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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Audacity Of Harry Reid

How dare Harry Reid, the Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, spew his latest unsubstantiated rumors against Mitt Romney?

08/01/2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Harry Reid Dares to Talk About Angry Old White Men

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.

07/18/2012

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Opinion: Republicans Vote For Denial Of Affordable Health Care Again

Tea Party zealots in Congress are obsessed with stripping people of their right and access to affordable care.

07/11/2012

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Highmark, UPMC Announce Deadline Extension

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.

12/22/2011

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KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino Talks Prison Costs

KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino speaks to Senator Stewart Greenleaf, PA Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman. They discuss the current cost of the prison system.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/03/2011

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Sen. Toomey: Tax Hike Would Harm U.S. Economy

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.

08/11/2011

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Local Politician Weighs In On Debt Ceiling Compromise

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.

08/02/2011

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Local Politicians Weigh In On Debt Deal Compromise

Congress is poised to vote on a last-minute debt deal, but does the measure have enough votes to pass?

08/01/2011

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New Congress Takes Oath Of Office

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 – […]

01/05/2011

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Sen. Specter Gives Final Speech On Senate Floor

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KDKA) – After three decades in the U.S. Senate, Arlen Specter delivered his final speech on the Senate floor Tuesday morning. Sen. Specter is Pennsylvania’s longest-serving senator. He lost the Democratic primary last […]

12/21/2010

Senatorial Candidates

The campaign begins today for your next U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania.  Mike Pintek talks with Republican candidate Pat Toomey… And with Democratic candidate Joe Sestak…

05/19/2010

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