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Washington Post's Milbank ready to eat Trump column

Will Dana Milbank eat newspaper-lined tacos or ground newspaper falafel?

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Poll: Clinton leads Trump by double-digits

As Donald Trump captures the mantle of presumptive Republican nominee, a new poll finds he begins his general election campaign well behind Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton.

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Obama to assess Flint water crisis up close

President Barack Obama will hear first-hand Wednesday how residents of Flint, Michigan, have endured their city's water crisis, traveling there as a reassurance that the federal…

Rendering of Bethlehem Parking Authority garage

City Council removing final parking garage barricades

Bethlehem City Council has begun removing the final barricades to construction of the long-debated 626-space parking garage on the city’s Southside.

Cruz drops out

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The Ted Cruz meltdown

After a decisive win in Wisconsin, Ted Cruz triumphantly declared that his political fortunes were shifting: "Tonight is a turning point," the Texas senator boomed at a victory…

Trump shakes hands

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Trump win ends talk of contested GOP convention

So much for a historic convention floor fight in Cleveland this summer.

The prospect of a contested Republican convention captivated party officials, political junkies and the…

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5 takeaways from the Indiana primary

We're in the general election now.

Donald Trump vanquished Ted Cruz, trouncing the Texas senator in Indiana's primary and leaving Cruz to drop out, concluding that he had no path…

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4 U.S. governors on jobs: Not enough workers

America's governors -- one a former presidential candidate -- share at least one major concern: lack of skilled workers to do the job.

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Anti-Trump movement spent more than $75M

In surviving a tumultuous Republican primary, Donald Trump also weathered nearly 64,000 television advertisements critical of him, according to data from the ad tracking firm…

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John Kasich still in race, not going anywhere

Ted Cruz is out, but John Kasich isn't going anywhere, his camp said Tuesday night.

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Warren: Trump 'built his campaign on racism'

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday attacked Donald Trump's rise to become the presumptive Republican nominee, tweeting that the real estate mogul "built his campaign…


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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!

Elections 101

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Russia's role in Black Sea

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Russia sees the Black Sea as strategically vital - but why? CNN's Clarissa Ward explains.

Trump is presumptive GOP nominee

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After a crushing loss in Indiana, Ted Cruz has dropped out of the race for president making Donald Trump the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. Indiana voters also picked Bernie Sanders but despite his win, Hillary Clinton is still on track to win the Democratic nomination.

Cruz drops out of race

Cruz drops out

Sen. Ted Cruz dropped out of the presidential race Tuesday after losing big to Donald Trump in the Indiana primary.

High stakes in the Hoosier State

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For four of the five remaining presidential candidates, the stakes are high in Tuesday's Indiana primary.

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On this Day

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    On this day: May 4

    Al Capone heads to prison, the first-ever Grammys are presented, the Ohio National Guard opens fire at Kent State, and the Unabomber receives four life sentences, all on this day.

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Milford supervisors honor long-time resident by naming baseball complex after him

Milford supervisors honor long-time resident by naming baseball complex after him

The tireless contributions of Clayton Molnar to Milford Township youth baseball were recognized at Tuesday evening's board of supervisors meeting.

City Council removing final parking garage barricades

Rendering of Bethlehem Parking Authority garage

Bethlehem City Council has begun removing the final barricades to construction of the long-debated 626-space parking garage on the city’s Southside.

Washington Twp. Supervisors accept bid to fix Old Mill Road Bridge


The Washington Township Board of Supervisors Tuesday night entertained two bids it received to repair the Old Mill Road bridge.

P'burg instates three police chaplains


Mayor Stephen Ellis swore in three new police chaplains Tuesday night.

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