U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey last week told Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce members about three looming showdowns on Capitol Hill that he hopes will change the way Congress looks at spending.
Holmesburg’s Carmen Wallace works at a health-care center and needed some time off in December because she was battling an illness.
Carolina was 10 years old when she left her native Brazil and came to the United States with her aunt and sister.
It was soaring rhetoric, but can it fly in the real world — you know, the world where congressional Republicans say no to everything?
— The Republicans were not much of a Grand Old Party in Northeast Philly last week. Democrats won throughout the area.
— In NE Philly, no surprises in races for Congress and state House and Senate seats.
— The presidential race gets top billing, of course, but many important decisions await you when you get into the privacy of the voting booth.