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Trump revs up large crowd at Feb. 12, 2016, rally in Tampa, Fla.

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Trump says he is running campaign of 'great optimism'

Donald Trump is spinning his campaign in positive terms in the face of a renewed onslaught of attacks from his GOP presidential rivals on the stump and in TV ads.

Hillary Clinton in NH

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Clinton picks up newspaper endorsements in Texas, Florida

Hillary Clinton got a boost from three large newspapers on Friday in her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. The Tampa Bay Times, Dallas Morning News and Houston…

Jeb Bush in NH Feb

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Bush picks up endorsements of 2 Texas newspapers

With a little more than two weeks before the March 1 primary in Texas, Jeb Bush picked up the endorsements from the editorial boards at the Houston Chronicle and the San Antonio…

Bernie Sanders, standing, at University of Chicago in 1962

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Campaign: Photo confirms Sanders' leadership

Bernie Sanders' campaign manager said Friday the campaign is "100% confident" that a well-publicized photograph showing a man leading a sit-in at the University of Chicago in…

Jim Gilmore

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Jim Gilmore leaves presidential race

Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore is ending his long-shot bid for the Republican presidential nomination, he said Friday.

Indignant Sanders and Clinton

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On stage and off, Clinton-Sanders contest turns testy

Forget for a minute -- if you can -- the incredibly nasty battle for the GOP nomination that's drawn so much attention. You just might have missed what's starting to happen on…

Berks COO finalist for job in Ohio

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Berks COO finalist for job in Ohio

Berks County's operations chief is one of four candidates in the running to manage a county in Ohio.

Sen. Browne proposes recovery high school program

State Rep. John Taylor of Philadelphia and state Sen. Pat Browne of Allentown will introduce companion legislation to establish a four-year pilot recovery high school program for…

Trump and Cruz

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Donald Trump threatens to sue Ted Cruz

Donald Trump on Friday threatened to sue Ted Cruz for "not being a natural born citizen" if the Texas senator "doesn't clean up his act" and stop running negative ads against him…

Cuba flag

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U.S. to restore commercial flights to Cuba

In just a matter of days, U.S. airlines will begin a fierce bidding war to win routes and airport slots to a destination that's been off-limits to them for more than 50 years:…

Debate at podium Clinton Sanders

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Democratic debate on PBS and CNN racks up 8 million viewers

Thursday's Democratic debate totaled 8.03 million viewers between the broadcast on PBS and the simulcast on CNN.

 

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The history of the U.S. president

Barack Obama

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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

John F Kennedy

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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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Trump threatens to sue Ted Cruz

Trump and Cruz

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The fight for the first-in-the-south primary is heating up between candidates in both parties.

Democratic race heats up post-debate

Sanders Clinton at debate

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Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders return to the campaign trail.

Cruz camp cuts commerical

Cruz camp cuts commercial

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Ted Cruz's campaign pulled a recent ad attacking Marco Rubio after it was revealed that one of its featured actors had performed in erotic films.

Trump autographs baby at rally

Donald Trump autographs baby at rally

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Donald Trump autographed a baby who was surfing the crowd near a rope line at one of his campaign rallies.

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    On this day: February 13

    Bruno Hauptmann is convicted in the Lindbergh baby case, France tests a nuclear weapon, and the last "Peanuts" comic strip runs, all on this day.

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Kids with special needs receive VIP treatment at prom

Kids with special needs receive VIP treatment at prom
BECHTELSVILLE, Pa.

At a special prom in Bechtelsville Friday night, everyone was named prom king and queen

A tasty morsel of history

A tasty morsel of history
EMMAUS, Pa.

The sweet scents coming from an Emmaus bakery smell like history - 200 years of it, in fact

For Valentine's Day, local glass artist touching hearts and blowing them too

For Valentine s Day local glass artist touching hearts
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This Valentine's Day Weekend, a Lehigh County business is showing its heart by partnering with a local nonprofit to bring smiles to children

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The IronPigs' 2016 Job Fair,will be held 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20, at Coca-Cola Park in east Allentown.

 
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