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Former Local Congressman William Coyne Dies

A former democratic US Congressman who represented the Pittsburgh area for more than two decades has died.

11/03/2013

Capitol Hill

Rep. Rothfus Optimistic Parties Will Come Together After Ending Shutdown

In sure sign the government shutdown is over, the doors to the popular Air and Space Museum were back open again Thursday afternoon.

10/17/2013

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Congress Approves Bill To End Government Shutdown, Avoid Default

Congress has passed legislation to reopen the partially-shuttered federal government and avert a potentially disastrous default on U.S. obligations, clearing the measure for President Barack Obama’s promised signature.

10/16/2013

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Local Lawmakers Take On Tough Questions About Government Shutdown

KDKA’s Jon Delano went to Washington D.C. to ask local members of Congress about the nonsense of this government shutdown and potential default on the debt.

10/16/2013

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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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Experts Offer Tips To Keep Your Pets Safe

Is your pet safe in your own backyard? Experts said millions of pets are stolen each year right out from under their owners’ noses.

02/14/2013

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Local Congressmen On Gun Control In Wake Of Connecticut Shootings

In the wake of the latest mass killing of school children, many Americans feel exactly as the President when he spoke Sunday night at a memorial service in Connecticut.

12/17/2012

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House Votes To Repeal Obamacare

The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives has voted to repeal the entire Affordable Health Care Act. That’s the signature bill of President Obama that was declared constitutional by the Supreme Court last month.

07/11/2012

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New Affordable Housing Project Breaks Ground In Garfield

In a block on Dearborn Street in Garfield, a new project is breaking ground for affordable housing.

02/24/2012

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Redistricting Likely To Cost One Local Congressman His Job

Due to a population loss reported in the 2010 Census, Pennsylvania is losing one of its 19 members of Congress.

09/26/2011

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Labor Looks To Obama Speech On Jobs

Underneath the pomp and festivities of the Labor Day Parade there is widespread discontent among marchers trying to hold on to their jobs and others who no longer have one like unemployed account manager Henry Lipput.

09/05/2011

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Sen. Toomey: Tax Hike Would Harm U.S. Economy

U.S. Senator Pat Toomey, R-Pennsylvania, has been named to a joint congressional committee. Toomey, along with 11 other Senate and House members, must come up with at least $1.2 trillion in cuts to the budget by late November.

08/11/2011

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Local Politician Weighs In On Debt Ceiling Compromise

The debt ceiling crisis is over. The Senate passed a bill of compromise that the House approved last night and President Barack Obama has signed it.

08/02/2011

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Doyle Comments On “Terrorist” Remarks

Tea Party “terrorists?” Democratic Congressman Mike Doyle told KDKA’s Adam Kirk Tuesday morning that he did, in fact, refer to the conservative group of Republicans as terrorists during a closed door meeting Monday with Vice President Joe Biden.

08/02/2011

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Congressman Doyle Talks About His “Tea Party Terrorists” Remarks

During a Monday, closed-door caucus meeting on the debt ceiling, Congressman Mike Doyle, from Pennsylvania, likened negotiating with Republican Tea Party members to dealing with terrorists, to which Vice President Joe Biden was said to agree.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/02/2011

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