Published on Monday, 27 February 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
crunching-numbersThe repeal of Obamacare (without something equally compassionate to replace it with) would have a devastating effect on all of the patients who have come to depend on it. A repeal would also leave a monumental hole in the state budget.  Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 25 February 2017 10:28 pm by Mike White
highlights-from-saturday-s-wpial-basketball-quarterfinalsWoodland Hills finished in fourth place in its section, but now the Wolverines are one of only four teams left in the WPIAL Class 6A playoffs. Woodland Hills, the No. 11 seed, knocked off Fox Chapel, 52-47, in a quarterfinal game Saturday afternoon at Plum. The win puts Woodland Hills (16-8) into the semifinals for only the second time in school ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 26 February 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
bannon-s-messageSteve Bannon, Trump's most feared adviser, came out of hiding to speak at CPAC on Thursday. He continued the party line about the evil media.  Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 February 2017 9:17 am by
trump-attacks-fbi-on-leakers-of-russia-reports-find-nowU.S. President Donald Trump criticized the FBI on Friday for failing to stop leaks of national security information to the media and directed the agency to find those who pass on classified information....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 February 2017 9:17 am by
trump-attacks-fbi-on-leakers-of-russia-reports-find-nowU.S. President Donald Trump criticized the FBI on Friday for failing to stop leaks of national security information to the media and directed the agency to find those who pass on classified information....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 February 2017 8:45 am by
official-trump-adviser-asked-fbi-to-dispute-russia-reportsWASHINGTON — White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked a top FBI official to dispute media reports that President Donald Trump’s campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents during the election, a White House official said....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 February 2017 8:45 am by
white-house-trump-adviser-asked-fbi-to-dispute-russia-reportsWASHINGTON — White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked top FBI officials to dispute media reports that President Donald Trump's campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents during the election, according to three White House officials. Democrats accused Priebus of interfering in a pending...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 February 2017 8:45 am by
white-house-trump-adviser-asked-fbi-to-dispute-russia-reportsWASHINGTON — White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked top FBI officials to dispute media reports that President Donald Trump's campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents during the election, according to three White House officials. Democrats accused Priebus of interfering in a pending...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 February 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
town-hallGOP town hall meetings have become rowdy gatherings for protesters. The GOP, like the Dems in 2009, are claiming these are not real grassroots protesters. Two words: Tea Party.  Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 February 2017 6:32 am by
trump-says-republican-border-tax-could-boost-u-s-jobsWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Thursday spoke positively about a border adjustment tax being pushed by Republicans in Congress as a way to boost exports, but he did not specifically endorse the proposal....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 February 2017 12:01 am by
toomey-meets-with-some-who-have-been-protesting-outside-his-officeA handful of the demonstrators who have been protesting weekly outside Sen. Pat Toomey’s Pittsburgh office got to meet the object of their disaffection on Thursday....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 February 2017 12:01 am by
toomey-meets-with-some-who-have-been-protesting-outside-his-officeA handful of the demonstrators who have been protesting weekly outside Sen. Pat Toomey’s Pittsburgh office got to meet the object of their disaffection on Thursday....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 23 February 2017 9:22 am by
trump-receives-32-percent-approval-rating-in-latest-pollA new Franklin & Marshall College Poll indicates voters are unhappy with politics and politicians....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-state/2017/02/23/New-Franklin-Marshall-poll-shows-dissatisfaction-with-direction-of-state-and-country/stories/201702230147 Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 23 February 2017 9:13 am by
conservatives-gather-to-praise-trump-bury-differencesWASHINGTON — Conservatives are all smiles this week at an annual convention in Washington, celebrating President Donald Trump's win, but beneath the surface lurk tensions central to how Republicans will govern in the next two years and the 2018 election outlook....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 23 February 2017 9:00 am by
conservatives-hail-end-of-bathroom-rule-for-transgender-kidsWASHINGTON — Conservatives are praising the Trump administration’s rollback of public school bathroom requirements for transgender students, saying the move corrects a legal overreach by the Obama administration that is best left for states to decide. Transgender rights advocates, meanwhile, are vowing to overcome a major setback....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 23 February 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
enemy-of-the-peopleThe media is at the top of Trump's enemies list. Hmmm. Sound familiar?  Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 23 February 2017 8:29 am by
a-7-year-old-tells-sen-tom-cotton-don-t-sacrifice-pbs-kids-to-trump-s-border-wallCongress did not meet this week, with many politicians leaving Washington for their home states in what the Senate refers to as a “State Work Period.”...Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/2017/02/23/A-7-year-old-tells-Sen-Tom-Cotton-Don-t-sacrifice-PBS-Kids-to-Trump-s-border-wall/stories/201702230139 Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 23 February 2017 8:16 am by
senate-democrats-seek-answers-about-a-trump-higher-ed-task-forceWASHINGTON — Senate Democrats are asking Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for details on a higher education task force that the president of Liberty University says the Trump administration has asked him to lead....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 23 February 2017 8:16 am by
senate-democrats-seek-answers-about-a-trump-higher-ed-task-forceWASHINGTON — Senate Democrats are asking Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for details on a higher education task force that the president of Liberty University says the Trump administration has asked him to lead....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 23 February 2017 8:16 am by
senate-democrats-seek-answers-about-a-trump-higher-ed-task-forceWASHINGTON — Senate Democrats are asking Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for details on a higher education task force that the president of Liberty University says the Trump administration has asked him to lead....Read ... Read More and Comment