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Lawmaker Gets Internet Troll in Trouble…by Calling His Grandmother

https://www.facebook.com/brian.k.sims/posts/1383539661734141:0
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 9:00am 4/27/2017 at 9:00am
https://www.facebook.com/brian.k.sims/posts/1383539661734141:0

An internet troll called openly gay Pennsylvania state lawmaker Brian Sims a few demeaning names on Facebook. So Sims clicked on the troll’s page and saw he posted his grandmother’s phone number a few times. From The Huffington Post:

“What caught me about it was there wasn’t a reference to something I...

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Cancer Patient Donates Pizza Prize to Local Food Bank

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 4:30pm 12/27/2016 at 4:30pm

We ned some good news, don’t you think? Cancer patient Josh Katrick won free pizza for a year from Mario’s Pizza in Northampton, PA. However, he told manager Frank Grigoli he wanted to donate the prize elsewhere:

“I’ve been getting so much from family, friends, people I don’t even know well, the...

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Ex-Rep. Chaka Fattah Sentenced to 10 Years

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 12, 2016 at 6:00pm 12/12/2016 at 6:00pm

Former Philadelphia Rep. Chaka Fattah has received 10 years in prison for racketeering, fraud, and money-laundering after his conviction on June 22.

A jury found Fattah guilty “on 22 counts related to misspending federal grant money and for schemes linked to an illegal $1 million loan he received from a friend to...

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Judge Denies Stein’s Pennsylvania Recount Request

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 12, 2016 at 11:30am 12/12/2016 at 11:30am

U.S. District Judge Paul Diamond was not impressed by Jill Stein’s request for a statewide, presidential ballot recount. Monday morning, Judge Diamond denied failed Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein’s recount request.

From the wires:

A federal judge on Monday issued a stinging rejection of a Green Party-backed request to recount paper...

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Jill Stein’s Pennsylvania Recount Headed to Federal Court

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 10:00am 12/4/2016 at 10:00am

On Saturday night it was announced that the Green Party had dropped its recount efforts in Pennsylvania.

CBS News in Pittsburgh reported:

Green Party Drops Statewide Pennsylvania Recount

Green Party-backed voters dropped a court case Saturday night that had sought to force a statewide recount of Pennsylvania’s Nov. 8 presidential election, won by Republican...

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City Attorney Busted for Complicity in Anti-Trump Graffiti

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/20161201_City_attorney_identified_in_anti-Trump_vandalism.html
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 2, 2016 at 7:00pm 12/2/2016 at 7:00pm
http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/20161201_City_attorney_identified_in_anti-Trump_vandalism.html

The world has truly gone mad. A Philly city attorney was busted after surveillance footage was used to identify him as a vandal. His tag read “F*** Trump”. Though it’s impressive that he perpetrated the act of vandalism while sipping wine, adorned in khakis, a blazer, and what looks to be...

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Jill Stein Faces Uphill Battle in Pennsylvania Recount Suit

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 28, 2016 at 4:10pm 11/28/2016 at 4:10pm

Failed Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is making more headlines now than during the election cycle.

Earlier today, Stein requested a recount in over 100 Pennsylvania precincts.

Politico reports:

Legal papers filed in Commonwealth Court by a lawyer for Stein’s campaign contend the Nov. 8 election was “illegal” and the results...

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Chris Matthews Fails to Identify Disgraced Pennsylvania AG as a Democrat

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 10:00am 8/17/2016 at 10:00am

Imagine that a Republican state attorney general had been forced to resign after being convicted of perjury and obstruction of justice. Now imagine how the story would have been played on MSNBC. Fair to assume that the word “Republican” would have featured in the story’s first sentence?

But in a stand-al...

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Bummed? This Focus Group on Trump Will Restore Your Faith in Americans

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 8:33am 6/22/2016 at 8:33am

Nicolle Wallace nailed it: “voters are so smart! And whenever we scratch our heads here in New York City or anywhere along the Acela corridor, you really just have to get out for a day or an hour and talk to people. They see everything.” Wall...

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Philadelphia Nanny Staters Pass Soda Tax

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 17, 2016 at 9:10am 6/17/2016 at 9:10am

The left is celebrating the passage of a new tax on soda and sugary drinks in Philadelphia. It’s the second tax of its kind, the first was in Berkeley, California. This victory will only embolden proponents.

CNN reports:

Philadelphia passes a soda tax

In a final vote of 13-4, the Philadelphia City Council on...

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Pennsylvania Democrat Holds Casting Call for “Supporters”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 4:30pm 4/26/2016 at 4:30pm

How do you know a politician’s ground game sucks? He has to pay people to play the part of “supporter.”

Pennsylvania State Rep. Kevin Boyle (D) is looking for supporters for a day. Stand at a Philadelphia polling location, wave a sign (probably, the email doesn’t enumerate specific duties), and you...

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