Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
brewed-on-grant-kool-aidPhiladelphia and Pittsburgh did not go for Trump. These two cities were like little blue lifeboats in a sea of Pennsylvania red. Now, Pittsburgh, like Philly, is trying to rebuke Trump and Toomey by establishing itself as a sanctuary city. That is a hopeful sign. Let's hope we don't all get deported.  Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 12:00 am by
ohio-governor-john-kasich-calls-for-unity-tells-electors-not-to-vote-for-himThanks, but no thanks, was the word Tuesday from Ohio Gov. John Kasich about a campaign to switch electoral votes from Donald Trump to him....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/ernational/2016/12/07/Ohio-Governor-John-Kasich-calls-for-unity-tells-electors-not-to-vote-for-him/stories/201612070143 Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 12:00 am by
ohio-governor-john-kasich-calls-for-unity-tells-electors-not-to-vote-for-himThanks, but no thanks, was the word Tuesday from Ohio Gov. John Kasich about a campaign to switch electoral votes from Donald Trump to him....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/ernational/2016/12/07/Ohio-Governor-John-Kasich-calls-for-unity-tells-electors-not-to-vote-for-him/stories/201612070143 Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 06 December 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
swamp-towerTrump campaigned on the promise he would drain the swamp. Well, meet the new swamp, same as the old swamp ... except tackier.  Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 06 December 2016 12:00 am by
electors’-effort-to-pick-kasich-is-expected-to-failSome Democratic electors from two Western states are trying to prevent Republican Donald Trump from becoming president by encouraging some GOP members of the Electoral College to change their votes to Ohio Gov. John Kasich....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 05 December 2016 12:01 pm by
allegheny-county-vote-retabulation-jibes-with-election-day-resultsAllegheny County election officials retabulated the vote totals from machines in 52 precincts this morning under the watchful eyes of activists and representatives of political parties....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-local/2016/12/05/Allegheny-County-vote-retabulation-jibes-with-Election-Day-results/stories/201612050147 Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 05 December 2016 12:01 pm by
election-recount-brings-no-changes-in-allegheny-countyA re-examination of Allegheny County voting machine results didn’t change any votes Monday morning — and it probably didn’t change any minds, either. Within hours of the examination, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein’s campaign had filed a federal lawsuit seeking a statewide recount, and Pittsburgh-area...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 05 December 2016 10:35 am by Maria Sciullo
the-voice-semifinalist-josh-gallagher-had-the-look-way-back-whenFans of Josh Gallagher on "The Voice" have come to expect a certain sartorial image each Monday. For starters, there's the black baseball cap (which now has its own Twitter account, btw). He sang one week without it, but come on, the hat is part of the image. Cresson, Pennsylvania's Gallagher might be country, but he isn't cowboy hat. Then there is ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 05 December 2016 6:39 am by
michigan-to-begin-recount-today-legal-fight-moves-to-pennsylvaniaMichigan must begin its presidential recount at noon today, a federal judge ruled in a late-night order that could make it more likely the state will complete the count ahead of a Dec. 13 deadline....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 05 December 2016 6:25 am by
trump-taps-ben-carson-as-housing-secretaryPresident-elect Donald Trump has chosen former Campaign 2016 rival Ben Carson to become secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/2016/12/05/Trump-taps-Ben-Carson-as-housing-secretary-HUD/stories/201612050129 Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 05 December 2016 6:25 am by
trump-taps-ben-carson-as-housing-secretaryPresident-elect Donald Trump has chosen former Campaign 2016 rival Ben Carson to become secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/2016/12/05/Trump-taps-Ben-Carson-as-housing-secretary-HUD/stories/201612050129 Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 05 December 2016 6:25 am by
trump-taps-ben-carson-to-lead-hudNEW YORK — Donald Trump chose retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson on Monday to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, raising fresh concerns about the lack of experience some of Mr. Trump’s Cabinet picks have with agencies they’re now being chosen to lead....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 05 December 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
recountTo recount, or not to recount ... that is the question.  Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 05 December 2016 12:00 am by
trump-warns-of-‘retribution’-if-companies-move-jobs-out-of-u-sPresident-elect Donald Trump on Sunday issued a dramatic warning to companies that they would face “retribution” in the form of tariffs if they move American jobs overseas, a move seen as setting up a collision with corporate America and the free-market wing of the Republican Party....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 05 December 2016 12:00 am by
trump-warns-of-‘retribution’-if-companies-move-jobs-out-of-u-sPresident-elect Donald Trump on Sunday issued a dramatic warning to companies that they would face “retribution” in the form of tariffs if they move American jobs overseas, a move seen as setting up a collision with corporate America and the free-market wing of the Republican Party....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 05 December 2016 12:00 am by
one-on-one-with-longtime-news-commentator-cokie-robertsLongtime NPR and ABC commentator Cokie Roberts says she first encountered the so-called “Reagan Democrat” voter in Pittsburgh 36 years ago … and that such voters made the difference in electing Donald Trump this year. The three-time Emmy winner, who criticized Mr. Trump during the campaign, returns to Pittsburgh today for a ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 05 December 2016 12:00 am by
one-on-one-with-longtime-news-commentator-cokie-robertsLongtime NPR and ABC commentator Cokie Roberts says she first encountered the so-called “Reagan Democrat” voter in Pittsburgh 36 years ago … and that such voters made the difference in electing Donald Trump this year. The three-time Emmy winner, who criticized Mr. Trump during the campaign, returns to Pittsburgh today for a ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 04 December 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
mexico-moveDonald Trump is claiming victory for the fact that Carrier is keeping 800 jobs in Indiana in exchange for $7 million in state tax cuts. Now more companies will demand bribes to keep their factories here. Trump doesn't mention that 1300 are still being outsourced to Mexico.  Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 04 December 2016 12:00 am by
will-the-fashion-community-warm-up-to-melania-trumpHappy or not, it seems almost everyone has something to say about the outcome of the presidential election....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/life/fashion/2016/12/04/Stylebook-snapshot-Will-the-fashion-community-embrace-Melania-Trump/stories/201612040018 Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 03 December 2016 9:48 pm by Brian Batko
james-conner-dimantae-bronaugh-pitt-panthers-pittsburgh-footballFrom one former WPIAL 1,000-yard rusher to another, Pitt star James Conner took the spotlight on him Saturday night and shined it on DiMantae Bronaugh, instead. RIP young DiMantae.. This is tough. #24Strong — James Conner (@JamesConner_) November 30, 2016 Conner wasn’t in action, but made his presence felt at the ACC championship in Orlando, Fla., ... Read More and Comment