Politics Episodes

May 6, 2020

Councilmember Kendra Brooks: The First Minority Party At-Large Victor…

After serving families with disabilities at Easterseals for 17 years, state budget cuts left Kendra Brooks without a job. While s…

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Sept. 18, 2019

Michael Nutter: The 98th Mayor of Philadelphia

Michael Nutter served as the 98th Mayor of Philadelphia from 2008 through 2015. Before that, he had been a Member of City Council…

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Feb. 7, 2019

Rebecca Rhynhart: Navigating the Great Recession as Treasurer and Era…

In January 2018, Rebecca Rynhart was sworn in as the first woman City Controller in Philadelphia history. Before that, she served…

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Dec. 4, 2018

Governor Ed Rendell: Rescuing Philly from Bankruptcy as Mayor

Governor Ed Rendell is a lawyer, author, and politician. From 1992 until 2000, he served as the Mayor of Philadelphia. Shortly af…

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