Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District Race by Justin Merriman

President Donald Trump by Justin Merriman

President Donald Trump speaks to an invited crowd of several hundred supporters during an official visit at H&K Equipment, a rental and sales company for specialized material handling solutions in North Fayette, Pennsylvania, on January 18, 2018. Trump visited the facility to talk about the Republican tax reform policy that was passed in late December and to endorse Republican nominee for the 18th Congressional District race, Rick Saccone. 

Saccone is running against Democratic nominee Conor Lamb in the special election in the 18th Congressional District to replace Tim Murphy, who resigned in disgrace over a sex scandal. Read more about the President's visit at the Washington Examiner

Ivanka Trump by Justin Merriman

Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump joins with Administrator of the Small Business Administration Linda McMahon as they meet with small business owners in a roundtable discussion on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Potomac Mineral Group in Mt. Lebanon, Pa. Read more about Ivanka's visit at the Washington Examiner

Super Blue Blood Moon by Justin Merriman

The moon rises above a statue of Saint Joseph on Tuesday evening, January 30, 2018 at the Saint Joseph Monastery in San Bernardino County, California.  By morning the moon would put on a rare celestial show with the first "super blue blood moon" visible from the U.S. since 1866.

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions by Justin Merriman

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at the federal courthouse on Grant Street on Monday, January 29, 2018 in Downtown, Pittsburgh. Sessions stopped at the U.S. attorney's office as part of his nationwide tour of U.S. attorney's offices. During the visit Sessions announced the development of J-CODE, which stands for the Joint Criminal Opioid Darknet Enforcement team, a new approach to combating "dark web" opioid and drug networks.  Read more about Sessions' visit to Pittsburgh at the Washington Examiner

Mass Shooting at Pennsylvania Car Wash by Justin Merriman

Family members and friends console each other near Ed's Car Wash where four people were found dead and one injured after a shooting early Sunday morning on January 28, 2018 in Melcroft, Pennsylvania. See more images at Getty Images. (Photo by Justin Merriman/Getty Images)

Mayor John Fetterman by Justin Merriman

John Fetterman, the mayor of Braddock and candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania sits at The Brew Gentlemen on January 10, 2018 in Braddock, Pa. Read more about Fetterman in October Magazine.  

Pittsburgh International Airport by Justin Merriman

Pittsburgh is one of several midsize cities taking costly steps to resize their airports for a new set of needs on the ground. I visited Pittsburgh International Airport for the Wall Street Journal. Read more about the plans for the future at the airport. 

Grant Irwin by Justin Merriman

 Grant Ervin, Pittsburgh's chief resilience officer, is leading the city's new plan to address climate change. Read more about Pittsburgh's climate change plans at  PublicSource . 

Grant Ervin, Pittsburgh's chief resilience officer, is leading the city's new plan to address climate change. Read more about Pittsburgh's climate change plans at PublicSource

Life Beneath Powerplants by Justin Merriman

I spent several days traveling around Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia for Bloomberg and ran across Aaron Schissler, 8, as he jumps on his trampoline at his home near FirstEnergy’s Bruce Mansfield Power Plant on Sunday, December 3, 2017 in Shippingport, Pa. You can see more of my images from this shoot at Bloomberg