PAY TO PLAY: Volunteers Say ‘Show Me The Money’


PHILLY CLOUT: PhillyClout correspondent Dave Davies reports in on a growing wave of concern in the city’s Democratic party about “street money,” the funds distributed to pay for Election Day workers. When Democratic ward leaders fire up their election day operations tomorrow, they’ll do it without “street money” from the Obama campaign, and many are ticked about it.  City Democratic chairman U.S. Rep. Bob Brady hasn’t returned out calls on it, but we heard from several ward leaders that Obama stiffed Bob and the local party, choosing to rely on his own massive volunteer army. Ward leaders told us they did get $200 per voting division last Friday, because local pols stepped up and pitched in: Mayor Nutter, U.S. Reps. Allyson Schwartz and Patrick Murphy, and Brady himself. Several grumbled this was half the sum they got when Kerry carried the city by 412,000 votes four years ago, but none wanted to complain on the record. They still want to win big for the ticket, they said. MORE


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