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    War of words

    Former U.S. Rep. Joe Hoeffel authors book criticizing the Bush administration.

    On Oct. 10, 2002, former U.S. Rep. Joe Hoeffel made what he calls “the biggest mistake” of his political career.


    Lieutenant governor discusses race with the Times

    Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley believes it is still too early to pay close attention to polls, most of which show Gov. Tom Corbett losing big to Democrat Tom Wolf.


    Officer of the Year honored in the 7th district

    During the course of a year, police officers can encounter some pretty wild situations. For Officer Timothy Taylor of the Northeast’s 7th district, wild became almost routine in 2013.


    Controversial methadone clinic set to open in Holmesburg

    The controversial Healing Way methadone clinic at Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street seems ready to open, following last week’s issuance of a state health department license to operate.


    A celebration of the ages

    May was Older Americans Month — an annual opportunity to recognize senior citizens across the country while continuing to create a better quality of life for the elderly population — and it was capped off with a celebration for the oldest residents of the community.


    Adcock vs. Boyle for congressional seat

    The 13th Congressional District race is down to swimming pool company owner Dee Adcock, a Republican, and Democratic state Rep. Brendan Boyle.


    Tartaglione overcomes efforts of Local 98

    Danny Savage and Tomas Sanchez weren’t the only challenges confronting Tina Tartaglione in last week’s Democratic primary for her Pennsylvania Senate seat. Tartaglione’s obstacles also included her legendary political family’s past as well as a growing force considered by many as the city’s political future.


    Adcock vs. Boyle for congressional seat

    The 13th Congressional District race is down to swimming pool company owner Dee Adcock, a Republican, and Democratic state Rep. Brendan Boyle.


    Boyle captures primary victory

    In other election news, state Sen. Mike Stack wins the lieutenant governor primary and Jason Dawkins pulls ahead in the 179th Legislative District.

    State Rep. Brendan Boyle on Tuesday won a surprisingly easy victory in the 13th Congressional District Democratic primary, declaring victory at about 10 p.m. at Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 headquarters in the Far Northeast.