U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey took to the floor of the Senate Wednesday afternoon to defend his scaled back bill to require background checks of some, but not all, gun purchases.
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.
The House will miss the midnight Monday deadline lawmakers set for voting to avoid the “fiscal cliff.”
Two senators on opposite sides of the aisle are working on a plan to avoid the Fiscal Cliff.
She will remain the one woman in a leadership position in the room when important issues effecting women are negotiated over the next year and a strong reminder that Democrats stand with women and promote them to positions of power.
WASHINGTON D.C. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania has won re-election to a second term.
While Mitt Romney talks about binders full of women, Democrats have ballots full of women.
As the campaign draws to a close it has become very apparent that Obama will return to the White House and that Harry Reid will lead a Democratic Senate.
Maybe it’s no surprise that Tom Smith, a man who made millions in the coal business, feels strongly about the future of this industry.
To busy to catch the Wednesday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News? Maybe you want to hear that interview you enjoyed one more time? Well here’s a recap of Wednesday’s show.
Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter was an “irreplaceable” force who approached politics — and life — with grit and determination, a who’s who of politicians and others said Tuesday at the longtime senator’s funeral.
Gov. Tom Corbett has ordered all flags to half-staff in honor of the late Sen. Arlen Specter.
Pittsburghers might have a hard time actually putting their finger on exactly how former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter may have had an impact on their lives. But Pittsburgh’s Elsie Hillman, who knew Specter as both a senator and a friend, says all we need to do is look around because his fingerprints are on just about everything.
Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania, the Republican-turned-Democrat who played a key role in many Supreme Court nominations, has died. He was 82.
Statements on the passing of former Sen. Arlen Specter.