President Joe Biden needs no introduction to Pittsburgh, as he has been to this region many times over the years. Local leaders hope this will bring dividends to this area; KDKA's Jon Delano reports.
Local Leaders Have High Hopes As A Result Of Biden's Special Relationship To PittsburghPresident Joe Biden needs no introduction to Pittsburgh, as he has been to this region many times over the years. Local leaders hope this will bring dividends to this area; KDKA's Jon Delano reports.
New Website Places Inauguration Bernie In Any LocationA new website allows anyone to play with the viral photo of Sen. Bernie Sanders in his mittens at the Inauguration, and put him in lots of different locations.
Pittsburgh-Lifer Ed Gainey Running For MayorMayor Bill Peduto's run for a third term as mayor is being challenged by a local state representative. KDKA's Jon Delano has more with state Rep. Ed Gainey.
2020 Inauguration Ceremony Will Look Different This YearJoe Biden will be sworn in tomorrow as the 46th president of the United States, but his inauguration ceremony will look very different than what the nation is used to seeing; KDKA's Jon Delano reports.
Pa. Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine To Join Biden AdministrationPresident-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health.
Allegheny Co. Executive Rich Fitzgerald Invited To Attend Joe Biden’s InaugurationFitzgerald was reportedly invited by Congressman Conor Lamb of Mt. Lebanon.
Pa. State Senator David Arnold Dies Following Battle With Brain CancerPennsylvania State Senator David Arnold has passed away following a battle with brain cancer.
Jim Brewster Sworn In As State Senator In Pa.'s 45th DistrictDemocrat Jim Brewster was sworn in for a new term as state senator after the Republican-controlled Senate refused to seat him.
Judge Upholds Counting Of Challenged Mail-In Ballots In Brewster-Ziccarelli CaseU.S. District Judge J. Nicholas Ranjan has rejected the argument by Republican Nicole Ziccarelli that Allegheny County was not justified in counting 311 mail-in ballots without a handwritten date. That upholds Rep. Jim Brewster's win.
Ruling In Brewster-Ziccarelli Election Case Now Expected TuesdayThere will not be a decision today in the court case involving the 45th State Senate election. Senate Republican leaders have refused to swear in Democrat Jim Brewster even though he was certified as the winner. His challenger is still arguing some ballots should be tossed; KDKA's Jon Delano reports.
Lt. Gov. John Fetterman Could Face Potential Competition In Bid For Senate Seat In 2022Lt. Gov John Fetterman announced he is considering running for the U.S. Senate, but he could face potential challengers; KDKA's Political Editor Jon Delano reports.
Pa. Lt. Gov. John Fetterman Considering Senate Run In 2022Pennsylvania's Lt. Gov. John Fetterman is considering a run for the United States Senate in 2022.
Rick Saccone Resigns From Position At St. Vincent College After Posting Video From U.S. CapitolThe former western Pennsylvania state representative has resigned from his position at St. Vincent College after posting a now-deleted video of himself at the Capitol to social media; KDKA's Andy Sheehan reports.
Transition Of Power: Members Of Congress Plan To ObjectAs Congress meets today to formalize the election of Joe Biden, several Republican members of Congress are planning to raise objections. However, KDKA's John Shumway spoke with Duquesne University President and historian Ken Gormley about what this all means and he says it's nothing new.
Political Theater: Senators Raising Objections To Vote CertificationWhen Congress meets today to formalize the victory of President-Elect Joe Biden, several members of the House and Senate are planning to raise objections. However, President of Duquesne University and presidential historian Ken Gormley told KDKA's John Shumway it's nothing new.
Pa. Sen. Jim Brewster Not Sworn In As State Senate Dissolves Into Chaos Over Contested ElectionA local Democratic state senator, certified by the state as receiving the most votes, was denied his seat in the Pennsylvania Senate in a raucous swearing-in day at the state Capital in Harrisburg; KDKA's Jon Delano reports.
Controversy Continues As Pa. Senate Democrat Jim Brewster's Swearing-In Ceremony Is DelayedPennsylvania Senate Republicans are refusing to seat Democrat Jim Brewster at a swearing-in ceremony as a dispute continues over mail-in ballots; KDKA's Lindsay Ward reports.
Republican State Senate May Refuse To Seat Certified Winner Of Local State Senate Race As Legal Battle ContinuesNext Tuesday, Pennsylvania's General Assembly gets sworn into office, and that includes 25 state senators. But one local Democratic state senator isn't sure his Republican colleagues who control the Senate will allow him to take the oath of office; KDKA's Jon Delano reports.
Cities Worry As New Relief Package Excludes Them From FundingCity of Pittsburgh leaders are worried as the new stimulus relief package has excluded cities from funding; KDKA's Lindsay Ward reports.
US Rep. Guy Reschenthaler Joins Texas In Lawsuit Against Pennsylvania Election ResultsU.S. Rep. Guy Reschenthaler of Peters has joined other Republican members of Congress in filing a legal brief in support of the latest election court challenge; KDKA's Jon Delano reports.
Pittsburgh City Council To Vote On COVID-19 Sick Leave BillPittsburgh City Council is set to vote today on the proposed coronavirus sick leave bill; KDKA's Lindsay Ward has the latest.
Lawmakers Intensifying Talks Over Possible Stimulus BillLawmakers on Capitol Hill are intensifying talks over a possible stimulus bill; KDKA's Chris Hoffman reports.
Pittsburgh City Council To Take Up COVID-19 Sick Leave ProposalPittsburgh City Council will talk to Mayor Bill Peduto's chief of staff about the administration's proposal for COVID-19 paid sick leave; KDKA's Amy Wadas reports.
Allegheny Co. Board Of Elections Votes 2-1 To Certify General Election ResultsAcross Pennsylvania Monday, all 67 counties are certifying their election results. In a meeting that lasted about 10 minutes, the Allegheny County Board of Elections passed the certification 2-1; KDKA's Chris Hoffman reports.