William Bender , a Drexel graduate who landed at the Daily News in 2007, has covered everything from South Philly mobsters to doomsday hucksters. He occasionally writes about local food trucks and always eats everything on his plate, whether it be a bloody rib eye or a corrupt politician. E-mail tips to
Was a City Council staffer's car coated in Chinese food as retaliation for the controversial beer deli safety glass legislation? And Salena Zito gets a little ahead of herself on a speech by Vice President Mike Pence at Pa. Society.
A senior adviser to the Pennsylvania Democratic Party has some strong and dismissive thoughts on sexual harassment. Philadelphia's building trades unions will court Amazon in Seattle by air. And Vince Fumo hangs with Joey Merlino.
John Fetterman follows Clout's rule on political pugilism: Always punch up. He launched his campaign for lieutenant governor this week, targeting President Trump, not incumbent Lt. Gov. Mike Stack III of Philadelphia.