Politics - Local

Pittsburgh's charms attract another young professional: Christopher Heinz

Praising the “sense of community that’s more meaningful in Pittsburgh,” Mr. Heinz is coming to town. Let the political speculation begin.

New Ross commissioner chosen by casting lots

Allegheny County Election officials oversee an exercise in chance when voters serve up a tie in municipal elections.


Politics - State

AG Kane to announce plans for next chapter in porn email saga

Among the announcements will be the naming of a special prosecutor to investigate the exchange of illicit material on government computers.

Trump lined up for state GOP fundraiser in NYC

The Pennsylvania Republican Party is hoping presidential candidate Donald Trump will drive interest in an annual fundraiser in New York.


Politics - Nation

Obama may sign short-term spending bill to avert shutdown

An existing government-wide continuing resolution is set to expire Dec. 11.

Puerto Rico undecided on bond payments due today, governor says

Skipping $354 million in payments would escalate a standoff with bondholders by pushing the commonwealth into default.



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