If you need a break from contemplating the tragedy in Boston, there's this:
The crew at Saturday Night Live spoofed U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey in an opening bit on gun control last week, with Bill Had... More »
Three Democratic candidates came with their game faces last night for a sharp and substantive debate at the WHYY studios, co-sponsored by the station, Young Involved Philadelphia, and the Committee of... More »
When Philadelphia businessman Tom Knox released a statement yesterday saying he was seriously considering running for mayor in 2015 and thus not running for governor, political reporters didn't r... More »
I mean that in a good way.
A couple of the likely candidates to succeed U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz in Pennsylvania's 13th Congressional District are two of the funniest people in local politics.... More »
In case there were any doubts that U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz is running for governor, her office released a poll this week showing her leading the Democratic field in a gubernatorial primary and cite... More »
Dave Davies has covered local politics and government in Philadelphia for more than 25 years. He loves the speed, reach and versatility of the net but believes journalists should still check their facts, give folks in the hot seat their say, and think before they hit Send. He’ll write about local and national topics. Dave is currently senior reporter for WHYY, and a contributor and fill-in host for Fresh Air with Terry Gross. He was reporter and columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News for 19 years, and before that was city hall bureau chief for KYW News Radio and city hall correspondent for WHYY. He’s a Texas native who’s spent his working life in Philadelphia. Before getting into journalism, he worked as a teacher, cab driver and welder.
Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Temple University Hospital, Hahnemann University Hospital and Delaware County Memorial Hospital are on a list of medical centers with the highest billing rates in the nation.
As the final day of Germantown High School's 99-year history approaches — the Class of '13 will don caps and gowns on June 19 — NewsWorks will present a series of stories including interviews with More »