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Protesters call on Toomey to push for election security measures, but Senate action unlikely

The regularly scheduled gathering was organized by Tuesdays With Toomey, and attendees spoke via a loudspeaker to amplify their cries for change.

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Ahead of imminent cuts, future for some at Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is uncertain

The once-daily newspaper, which employs people represented by multiple unions, announced in July that it will only print three days a week: Sunday, Thursday, and Friday.

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Reschenthaler to House Democrats: ‘Are you conducting an impeachment investigation or not?’

“If you are, just be honest with the American people,” said the western Pennsylvania Republican freshman. “Be honest with your colleagues. If you aren’t, then let’s stop these political games and let’s go to work for the American people.”

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Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto joins bipartisan coalition of mayors in D.C. to push for tougher gun laws

"Each mass shooting is a solemn reminder that this could happen in any city, large or small, urban or rural.”
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House Democrats discuss domestic terrorism with Pittsburgh Jewish community

Since the Oct. 27 shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Squirrel Hill last year, there have been dozens of mass shootings.

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Impeachment divides activists who helped propel Congressman Conor Lamb to victory

“I say, keep the eye on the ball. We need an electoral victory in 2020."
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Trump supporters gather at Women for Trump event outside Pittsburgh

“Nobody is perfect, but I truly believe that yes, [Trump] was the chosen one.”
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Congressman holds climate change town hall in Pittsburgh

Hundreds voice concerns about closing nuclear power plants, fracking, and pollution
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