Published on Saturday, 30 July 2016 12:00 am by
clinton-kaine-begin-tour-of-pa-ohioPHILADELPHIA — Hillary Clinton kicked off her general election campaign Friday in Philadelphia by comparing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to a king, while she argued the historic nature of her candidacy showed the goodness and potential of America....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 2:30 pm by
clinton-kaine-launch-campaign-bus-tour-from-philadelphiaHillary Clinton kicked off her general election campaign this afternoon in Philadelphia by comparing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to a king, while she argued the historic nature of her candidacy showed the goodness and potential of America....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
hillary-s-treehouseHillary is making history by joining a club previously reserved only for men, namely, the major party's nominee. Before Obama, it was a club only for white men. To take it to the next historic level, Hillary has to win in November.  Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 1:25 pm by Elizabeth Bloom
does-the-met-s-live-in-hd-hurt-pittsburgh-operaThe Metropolitan Opera's Live in HD series is 10 years old, offering a natural point to take stock of the legacy of this controversial project.  The Met will offer a Live in HD transmission of Kaija Saariaho’s opera "L’Amour de Loin" in December. (Photo: Kristian Schuller)  The series, which broadcasts live performances from the ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 12:42 pm by Mike White
north-allegheny-hires-wild-things-player-heck-as-baseball-coachWith a new skipper that has some "wildness" in him, the North Allegheny baseball team can give opponents "Heck" next season.  North Allegheny has hired Andrew Heck as its new coach. Heck, 27, has been Sewickley Academy's coach the past four seasons, but he also plays for the Washington Wild Things, an independent minor-league baseball team. Heck ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 11:05 am by
perry-on-politics-khan-s-quiet-grace-hit-trump-the-hardestSometimes dramatic things happen at our national conventions, even at heavily scripted ones....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/ernational/2016/07/29/Perry-on-Politics-Donald-Trump-s-worst-nightmare/stories/201607290188 Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 7:48 am by
father-of-fallen-muslim-american-soldier-rouses-convention-with-trump-rebukeKhizr Khan lost his son, Capt. Humayun Khan of the Army, to the war in Iraq more than a decade ago....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/ernational/2016/07/29/Father-of-fallen-Muslim-American-soldier-rouses-convention-with-Trump-rebuke-DNC-clinton/stories/201607290177 Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 7:20 am by
report-fbi-probes-hacking-of-democratic-congressional-groupThe FBI is investigating a cyber attack against another U.S. Democratic Party group, which may be related to an earlier hack against the Democratic National Committee, four people familiar with the matter told Reuters....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 12:45 am by
donors-provide-perks-to-convention-goers-in-philadelphiaFrom before the Democratic National Convention’s first gavel till after the last, people with deep pockets were treating Democratic leaders and officeholders to parties and perks....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-state/2016/07/29/Donors-provide-perks-to-convention-goers-in-Philadelphia/stories/201607290163 Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 12:40 am by
clinton-accepts-nomination-says-‘sky’s-the-limit’-for-countryPHILADELPHIA — Hillary Rodham Clinton accepted the presidential nomination of the Democratic Party on Thursday night with a rejection of fear and a pledge to find the solution to America’s challenges in the unity of Americans....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 12:26 am by
an-insider-s-view-of-democratic-national-convention-in-wells-fargo-centerInside the Wells Fargo Center, you not only can hear the speeches given during the Democratic National Convention, you can also read them on the wall. A giant teleprompter projection screen lets speakers and those audience members with the right angle follow along the scrolling lines....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 12:25 am by
wolf-and-mcginty-take-the-stage-to-support-hillary-clintonPHILADELPHIA — Two of Pennsylvania’s Democrats took advantage of time on the party’s big stage Thursday to thank the delegates for visiting and to make a pitch for votes in November....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 12:18 am by
consultants-pay-to-use-snapchat-as-a-political-weaponSnapchat, the popular social media app, has been getting a workout in its first political convention season as delegates and visitors use it to share photos, videos and personal observations instantly everywhere....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 12:29 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-07-29-16Penguins Justin Schultz - Reaping the rewards with his buddies! (Kelowna, BC) #stanleycup @penguins @NHL @HockeyHallFame pic.twitter.com/aloPV1gFih — Philip Pritchard (@keeperofthecup) July 29, 2016 -It was defenseman Justin Schultz's turn to party with the Stanley Cup in his native West Kelowna, B.C. -Center Nick Bonino will spend his day ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 28 July 2016 10:46 am by
perry-on-politics-dems-all-star-team-takes-on-trumpRemember the 1927 New York Yankees and their Murderers' Row that included Earle Combs, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, and Tony Lazzeri? Sure you do. Well, the Democrats produced their own murderers' row at their convention in Philadelphia Wednesday night – Joe Biden, Michael Bloomberg, Tim Kaine and Barack Obama....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 28 July 2016 10:07 am by
clinton-to-take-the-spotlight-on-dnc-s-final-dayPHILADELPHIA — The Post-Gazette has a team of reporters and photographers in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention. Here is the latest:...Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/ernational/2016/07/28/philadelphia-democratic-national-convention-clinton-mcginty-bernie-sanders-thursday/stories/201607280155 Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 28 July 2016 12:17 am by
obama-says-clinton-ready-to-be-presidentPHILADELPHIA — President Barack Obama went before the delegates of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia late Wednesday to recount successes of his two terms in office and to resoundingly call on the country to elect Hillary Clinton as his successor....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 28 July 2016 12:23 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-07-28-16Penguins Derrick Pouliot begins his day. Quite a welcome! (Weyburn, SK) #stanleycup @penguins @NHL @HockeyHallFame pic.twitter.com/oDMlBFQDsv — Philip Pritchard (@keeperofthecup) July 27, 2016 -Defenseman Derrick Pouliot had his day with the Stanley Cup in Weyburn, Saskatchewan.  -The Penguins' championship film was debuted last ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 28 July 2016 12:01 am by
clinton-prepares-for-the-most-important-speech-of-her-lifePHILADELPHIA — The first time Hillary Clinton attended a national political convention it was as an intern helping Nelson Rockefeller win over Republican delegates in 1968....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2016/07/28/Hillary-Clinton-prepares-for-the-biggest-speech-of-her-life/stories/201607280115 Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 28 July 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
sketchbook-from-philly-2The protests in Philadelphia paint a different picture than what's happening in the hall.  Read More and Comment