Politics

Top Political Stories

Donald Trump, Phoenix rally

Ralph Freso/Getty Images

Video of Trump acknowledging business losses to be released

Video of Donald Trump acknowledging that his now-famous comments calling Mexicans "rapists" harmed his business interests is set to be released Friday afternoon.

Trump Machado tweets

twitter.com/realDonaldTrump via CNN

Tweeting overnight, Trump digs in on controversy

What does the Republican nominee for president do when he can't sleep?

Awake at 3 a.m. ET, Donald Trump picked up his phone and began tweeting about "made up lies" in the media.…

Mike Pence at Sept 26 debate

Win McNamee/Getty Images

Pence debate prep: More traditional than Trump's

Donald Trump and Mike Pence are a study in contrasts when it comes to their debate preparation.

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban

Stephen Dunn/Getty Images

Mark Cuban: My players can join national anthem protest

Mark Cuban told his players he's got their backs if they want to protest during the national anthem.

Dean Trump cocaine tweet

Twitter/@GovHowardDean-CNN

Dean apologizes for 'innuendo' in cocaine comments

Howard Dean said Friday he regrets suggesting -- with no evidence -- that Donald Trump is a cocaine user.

Former NM Gov Gary Johnson

Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Chicago Tribune backs Libertarian Gary Johnson

The Chicago Tribune, a Windy City newspaper that historically backs Republican candidates, endorsed Libertarian Gary Johnson on Friday, calling him "practical," "agile" and "…

Wall Street Journal (file)

Scott Olson/Getty Images

Wall Street Journal columnist endorses Clinton

A Wall Street Journal columnist is joining the ranks of several other high-profile editorial voices Thursday placing their support behind Democratic presidential nominee Hillary…

Trump, Clinton split September

Justin Sullivan, Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Poll: Clinton leads Trump in Florida

Hillary Clinton has single-digit leads over Donald Trump in Florida and New Hampshire, according to a new polls conducted after the first presidential debate.

A Mason-Dixon poll…

Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump

Sara D. Davis/Getty Images

The men in Trump's boys club

Days after patting himself on the back for not invoking them on a debate stage, Donald Trump and his campaign are attempting to use Bill Clinton's sex scandals to cast a shadow…

Hillary Clinton, June 21, 2016

J.D. Pooley/Getty Images

Hillary Clinton's young people problem

Walk through campus at East Carolina State University in Greenville, North Carolina, and ask students whom they plan to vote for, and Hillary Clinton's struggle to win millennial…

Donald Trump at Sept 26 debate

Win McNamee/Getty Images

Trump eyes risky move in bringing up Clinton affair

Under fire after a disastrous first debate and for mocking a former Miss Universe's physique, Donald Trump is turning to decades-old scandals for ammunition: Bill Clinton's…

 

Politics Video

 
NEWS DIRECT FROM U.S. GOV'T AGENCIES
A Service from PR Newswire

Interactives

The history of the U.S. president

Barack Obama

Bill Pugliano/Getty Images

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

Dennis Brack-Pool/Getty Images

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

istock

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

Vote, election file

Find out more about Election Day right here.

Video

Hillary Clinton works to attract millennial voters

Clinton Sanders shake hands

CNN; POOL via CNN Newsource

Polls show Hillary Clinton is underperforming with millennials, so her campaign has deployed some high-profile names.

Libertarian Party courts millennial votes

Libertarian party and millennials

CNN; Getty Images via CNN Newsource

The Libertarian Party is trying to reach the 15 percent threshold to participate in debates. To reach that level, the party is trying to win over younger voters frustrated with the two major parties.

Wells Fargo CEO grilled again in Washington

Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf testifies

CNN; Pool; Wells Fargo via CNN Newsource

Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf was back on Capitol Hill as he testified in front of a House committee.  Stumpf said, "I am fully accountable for all unethical sales practices in our retail banking business."

First lady takes on Trump

Michelle Obama in Philadelphia, Sept. 28, 2016

Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images

At a campaign event in Philadelphia the first lady had some words for Donald Trump on her husband's birth place, Trump's tweets and even his tax returns.

NEWS DIRECT FROM
DELAWARE GOV'T AGENCIES
A Service from PR Newswire
 

On this Day

  • James Dean, Rebel Without a Cause

    Warner Bros. Pictures via Wikimedia Commons

    On this day: September 30

    Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs, James Dean dies in a car crash, "Cheers" premieres, and researchers capture a giant squid on camera, all on this day.

NEXT NEWSCAST:
69News at 4pm, 5pm, 5:30pm, 6pm
There are currently no severe weather alerts.
Advertisement

Most Viewed on WFMZ.com

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Second guilty plea in 2012 Comfort Inn shooting

Michael L. Hendrix
EASTON, Pa.

Michael Hendrix will serve up to 14 years for his role in attempted robbery

Drunk P'burg man lays in middle of road, spits on cop

EASTON, Pa.

Easton police said he was almost struck by passing cars along Route 611.

Dropped glove links suspect to burglary

Generic Pennsylvania State Police car
WILLIAMS TWP., Pa.

State police used DNA evidence in charging man with Williams Township break-in.

Fireball Run races through Easton

Fireball Run races through Easton
EASTON, Pa.

A live-action reality TV series on Amazon Prime was shot on location in Easton yesterday.

 
Advertisement
 
NEWS DIRECT FROM
PA GOV'T AGENCIES
A Service from PR Newswire
 
NEWS DIRECT FROM
NJ GOV'T AGENCIES
A Service from PR Newswire