Politics

Troy Balderson by Justin Merriman

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Turahn Jenkins Announcement by Justin Merriman

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Men listen to Turahn Jenkins announcing his candidacy for District Attorney at Freedom Corner in the Hill District neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pa. on July 2, 2018.

We Will Not Be Banned! by Justin Merriman

 Yarizeo Morales, 4, right, and her sister, Yulissa, 7, join in the �We Will Not Be Banned!� protest as it marched through Downtown Pittsburgh, Pa. on Sunday, July 1, 2018. The rally was in response to the Supreme Court decision announced this week to uphold the Muslim Ban, as well as protesting the separation of children on the border with Mexico and the recent police shooting of Antwon Rose II in East Pittsburgh, Pa.

Yarizeo Morales, 4, right, and her sister, Yulissa, 7, join in the ‘We Will Not Be Banned!’ protest as it marched through Downtown Pittsburgh, Pa. on Sunday, July 1, 2018. The rally was in response to the Supreme Court decision announced this week to uphold the Muslim Ban, as well as protesting the separation of children on the border with Mexico and the recent police shooting of Antwon Rose II in East Pittsburgh, Pa.

Countdown to Election Day by Justin Merriman

Trump Campaigns for Saccone by Justin Merriman

To read more about Trump's visit to Moon Township, Pa., visit the Washington Examiner

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

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

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.  

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