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Opinion | A leftist push won’t help Democrats

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) during a presidential campaign rally on Pitt’s campus on April 15.

By Michael Clifford, For The Pitt News

June 25, 2019

There is still room for a moderate to take the nomination and defeat Trump.

Don’t count out conservative Democrats

Former congressman Jason Altmire represented Pennsylvania's fourth district from 2007 to 2013. (Photo via Wikimedia commons)

By Henry Glitz | Opinions Editor

September 17, 2017

With a mix of fear, anger and sheer disbelief, I watched the television screen in my friends’ apartment as CNN’s correspondent tapped an interactive map, coloring Pennsylvania red. Last fall’s presidential election came as a shock to many, but for me the blow came when my home state cast its ...

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