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UPI's Capital Comment for Oct. 3, 2002

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press I
By United Press International

Rendell wins Dem. gov. nomination in Pa.

PHILADELPHIA, May 22 (UPI) -- Former Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell on Tuesday defeated Pennsylvania Auditor General Bob Casey Jr. to capture the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in Pennsy
FRANCES ANN BURNS, UPI Correspondent

Rendell gets Dem. gov. nomination in Pa.

PHILADELPHIA, May 22 (UPI) -- Former Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell on Tuesday defeated Pennsylvania Auditor General Bob Casey Jr. in capturing the Democratic gubernatorial nomination. With m

UPI's capital Comment for April 15, 2002

WASHINGTON, April 15 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press I
By United Press International

States to chose new chief executives

WASHINGTON, April 1 (UPI) -- Of the 36 states where governors are being elected in 2002, the most competitive races likely will be in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Illinois, Massach
PETER ROFF, UPI National Political Analyst

UPI's Capital Comment for Jan. 10, 2002

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- News notes, political rumors and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press Interna
By United Press International
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U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd R) meets with California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R), Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell (2nd L) and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington on March 20, 2009. (UPI Photo/Kristoffer Tripplaar/Pool)
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Edward Gene "Ed" Rendell (pronounced /rɛnˈdɛl/; born January 5, 1944) is the 45th and current Governor of Pennsylvania. Rendell, a member of the Democratic Party, was elected Governor of Pennsylvania in 2002, and his term of office began January 21, 2003. He is currently a Member of the Democratic Governors Association Executive Committee, and also served as General Chairman of the Democratic National Committee during the 2000 presidential election. Rendell is also a football analyst on Comcast SportsNet's Eagles Postgame Live, hosted by Michael Barkann.

From 2008 to 2009, Governor Rendell was the Chairman of the National Governors Association. He is married to Marjorie Rendell, a Federal judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Rendell is also a faculty member of the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania, and chair of Team Pennsylvania Foundation.

Rendell was born in New York City to Jewish American parents Jesse T. Rendell and Emma Sloat; all four of his grandparents were immigrants from Russia. He attended Riverdale Country School before the University of Pennsylvania, B.A. degree, 1965, and Villanova University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1968. He served as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserve from 1968 to 1974.

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