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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

President Joe Biden speaks at the United Steelworkers headquarters in downtown on Wednesday afternoon.

Biden talks new economic plans, makes case against Trump in visit to Pittsburgh

By Brian Sherry, Contributing Editor April 18, 2024

Pennsylvania took center stage in the rapidly approaching 2024 presidential election this week. Both candidates visited Pennsylvania in the past few days, and the polls show the race in the swing state...

President Joe Biden speaks on Friday at Carnegie Mellon University’s Mill 19 to tout his administration’s investment in infrastructure.

President Biden set to visit Pittsburgh this afternoon

By Brian Sherry, Contributing Editor April 17, 2024

President Joe Biden is set to give his remarks this afternoon at the United Steelworkers building in Downtown Pittsburgh. The address at the steel union headquarters comes after the Biden Administration...

President Joe Biden speaks outside Independence Hall in Philadelphia on Sept. 1.

Opinion | Sanctions also kill

By Sofia Uriagereka-Herburger, Staff Columnist November 4, 2022
Presenting sanctions as a nonviolent alternative to warfare or occupation is irresponsible and inaccurate.

VIDEO: Joe Biden touts infrastructure at Pittsburgh visit

October 21, 2022
Biden visited the Fern Hollow Bridge on Thursday, where he touted the strength of infrastructure and unions.
Children look through car windows as they and other refugees from the Kharkov Region of Ukraine arrive at a temporary camp in Belgorod, Russia.

Opinion | After the Ukraine War, Europe owes the U.S. a commitment to democracy

By Paul Beer, Staff Columnist October 12, 2022
President Joe Biden needs to negotiate with Europe on how to better preserve democracy across the continent.
President Joe Biden speaks at the Public Education forum Downtown in 2019 during his campaign.

Editorial | President Biden needs to deliver on his progressive campaign policies

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 19, 2022
Despite a progressive campaign, President Joe Biden isn’t following through on many of his campaign promises, especially in regards to immigration and COVID-19.
A pile of cash.

Pitt students, alumni react to student loan debt forgiveness plan

By Alexandra Ross, Senior Staff Writer September 7, 2022
Sarah Chu’s $25,000 undergraduate student loan debt hasn’t been paid off yet, and neither have the loans she’s taking out to attend the Rutgers School of Public Health, but she can already feel their weight lifting off her shoulders — at least, $10,000 worth.

VIDEO: President Biden visits steelworkers union in Pittsburgh

September 6, 2022
President Joe Biden complimented unions and called out “extreme MAGA Republicans” for putting democracy at stake to a crowd of about 100 members of a local United Steelworkers union in West Mifflin on Monday.
President Joe Biden speaks at West Mifflin Monday afternoon for the Labor Day holiday.

President Biden touts the strength of unions, labor at Labor Day event in West Mifflin

By Punya Bhasin, News Editor September 6, 2022
In front of a crowd of about 100 members of a local United Steelworkers union in West Mifflin, President Joe Biden complimented organized labor on Labor Day and called out “extreme MAGA republicans” for putting democracy at stake.
President Joe Biden visited Pittsburgh on Friday to tout his administration’s investment in infrastructure

‘Make it in America’: Biden discusses infrastructure after Frick Park bridge collapse

By Punya Bhasin, Assistant News Editor January 29, 2022
President Joe Biden visited Pittsburgh on Friday to tout his administration’s investment in infrastructure as well as the City’s work in advanced manufacturing and robotics. His visit came in the wake of a Friday morning bridge collapse in Frick Park.
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