Pence Breaks Senate Tie To Confirm DeVos As Education Secretary Senate confirms Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary after Vice President Mike Pence breaks 50-50 tie.
Constituents Complain About Toomey's Jammed Telephone LinesLocal residents are complaining that they cannot get through to Senator Pat Toomey's offices by phone.
Pennsylvania Senators Take Opposite View Of Supreme Court NomineeJudge Neil Gorsuch made his first trip to Capitol Hill to meet Republican Majority Leader U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell.
Republican-Led Senate Takes First Step To Repeal 'Obamacare'The Senate has passed a measure to take the first step forward on dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law.
Utah Toddler Saved By Twin Brother After Being Pinned Under DresserA Utah toddler is being called a hero for saving his twin brother after a dresser toppled onto him last week.
Pa. Senators Take Different Approaches To Tackle Domestic TerrorismSen. Bob Casey (D., Pa.) is introducing legislation that would ban people convicted of committing hate crimes from owning guns.
Pittsburgh Police Chief, Sen. Casey Join Call For Investigation Into Smartphone-Shaped GunThe Pittsburgh Police chief and a Pennsylvania lawmaker are joining a call to have the development of an unusual new firearm investigated.
Funding Included For C-17 Squadron At 911th Airlift WingThe budget sent by President Obama to Congress on Tuesday includes $85 million to establish a squadron of C-17 carbon planes at a western Pennsylvania Air Force base.
Experts Say Deteriorating Locks And Dams Inviting DisasterThey're old, rusty and deteriorating -- some like Montgomery Dam in Monaca should have been replaced decades ago.
Politicians, Doctors Team Up To Prepare For EbolaAs the nation grapples with Ebola, Sen. Bob Casey teamed up with doctors and specialists from UPMC Presbyterian Hospital Friday morning to discuss how prepared we are.
Sen. Casey Calls For Sexual Assault Prevention At ConferenceA disturbing number of female students will be victims of sexual assault or attempted sexual assault this year. Now, Sen. Bob Casey is calling for action on campuses.
Feds Issue Tighter Regulations For Trains Hauling Highly-Flammable CrudeMore and more, trains with older, puncture-prone tanker cars are hauling highly-flammable crude and liquefied petroleum though our area, like in Downtown Pittsburgh and in Carnegie.

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