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Inside Chris Christie's failed campaign

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie poured everything he had into New Hampshire, clawing his way up the polls in a crowded field and Donald Trump-dominated year while tainted by…

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Kasich: I won't win South Carolina

Fresh off his strong second-place finish in New Hampshire, Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Wednesday said he has no plans to win in South Carolina, though he expects to do well there.…

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Sanders raised $6.4 million after NH polls closed

Bernie Sanders raised $6.4 million in the 24 hours since the polls closed in New Hampshire, his campaign said Wednesday.

The large haul, which bests the $3 million he raised after…

Confusion comes following Commissioners statement on probe

FBI not targeting us, say Lehigh County commissioners

A Lehigh County commissioner’s political confession threw a monkey wrench into an attempt by commissioners to formally disassociate themselves from subjects of a federal…

Yellen testimony

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4 takeaways from Janet Yellen's testimony

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Congress don't see eye to eye.

Yellen testified for over three hours before the House Financial Services Committee Wednesday and lawmakers…

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More Clinton emails could be released Saturday

The State Department has offered to release some of Hillary Clinton's remaining emails on Saturday, after a federal judge admonished them for continued delays.

Under the new…

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Lawmaker proposes limit to shrinking airline seats

Among things about which people are "mad as hell and not gonna take anymore," shrinking airline seats have to be near the top of the list.

But now, a U.S. lawmaker isn't just…

Marco Rubio in South Carolina

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GOP establishment braces for SC showdown

Donald Trump's dominance in the New Hampshire primary is sparking a feverish battle in South Carolina for someone to emerge as the establishment favorite.

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Jay Carney: Obama supports Hillary Clinton

President Barack Obama's former White House press secretary says the President has a preference in the Democratic primary to replace him: Hillary Clinton.

Obama has maintained…

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane

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Pa. Senate fails in effort to remove AG Kane

The Pennsylvania Senate has failed in its bid to remove from office Attorney General Kathleen Kane, on grounds her lack of an active law license has made it impossible to do her…

Bernie's Yearning Ice Cream

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Bernie Sanders tastes 'the Yearn'

Bernie feels "the Yearn." Or at least, he tasted it.

On ABC's "The View" on Wednesday, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders had a chance to try ice cream called "Bernie's Yearning."

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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

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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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Clinton, Sanders face off Thursday night


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As primary season moves into full swing, Democratic presidential contenders Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton prepare to face off Thursday night before voters in Wisconsin. Both candidates want to shore up or consolidate support among African-American voters ahead of the primary in South Carolina.

Rivals await Trump in South Carolina

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Republican candidates are pushing to get ahead of Donald Trump before the South Carolina primary.

Sanders, Trump cruise to NH victory

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Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders cruised to early victories in the New Hampshire primary. John Kasich is projected to finish second in the GOP race while multiple Republicans including Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio battle for a third-place finish.

Trump: 'We're going to win in South Carolina'

Trump speaking after NH win


Trump addresses supporters after winning the GOP primary in New Hampshire, saying he is moving on to "win in South Carolina."

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On this Day

  • Whitney Houston, 2009 American Music Awards

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    On this day: February 11

    America's first hospital opens, Glenn Miller earns the first gold record, Nelson Mandela is released from prison after 27 years, and Whitney Houston dies, all on this day.

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Easton City Hall getting two new commercial tenants


The building is now fully leased.

Muhlenberg School Board approves new special education supervisor

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The Muhlenberg School Board approved the appointment of a new Supervisor of Special Education during its meeting Wednesday night.

Schuylkill County man pleads guilty to heroin charges

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A 25-year-old Schuylkill County man involved in a large-scale heroin trafficking operation pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in Scranton.

Expect delays at I-78 toll plaza in Northampton County

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Drivers entering Pennsylvania from New Jersey on Interstate 78 should be prepared for delays, especially during peak travel periods, at the toll plaza in Northampton County.

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