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Local Congressmen Weigh In On Sequester

They are the largest across-the-board federal spending cuts in history. President Obama signed the order setting them into motion Friday night. Now, some local congressmen are weighing in.

03/02/2013

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New State Dems To Be Sworn In

An unusual trio of Democrats is poised to be sworn in to Pennsylvania’s three statewide row offices this week, heralding a new political dynamic in a Capitol that is otherwise under firm Republican control.

01/12/2013

Fiscal Cliff Calculator

Dec. 31 is the last chance for Congress to prevent the United States from going over the so-called “fiscal cliff” and it doesn’t appear the two sides are close to a deal.

12/31/2012

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Editorial: Why The “Fiscal Cliff” Isn’t Working

The “cliff” was created a year or so ago when Congress and the White House couldn’t agree on a way to cut the federal deficit.

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U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment Solution

Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.

11/29/2012

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Opinion: My2K

Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.

11/29/2012

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Opinion: Why Do The Liberals Keep Complaining?

Liberals and their ilk obviously won the executive branch of the United States government for another four years with the reelection of President Barack Obama, but they still pick fights as much as they did before the election – if not more.

11/21/2012

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Opinion: Scandals Outweigh Obama’s Reelection In Chicago

It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.

11/14/2012

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Elections Have Consequences

The day after the voters spoke in our democracy, Republicans sought to set aside the results and focus on winning next time. It is not just a losing proposition for Republicans, it is a losing proposition for America.

11/09/2012

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What’s This Fiscal Cliff Lawmakers Are Talking About?

Leaders in Washington and on Wall Street are calling it the “Fiscal Cliff,” automatic tax hikes and domestic and military spending cuts in January if Congress fails to act.

11/08/2012

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Opinion: Four More Years Of Gridlock

Even the most liberal of Democrats must agree that Obama’s inability to get foes to work with him is severely impeding any progress this country.

11/08/2012

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Local Voters Hoping For Cooperation In Washington D.C.

After Tuesday’s election, America is essentially right where it was before voters went to the polls.

11/07/2012

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Local Democrats Celebrate Victory On South Side

Police estimated the crowd at the IBEW Union Hall on Pittsburgh’s South Side at 500 Tuesday night as Democrats gathered to celebrate what they hoped were victories in the election.

11/07/2012

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Opinion: Ballots Full Of Women

While Mitt Romney talks about binders full of women, Democrats have ballots full of women.

11/06/2012

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Candidates, Supporters Make Final Campaign Push

History would suggest that winning Pennsylvania in Tuesday’s Presidential Election is an uphill climb for Republican nominee Mitt Romney. However, his campaign suggests there’s a growing GOP momentum in the Keystone State.

11/06/2012

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