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No mercy for Menendez

No mercy for Menendez

By Ben Sheppard | For The Pitt News

September 24, 2017

The last time the U.S. Senate had to expel a member, the country was tearing itself apart in the Civil War. With a country that feels almost as divided today, 2017 may see another Senate expulsion — Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey. Federal prosecutors in Menendez’s home state opened a trial again...

Two more Republican senators announce opposition to health care bill, dooming latest GOP plan

By Lisa Mascaro | Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

July 18, 2017

Republican efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act collapsed in the Senate on Monday evening as two more GOP senators announced they would oppose the latest plan backed by their party's leadership. The announcements by Sens. Mike Lee of Utah and Jerry Moran of Kansas brought to four the number...

GALLERY: Katie McGinty and Bernie Sanders Visit CMU

GALLERY: Katie McGinty and Bernie Sanders Visit CMU

By John Hamilton | Staff Photographer

September 19, 2016

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