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Sen Toomey talks Internet Tax Freedom Act

Sen. Toomey talks Internet Tax Freedom Act

Get ready to pay more for your Internet service.

Mixed reactions to Corbett s Healthy Pa plan

Mixed reactions to Corbett's Healthy Pa. plan

Governor Tom Corbett has gotten federal approval for elements of his Healthy PA plan.

Poll shows Wolf maintaining lead in race for Pa governor

Poll shows Wolf maintaining lead in race for Pa. governor

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is falling further behind in his bid for re-election.

Senator Casey unveils Caregiver Corps bill in Easton

Senator Casey unveils Caregiver Corps bill in Easton

Senator Bob Casey was in Easton Wednesday to talk about a new proposal that he says will help those who help others.

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Former Pa. lawmaker to take another shot at House seat

A former Pennsylvania representative in Berks County is once again setting his sights on Harrisburg.

Tom Wolf and Tom Corbett

Job No. 1 for the next PA governor? A huge budget gap

Job No. 1 for whoever wins this fall’s election for Pennsylvania governor likely will be trying to solve the state government’s messy fiscal situation.

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Reading mayor vetoes council, water authority agreement

Reading Mayor Vaughn Spencer has vetoed the agreement between City Council and the Reading Area Water Authority.

Dent visits unaccompanied youth immigrants at KidsPeace

Dent visits unaccompanied youth immigrants at KidsPeace

Congressman Charlie Dent spent Monday morning touring a facility in Bethlehem that's recently been criticized for housing undocumented children.

A fact-check of education funding in Pennsylvania

A fact-check of education funding in Pennsylvania

Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley has come out swinging, calling campaign ads that claim Governor Corbett cut education by a billion dollars "a damned lie."

One Northampton County official sues another again

Northampton County controller drops suit against county executive

The lawsuits between Northampton County Executive John Brown and Northampton County Controller Stephen Barron have finally ended.

Tom Wolf and Tom Corbett

Pa. governor hopefuls target tax talk at middle class

Pennsylvania's middle class is getting lots of attention from the gubernatorial candidates, but the TV campaign messages are vague and sometimes wrong.

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The legacy of JFK

JFK side profile

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.

6 tips for voting on Election Day

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Tips to making your trip to the polls as quick and easy as possible.

Notable moments in debt ceiling history

Capital - Debt Ceiling

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The U.S. debt ceiling has a complicated an interesting history. Since 1917, the U.S. has legally limited the amount of money it can borrow. Take a look at the history of the debt ceiling from its beginnings, through every major milestone in U.S. and see where it stands today. Click on the red markers for important events in history that surround the debt ceiling timeline.

Inside the Obama family

Obama family DNC

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Take a closer look at the rest of the Obama family: Michelle, Malia and Sasha.

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Male senator to female colleague: 'I like my girls chubby'

Gillibrand faces sexist comments

CNN

In her new book, Democratic Sen. Kristen Gillibrand of New York discusses what it's like to be a woman in politics -- including sexism from some of her male colleagues.

Obama: No ISIS strategy yet

No strategy yet Obama

President Barack Obama said that he is soliciting "a range of options" about what the United States could do to go after ISIS in Syria.

Who is 'Lady Al-Qaeda?'

Lady Al-Qaeda

Find out more about the woman known as "Lady Al-Qaeda," whom ISIS wanted to excahnge for James Foley.

American freed from Syria speaks

Peter Theo Curtis

CNN

American Peter Theo Curtis thanks those who helped free him after two years of captivity in Syria.

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  • Michael Jackson in Brunei

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    On this day: August 29

    American troops march through a liberated Paris, the King of Pop is born, The Beatles perform their last concert before paying fans, and Hurricane Katrina hits the Gulf Coast, all on this day.

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