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ICYMI, former DA Lynne Abraham has announced she’s running for mayor at a press conference. Does that sound familiar? Well, maybe that’s because she’s been announcing her candidacy for a solid two months. Let’s hop in the DeLorean and check out Sept. 17.
#BREAKING Fmr. Philadelphia DA Lynne Abraham to run for mayor, spokesperson tells Action News http://t.co/Ej0ng2mkZT pic.twitter.com/jEjYSeHUCP
Amazing – former Philly DA Lynne Abraham says she’ll run for mayor next year.
— Dave Davies (@DaveDaviesWHYY) September 17, 2014
— Action News on 6abc (@6abc) September 17, 2014
Big day for the 2015 mayor’s race in Philly: Former District Attorney Lynne Abraham is running for mayor, according to her spokeswoman. — Holly Otterbein (@hollyotterbein) September 17, 2014
Guess who’s running for mayor of Philadelphia? http://t.co/VFhyrCahqf pic.twitter.com/EcUDQmppvC — PHLBizJournal (@PHLBizJournal) September 17, 2014
Lynne Abraham wants to be the first female mayor in Philadelphia history. Would you back her? http://t.co/kjISucqGwi pic.twitter.com/TczIwSzSFt — MetroPhilly (@MetroPhilly) September 18, 2014
Then, roughly six weeks later, a few more “announcements” came — to announce what she’s already, you know, announced.
Former District Attorney Lynne Abraham confirms that she is a running for mayor of Philadelphia http://t.co/FIHQ82UH4e — Philly Mag (@phillymag) October 28, 2014
Lynn Abraham has officially entered the 2015 mayoral race (she already said she would) http://t.co/MC4mnmcdK1
— Kenneth Lipp (@kennethlipp) October 29, 2014
Finally, in case anyone was in the dark about this momentous news, Abraham scheduled a formal press conference… to announce what she’d already previously announced. Twice.
Lynne is in. Former #Philly D.A. Lynne Abraham will formally announce she is running for Mayor next Wednesday
— David Henry (@DavidHenry6abc) November 13, 2014
Former DA Lynne Abraham schedules announcement of run for mayor: http://t.co/eB5FG9K4EP
— Philly.com Breaking (@phillynews) November 13, 2014
#BREAKING Former Philly DA Lynne Abraham to formally announce her candidacy for mayor Wednesday November 19,2014
— Joshua Crompton (@PhillyNewsGuy) November 13, 2014
Lynne Abraham said she’d announce for mayor. Now she’s announced the date of her announcement, @tomfitzgerald reports.http://t.co/2aWuMtTvfJ — Philly Inquirer (@PhillyInquirer) November 13, 2014
Attn. Fellow Media Acting Like Lynne Abraham’s Mayor Announcement Is News: It’s Not http://t.co/GxMhypwfh0 — Philebrity (@philebrity) November 13, 2014
Anthony Hardy Williams and Lynn Abraham about to make it official – they’re running for mayor: http://t.co/wUu2QWI98d pic.twitter.com/Orm6lDmToO
— Philly Daily News (@PhillyDailyNews) November 14, 2014
Congrats to my partner Lynn Abraham for jumping into the race for Mayor. She will be fantastic. #philly #mayor http://t.co/tIJ7THMO9Y
— Carlos Bollar (@carlosbollar) November 18, 2014
Former DA Lynne Abraham will announce her candidacy for mayor today: Lynne Abraham, the former Philadelphia di… http://t.co/u625uYLky6 — Latest US News (@USNewsCentral) November 19, 2014
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