The White House has released a photo of President Barack Obama firing a gun, two days before he heads to Minnesota to discuss gun control.
The Senate overwhelmingly confirmed President Barack Obama’s choice of five-term Sen. John Kerry to be secretary of state, with Republicans and Democrats praising him as the ideal successor to Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Saul Franco-Jimenez came to the U.S. in 1990, became a citizen, married a girl from Lawrenceville and has four sons. Over the past decade he’s built his grocery business stocking everything from Spanish spices to Rosary beads.
Dok Harris, son of Franco Harris, announced that he is running for Pittsburgh City Council.
Move over Luke Ravenstahl — and you, too, Bill Peduto — there’s another man who wants to be mayor.
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.
Just in case you were busy and missed portions of the Tuesday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News, here’s some of the highlights of the show.
For all the commotion — some would say insanity — that Washington created over the fiscal cliff these last few weeks, you’d think final approval of a bill late Tuesday night to avoid the cliff would mark lots of changes in tax rates for average Americans. Not so.
All it needs now is the President’s signature. Late Tuesday night, the House of Representatives approved a bill to avert the Fiscal Cliff.
Racing against the clock, the White House reached agreement with congressional Republicans late Monday on a deal to prevent across-the-board tax increases and spending cuts to government programs from taking effect at midnight, according to administration and Senate Democratic officials.
President Obama, Vice President Biden, and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell made one last stab to avoid higher taxes on everyone, scheduled to take effect at midnight tonight.
A serious split Thursday night among House Republicans in Congress meant no deal yet to avoid the fiscal cliff. Members of Congress returned home for Christmas, raising the chances of going over that cliff. But what exactly does that mean?
President Barack Obama on Friday will nominate Sen. John Kerry as his next secretary of state, a senior administration official said, making the first move in a sweeping overhaul of his national security team heading into a second term.
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.
Here’s a recap of the Tuesday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News.
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|9:00 PM||ACM Presents: Tim McGraw's Superstar Summer Night|
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