— The Republicans were not much of a Grand Old Party in Northeast Philly last week. Democrats won throughout the area.
When the students at Blessed Trinity Regional Catholic School in Lower Mayfair held a mock election on Monday, President Obama outpolled Mitt Romney, 402-200.
Meanwhile, former President Bill Clinton campaigns on behalf of President Obama at a rally at Montgomery County Community College this afternoon.
U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-13th dist.) is panning the selection Saturday of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, a fellow member of the House Budget Committee, as Mitt Romney’s vice presidential running mate.
In this week's Riverward Rant, columnist Joe Quigley looks at the front-runners in the Democratic and Republican parties and finds similarities between the two.