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Fiscal Cliff Rescue – What It Does & Does Not Do For You

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.

01/02/2013

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House Of Representatives Approves Fiscal Cliff Bill

All it needs now is the President’s signature. Late Tuesday night, the House of Representatives approved a bill to avert the Fiscal Cliff.

01/01/2013

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House Won’t Vote Before Midnight On Fiscal Cliff Deal

The House will miss the midnight Monday deadline lawmakers set for voting to avoid the “fiscal cliff.”

KDKA-TV–12/31/2012

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Work Continues In Washington D.C. To Avoid Fiscal Cliff

Two senators on opposite sides of the aisle are working on a plan to avoid the Fiscal Cliff.

12/28/2012

U.S. Senator John Kerry (D-MA)

President Obama To Nominate Sen. John Kerry As Secretary Of State

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.

KDKA-TV–12/21/2012

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Pittsburghers React To Obama’s Call For Action On Gun Violence

President Obama on Wednesday challenged Americans to rethink how we can reduce gun violence.

12/19/2012

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Obama Sets Up Gun Violence Task Force

Spurred by a horrific elementary school shooting, President Barack Obama tasked his administration Wednesday with creating concrete proposals to reduce the gun violence that has plagued the country.

KDKA-TV–12/19/2012

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W. Va. Senator Joe Manchin: Time To Rethink Gun Legislation

Sen. Joe Manchin, an avid hunter and lifelong member of the National Rifle Association, says it’s time for all sides in the gun policy debate to move beyond the political rhetoric and begin an honest discussion about reasonable restrictions on guns.

KDKA-TV–12/17/2012

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Rooney To Resign As Ambassador To Ireland

Dan Rooney will reportedly resign as U.S. ambassador to Ireland tomorrow.

KDKA-TV–12/13/2012

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Are You Impacted By The Fiscal Cliff?

At Primanti’s in Market Square, the chef was cooking up sandwiches when President Obama came on the television screen. No surprise, only a few people paid attention as the President repeated his campaign pledge to extend tax cuts for Americans who earn under a quarter million dollars while asking the wealthy to do a little bit more.

11/09/2012

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Will Superstorm Sandy Distract Pennsylvania Voters?

If the election were held today, Barack Obama would defeat Mitt Romney in Pennsylvania, but it would be a lot closer than Obama’s win here four years ago.

10/31/2012

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Springsteen Holds Free Concert For Obama Supporters

Saturday afternoon, rock legend Bruce Springsteen held a free concert for Obama Supporters in Pittsburgh.

10/28/2012

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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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Rendell Says Romney Won Debate, Obama Unprepared

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to fformer Gov. Ed Rendell about his thoughts on the presidential debate, as well as his predicition for the Steelers-Eagles game.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/05/2012

Obama Expected To Address Economy & Future At DNC

One week after Mitt Romney addressed his party – it’s Barack Obama’s turn. In a race that is deadlocked, it’s the President’s chance to convince undecided voters his way.

09/06/2012

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