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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

La nueva comedia de Filadelfia: “Martes con Toomey”

 02/28/2017 - 01:42
La nueva comedia de Filadelfia: “Martes con Toomey”
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En una activa batalla entre el Senador de los Estados Unidos, Pat Toomey, su equipo y un grupo de al menos 500 personas que se reúnen semanalmente frente a su oficina, pareciera que el final se aproxima.

 El 1ero de Marzo, la nueva oficina de Pat Toomey se ubicará en la Custom House (200 Chestnut St.) a tan sólo 17 cuadras de su ubicación actual.

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:35pm
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La nueva comedia de Filadelfia: Toomey y sus amigos

 02/22/2017 - 14:17
La nueva comedia de Filadelfia: Toomey y sus amigos
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En una activa batalla entre el Senador de los Estados Unidos, Pat Toomey, su equipo y un grupo de al menos 500 personas que se reúnen semanalmente frente a su oficina, pareciera que el final se aproxima.El 1ero de Marzo, la nueva oficina de Pat Toomey se ubicará en la Custom House (200 Chestnut St.) a tan sólo 17 cuadras de su ubicación actual.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 5:17pm
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Pat Toomey fue la cita de San Valentín de Pennsylvania

 02/16/2017 - 14:59

Durante el Día de San Valentín, Pat Toomey recibió casi 1000 tarjetas de San Valentín por parte de los residentes de Pennsylvania.

En conjunto con una petición que recolectó 800 firmas, la población le solicitó a Toomey que protegiera la ACA.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 9:49am
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Una mujer sostiene cartas de amor de San Valentín con la firma de los manifestantes de Toomey.

PA’s Valentine? Pat Toomey

 02/16/2017 - 10:55

On Valentine’s Day Pat Toomey received close to 1,000 Valentine’s cards from the PA residents.

In conjunction with a petition that got 800 signatures, the Valentine’s asked Toomey to protect the ACA.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 9:49am
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Woman holds Vaelntine's Tuesdays with Toomey protesters signed. 

Candidatos demócratas reaccionan ante la retirada de Williams

 02/13/2017 - 17:30
Candidatos demócratas reaccionan ante la retirada de Williams
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La abarrotada carrera por el puesto de Fiscal de Distrito acaba de hacerse más sencilla con el reciente anuncio de Seth Williams.

Un nuevo candidato, Larry Krasner, se subió a escena tras trabajar como abogado criminalista en la ciudad. Ha compartido que aprecia la retirada de Williams pero declaró que no tendrá nada que ver en su propia candidatura.

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Friday, February 10, 2017 - 12:44pm
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DA Candidates react to Seth Williams' withdrawal

 02/13/2017 - 12:18
DA Candidates react to Seth Williams' withdrawal
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Seth Williams announced today that he will not be running for Philadelphia District Attorney. 

Williams was first elected in 2009 and current runner's express it was the excitement of having the first black district attorney that made the election an easy win for Williams. And though his star quickly rose, his tenure as DA has been rife with scandal and investigation.

Though his most notable scandal has been the recent record fine in the amount of $62,000, Williams has also ben under federal investigation by the FBI in 2015 and received other pushback. 

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Friday, February 10, 2017 - 12:44pm
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