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Melinda Roeder
July 24, 2018 - 4:29 pm
A new poll shows that if the midterm election were today, Democrat Conor Lamb would have a substantial lead over Republican Keith Rothfus in Pennsylvania’s newly redrawn 17th Congressional District.
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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
President Donald Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh, a politically connected conservative judge, for the Supreme Court Monday, setting up a ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats as he seeks to shift the nation's highest court further to the right.
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(AP Photo/Matt Slocum, file)
July 09, 2018 - 4:23 pm
President Donald Trump has decided on his Supreme Court nominee, a person with knowledge of the situation revealed Monday, hours before a prime-time TV announcement that will ignite a fierce confirmation battle.
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Joe DeStio
July 09, 2018 - 3:14 pm
Pennsylvania Democratic Senator Bob Casey says he will vote no on whoever President Trump selects for the Supreme Court Monday night.
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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 20, 2018 - 10:00 am
President Donald Trump told House Republicans he is "1,000 percent" behind their rival immigration bills, providing little clear direction for party leaders searching for a way to defuse the escalating controversy over family separations at the southern border.
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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
June 19, 2018 - 5:18 pm
Republicans on Capitol Hill frantically searched on Tuesday for ways to end the Trump administration's policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, with the focus shifting on a new plan to keep children in detention longer than now permitted — but with their parents.
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Joe DeStio
June 19, 2018 - 10:59 am
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - With the issue of separating children from thier parents who illegally cross the border becoming increasingly volatile, a key meeting is set today between President Trump and House Republicans. The administration is under increasing criticism for the policy, which...
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(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP)
June 19, 2018 - 9:51 am
An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at a U.S. immigration facility took center stage in the growing uproar over the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.
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(AP Photo/Martha Irvine)
June 12, 2018 - 5:15 pm
With frustration mounting over lawmakers' inaction on gun control, the American Medical Association on Tuesday pressed for a ban on assault weapons and came out against arming teachers as a way to fight what it calls a public health crisis.
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Jack Gruber-USA TODAY NETWORK
May 04, 2018 - 12:24 pm
The South Hills Republican who resigned after it was learned he asked his mistress to get an abortion is now a consultant for the government relations consulting firm,
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