When three of the four Democratic candidates for Pennsylvania’s 13th Congressional seat were preparing for their imminent debate on April 29, Brendan Boyle and about 50 of his supporters were donning rain gear.
Former President Bill Clinton last week headlined a fundraiser for 13th Congressional District candidate Marjorie Margolies, and he urged the crowd to send her back to Washington after a 20-year absence.
Dennis Kilderry announced his candidacy in the 173rd Legislative District during a Saturday morning news conference at Tacony’s Roosevelt Playground, where he serves as president of the advisory committee.
Almost every 13th Congressional candidate was present at a recent forum. Some raised questions about the absentees.
Four candidates from both major parties campaigning for the 13th Congressional District seat occupied by Democratic Rep. Allyson Schwartz met in an evening forum hosted by the Willow Grove NAACP on March 17 at First Baptist Church of Crestmont.
Members of the Philadelphia Democratic City Committee on Tuesday nominated state Rep. Ed Neilson to run for the at-large City Council seat that Bill Green recently left to head up the School Reform Commission. It was unanimous, said U.S. Rep. Bob Brady, city Democratic Party chairman.