Ed Rendell is the Governor of Pennsylvania.
Rendell supports Senator Hillary Clinton's bid to become the Democratic Party's 2008 presidential candidate and has criticized media coverage of Clinton as unfair. On March 31, 2008, Rendell congratulated Fox News on their coverage, telling "Fox & Friends" host Steve Doocy: "I think during this entire primary coverage, starting in Iowa and up to the present, Fox has done the fairest job, has remained the most objective of all the cable networks. ... You actually have done a very balanced job of reporting the news, and some of the other stations are just caught up with Senator Obama, who is a great guy, but Senator Obama can do no wrong, and Senator Clinton can do no right." 
On 12 November 2011, Ed Rendell gave the keynote speech at a Philadelphia gala/fundraiser to support the Israeli armed forces.
- Danny Shea, "Clinton Surrogate Ed Rendell Praises Fox News For 'Most Objective,' 'Balanced' Coverage," Huffington Post, March 31, 2008.
- Philip Weiss, Ed Rendell keynotes fundraiser for Israeli army, MondoWeiss, 25 November 2011.