Bob Brady

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Pat Loeb
August 26, 2019 - 5:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia City Councilwoman Helen Gym has endorsed a third-party candidate for Council-at-large — the same office she is seeking as a Democrat — which has angered the Democratic Party chair. There are seven Council-at-large seats. Each party can nominate five...
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Marge Tartaglione
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Pat Loeb
July 09, 2019 - 1:10 pm
UPDATED: 4:30 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Former City Commissioner Marge Tartaglione has died at the age of 86. She was a force in the Democratic Party and a distinctive character in Philadelphia politics for more than 40 years. I was saddened to hear the news that Chairwoman Marge...
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Ken Smukler outside the federal courthouse in Philadelphia
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Pat Loeb
May 03, 2019 - 3:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Long-time Philadelphia political operative Ken Smukler has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for violating federal election laws. He arranged for payments to a challenger to former state Rep. Bob Brady to drop out of a primary race in 2012. Brady was not charge in...
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Congressman Bob Brady's longtime political advisor, Ken Smukler was convicted by a federal court jury on 9 of 11 counts at his campaign finance law violation trial.
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Steve Tawa
December 03, 2018 - 2:18 pm
UPDATED: 5:35 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Congressman Bob Brady's longtime political advisor, Ken Smukler, was convicted by a federal court jury on 9 of 11 counts at his campaign finance law violation trial. Although the schemes dealt with Brady's 2012 re-election and Marjorie Margolies'...
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Ken Smukler
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Steve Tawa
November 29, 2018 - 4:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The jury surprised the courtroom in the campaign finance law violation trial of political strategist Ken Smukler by deciding to begin deliberations Thursday evening at 5 p.m. This was after seven hours of closing arguments and the judge's charge on points of law...
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Dreamstime
Steve Tawa
November 29, 2018 - 9:11 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jurors Thursday will hear closing arguments in veteran political operative Ken Smukler's three-week long campaign finance law violation trial. The defense wrapped by putting him on the stand Wednesday, where government lawyers cross-examined him. During the trial,...
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Ken Smukler
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Steve Tawa
November 28, 2018 - 10:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Closing arguments are set for Thursday morning in veteran political operative Ken Smukler's three-week long campaign finance law violation trial. The defense wrapped by putting him on the stand, and he was cross-examined by government lawyers. Ken Smukler, Congressman...
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Ken Smukler outside the federal courthouse in Philadelphia
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Steve Tawa
November 27, 2018 - 7:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Defendant Ken Smukler took the stand at his federal court trial, denying any involvement in an alleged illegal campaign scheme. The long-time political consultant says when Congressman Bob Brady told him to buy a rival's poll in the 2012 Democratic primary, he did...
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Ken Smukler outside the federal courthouse in Philadelphia
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Steve Tawa
November 27, 2018 - 9:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — At the campaign finance law violation trial of Ken Smukler at the federal courthouse in Philadelphia, his interaction with an FBI agent during a 2017 raid of Smukler's home is in focus, again. FBI agent Carmen Dimario testified that, when they served a search warrant...
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Dreamstime
Steve Tawa
November 15, 2018 - 5:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A long-time political strategist with ties to Philadelphia Congressman Bob Brady is now on trial for his alleged involvement in an illegal campaign contribution scheme. Testimony is underway. Assistant US Attorney Eric Gibson told jurors Ken Smukler was "an...
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