GOP Tax Bill Clears Congress, President Trump Praises OverhaulRepublicans in Congress have delivered an epic overhaul of U.S. tax laws to President Donald Trump.
U.S. Rep. John Conyers Announces Retirement From CongressU.S. Rep. John Conyers — beset with allegations of sexual harassment by former staff members — announced Tuesday that he is retiring.
Senate Votes To Repeal Consumer Rule On Class-Action LawsuitsThe Senate has voted to nullify a consumer-oriented rule that would let millions of Americans band together to sue their banks or credit card companies.
Senate Passes $4 Trillion Budget BlueprintThe Senate has passed a $4 trillion budget blueprint that is a major step forward for President Donald Trump's ambitious promises for "massive tax cuts and reform."
Pa. Insurance Rates To Go Up For Plans Through Affordable Care ActDemocratic Gov. Tom Wolf's administration is blaming President Donald Trump for a sharp increase in the cost of health insurance that'll take effect next year for residents who buy individual plans.
Rep. Murphy’s Resignation Shakes Up Capitol Hill, Other Pa. Congressmen Not CommentingThe news of Rep. Tim Murphy's resignation is shaking up Capitol Hill.
House Majority Whip Scalise Returns To Work 3 Months After Being ShotThe congressman shot in June at a baseball practice is returning to work at the Capitol after three months in the hospital and at a rehabilitation facility.
Rep. Doyle on N. Korea: 'Never Thought I Would Find Myself In Agreement With Steve Bannon'President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon says there's no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions, despite the president's recent pledge to answer further aggression with "fire and fury."
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.