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
Published on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 6:11 pm by Mike White
scheuneman-expected-to-be-new-north-hills-adMontour defensive lineman Mason Cholewa has decided to play college football in the Sunshine State. Cholewa, a 6-foot-7, 265-pound defensive lineman, made a verbal commitment today to Central Florida. He had 15 scholarship offers, but Temple and Toledo were his other top choices. Cholewa visited Central Florida this week. "The coaches played a big ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 5:29 pm by
clinton-kaine-to-rally-at-convention-center-saturday-afternoonHillary Clinton and Tim Kaine will hold a rally at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center Downtown Saturday afternoon, the campaign said today....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/erlocal/2016/07/27/Clinton-Kaine/stories/201607270224 Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 3:01 pm by
c822db8dd4b018d7e471a6b1c100ffe6-2016-07-27-19-10-28PHILADELPHIA — 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/2016/07/27/philadelphia-democratic-convention-wednesday-president-obama-tim-kaine/stories/201607270209 Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 1:47 pm by
john-baer-does-mcginty-s-misstep-rear-end-her-campaignKatie McGinty no doubt was hoping for positive attention and a campaign bounce coming out of her party's national convention right in her old hometown....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/erstate/2016/07/27/John-Baer-Does-McGinty-s-misstep-rear-end-her-campaign/stories/201607270203 Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
unityThe DNC has been marked by the fervor of the "Bernie or Bust" folks, not only in the convention hall but out on the streets of Philadelphia.  Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 12:38 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-07-27-16Penguins Chris' two favourite colours - silver and gold (Regina, SK) #stanleycup @penguins @NHL @HockeyHallFame pic.twitter.com/1I7QbmiKNx — Philip Pritchard (@keeperofthecup) July 27, 2016 -Left winger Chris Kunitz celebrated the Stanley Cup in his native Regina, Sask yesterday. -The U.S. Department of Transportation is expected to ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 12:00 am by
hillary-clinton-becomes-the-first-woman-from-a-major-party-nominated-for-presidentThe Democratic Party emerged from a cloud of division Tuesday night in Philadelphia to select former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as the first woman nominated for president of the United States by a major political party....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 12:00 am by
mclay-public’s-trust-in-police-can-be-restoredAt a time when police-community relations are a key political topic, Pittsburgh police Chief Cameron McLay came to the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday to lay down the law — gently....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 12:00 am by
this-year-the-democratic-platform-mattersPHILADELPHIA — It isn’t often that a party’s political platform gets attention in prime time. Usually the statements of vision and values are of interest to party insiders and no one else....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2016/07/27/This-year-the-Democratic-platform-matters/stories/201607270122 Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 26 July 2016 9:11 pm by Mike White
yale-gets-two-central-catholic-linemenAfter returning from some vacation, catching up on some recruiting news. The Yale football team has landed two linemen from Central Catholic. On Sunday, Jacob Hinish announced on Twitter that he had chosen Yale. Today, Donovan Slater went to Twitter to announce he also had committed to Yale. That's two pretty good "gets" for an Ivy League school. ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 26 July 2016 1:13 pm by Scott Mervis
benjy-grinberg-calls-wiz-khalifa-suit-fabricated-and-deeply-disappointing Benjy Grinberg and Wiz Khalifa in 2005. (Steve Mellon/Post-Gazette)   Benjy Grinberg, the former manager of Wiz Khalifa, has issued a statement to the Post-Gazette calling the rapper's lawsuit against him "fabricated" and "deeply disappointing."   In June, Khalifa filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court against Grinberg and the ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 26 July 2016 12:53 pm by
pittsburgh-police-chief-cam-mclay-to-speak-at-dnc-in-philadelphia-tonightThe 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/2016/07/26/Philadelphia-Democratic-National-Convention-Day-2-Bill-Clinton-Speaking-tonight/stories/201607260190 Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 26 July 2016 12:25 pm by
clinton-and-kaine-schedule-pittsburgh-appearance-on-saturdayDemocratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and running mate Tim Kaine will hold a campaign event in Pittsburgh Saturday as part of a post-Democratic National Convention bus tour through Pennsylvania and Ohio....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 26 July 2016 10:59 am by
perry-on-politics-michelle-obama-s-speech-opens-doors-for-her-futureThe First Lady was the most polished speaker opening night at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/ernational/2016/07/26/Perry-on-Politics-Michelle-Obama-s/stories/201607260181 Read More and Comment