The Pennsylvania Democrat came to the decisions after “deliberations, hearings, and review of available paperwork.”
One challenge will uniting a country after running a divisive campaign.
Meanwhile, as the Michigan billionaire was facing a partisan assault, Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Mont., made his case to be interior secretary.
A Washington Post-ABC News poll had his favorability rating at 40 percent, compared with Barack Obama’s 79 percent before inauguration.
The Rev. John Welch, a Homewood resident and dean of students at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, will announce his candidacy Saturday.
Step 1 in managing expectations: Stop tweeting already.
Mike Doyle already was on the fence, but the president-elect’s remarks about U.S. Rep. John Lewis pushed him over the edge.
Mr. Casey asked for Mr. Pence’s support for efforts to rebuild the infrastructure, expand broadband in rural Pennsylvania.
The number rose sharply after Donald Trump criticized civil rights icon John Lewis via Twitter on Saturday.
Putin described a dossier on Trump as part of efforts by Obama's administration to "undermine the legitimacy of the president-elect."
The Post-Gazette identifies 25 Trump Transition Team members with ties to the Scaife Foundation and the groups it funds.
William Perry, who served under Bill Clinton, worries that the use of nuclear weapons is more likely now than during the Cold War.
The president-elect declined to reveal specifics in the telephone interview late Saturday with The Washington Post.
The Pennsylvania governor has battled gridlock during his first two years and with Trump’s victory, help in D.C. will be scarce.
Dozens of members of Donald Trump’s team have ties to the late conservative Richard Mellon Scaife’s philanthropy.
Meet the people from Pittsburgh attending the Women’s March on Washington this Saturday.
At the helm of a conservative power center with many ties to Trump is a shy man with Braddock roots.
Donald Trump tore into civil rights legend John Lewis Saturday for questioning the legitimacy of the Republican’s White House victory.
Vilsack, a Squirrel Hill native, told employees in an email that Friday is his final day, though he did not say why he was leaving early.
The announcement was seen as reflecting how far the former New York mayor had fallen in the Trump universe.
Retired Gen. James Mattis prevailed in a Senate vote granting him an exemption to act as defense secretary as a recently retired officer.
A teary-eyed Biden accepted the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a ceremony at the White House dedicated to honoring the outgoing VP.
U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle was appointed ranking member of House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology on Thursday.
“[Paul] Mango won’t win, his $10 million will be gone, and the consultants will have probably $3 million of his money,” Scott Wagner said.
The Justice Department inspector general will launch an investigation into certain pre-election actions by Justice Department and FBI
President-elect Donald Trump's pick for defense secretary says clear boundaries are needed in the cyber world.
The remarks came on the same day of hearings for Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson and transportation secretary nominee Elaine Chao.
But the president-elect also defiantly denied reports that Russia had collected compromising personal and financial information about him.
Tillerson, 64, the former chairman of Exxon Mobil, opposed U.S. sanctions against Russia in 2014 over its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.
Wagner, 61, took office after winning a 2014 special election as a write-in candidate.
The allegations included claims that there was an exchange of info during the campaign between Trump surrogates and Moscow intermediaries.
Josh Shapiro said under his tenure as attorney general the office will include more consumer protection efforts.
The first-term Republican state senator plans a route across the state to formally announce a run against Democrat Tom Wolf for governor.
Council agreed to send more than a dozen officers to help with security at President-elect Donald J. Trump’s inauguration.
A report delivered last week included a section with allegations that Russia has material on Trump’s personal life and finances.
At the same time, Republican fast-paced plans to confirm the president-elect’s nominees were upended amid pressures of ethics reviews.
GOP leaders have made dismantling President Barack Obama's treasured health care overhaul their premier 2017 priority.
As his term wanes, President Barack Obama will look ahead, not back, in the speech he plans to deliver in Chicago
Sen. Bob Casey and other Democrats propose requiring the president to cash out financial holdings that could pose a conflict of interest.
He’s taking a broad, though unpaid, role that could give him sway over both domestic and foreign policy.
Vegas issues odds on what would be his first news conference in 167 days.
President-elect Donald Trump and his Cabinet picks are preparing to face public questioning over their business conflicts and other issues.
That’s more than the president-elect himself has said as he and his staff enter a crucial week in his presidential transition.
Republicans say they simply want to ensure Trump has a team in place as soon as possible, but Democrats want the process to be slowed.
It was the government’s first formal allegation supporting sensational claims that the president-elect has staunchly resisted.
Several House Democrats objected to the votes. In each case, their objections were denied. The president-elect won with 304 electoral votes.
Democrat Josh Shapiro announced Friday that Eric Fillman will create and direct training for all employees in the attorney general’s office.
President-elect Donald Trump repeatedly criticized the intense focus on Russia.
U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy will continue as chairman of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee.
U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus, R-Sewickley, has been named vice chairman of the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit.