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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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Bill Clinton Pitches For Obama At Market Square Rally In Pittsburgh

Former President Bill Clinton has become President Obama’s surrogate-in-chief, making nearly two dozen campaign stops in the last week alone. Today, Clinton hit Pittsburgh.

11/05/2012

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Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

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Opinion: President Obama Says Vote For Revenge

On Friday, President Barack Obama told his supporters at a campaign rally – inside a public high school, no less – to vote for revenge!

11/05/2012

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Opinion: Romney’s Desperation Showing In Final Days Of Campaign

As the campaign draws to a close it has become very apparent that Obama will return to the White House and that Harry Reid will lead a Democratic Senate.

11/02/2012

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Opinion: The Name Calling Is Getting Out Of Control

Both political parties – Republicans and Democrats – are known for getting carelessly carried away with name calling when stakes and tensions are high in the political arena. Regardless, there is no excuse for the type of name-calling that has surfaced over the past week.

10/26/2012

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Local Democrats Rally In Response To Ryan Visit

Local Democrats tried to counter-punch Congressman Paul Ryan, even before he even arrived Saturday morning.

10/20/2012

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Social Security Tax Rate Expected To Increase

It doesn’t matter who’s elected president – federal payroll taxes to fund Social Security are going up on January 1st. Most people don’t seem aware of it.

10/08/2012

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First-Time Voters React To Obama-Romney Debate

Outside the student union building on the Pitt campus Thursday, the voter registration table was open for business as students energized by last night’s debate were signing up.

10/04/2012

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Voter ID Controversy Full Of Politics

The whole controversy over voter ID is full of politics. Republicans, who said they wanted to safeguard the election process, admitted it might give Mitt Romney the edge in Pennsylvania. And Democrats said the bill was designed to keep Democrats from voting in big cities.

10/02/2012

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