Salena Zito Reporting

Democrat realities revealed in Iowa

Voters keep sending the political class a message, and the political class continues to misread it. It is as if the political class doesn't ...

Tough race takes shape for Democrats seeking to topple Toomey

A vigorous race is shaping up in Pennsylvania for three Democrats competing to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey. The candidates — former Rep. Joe Sestak ...

It's all about family traditions

With all great traditions comes a little chaos. Three 9-foot-long tables stretched half the length of Penn Brewery tavern; 2-year-old Elena Simonetti clapped her hands ...

Despite firestorm over comments, Trump still slated for Pa. Society events

Donald Trump's call to ban Muslims from entering the United States is reverberating around the world and could continue to do so Friday at posh ...

Clintons bank on popularity in Pennsylvania with fundraiser at Consol

Former President Bill Clinton will be in friendly territory Thursday when he hosts a fundraiser for his wife's campaign at Pittsburgh's Consol Energy Center. He and ...

The gender card is a loser for Democrats

Last week Sen. Claire McCaskill, a Missouri Democrat and an eager Hillary Clinton surrogate, opened a new front against men — it's difficult to categorize ...

Beating back government by judiciary

It was the most important contest in America that nobody knows about. Everyone is examining last week's Republican romp in governorships and state legislatures across ...

Democrats sweep Pennsylvania Supreme Court race

Pennsylvania Democrats appeared to make history on Tuesday night. The party's three candidates for state Supreme Court seemed to clinch three open seats from the moment ...

Meet the real electorate

Marco Rubio took to the ballroom stage two weeks ago in Pittsburgh's Omni William Penn Hotel, the robber baron-era grande dame that has hosted every ...

Senate candidate McGinty would work to increase minimum wage to $15

Raising the minimum wage would help millions of average Americans regain financial footing and aid the nation's economy, Democrat Katie McGinty said Monday. McGinty, a candidate ...

Divisiveness unwelcome at diner

AMSTERDAM, Ohio Outside the white clapboard cottage with red-trimmed shutters and a 1930s Extron gas pump, the sign still reads "Marsha's Diner." Inside, "Grammy's Kitchen" ...

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