Wednesday deluge III -- Misc. bits of interest (if my backlogged posts get this far down the queue)
More details on the federal investigation of State Sen. Vince Fumo, now accused of using his nonprofit charity to help pay for some renovations on his home (in a round-about way, with the charity buying a warehouse from the contractor at "fair market price").
New Jersey's primaries yielded the expected top contenders for US Senate: current Sen. Robert Menendez (D) and state Sen. Tom Kean Jr. (R). Will be a feisty race for the next few months.
Gov. Ed Rendell suggests letting wine shippers deliver to Pennsylvania from outside the state as well as from in-state wineries; the catch is that all shipped wine would then be subject to the stiff taxes charged at liquor stores. Unlikely that legislators will address the proposal before fall. Keep your fingers crossed.
The Daily News provides another summary of the Ward Leader elections from Monday night, in which several new capos honchos took command, amid varying mixes of kerfluffle and calm...
Joe Wilson, of Plame-gate fame, was in town this week to support Patrick Murphy in his effort to displace Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick. A guy who foresaw the mess in Iraq and a guy who had to carry his weight there.