Tom Lisi

In Pittsburgh during whistle stop tour, Biden pitches himself as a son of the working class

By: - September 30, 2020

The vice president’s campaign and its surrogates in Pennsylvania have made work and jobs a central focus of their message to voters here.

As COVID-19 deaths cross 200K, Trump barnstorms PGH, mocking Biden for wearing a mask

By: - September 22, 2020

“I wonder in the debate, when him and I get on stage, is he going to walk in with a mask?” Trump joked. “I’ll be honest, he feels good about the mask, and that’s okay, whatever makes you feel good.

Advocates call for emergency, low-income fare program for Allegheny Co.’s public transit riders

By: - September 22, 2020

Advocates say that such a a break in fares would boost bus ridership by 9 percent, or 1.2 million more trips a year.

With Pa. Supreme Court ruling, Allegheny Co. Elections Board votes to expand mail-in ballot hours

By: - September 17, 2020

Allegheny County’s Board of Elections on Thursday unanimously approved additional hours and locations for voters to hand in, or apply for and fill out, their mail-in ballots for the Nov. 3 general election.

On 19th anniversary of 9/11 attacks, Trump visits Shanksville to remember ‘heroes of Flight 93’

By: - September 11, 2020

On a somber day, the president’s arrival to a nearby airport in Johnstown attracted dozens of supporters with Trump-emblazoned shirts and banners, eager to catch a glimpse of his ferrying from Air Force One to the memorial site.

Trump hits Biden on jobs, protests — and plays the greatest hits in W. Pa. campaign stop

By: - September 3, 2020

“For the entire summer, Biden was silent as far-left rioters attacked law enforcement,” Trump said. “Joe Biden wants to surrender your jobs to China,” he said elsewhere in the event.

Activists, W.Pa. lawmakers call on Allegheny Co. officials to increase access to the ballot box

By: - September 2, 2020

Allegheny County election officials have already processed 204,000 mail-in and absentee ballot applications to date,

‘Fires are burning and we have a president who fans the flames’: Biden slams Trump in Pa. campaign stop

By: - August 31, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden denounced looting and rioting in an address from Pittsburgh on Monday, and accused President Donald Trump of being weak for not calling on his supporters to stop acting as armed militias. 

As Biden accepts the Democrats’ nomination, Pittsburgh faithful rally — safely — to the cause

By: - August 21, 2020

Onlookers watched the final night of programming from the Democratic National Convention inside or close to their cars, sometimes honking in lieu of applause.

While Pence pitches for cops, Westmoreland Co. advocates work to improve their community

By: - July 30, 2020

Greensburg is the county seat of Westmoreland County and about 35 miles outside Pittsburgh. The predominantly white county of about 350,000 voted for Donald Trump by a two-to-one margin in 2016., And while the president often used racial undertones in his campaign four years ago, his warnings about the destruction of suburbs and lawless streets are drawing close comparisons to the segregationist George Wallace during this 1968 run for president.