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.
Former Pennsylvania Republican National Committeewoman Elsie Hillman’s statement on the passing of former Sen. Arlen Specter
Romney is dragging his own campaign and every Republican down. Republican operatives and House and Senate candidates have conceded as much throughout the month of September.
Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.
How dare Harry Reid, the Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, spew his latest unsubstantiated rumors against Mitt Romney?
Harry Reid got – as he often does – in calling Republican donors “angry old white men”. Imagine the reaction if House Speaker John Boehner were to say something such as: support or donations to Obama made by 17 angry black men.
Tea Party zealots in Congress are obsessed with stripping people of their right and access to affordable care.
There is more pressure for UPMC and Highmark to end their contract dispute. A bipartisan group of state lawmakers is pushing through legislation that could eventually force the two groups into binding arbitration, but the clock is ticking.
KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino speaks to Senator Stewart Greenleaf, PA Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman. They discuss the current cost of the prison system.
U.S. Senator Pat Toomey, R-Pennsylvania, has been named to a joint congressional committee. Toomey, along with 11 other Senate and House members, must come up with at least $1.2 trillion in cuts to the budget by late November.
The debt ceiling crisis is over. The Senate passed a bill of compromise that the House approved last night and President Barack Obama has signed it.
Congress is poised to vote on a last-minute debt deal, but does the measure have enough votes to pass?
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A new Congress officially took office in Washington, including the new representatives from Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania’s junior Senator Pat Toomey was escorted down the aisle by his senior colleague Sen. Bob Casey – […]