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[OP-ED]: Democrats have become their own worst enemy

 03/20/2017 - 12:00
Michael Moore, Democratic Party , elections, Trump

Not Russia again. Whenever I hear someone say that our perennial nemesis meddled in the presidential election and helped elect Donald Trump, I wince.

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Monday, March 20, 2017 - 7:45am
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Michael Moore says, in Rust Belt states like the one where he lives: Michigan. Early on, Moore saw what few other Democrats were willing to admit: that Trump could win thanks to support from working-class voters who felt abandoned, neglected, even mocked by the Democratic Party.

[OP-ED]: Los demócratas se convirtieron en su peor enemigo

 03/20/2017 - 11:48
Michael Moore, demócratas , elecciones, Trump

Rusia otra vez. No. Cada vez que oigo a alguien decir que nuestro enemigo perenne intervino en la elección presidencial y ayudó a que Donald Trump resultara electo, me estremezco.

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Monday, March 20, 2017 - 7:45am
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Michael Moore vio lo que pocos demócratas quisieron admitir: que Trump podía ganar gracias al apoyo de los electores de clase obrera, que se sentían abandonados, ignorados y hasta ridiculizados por el Partido Demócrata.

Negrin gets important support on his way to the DA seat

 03/15/2017 - 14:58
In the past, Richard Negrin has served as Prosecutor and Managing Director of the City of Philadelphia. Foto: AL DÍA News

Protect and Defend: NCLR Creates Latino Political Agenda

 03/09/2017 - 18:58

Today National Council of La Raza gathered local community leaders and non-profit directors to discuss what they can do to "protect and defend the advances the Latinos have made in this country thus far," according to Rafael Collazo, Director of Political Campaigns.

Focusing on ensuring that they remain inclusive of all political leanings, the group came together to decide what the high-line items were and how they can enact change on a real level in the community. 

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Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 9:27pm
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Rafael Collazo, Political Director of the National Council of La Raza lays out agenda for NCLR.

How Latin America deals with campaign finance

 03/03/2017 - 06:51
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Revelations of corrupt political donations in several Latin American countries by Odebrecht and other Brazilian construction firms are sparking demands to tighten the rules on campaign finance,reports The Economist.

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Friday, March 3, 2017 - 6:35am
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Nadine Heredia, the wife of Peru’s former president, Ollanta Humala, denies having received a $3m donation from Odebrecht for her husband’s victorious campaign in 2011.EFE/Ernesto Arias

Consulates ban together against Trump

 03/03/2017 - 01:27
Centro de Defensoria Mexican Consulate.

The Consulate of Mexico in Philadelphia held the official inauguration of the “Legal Defense Center” for Mexican immigrant rights within its offices, located at 111 South Independence Mall East,.

Given the new immigration measures announced by the United States government and President Trump, the President of Mexico instructed all of the Mexican Consulates in this country to become “authentic defenders of the rights of [Mexican] immigrants.”

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Friday, March 3, 2017 - 2:22pm
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Centro de Defensoria Mexican Consulate.

El Alcalde Kenney ruega por la unidad durante su discurso sobre el presupuesto

 03/02/2017 - 22:43
 El Alcalde Kenney ruega por la unidad durante su discurso sobre el presupuesto
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El Alcalde Kenney ha lanzado su segundo presupuesto y su Plan de Cinco Años, pidiéndole a los miembros del Ayuntamiento que aprueben nuevas inversiones en dos áreas clave: salud y servicios humanos que podrían mejorar las comunidades más vulnerables, y las iniciativas creadoras de trabajo que resultarán en una oportunidad económica para todos los Filadelfianos.

Pero sus esfuerzos parecieran permanecer opacados por una inquietud persistente que rodea la ciudad y la política en Filadelfia.

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Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 4:04pm
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'Defy Trump' says local groups

 03/02/2017 - 21:44
Mijente and Juntos host 'Defy Trump" rally outside of City Hall

Today Juntos hosted a protest titled, "Defy Trump: Expand the Sanctuary," with Mijente.

The group stationed outside of City Hall with a message to the Mayor, City Council, and the city: a sanctuary city means a sanctuary for all. 

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Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 6:31pm
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Mijente and Juntos host 'Defy Trump" rally outside of City Hall

Mayor Kenney begs for unity during budget address

 03/02/2017 - 21:28
Mayor Kenney begs for unity during budget address
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Mayor Kenney released his second budget and Five-Year Plan, asking members of City Council to approve new investments in two key areas: health and human services that will uplift our most vulnerable, and job-creating initiatives that will result in economic opportunity for all Philadelphians.

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Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 4:04pm
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"Stand up, fight and protect other people." - Mayor Jim Kenney

 03/01/2017 - 00:35
Mayor Jim Kenney speaks at #TakeActionPhilly
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When a liberal city faces a conservative presidential administration, the result is a battle similar to David and Goliath.

But as the city bands together to protect it's values and diversity, it's clear that David is pulling back his slingshot.

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Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
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Mayor Jim Kenney speaks at #TakeActionPhilly

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