Dwight Evans

Activist Sister Mary Scullion attends the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation's 10 year anniversary at the Garage on October 6, 2016 in New York City.
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Mark Abrams
February 04, 2020 - 8:02 am
An activist for Philadelphia's homeless population is among the invited congressional guests who will see and hear President Donald Trump's State of the Union address in person Tuesday in the nation's capital. Read more here.
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"We the People" is engraved in the facade of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
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Jay Scott Smith
December 03, 2019 - 8:32 am
A group of scholars and current and former elected officials met for a discussion at the National Constitution Center on Monday to educate the public about the impeachment process and the current state of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Read more here.
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Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., speaks during a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington.
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AP News
October 17, 2019 - 6:01 am
Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office said. He was 68.
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Mike DeNardo
September 25, 2019 - 12:10 pm
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is moving U.S. House Democrats ahead with a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Most congressional representatives in the Philadelphia area are in favor of the impeachment inquiry, but not everyone. Read more here.
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Teresa Miller
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Cherri Gregg
July 29, 2019 - 5:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Over the past week, the Trump administration has said it wants to tighten the rules governing who qualifies for food stamps, which would strip more than 3 million people of their benefits. Individuals had been encouraged under the Obama administration to exploit a...
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Dozens of black federal lawmakers are teaming up with members of the U.S. Senate to push for a posthumous Medal of Honor for a Overbrook High School graduate.
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Cherri Gregg
July 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of black federal lawmakers are teaming up with members of the U.S. Senate to push for a posthumous Medal of Honor for a Overbrook High School graduate. The World War II veteran was one of the few black soldiers on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day. Courtesy of...
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30th Street Station is now named after late Congressman William H. Gray III.
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Cherri Gregg
July 03, 2019 - 1:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Drivers passing by 30th Street Station may notice some changes on Wednesday. The station is being renamed after the late Congressman Bill Gray. The new sign is already visible on the 29th Street side of the Amtrak station, which now includes the words "William H. Gray...
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SSI Benefits
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Cherri Gregg
April 20, 2019 - 8:38 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Changes to the process for applying for Social Security disability benefits went into effect in Pennsylvania on Saturday. Applicants now have a new step in an already long process. "This is a very harmful act," said Congressman Dwight Evans. "This is just a...
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Mayor Jim Kenney and Rep. Dwight Evans visited the headquarters of Little Baby's Ice Cream, which is one of many local start-ups that have been nurtured through a Goldman Sachs program called 10,000 Small Businesses.  
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Paul Kurtz
August 01, 2018 - 3:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney and Rep. Dwight Evans visited the headquarters of Little Baby's Ice Cream , which is continuing to breathe new life into Kensington. The politicians got their cool treat at the end of a tour of the company, one of many local start-ups that have been...
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Trees remained damaged and destroyed on the edge of a lake and blue FEMA tarps covered rooftops more than seven months after Hurricane Maria, Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Villalba, Puerto Rico.
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Andrew Kramer
July 28, 2018 - 9:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's been almost a year since Hurricanes Irma and Harvey — then followed by Hurricane Maria, which wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico. In an effort to see how recovery efforts are going, Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is visiting Puerto Rico along with a congressional...
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