The agony of Jeff Sessions

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been attacked and belittled by President Donald Trump more than Vladimir Putin has. Trump has had rough patches with most...

Don’t tread on this voter’s T-shirt

Andrew Cilek might be — this is just a hunch — unaware that 2018 is Brooks Brothers’ bicentennial. Judging by what he wore when...

A ‘reality TV’ GOP Senate primary hits the homestretch

The three Republican U.S. Senate candidates have spent the last six months building the foundations for their campaigns and preparing for this very moment....

Letters to the Editor: Educators demand action on guns, student safety

In the wake of the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 people dead, student survivors organized a group called...

Crash videos, Boilermaker basketball, a wedding …

If I have just two words of advice to give to you this day, they are two I routinely give myself: “Pay attention!” I get...

The intriguing complexities of our laws and rights

When contemplating the move I made more than a year ago into a retirement mode, one of the things I had envisioned was spending...

The undrained swamp

I don’t know about you, but when I hear the phrase “drain the swamp,” I associate it with clean government, transparency, ethics and such...

Keystone State race could set template for Democrats

MOUNT LEBANON, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District, which ripples over the steep hills of this Pittsburgh suburb and stretches south to the West...

My exercise regimen is going to the dogs

If it weren’t for my dogs I’d likely be dead by now. No, the dogs did not drag me from a burning building or summon...

Trump’s dangerous trade game

President Donald Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum may be the most dangerous thing he has done since assuming office...