Published on Wednesday, 29 March 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
brewed-on-grant-no-pedutoThe mayoral race is really heating up! (YAWN)  Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 28 March 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
health-disasterThe GOP's health care repeal and replace exploded in their faces. It was a terrible deal and it would seem that the president had no idea what was in it or how to sell it. I can't wait for tax reform.  Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 28 March 2017 9:04 pm by
house-democrats-fail-to-compel-disclosure-of-trump-tax-returnsWASHINGTON — Republicans resoundingly defeated a New Jersey Democrat’s ploy to compel the Internal Revenue Service to disclose Donald Trump’s tax returns over the president’s objections....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 28 March 2017 3:31 pm by
pittsburgh-mayoral-challenger-accuses-online-critics-of-being-on-peduto-payrollLet no one accuse District 1 City Councilwoman Darlene Harris of ignoring the voters. Mrs. Harris, who is challenging Mayor Bill Peduto in the May 16 Democratic primary, has been responding to them directly online -- by repeatedly accusing critics of being paid by the Peduto campaign....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 27 March 2017 10:50 am by
peduto-clears-difficult-hurdle-by-winning-county-labor-endorsementPittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has won another round in his re-election campaign, having secured the endorsement of the Allegheny County Labor Council late last week....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/erlocal/2017/03/27/Pittsburgh-Mayor-Bill-Peduto-wins-endorsement-Allegheny-County-Labor-Council/stories/201703270132 Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 27 March 2017 10:50 am by
peduto-clears-difficult-hurdle-by-winning-county-labor-endorsementPittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has won another round in his re-election campaign, having secured the endorsement of the Allegheny County Labor Council late last week....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/erlocal/2017/03/27/Pittsburgh-Mayor-Bill-Peduto-wins-endorsement-Allegheny-County-Labor-Council/stories/201703270132 Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 27 March 2017 10:50 am by
peduto-clears-difficult-hurdle-by-winning-county-labor-endorsementPittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has won another round in his re-election campaign, having secured the endorsement of the Allegheny County Labor Council late last week....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/erlocal/2017/03/27/Pittsburgh-Mayor-Bill-Peduto-wins-endorsement-Allegheny-County-Labor-Council/stories/201703270132 Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 27 March 2017 9:33 am by
report-trump-to-name-christie-to-head-panel-on-opioid-addictionPresident Donald Trump plans to announce later this week that he has picked the New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to head up a drug commission devoted to the opioid abuse problem, The Washington Post is reporting...Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2017/03/27/Trump-Christie-panel-opioid-addiction/stories/201703270124 Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 27 March 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
the-failTrumpcare is dead! Long live Obamacare! Talk about "unpresidented"... Trump is the first president ever to not get his first piece of legislation through when both houses are in his party. What happened to the "I make deals ... it's what I do" guy from the campaign?  Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 26 March 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
chess-piecesThe Russian connection to Trump's campaign keeps growing bigger and yet Trump is still unable to denounce Russian involvement in the election. Why can't Trump, a bully who will send a nasty tweet about anyone he doesn't like, openly criticize Putin?  Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 March 2017 1:48 pm by Mike White
bishop-canevin-s-price-hopes-to-join-father-as-state-champMore than two decades ago, Kevin Price was a supreme athlete at Duquesne High School who quarterbacked the football team to a PIAA title and also was a basketball star who won two state titles. His daughter might have the state championship gene. Shamyjha Price is a sophomore starter and one of the top players on the Bishop Canevin girls team that ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 March 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
stolen-seatMerrick Garland was robbed. No two ways about it. So was Obama. He should have at the very least had the chance to get a vote on his nominee. Shame on the republicans.  Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 23 March 2017 10:11 am by
pittsburgh-teachers-union-endorses-sala-udin-for-school-board-seatThe Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers announced Thursday that it will back former city councilman Sala Udin in his bid for a city school board seat in the May 16 primary election....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2017/03/23/Pittsburgh-public-schools-teachers-union-endorsements-Udin-school-board/stories/201703230146 Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 23 March 2017 10:11 am by
pittsburgh-teachers-union-endorses-sala-udin-for-school-board-seatThe Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers announced Thursday that it will back former city councilman Sala Udin in his bid for a city school board seat in the May 16 primary election....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2017/03/23/Pittsburgh-public-schools-teachers-union-endorsements-Udin-school-board/stories/201703230146 Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 23 March 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
out-on-a-limbThe Tweeter-in-Chief, who for years fueled ugly lies about Obama's citizenship, hasn't matured in the White House. In some recent tweets, Trump accused Obama of "wiretapping" Trump Tower. FBI Director Comey went before Congress to say that never happened. Now the entire world is questioning Trump's credibility.  Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 22 March 2017 6:47 am by
manafort-s-plan-to-greatly-benefit-the-putin-governmentWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin a decade ago and proposed an ambitious political strategy to undermine anti-Russian opposition across former Soviet republics, The Associated Press has...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 21 March 2017 11:41 pm by
tillerson-plans-to-go-to-russia-will-skip-nato-meeting-next-monthWASHINGTON — With Russia-tinged investigations swirling around his administration, President Donald Trump has yet to fulfill a campaign pledge of closer cooperation with Moscow. A planned trip by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Russia is expected to test if detente proves anything more than talk....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 21 March 2017 11:32 pm by
high-court-limits-president’s-power-to-fill-temporary-postsWASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday limited the president’s power to temporarily fill vacant government posts while nominations are tied up in partisan political fights....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2017/03/22/High-court-limits-president-s-power-to-fill-temporary-posts/stories/201703220102 Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 21 March 2017 11:19 pm by
white-house-issues-gag-order-to-officials-on-budget-detailsWASHINGTON — The White House is instructing Cabinet heads and agency officials not to elaborate on President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts beyond what was in a relatively brief submission, a move Democrats decried as a gag order....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 21 March 2017 11:17 pm by
hawaii-seeks-to-extend-injunction-blocking-trump-travel-banHONOLULU — Attorneys representing Hawaii in the state’s challenge to President Donald Trump’s travel ban are asking a federal judge to extend his temporary restraining order blocking the ban or turn it into a preliminary injunction....Read ... Read More and Comment