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Former VP, presidential candidate Joe Biden to visit Pittsburgh Monday

Former VP, presidential candidate Joe Biden to visit Pittsburgh Monday

By Brian Gentry, Assistant News Editor

April 25, 2019


Filed under City, News, Top Stories

Joe Biden, former vice president of the U.S., will visit Pittsburgh next Monday.

Pitt law professor mounts primary challenge against Rep. Doyle

Pitt law professor mounts primary challenge against Rep. Doyle

By Brian Gentry, Assistant News Editor

April 11, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

A Pitt law professor is preparing to mount a primary challenge against Rep. Michael Doyle, D-Pa., Pittsburgh’s representative in the U.S. House.

Elizabeth Warren “100% behind” Pitt grad student union

Elizabeth Warren “100% behind” Pitt grad student union

By Emily Wolfe, Assistant News Editor

April 9, 2019


Filed under 2. Featured, Campus, News, Top Stories

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., encouraged the union hopefuls in a short video posted to social media Tuesday.

Sanders will hold Sunday rally in Schenley Plaza

Sanders will hold Sunday rally in Schenley Plaza

By Brian Gentry and Emily Wolfe

April 8, 2019


Filed under 2. Featured, Campus, News, Top Stories

The already-crowded race for the 2020 Democratic primary is about to get its first Pitt stop with a visit from Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who will hold a rally this Sunday in Oakland.

Opinion | Don’t discount Mayor Pete

Opinion | Don’t discount Mayor Pete

By Devi Ruia, Staff Columnist

April 2, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Despite his youth, Buttigieg has an impressive resumé and shouldn’t be discounted in the 2020 race.

Editorial: Stop calling Beto O’Rourke a progressive candidate

Editorial: Stop calling Beto O’Rourke a progressive candidate

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 19, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

While O’Rourke quickly rose in fame and favor following his failed Senate bid, his past voting record as a member of the House of Representatives doesn’t match the progressive image he currently projects.

Opinion | Bust the filibuster

Opinion | Bust the filibuster

By Devi Ruia, For The Pitt News

March 5, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

The Senate filibuster isn’t exactly the top issue of the 2020 presidential election. But while it may not be talked about as much as climate change, health care or gun violence, it could be the key to passing legislation regarding these issues.

Editorial: Sanders isn’t the answer for 2020

Editorial: Sanders isn’t the answer for 2020

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 21, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Many Democratic contenders are running on platforms that were heavily influenced by the ideas Sanders supported in 2016. He should allow them to do so and act as their mentor, instead of insisting on carrying on his own legacy.

Opinion | Gillibrand’s ‘Women-Plus’ campaign is exactly what we need right now

Opinion | Gillibrand’s ‘Women-Plus’ campaign is exactly what we need right now

By Devi Ruia, For The Pitt News

February 21, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Her "Women-Plus" campaign could prove to be the perfect strategy for her, and one that the American people need to witness — regardless of whether or not she gets the nomination.

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