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Ted Cruz

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Cruz's Indiana plan: Throw everything at the wall and see what sticks

Ted Cruz, having been trounced by Donald Trump in six consecutive states, has gone from banking on an Indiana win to facing a campaign collapse without one.

The surreal elevation…

Ted Cruz in Maryland

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Ted Cruz's dramatic week

Even by the standards of the 2016 presidential campaign, Ted Cruz has had a dramatic week.

Unusual tactical campaign moves, unforced errors on the trail and sweeping losses in the…

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Clinton: Experience with men 'off the reservation'

Hillary Clinton on Friday brushed off Donald Trump's sometimes personal attacks against her as him being "off the reservation" -- something she said she has experience with.

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Pentagon disciplines military members in Afghanistan hospital strike

The Pentagon announced that they have disciplined 16 members of the military for their role in the October airstrike against a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, that killed as many…

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Pence to endorse Cruz Friday

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence endorsed Ted Cruz Friday, just days before a primary that could make or break the Texas senator's chances of halting Donald Trump's march to the Republican…

Sen Tim Kaine

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Kaine rejects rumors he'll be on Clinton ticket

Sen. Tim Kaine said Friday that he's "not looking for another post," and said he will not be Hillary Clinton's pick for vice president.

Ronald Gainer installed as Harrisburg Diocese bishop

Harrisburg bishop hospitalized after not feeling well

The Roman Catholic bishop of Harrisburg is in a hospital after not feeling well.

Margaret Cho

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Margaret Cho gets political

While some Bernie Sanders supporters might not vote for Hillary Clinton if she wins the Democratic nomination, Margaret Cho told CNN she hates to see the "infighting" and "low…

Will Ferrell, Feb. 9, 2016

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Uproar over report Ferrell to play Reagan

Will Ferrell is well-known for his George W. Bush impersonation, but reports that he will play another president have riled some people.

According to Variety, the former "…

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Trump's new target: Sanders supporters

With the Republican presidential nomination within his grasp, Donald Trump is courting an unlikely group of voters: Bernie Sanders supporters.

Carly Fiorina, September 18, 2015

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Can Carly Fiorina help Ted Cruz in California?

Ted Cruz's highly unusual move announcing that he would name Carly Fiorina as his running mate certainly brought him a major splash of attention this week.


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The history of the U.S. president

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Today is President's Day! Do you know how many children Jimmy Carter has? What religion did Chester Arthur practice? Find out more information about past and present U.S. presidents here.

Greatest moments in presidential speeches

George W. Bush

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Presidential speeches can be memorable for many reasons: they can capture the nation's mood after a tragedy; they can issue warning; they can be a call to action. This September 11th is the 11th anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks. Listen to Bush's famous 9/11 speech, as well as many others and see how many lines you recognize from these famous presidential speeches.

Who said it? Memorable quotes from inaugural speeches

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Through periods of war, peace, depression or prosperity, Inauguration Day always has stood as a time of hope and new beginnings in the United States. Do you remember who said what? Test your knowledge here!

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Lyin' Ted or Lucifer? GOP rhetoric heats up

Kasich Trump Cruz split

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GOP war of words heats up

Cruz Trump Kasich split

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Ted Cruz, John Kasich running out of time as Trump picks up steam.

Cruz reacts to Boehner's 'Lucifer in the flesh' comments

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Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says John Boehner was channeling his "inner Trump" when the former House Speaker called him "Lucifer in the flesh."

Fiorina: Vetting has been underway for long time


Carly Fiorina says the conversations and vetting process to join Ted Cruz's ticket as his running mate has been going on for quite some time.

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On this Day

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    On this day: April 29

    American troops liberate the Dachau concentration camp, the U.S. begins evacuating American citizens from Saigon, Alfred Hitchcock dies, Roger Clemens sets a strikeout record, and riots consume Los Angeles, all on this day.

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Dinosaurs come to life in Reading

Dinosaurs come alive in Reading

It's a chance to experience dinosaurs like you've never seen them before. Animatronic dinosaurs will be on display at the Reading Public Museum beginning Monday, as part of the 'Dinosaurs around the World: Passport to Pangea' exhibit.

AEA President claims ASD payroll issues

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Allentown Education Association President Debra Tretter alleged the Allentown School district made mistakes in their April 7 payroll checks to teachers and has been slow to address the concerns over the last three weeks.

Inadequate fire hydrants endanger Salisbury neighborhood


Inadequate fire hydrants hampered firefighting at three homes destroyed in the last two years in the same hillside neighborhood of eastern Salisbury Township.

Providing HOPE to those battling addiction

Providing HOPE to those battling addiction in Bethlehem

Community meetings have become more frequent as residents begin to demand something be done about the drug epidemic in the area

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