U.S. Senate Clears Way For Global War On Terrorism MemorialBoth chambers of Congress approved a bill that clears a path for the creation of a Global War on Terrorism Memorial in the nation's capital.
House Punishes Russia, Blocks Trump From Waiving PenaltiesThe House has overwhelmingly backed a new package of sanctions against Moscow that prohibits President Donald Trump from waiving the penalties without first getting permission from Congress.
Gov. Wolf: Congress Doesn't Have To Vote To Repeal Obamacare, Uncertainty Will Kill ItPresident Donald Trump says "we will soon see whether or not Republicans are willing to step up to the plate!" on health care. Trump has been pressuring Senate Republicans to vote on a health care bill "after 7 years of talking.
Pittsburgh Veteran Leading Charge In Washington DC For War On Terror MemorialAndrew Brennan was a junior at Central Catholic High School when the planes hit the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001. Now a veteran, he's spearheading the effort to get a Global War on Terror Memorial built.
Ex-Senate Staffer: Hall Of Fame Pitcher Jim Bunning Has DiedHall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning, who went on to serve in Congress, has died. He was 85.
Pitt Grad Develops Fast Way To Communicate Views To CongressIt’s called Resistbot, a brand new way for citizens to send messages to their U.S. senators and representative from their smartphones.
Rep. Murphy Thinks President Trump's Tax Plan Is Off To A Good StartPresident Trump has a plan he says will stimulate job growth. He wants to slash the corporate tax rate from 35-to-15 percent and create more deductions for individuals.
CBS News Poll: 82 Percent Of Viewers Felt Trump Was 'Presidential' During Speech To CongressPresident Donald Trump delivered his first speech in front of Congress Tuesday night and many viewers approved of it.
Trump Sees 'New Chapter Of American Greatness' In Big SpeechHeralding a "new chapter of American greatness," President Donald Trump stood before Congress for the first time Tuesday night and issued a broad call for overhauling the nation's health care system, significantly boosting military spending and plunging $1 trillion into upgrading crumbling infrastructure.
Congress Blocks Rule Barring Mentally Impaired From Purchasing GunsCongress on Wednesday sent President Donald Trump legislation blocking an Obama-era rule designed to keep guns out of the hands of certain mentally disabled people.
Army To Allow Completion Of Dakota Access Oil PipelineThe Army has notified Congress that it will allow the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline to cross under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota, completing the four-state project to move North Dakota oil to Illinois.
Rep. Murphy: Obamacare Has Been A Financial DisasterU.S. Rep. Tim Murphy tells the KDKA Morning News that Obamacare has been a financial disaster with pricey insurance plans and huge deductibles for many recipients.
Congressman Tim Murphy's Mental Health Bill AdvancesThe U.S. House has overwhelmingly approved Congressman Tim Murphy's mental health reform bill. The Senate is expected to vote on the measure next week.
Primary Opponent Gets Second Crack At Incumbent CongressmanArt Halvorson came within a thousand votes of defeating long-time incumbent U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster in the Republican primary.
Mylan Says It Will Expand Programs That Lower EpiPen CostsMylan, in the face of heated criticism over price hikes for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, is bulking up programs that help patients pay for the drug.