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 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
Published on Friday, 22 July 2016 12:00 am by
libertarians-say-party-discord-opens-door-for-themCLEVELAND -- Trump-wary Republicans are defecting from the GOP. Liberal Democrats are distrustful of their party’s presumptive nominee. And voters of both parties are tired of partisan clogging the works. 
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Published on Thursday, 21 July 2016 6:42 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
penguins-national-television-schedule-announced-07-21-16NBC and NBC Sports Network announced the American national television schedule for the 2016-17 schedule today. As you might imagine, a popular team coming off a Stanley Cup championship such as the Penguins will be featured quite a bit. The Penguins are currently scheduled to have three games potentially on NBC next season: Feb. 19 - vs. Red Wings, 3 ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 21 July 2016 12:59 pm by Rob Rogers
cartooning-cleveland-day-4I 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/hitting-the-floor-at-the-rnc  Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 20 July 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
cartooning-cleveland-day-3I 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/notes-from-the-q?t=recent     Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 21 July 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
rncThe Republican National Convention in Cleveland has been one of the most vitriolic conventions I can remember. There have been a lot of nasty, angry words spewing from the podium about undocumented immigrants, Black Lives Matter, Muslims, etc. The crowd of delegates doesn't help when they start yelling, "Lock her up, lock her up!"  Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 21 July 2016 10:51 am by
perry-on-politics-cruz-speech-an-appropriate-climax-for-a-bizarre-conventionSo far, not so good....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/ernational/2016/07/21/Perry-on-Politics-Cruz-speech-an-appropriate-climax-for-a-bizarre-convention/stories/201607210151 Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 21 July 2016 8:42 am by
day-4-of-republican-national-convention-to-be-capped-with-nominee-donald-trump-s-acceptance-speechCLEVELAND — The Post-Gazette is on the scene at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, which started Monday....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/ernational/2016/07/21/Day-4-of-Republican-National-Convention-to-be-capped-with-nominee-Donald-Trump-s-acceptance-speech/stories/201607210139 Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 21 July 2016 1:40 am by
gop-faces-uphill-battle-in-diversity-effortsCLEVELAND — It’s no secret that Republicans are struggling to find support among black voters. An NBC/​Marist poll this month showed the party’s nominee, Donald J. Trump, getting 0 percent of the black vote in Ohio and Pennsylvania....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 21 July 2016 2:01 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-fehr-gets-the-cup-07-21-16Penguins -Center Eric Fehr had his day with the Stanley Cup in his native Winkler, Manitoba. Eric Fehr brings the #StanleyCup to his hometown. Cup here 3Xs/10 yrs (Winkler, MB) @penguins @NHL @HockeyHallFame pic.twitter.com/S9pemUyzLD — Philip Pritchard (@keeperofthecup) July 20, 2016 Eric Fehr relaxes before his big day begins (Winnipeg, MB) ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 21 July 2016 1:31 am by
pence-tries-to-unlock-gop-political-campaign-dollarsMike Pence wins big at a game Donald Trump has scorned — the one in which politicians beg business executives for campaign contributions — and his selection as vice presidential nominee was seen by some as a way to shake a GOP money tree that has not yet been very fruitful for Mr. Trump....Read ... Read More and Comment