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
Published on Wednesday, 22 February 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
brewed-on-grant-toomey-tuesdaysSenator Pat Toomey is still hiding from his constituents. He can't justify his support for the Trump administration and nominees like  Betsy Devos and is too much of a coward to even try.  Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 22 February 2017 7:44 am by
millions-of-undocumented-immigrants-could-be-deported-under-new-rulesWASHINGTON — Donald Trump the presidential candidate made no secret of his desire to crack down on illegal immigration, but once elected, he repeatedly offered varying interpretations of just how tough he would be in the White House....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 22 February 2017 12:18 am by
trump-administration-rolls-back-protections-for-transgender-studentsThe Trump administration on Wednesday revoked federal protections for transgender students who sought the right to use the public school restrooms that match their gender identity, taking a stand on a contentious issue that has become the central battle over LGBT rights....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 21 February 2017 3:21 pm by
rep-murphy-cancels-planned-discussion-at-duquesne-universityIt was supposed to be a chance to “Join Representative Tim Murphy as he discusses his Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act.” But Mr. Murphy. an Upper St. Clair Republican, canceled a workshop scheduled at Duquesne University’s student union at 2:30 p.m. this afternoon....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 21 February 2017 3:21 pm by
rep-murphy-cancels-planned-discussion-at-duquesne-universityIt was supposed to be a chance to “Join Representative Tim Murphy as he discusses his Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act.” But Mr. Murphy. an Upper St. Clair Republican, canceled a workshop scheduled at Duquesne University’s student union at 2:30 p.m. this afternoon....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 21 February 2017 3:21 pm by
as-elected-officials-miss-town-hall-events-constituents-ask-where-are-our-representativesIt was supposed to be a chance to “Join Representative Tim Murphy as he discusses his Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act.” But Mr. Murphy, an Upper St. Clair Republican, canceled a workshop scheduled at Duquesne University’s student union at 2:30 p.m. this afternoon....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 21 February 2017 3:21 pm by
as-elected-officials-miss-town-hall-events-constituents-ask-where-are-our-representativesIt was supposed to be a chance to “Join Representative Tim Murphy as he discusses his Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act.” But Mr. Murphy, an Upper St. Clair Republican, canceled a workshop scheduled at Duquesne University’s student union at 2:30 p.m. this afternoon....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 21 February 2017 3:21 pm by
as-elected-officials-miss-town-halls-constituents-ask-where-are-our-congressmenIt was supposed to be a chance to “Join Representative Tim Murphy as he discusses his Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act.”...Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2017/02/21/Rep-Murphy-cancels-planned-discussion-at-Duquesne-University/stories/201702210162 Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 21 February 2017 3:21 pm by
as-elected-officials-miss-town-halls-constituents-ask-where-are-our-congressmenIt was supposed to be a chance to “Join Representative Tim Murphy as he discusses his Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act.”...Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2017/02/21/Rep-Murphy-cancels-planned-discussion-at-Duquesne-University/stories/201702210162 Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 21 February 2017 3:00 pm by Peter Smith
capturing-the-moment-at-the-duquesne-weekend My recent article tells of the global impact of the "Duquesne Weekend," a 1967 student retreat considered to be the launch of the Catholic Charismatic movement. That movement has been one of the most powerful impulses toward spiritual renewal within the Catholic Church in the past half-century.  We who live in the Selfie Era can tend to forget ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 21 February 2017 12:21 pm by
millions-targeted-for-possible-deportation-under-trump-rulesWASHINGTON — Millions of people living in the United States illegally could be targeted for deportation — including people simply arrested for traffic violations — under a sweeping rewrite of immigration enforcement policies announced Tuesday by the Trump administration....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 21 February 2017 12:21 pm by
millions-targeted-for-possible-deportation-under-trump-rulesWASHINGTON — Millions of people living in the United States illegally could be targeted for deportation — including people simply arrested for traffic violations — under a sweeping rewrite of immigration enforcement policies announced Tuesday by the Trump administration....Read ... Read More and Comment