill fought with force

 01/10/2017 - 16:37
Kenney’s wage discrimination bill fought with force
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In an effort to prevent wage discrimination in the workplace, a bill was passed by City Council with a 16-0 vote and is currently awaiting Kenney’s signature.

The bill, which is facing open backlash from Comcast, is facing legal review by Philadelphia’s legal department and as a result, a delay in being signed into law by Mayor Kenney.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 4:33pm
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Seth Williams tiene más competencia

 01/05/2017 - 17:31
Seth Williams tiene más competencia
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Durante el fin de semana, dos nuevos competidores han anunciado que se postularían para la oficina del Fiscal de Distrito.

Los contrincantes son Beth Grossman y Michael Untermeyer, ambos fueron antiguos Fiscales en la oficina y desde entonces han preferido llevar negocios privados dentro de la ciudad.

Michael Untermeyer, quien anteriormente compitió contra Seth Williams en el 2009 como Republicano, ha estado trabajando en el sector de bienes raíces previo al anuncio de su candidatura.

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Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 1:44pm
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Seth Williams has more competition

 01/05/2017 - 13:46
Seth Williams has more competition
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Over the weekend, two new contenders for the office of district attorney announced they were running this week.

The contenders, Beth Grossman and Michael Untermeyer, both were former district attorneys to the office and have since gone on to run private businesses of their own within the city.

Michael Untermeyer, who formerly ran against Seth Williams in 2009 as a republican, has been working in the business and real estate sector prior to his announcement to run.

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Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 1:44pm
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Lost in Transition: Trump's Last Minute Struggle to Fill In His Administration

 01/04/2017 - 04:10
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The Atlantic reports about how Trump transition is behind schedule in vetting its nominees, and how the president-elect is struggling to fill senior positions before the inauguration.

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 3:56am
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