Dueling Dems: Rep. Molchany deserves the party nomination

In the 36th District race for state House, the PG endorses freshman lawmaker Erin Molchany over 10-term veteran Harry Readshaw.

Kill rationale: The Justice Department needs to explain

The federal government has acknowledged that in 2011 the CIA and Defense Department carried out drone attacks that killed U.S. citizens.

Help wanted: It’s time for Mayor Peduto to fill key positions

The mayor must focus on filling key administrator spots, starting with public safety director.

Back to Asia: Obama seeks to refocus foreign policy — again

President Obama left Tuesday on a trip to Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines in pursuit of his so-called pivot to Asia.

Equitable wages: Lawmakers must ensure paycheck fairness

Lawmakers of both parties must be willing to compromise with President Obama to erase an ugly and sexist piece of history,


Caption Contest 233

Caption Contest 233 ... and the winners of 232. Stacy Innerst is the artist. You are the caption writer.


David Shribman

David M. Shribman: Races to watch in 2014

Demographics, personalities and various issues matter, but health care may be the big player


Brian O'Neill

Brian O'Neill: For $30 million, school's name is all yours

Pittsburgh Promise seeks fund-raising boost from those willing to pony up millions to get city school named after them.


Tony Norman

Tony Norman: Barack Obama's 'manhood problem' (and ours)

Critics want president to be more bellicose in foreign policy, and they don't seem to understand the stupidity of it.


Sally Kalson

Health care sabotage 101

The GOP, not a botched website, is the real obstacle.


Reg Henry

Reg Henry: An errant drive is on to rid golf of its pain

The pain golfers must endure to get through a round are part of the game's pleasure, so don't tamper with it.


Dan Simpson

Dan Simpson: Three ominous trends for America

There's too much money in politics, too many economic sanctions and too much spying.


Jack Kelly

Jack Kelly: What price lying?

Public officials should be held to account just like private citizens.


Ruth Ann Dailey

Ruth Ann Dailey: Land-banking bill has one gap — funding

Pittsburgh's new legislation covering vacant properties has potential, if someone can supply the money that's needed.


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