Despite holding 210 Democratic delegates, 4.4 percent of the nationwide total, Pennsylvania’s primary is typically much too late in the primary season to hold any real sway in deciding the nominee. This Tuesday, however, Pennsylvania has the theoretical opportunity to be a major player.
By Ariel Hart, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ATLANTA — Forty-six years after the Fair Housing Act took aim at racial segregation and poverty in America, the federal government has declared the effort half-hearted and is setting out to fix it. Within months, the Obama administration is expected to require local governments to devise new strategies to […]
By James P. O’Toole, Tracie Mauriello and Deborah Todd, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PITTSBURGH—President Barack Obama came to Pittsburgh Tuesday to promote innovation in manufacturing. He also called for some innovation in Washington’s approach to governing, but he seemed a lot more optimistic about the former than the latter. On a stop at Bakery Square’s TechShop, the president […]
At 1:45pm, EST, President Barack Obama will deliver remarks on the economy at TechShop Pittsburgh, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Live video of the president’s speech will be available below: JOIN THE LIVE CHAT VISIT WHITEHOUSE.GOV AFP Photo/Brendan Smialowski
By Molly Born, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Twenty students were injured — four seriously — in a multiple-stabbing incident Wednesday morning inside Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, about 20 miles east of Pittsburgh. Westmoreland County public safety spokesman Dan Stevens said a suspect, also a student, is in custody and was being questioned by Murrysville police and […]