midterm election

Midterm Mania: Nation votes on important issues in ballot referenda

Midterm Mania: Nation votes on important issues in ballot referenda

Josiah Martin | A&E Editor 11/08/18 As the whole nation focused unprecedented attention on House and Senate candidates during these midterm elections, people intently watching maps and needles on Tuesday night may have missed some of the state and local referenda that made major impacts in smaller areas. In Allegheny County, voters rejected a referendum […]

Midterm Mania: Democrats make gains in PA state house

Midterm Mania: Democrats make gains in PA state house

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 11/08/18 While much of the country watched national races for U.S. House and Senate seats, Pennsylvania Democrats and Republicans battled it out for control of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and the state Senate in Harrisburg. While Republicans held both houses, Democrats made gains in each. For the Pennsylvania House, there […]

Local progressive state candidates rally with Bernie Sanders in Pittsburgh

Local progressive state candidates rally with Bernie Sanders in Pittsburgh

Hallie Lauer | Features Editor In a crowded ballroom on the Carnegie Mellon University campus, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Democratic Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor candidate and current Mayor of Braddock, John Fetterman, rallied for a political revolution on July 15. “An idea that seemed radical a few years ago is mainstream now,” Sanders said. […]