Rep. Amen Brown announces run for Philadelphia mayor

Brown told supporters he's stepping up because he's tired of lawlessness and inaction by lawmakers.

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Rep. Amen Brown announces run for Philadelphia mayor
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Pennsylvania State Representative Amen Brown announced his candidacy for mayor in West Philadelphia.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A ninth candidate has entered the race to succeed Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney.

Pennsylvania State Representative Amen Brown announced his candidacy for mayor in West Philadelphia on Friday.

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Brown told supporters he's stepping up because he's tired of lawlessness and inaction by lawmakers.

Brown is facing eight other candidates, including five former city council members.