In this Monday, Jan. 3, 2011 photo, Gov. Ed Rendell makes remarks during a news conference in Philadelphia. Former Pennsylvania Gov. Rendell had been invited to join Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz on a doomed weekend trip to Boston. Rendell said Katz tried to persuade him on Friday, May 30, 2014, to attend an event at historian Doris Kearns Goodwin's home, but Rendell had another commitment. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
National Edition News cover for February 18, 2014 - DHS official used private eye to spy on future PA Gov. Rendell: Emails between Christian Marrone and his boss, then-Pennsylvania state Sen. Vincent Fumo, which suggest hiring a private eye to spy on renovations at one of then-Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell's homes to see if he was using non-union workers.
FILE - In this April 18, 2010 file photo provided by "Meet the Press," former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell appears on "Meet the Press'" at the NBC studios in Washington. NBC News has named Rendell as a political analyst, the network announced Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011. (AP Photo/Meet The Press, William B. Plowman, File) MANDATORY CREDIT: WILLIAM B. PLOWMAN, MEET THE PRESS, NO SALES.
Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell (second from right) and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter (left) greet President Obama upon his arrival at Philadelphia International Airport on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)