Published on Tuesday, 17 January 2017 9:29 am by
more-than-40-democratic-lawmakers-now-skipping-trump-s-inaugurationA growing group of Democratic lawmakers will boycott President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration Friday as a protest of Trump’s worldview and his criticism of civil rights icon John Lewis, congressman of Georgia....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 17 January 2017 9:29 am by
more-than-40-democratic-lawmakers-now-skipping-trump-s-inaugurationA growing group of Democratic lawmakers will boycott President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration Friday as a protest of Trump’s worldview and his criticism of civil rights icon John Lewis, congressman of Georgia....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 17 January 2017 8:57 am by Rob Rogers
fake-news-peddlerTrump held his first press conference in six months, the first since the election, and it was the typical Trump Circus. He insulted several news agencies and avoided answering any questions in a comprehensive way. Now he is criticizing Rep. John Lewis for saying Trump is not a legitimate president. Has he forgotten who spent years saying Obama was not ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 17 January 2017 8:57 am by
putin-says-u-s-administration-trying-to-undermine-trumpMOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin is accusing the outgoing U.S. administration of trying to undermine President-elect Donald Trump by spreading fake allegations....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2017/01/17/Putin-says-U-S-administration-trying-to-undermine-Trump/stories/201701170106 Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 17 January 2017 8:57 am by
putin-says-u-s-administration-trying-to-undermine-trumpMOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin is accusing the outgoing U.S. administration of trying to undermine President-elect Donald Trump by spreading fake allegations....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2017/01/17/Putin-says-U-S-administration-trying-to-undermine-Trump/stories/201701170106 Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 17 January 2017 6:40 am by
from-scaife-to-trump-the-foundation-of-the-transitionThe Post-Gazette identifies 25 Trump Transition Team members with ties to the Scaife Foundation and the groups it funds....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/ernational/2017/01/17/25-Trump-transition-team-members-connected-to-Sarah-Scaife-Foundation-Pittsburgh/stories/201701170024 Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 17 January 2017 6:40 am by
from-scaife-to-trump-the-foundation-of-the-transitionThe Post-Gazette identifies 25 Trump Transition Team members with ties to the Scaife Foundation and the groups it funds....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/ernational/2017/01/17/25-Trump-transition-team-members-connected-to-Sarah-Scaife-Foundation-Pittsburgh/stories/201701170024 Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 17 January 2017 12:00 am by
former-defense-secretary-perry-discusses-nuclear-threatsAs a kid growing up in Butler, William Perry used to deliver the now-defunct Pittsburgh Sun-Telegraph (“It was doing fine when I was there,” he said, upon learning it shuttered in 1960). A graduate of Carnegie Tech, he launched a career in military electronics and consulted on Russia’s nuclear intentions during the Cuban ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 16 January 2017 8:13 pm by Mike White
new-boys-and-girls-state-basketball-rankings-lincoln-park-pine-on-thursdayThe latest state rankings for boys and girls basketball are out for this week. On the boys side, no WPIAL is ranked No. 1, but New Castle moved closer to the top in Class 4A. The Red Hurricanes went from No. 3 to No. 2. Before the rankings, a quick note about an interesting game Thursday. Allen Deep runs the Roundball Classic and also puts on events ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 16 January 2017 5:57 pm by Edgar Ramirez
pittsburgh-post-gazette-weekly-instagram-feature (Darrell Sapp/Post-Gazette) Welcome to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Weekly Instagram feature page! Every Friday, we'll feature here and on our Instagram account a user-submitted photo (or maybe photos) picked by our photography staff. Some weeks we'll have a theme, so be sure to check this page every Monday by noon and our Instagram to see what ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 16 January 2017 12:00 am by
trump-vows-‘insurance-for-everybody’-in-obamacare-replacement-planPresident-elect Donald Trump said in an interview published Sunday that he is nearing completion of a plan to replace President Barack Obama’s signature health care law with the goal of “insurance for everybody,” while also vowing to force drug companies to negotiate directly with the government on prices in Medicare and ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 15 January 2017 8:08 pm by Mike White
moon-s-jarrod-simmons-picks-penn-north-hills-nick-smith-close-to-recordA few basketball notes: Moon basketball player Jarrod Simmons was born in Princeton, N.J., and Princeton University was one of two colleges on his final list. But when it came time to pick a school, Simmons decided not to return to his roots. Simmons, a 6-foot-8 senior forward and one of the top players in the WPIAL, made a verbal commitment Saturday ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 15 January 2017 12:00 am by
pittsburghers-will-march-for-women-s-rights-at-the-capitolFor University of Pittsburgh graduate student Sonya Znati, Inauguration Day is perilous. Ms. Znati, 24, of Highland Park, is the child of a Muslim immigrant who wonders whether the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case will see its 44th birthday....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 15 January 2017 12:00 am by
wolf-faces-tough-second-half-fightCONNELLSVILLE, Pa. — For about 45 minutes, the scene at Highlands Hospital on Friday looked like a textbook illustration on how government should work. There was Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf in a conference room, flanked by three local Republican state legislators, listening to doctors, local officials, and a grieving mother discuss how to...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 15 January 2017 12:00 am by
wolf-faces-tough-second-half-fightCONNELLSVILLE, Pa. — For about 45 minutes, the scene at Highlands Hospital on Friday looked like a textbook illustration on how government should work. There was Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf in a conference room, flanked by three local Republican state legislators, listening to doctors, local officials, and a grieving mother discuss how to...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 15 January 2017 12:00 am by
pittsburgh-s-sarah-scaife-foundation-has-trump-tiesA presidential administration assembled in Trump Tower and at Mar-a-Lago resort is built in part with Pittsburgh money....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2017/01/15/Trump-transition-Pittsburgh-s-Sarah-Scaife-Foundation-has-Trump-ties/stories/201701150041 Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 15 January 2017 12:00 am by
michael-gleba-the-scaife-foundation-s-low-key-leaderIn an era in which the loudest voice often prevails, Michael Gleba found a quiet path to immense influence....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2017/01/15/Michael-Gleba-the-Scaife-Foundation-s-low-key-leader/stories/201701150010 Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 14 January 2017 12:29 pm by
trump-unleashes-twitter-attack-against-civil-rights-legendNEW YORK ) — Donald Trump tore into civil rights legend John Lewis for questioning the legitimacy of the Republican billionaire’s White House victory, intensifying a feud with the black congressman days before the national holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and as the first African-American president prepares to leave office....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 13 January 2017 4:31 pm by
tom-vilsack-leaving-agriculture-department-post-a-week-earlyWASHINGTON — Secretary Tom Vilsack left the Agriculture Department a week before his tenure ends and before President-elect Donald Trump has chosen his replacement....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/ernational/2017/01/13/Vilsack-leaving-USDA-early-no-Trump-replacement-named/stories/201701130220 Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 13 January 2017 12:51 am by
trump-names-rudy-giuliani-as-cybersecurity-adviserPresident-elect Donald Trump named former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani as an informal adviser on cybersecurity, according to the presidential transition office....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/ernational/2017/01/13/Trump-names-Rudy-Giuliani-as-cybersecurity-adviser/stories/201701130136 Read More and Comment