Politics

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City Council Mulls Proposal For Parking Rate Increase

Pittsburgh City Council is considering a proposal that could have you shelling out more at the meter.

11/07/2014

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Battle Brewing Between County Controller And County Executive

They’re political enemies, but Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wager says she’s just doing her job holding a news conference chastising County Executive Rich Fitzgerald’s use of his county car.

11/06/2014

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GOP Consultant Weighs In On Corbett’s Loss, Challenges For His Successor

Ask Gov. Tom Corbett why he lost reelection, and he has a pretty simple answer.

11/05/2014

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Gov.-Elect Wolf Thanks Voters In His Native York Co.

Gov.-elect Tom Wolf is staying close to home in central Pennsylvania to hold a post-election rally.

11/05/2014

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Tom Wolf Elected Governor, Ousts Corbett In Historic Election

Democrat Tom Wolf sent Republican Gov. Tom Corbett to a historic defeat, making him the first incumbent to lose in the four decades since Pennsylvania’s chief executive was allowed to seek re-election.

11/04/2014

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Judge Orders Orie Melvin Back To House Arrest

Judge Lester Nauhaus has ordered former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin to return to house arrest.

11/04/2014

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History-Making Campaign For Governor Comes To Vote

The polls have opened in Pennsylvania’s history-making race for governor.

11/04/2014

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Election Day 2014 Voting Information

Today is Election Day and KDKA has put together a guide to help you navigate the voting process.

11/04/2014

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Corbett, Wolf Wrap Up Campaigns In Pittsburgh

Incumbent Governor Tom Corbett and Democrat challenger Tom Wolf ended their campaigns with rallies in the Pittsburgh area tonight.

11/03/2014

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Senator’s Bill Could Save You Money On Vehicle Inspections

A state senator is hoping his bill will update the vehicle inspection law, saving some people money.

11/03/2014

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Campaign 2014: Previewing Tuesday’s Election

Political Editor Jon Delano and KDKA Producer Matt Carlins preview Tuesday’s election.

11/03/2014

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Wolf, Corbett To Cross State In Final-Day Campaigning

Democrat Tom Wolf and Republican Gov. Tom Corbett are heading across Pennsylvania in their final day of campaigning before voters decide who will be governor for the next four years.

11/03/2014

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Corbett, Wolf Make Final Push For Votes In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial candidates are urging their bases to turn out and vote in Tuesday’s election

11/02/2014

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AG Homebound After Getting Concussion During Car Crash

Attorney General Kathleen Kane is recuperating after a car accident left her with a concussion.

10/31/2014

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Local Pittsburgh Man Behind Attack Ads On Rothfus

This election season is like every other in recent years — lots of campaign ads by the candidates — and other ads by outside interest groups with names like Reform PAC PA that mean nothing to anyone.

10/29/2014

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Sophie Masloff Remembered In Photos

Remembering Pittsburgh’s first female mayor Sophie Masloff. Masloff died Sunday, Aug. 17 at the age of 96. She’s credited with the idea of creating PNC Park – a stadium just for baseball, for sprucing up the city and her signature Pittsburgh charm.

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Election Night 2012

President Barack Obama wins a second term in office on Nov. 6, 2012.

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Memorable Political Foibles

When politicians make the news, it’s not always for their politics. We’re taking a look back at stories that were the talk of the town.

Sen. Carper (center) commutes everyday from his home in Wilmington, Del. to Capitol Hill.

The Scoop On The Senate

Which senator has already claimed his title as “Trail Blazer” – on his mausoleum? Which one has scaled more than 50 mountains in his home state? Alabama to Illinois, click through to find out.

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Michelle Obama: The First Lady’s Fashion

All eyes have been on Michelle Obama before she entered the White House. Here’s a look at some of the first lady’s fashion styles.

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