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President Obama Addresses VA Hospital Scandal

President Obama summoned Eric Shineski, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, to the Oval Office to discuss the growing scandal inside the department’s medical system.

05/21/2014

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CCAC’s New President Looking To Move College Forward

The president of the Community College of Allegheny County has only been in that position for a few weeks, but he already has some specific goals about how to make the school better.

04/23/2014

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Pittsburgh Woman Gets Private Meeting With President

Kim Francis, of Squirrel Hill, was surprised when she and her parents, Judy and Mike Sparlin, were invited to hear the president and vice president speak at CCAC on Wednesday. But that was just the start.

04/17/2014

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Peduto Excited For Job Growth & New Development

While President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden were unveiling a new job training grant program at the CCAC campus in North Fayette Wednesday, one man got not one, but two mentions for the job he is doing so far.

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US Steel Worker Proud To Be Mentioned In President’s Speech

The invited guests lined up early at US Steel’s Irvin Plant, nearly three hours before the event, which was inside but still chilly.

01/29/2014

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Obama Orders Creation Of ‘myRA’ Savings Plan

With a stroke of his pen, President Barack Obama has created a new savings plan designed for Americans who don’t have workplace retirement plans.

01/29/2014

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President Obama To Visit West Mifflin Steel Plant

A steel plant and a Costco store are among the places President Barack Obama plans to visit on a four-state tour after the State of the Union address.

01/27/2014

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President Obama Set To Visit Pittsburgh

President Barack Obama is scheduled to travel to Pittsburgh next week.

01/25/2014

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Peduto Meets With President Obama, Asks For Washington Monument Scaffolding

“It was emotional,” Pittsburgh’s mayor-elect Bill Peduto told KDKA political editor Jon Delano on Monday afternoon.

12/16/2013

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Peduto Attends Meeting Of New Mayors With President

President Obama welcomed 16 newly-elected mayors to the White House Friday afternoon, including Pittsburgh’s new mayor, Bill Peduto.

12/13/2013

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Fast Food Workers Across Country Protest Federal Minimum Wage

Service could be a little slower today at fast food restaurants as workers walk off the job to protest the federal minimum wage.

12/05/2013

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Three Glaring Changes Needed To Fix Obamacare

Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.

11/18/2013

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Local Congressmen React To President’s New Effort To Extend Old Health Policies

After telling Americans they could keep their old health plans — only to find some policies cancelled because they failed to meet higher standards — President Obama tried to make amends on Thursday.

11/14/2013

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Despite Presidential Assurances, Some Health Policies Canceled

As President Barack Obama pushed his Affordable Care Act, he often said this: “If you like your doctor or health care plan, you can keep it.”

10/29/2013

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Easy-To-Access Part Of Obamacare Website Could Be Misleading

While it’s hit or miss whether you can actually sign up for health insurance on the Affordable Care Act website, http://www.healthcare.dot.gov, there is one new feature on the home-page that always opens for you: an option for potential customers to see a plan right now.

10/23/2013

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