Pittsburgh Council president endorses Wagner for mayor
By James O'Toole / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette With a sharp shot at mayoral candidate Bill Peduto, Pittsburgh City Council President Darlene Harris joined the leaders of five building trades unions in endorsing former Auditor General Jack Wagner for the Democratic nomination for mayor.
In her prepared remarks, Ms. Harris offered a thinly veiled criticism of her colleague, saying she was supporting Mr. Wagner because the city does not need a mayor "who doesn't work well with others,'' and holds "petty grudges'' for years.
She made her criticism explicit as she said that Mr. Peduto had... read more
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