Published on Monday, 25 July 2016 8:59 am by
dnc-gets-underway-organizers-hope-to-bring-sanders-supporters-into-the-foldPHILADELPHIA — The Post-Gazette is on the scene at the four-day Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, which opens today. ...Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/ernational/2016/07/25/Democratic-National-Convention-sanders-clinton-philadelphia-pennsylvania/stories/201607250132 Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 25 July 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
balloon-dropWhat a way to start a convention! Wikileaks dumped thousands of leaked Democratic National Committee emails that give the impression that they (the DNC) were heavily favoring Hillary.  Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 25 July 2016 12:53 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-tocchet-and-the-cup-07-25-15Penguins -Assistant coach Rick Tocchet got to spend some time with the Stanley Cup and a few members Toronto's law enforcement community: Metro's Finest - Cup Day pic.twitter.com/k7KOKMxD7p — Rick Tocchet (@RealRocket22) July 24, 2016 -Happy 35th birthday to former Penguins left winger Jani Rita. Acquired along with defenseman Cory ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 24 July 2016 12:08 pm by
delegates-arrive-in-philadelphia-for-democratic-national-conventionPHILADELPHIA — The Post-Gazette has a team of reporters and photographers covering the Democratic National Convention this week....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/ernational/2016/07/24/Delegates-arrive-in-Philadelphia-for-Democratic-National-Convention/stories/201607240206 Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 24 July 2016 12:46 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-daley-s-day-with-the-cup-07-24-16Penguins -Defenseman Trevor Daley spent his day with the Stanley Cup in Toronto: Trevor Daley brings the #stanleycup back to his old playground. @penguins @NHL @HockeyHallFame pic.twitter.com/TH969QYNRX — Philip Pritchard (@keeperofthecup) July 23, 2016 -Former Penguins center prospect Keven Veilleux has joined HK Dukla Trencin in ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 24 July 2016 12:10 am by
cleveland-for-insiders-it-was-a-galvanizing-weekCLEVELAND — Outside the Quicken Loans Arena, political observers spent much of last week criticizing the Republican National Convention here. Too many B-list celebrities, they said, too many awkwardly timed speeches that ran too long, including that of nominee Donald Trump. Not to mention controversies over a non-endorsement speech by...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 24 July 2016 12:00 am by
democrats-get-ready-for-philadelphiaPHILADELPHIA – Last week’s Republican convention in Cleveland was marked by rancor, division, anger and hyperpartisan politics....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/ernational/2016/07/24/Democrats-get-ready-for-Philadelphia/stories/201607240107 Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 23 July 2016 2:14 pm by
sen-toomey-on-the-dem-field-clinton-would-be-disaster-as-president-but-has-high-regard-for-vp-pick-kaineYou’d be hard pressed to catch U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey saying a nice word about Hillary Clinton, but the Pennsylvania Republican has only praise for her vice presidential running mate Tim Kaine, U.S. senator from Virginia....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 24 July 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
no-reaganSome people were shocked at how dark Trump's RNC convention speech was. I wasn't. His whole campaign has been dark and filled with hate and fear. I expected nothing else. I was surprised at how he was able to yell for an hour. I thought sure he would've lost his voice!  Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 23 July 2016 1:57 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-07-23-16Penguins -Center Matt Cullen's (above) day with the Stanley Cup will include a Stanley car. -Happy 43rd birthday to former Penguins forward and enforcer Dennis Bonvie. A free agent signing in the 1999 offseason, Bonvie spent parts of two seasons with the Penguins and five seasons with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins where he became arguably ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 23 July 2016 12:00 am by
pet-tales-dolly-the-cat-is-running-for-presidentOne more candidate entered the presidential race on Friday, promising to “Fix America.”...Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/life/2016/07/23/Pet-Tales-Dolly-the-cat-is-running-for-president/stories/201607230005 Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 22 July 2016 2:09 pm by Rob Rogers
cartooning-cleveland-day-5I am excited to be in Cleveland drawing for both the P-G and The Nib this week. To see the full cartoon, go to: https://thenib.com/out-for-blood  Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 22 July 2016 12:56 pm by
kaine-leads-as-democrat-clinton-nears-a-running-mate-choiceDemocrat Hillary Clinton was close today to announcing a vice presidential running mate, with U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia leading a small group of contenders under consideration to help her do battle with Republican rival Donald Trump....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 22 July 2016 11:23 am by
perry-on-politics-trump-for-sherrifIt dragged on for well over an hour, with Donald J. Trump promising as president to fix all our problems – fast – and without even mentioning how he would deal with Congress....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/ernational/2016/07/22/Perry-on-Politics-Trump-for-sherrif/stories/201607220170 Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 22 July 2016 8:31 am by
factchecking-trump’s-big-speechCLEVELAND — In accepting his party’s nomination for president, Donald Trump said “here, at our convention, there will be no lies.” But we found plenty of instances where Trump twisted facts or made false claims....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 22 July 2016 3:50 am by
john-baer-make-pennsylvania-red-againCLEVELAND – They offer anecdotal evidence. They talk trends, voter anger, abhorrence of Hillary....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/erstate/2016/07/22/John-Baer-Make-Pennsylvania-red-again/stories/201607220152 Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 22 July 2016 3:06 am by
kasich-doesn’t-regret-lack-of-role-at-rnc-in-clevelandCLEVELAND — Ohio Gov. John Kasich acknowledged creating problems for the Ohio Republican delegation this week in a breakfast speech to the delegates Thursday, while showing no sign of relenting in his standoff with the Donald Trump campaign....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 22 July 2016 2:57 am by
protests-don-t-interrupt-rnc-proceedings-police-credited-with-maintaining-orderCLEVELAND — Given a polarizing presidential candidate and racial unrest nationwide over police-involved killings and the murders of police officers, there was concern that the Republican National Convention here would be a battle between protesters and police, possibly eclipsing the violence of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 22 July 2016 2:34 am by
donald-trump-‘i-will-fix-the-system’CLEVELAND — Proclaiming “I am your voice” to a charged-up crowd, Donald J. Trump completed his unlikely ascent to the top of the Republican Party’s presidential ticket Thursday night....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 22 July 2016 1:01 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-mouillierat-departs-07-21-16Penguins -Unrestricted free agent left winger Kael Mouillierat (above) has joined Luleå HF of Sweden's SHL. Mouillerat, 28, played in one game for the Penguins last season and had no points. In 68 American Hockey League games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Mouillierat scored 45 points (18 goals, 27 assists). -EN Says: Mouillierat is an ... Read More and Comment