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Hughes accuses GOP of holding education hostage

State Sen. Vincent Hughes accuses his Republican colleagues in Harrisburg of trying to hold hostage funding for the education of school children in order to force an "unpopular"…

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Pennsylvania ranks second in electricity competition

Pennsylvania now ranks as the number two state, behind only Texas, for residential, commercial and industrial electric competition, announced the state Public Utility Commission (…

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George H.W. Bush tweets hospital update

George H.W. Bush appears to be doing well after his hospitalization at Maine Medical Center earlier this month.

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Pa. Dems broke contract with political consultant days before FBI raid

Just days before the FBI raided Allentown City Hall, Pennsylvania's Democratic leaders severed their ties with political consultant Mike Fleck.

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Senate passes long-term highway plan

The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan six-year plan for highway, bridge and transit construction on Thursday, the first time such a long-term bill has cleared the chamber…

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Poll: GOP top tier breaking away, led by Trump

A new poll from Quinnipiac University finds Donald Trump with a significant lead over his closest rivals for the Republican nomination for president, and provides further…

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House approves federal highway bill

The House of Representatives approved a bill extending the federal highway program for three months, giving Congress more time to negotiate an agreement on a longer term deal to…

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Jon Stewart on White House meetings: It's not a secret

On Wednesday's "Daily Show" Jon Stewart opened the show with a discussion of his reportedly "secret" White House meetings with President Barack Obama.

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Clinton calls for Cuban embargo to be lifted

Hillary Clinton will call on Congress to lift its longtime trade embargo against Cuba, her campaign said Wednesday.

Clinton, the Democratic presidential frontrunner, will make her…

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Rubio, Huckabee: No outrage over Planned Parenthood?

Two Republican presidential candidates tied separate controversies over Cecil the Lion and Planned Parenthood together in one tweet in recent days.

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike…

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Perry challenges Trump to pull-up contest

The war of words between businessman Donald Trump and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry reached the jungle gym on Wednesday, when Perry challenged Trump to a pull-up contest.

"Let's…

 

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5 fun facts about Barack Obama

Obama preparing for Tuesday debate

Happy birthday, Mr. President! President Barack Obama turned 53 on Monday. Find out five interesting facts about the commander in chief.

The British Monarchy

Prince George, who is third in line to the British throne, celebrates his first birthday on Tuesday. Take a look at the family tree of the British monarchy and learn a bit about George's great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth.

The legacy of JFK

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John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

JFK was assassinated riding in the motorcade in Dallas, Texas 50 years ago.  Years later his legacy still lives on through his influence on the Peace Corps, the Space Race and in Civil Rights.  Take a look at this interactive to review a timeline of important events, as well as, watch and listen to powerful JFK speeches.

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Trump aide apologizes for rape comment

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A top adviser to Donald Trump apologized for comments he made about marital rape.

Obama: 'I think if I ran I could win, but I can't'

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President Barack Obama can't run for re-election next year, but he told African Union delegates in Ethiopia that if he could run again he thinks he could win.

Obama: Huckabee's Iran comments 'so sad'

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President Barack Obama is firing back at the latest criticism of his nuclear deal with Iran.

Trump tops poll as Huckabee courts controversy

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CNN

A new poll has Donald Trump on top of the Republican field and it's a different member of his party causing controversy over the weekend.

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On this Day

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    On this day: July 30

    Henry Ford is born, the host nation captures the very first World Cup, the USS Indianapolis sinks into shark-infested waters, and Hoffa goes missing, all on this day.

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A&H Sportswear closing Nazareth plant Sept. 1

NAZARETH, Pa

A&H Sportswear Company permanently is closing its Nazareth plant on Sept. 1.

Northumberland man charged with sexual assaults

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GILBERTON, Pa.

Twenty-seven-year-old Johnathan Rockwell Grove of Northumberland County has been jailed for a series of sexual assaults that occurred in 2003 in Schuylkill County.

Corbin Bernsen movie about Bethlehem scrapped

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BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Actor and producer Corbin Bernsen apparently has scrapped his highly-publicized plans to make a movie about Bethlehem in Bethlehem.

Driver dies ahead of race; 'He loved racing,' uncle says

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KUTZTOWN, Pa.

Family members, friends and fans gathered at Action Track USA  in Kutztown Wednesday night in honor of Mike Bailey.

 
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