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China could really hurt Democrats in 2016

It's no secret that Democrats need the American economy to stay strong until Election Day 2016. Right now the biggest threat to that is China.

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Trump: Gay marriage the 'law of the land'

Republican front-runner Donald Trump said Friday that he wished a Kentucky county clerk, Kim Davis, was not jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples,…

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China cyber sanctions could come next week

Sanctions against China for cyberattacks on the U.S. private sector could come as early as next week, U.S. officials told CNN Friday.

The package of penalties on individuals and…

Kentucky clerk denying licenses

Mike Huckabee to visit Kentucky clerk in jail

Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is planning to visit the Kentucky clerk taken into custody for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples next…

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane

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Pa. AG Kathleen Kane argues against law license suspension

Lawyers for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane are arguing to the state's highest court that her law license shouldn't be suspended on an emergency basis.

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Clinton: Biden 'struggling' with possible run

Hillary Clinton refused to weigh in Friday on whether Vice President Joe Biden will challenge her and run for president, saying he's clearly "struggling" with the decision.

"I'm…

Ted Cruz

From Ted Cruz for U.S. Senate

In 2016, Ted Cruz dreams of a 2012 replay

Ted Cruz's team thinks they already beat Jeb Bush -- three years ago.

That's when Cruz, a young lawyer with a thin resume but political talent, elbowed his way through a crowded…

Donald Trump, August 2015

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Donald Trump planning Dallas rally Sept. 14

Donald Trump is heading back to Texas, but this time he won't be visiting the border.

Christie and New Jersey State Police helicopter

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NJ lawmaker plans bill to ban political use of state helicopter

A Democratic New Jersey senator said she is drafting legislation to ban Gov. Chris Christie's use of a state police helicopter for out-of-state political travel.

Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report

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Colbert pokes Bush for surprise fundraising

In a fundraising email, Jeb Bush announced last month that he'd be appearing as a guest on Stephen Colbert's first taping as host of the "Late Show" and offered supporters a…

Donald Trump, Aug. 25, 2015

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Not losers: Trump praises Tom Brady, Kanye

Despite all of the loser-calling coming from GOP front-runner Donald Trump, it appears he does like at least two fellow celebrities.

 

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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

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.

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Trump: 'I have signed the pledge'

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Donald Trump met privately with a Republican National Committee leader on Thursday, later declaring he signed a loyalty pledge, promising to support the party's eventual nominee and that won't run as a third party candidate.

Man snubs Rahm Emanuel handshake

Rahm Emanuel handshake

A man at a budget hearing snubs Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s handshake offer.

President busts a move with Alaska students

Obama busts a move

President Barack Obama dances with middle school kids in Alaska on Wednesday.

Ky. clerk says she's acting under 'God's authority'

Kentucky clerk denying licenses

Same-sex couple challenges Kentucky county clerk on her refusal to issue marriage licenses despite Supreme Court order.

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    On this day: September 5

    London stops burning, the First Continental Congress meets, terrorists target Israeli Olympians in Munich, and Mother Teresa passes away, all on this day.

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Saucon Park closed for Labor Day Weekend

Saucon Park closed for Labor Day Weekend
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

The Labor Day Weekend is here and if you were planning to spend some time at Saucon Park in Bethlehem it's time to make new plans

Tentative agreement finally reached in Saucon Valley

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LOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP, Pa.

The Saucon Valley School District Board and leadership of Saucon Valley Education Association have reached a tentative agreement on the teachers contract that has been the subject of long and bitter negotiations since January 2012.

Easton police nab five in early morning drug raids

EASTON, Pa.

Five people were arrested on drug charges after Easton police simultaneously executed two narcotics search warrants on two apartments in the same building early Friday morning.

2 Lehigh County residents face prescription drug charges

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The state A.G. investigated a hospital security guard, daughter of a doctor

 
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