Politics - Local

New district pits two Democratic state legislators

Democrats Readshaw, Molchany vie in Legislative race.

Allegheny County Council goes deep into Deer Lakes drilling plan

Council must consider an ordinance that leases the county's mineral rights with the condition that no drilling occur in the park.


Politics - State

Two gubernatorial candidates woo black voters

The two other Democratic contenders, Tom Wolf and Allyson Schwartz, skipped the forum.

Gov. Corbett confronts negative ratings in re-election race

Despite winning all but four Pennsylvania counties in his election four years ago, the governor faces an uphill battle for a second term.


Politics - Nation

Pittsburgh among 15 cities asked to pitch for 2016 Democratic convention

Mayor Bill Peduto said Pittsburgh will submit a proposal but wonders whether it would be financially feasible.

Obama to renew Asia 'rebalance'

He will seek to reassure jittery allies that America remains committed to bolstering its security and economic ties to the region.



Early Returns

Wolf stumps in Bloomfield

York County businessman Tom Wolf wandered from store to shop to church to store in Bloomfield Tuesday, campaigning for the

Schwartz ad embraces ACA

Rep.  Allyson Schwartz, the Democratic candidate for governor, has launched a new television ad that highlights her role in


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