In Clout today: The 2015 race for mayor spiraled into a series of smackdowns this week between Lynne Abraham, a declared candidate, and City Council President Darrell Clarke's campaign for . . . he won't say what. Also, Tom Knox endorses state Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams for mayor. And Joe Torsella has nearly $1 million banked for a 2016 run for state treasurer.
Speaking of Abraham, Will Bunch takes a look at her high-profile, short-lived probe of the controversial Second Mile charity founded by Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State assistant football coach sent to prison for the sexual abuse of children.