Top 5 Live-WURD Wednesday April 22 1. Senate deal on trafficking clears way for Loretta Lynch vote Republicans and Democrats in the Senate reached an agreement Tuesday on an anti-human-trafficking bill, clearing the way for a vote on President Barack Obama’s nomination of Loretta Lynch for attorney general. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said he expected…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Tuesday April 14  1. Marco Rubio announces that he’s running for president Senator Marco Rubio of Florida formally announced on Monday that he is running for president, declaring that he is the best person to lead the United States into “another American century.” Rubio made his formal announcement during a speech in…

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Top 5 Live –WURD Tuesday March 17 1. Dougherty plans $1 million spending spree to unseat Council incumbent, source says  At a fundraiser in January, Philadelphia Councilman Kenyatta Johnson triumphantly clasped his hands with party boss Bob Brady, surrounded by Mayor Michael Nutter, former Governor Ed Rendell, and mayoral candidate and state Sen. Anthony Hardy…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Thursday February 6  1. Two Philly cops charged with brutality  Philadelphia police officers Kevin Robinson and Sean McKnight have been charged with aggravated assault, conspiracy and other offenses after beating a man they falsely charged with assault. A grand jury investigation resulted in the charges,  District Attorney Seth Williams said at a…

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