Mayor Nutter facing underdog in bid for 2nd term

Mayor Michael Nutter (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

November 6, 2011 10:37:58 AM PST
In his first bid for mayor, then-city councilman Michael Nutter swept to victory by better than a 4-to-1 margin over Republican business leader Al Taubenberger in a mild-mannered affair that ended with Taubenberger introducing his opponent as mayor-elect the next day.