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Nancy Pelosi

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Pelosi: 14 million reasons why Schumer is wrong

Nancy Pelosi says there are 14 million reasons why Chuck Schumer is wrong.

In an intraparty feud about political strategy, the House minority leader called out the No. 3 Senate Democratic leader for saying on Friday that it was a mistake for Democrat...

Joe Biden pushing Buffett rule

Biden defends immigration in Irish op-ed

Vice President Joe Biden invoked his Irish heritage while making a full defense of President Obama's immigration action in an op-ed for IrishCentral, a news website based in New York.

Saying his ancestors traveled to the United States in the 1840s an...

132nd legislative district

PA legislative district changes will impact Allentown

Significant geographic changes are in store as Allentown streamlines from four to two House legislative districts on Dec. 1.

Elizabeth Warren

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Elizabeth Warren calls out Obama on nominee

Elizabeth Warren is accusing President Obama of again putting Wall Street regulation in the hands of Wall Street insiders.

Obama pardons turkey 2014

CNN

Obama 'puzzled' at annual turkey pardon

President Barack Obama pardoned the national Thanksgiving turkey with a smile on Wednesday, but he admitted before saving the bird from it's likely demise that he found the decades-old tradition somewhat "puzzling."

Chuck Hagel

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White House struggles to find Hagel successor

The White House has a big problem on its hands: finding someone to replace Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, who was pushed out of the administration this week.

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson

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Tom Hanks to host DC Christmas Tree lighting

Actor Tom Hanks and his wife, actress and singer Rita Wilson, will co-host the National Christmas Tree lighting next week, the National Park Service announced Wednesday.

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HealthCare.gov

Nearly half a million enroll in ObamaCare

Nearly half a million Americans chose plans on HealthCare.gov during the first week of open enrollment for 2015, a sign the federal health care site has improved since its rocky rollout last year.

Idlib, Syria, airstrikes aftermath

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Syria airstrikes 'kill 95 in ISIS stronghold'

At least 95 people have been killed and 120 injured in airstrikes by Syrian government forces on the northern city of Raqqa, a stronghold for the extremist group ISIS, a monitoring group said Wednesday.

President Obama making Ferguson remarks

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Poll: Obama's immigration policy popular, approach isn't

President Barack Obama's policy of halting deportations for the undocumented parents of children born in the U.S. is popular -- but his method for implementing it is not.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in 2010

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Justice Ginsburg has stent placed in heart

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 81, underwent a heart procedure Wednesday morning to have a stent placed in her right coronary artery.

 

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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

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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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Obama delivers Thanksgiving message

Obama's Thanksgiving address

President Barack Obama issues his weekly address, wishing a happy Thanksgiving.

Obama pardons Thanksgiving turkey

Obama pardons turkey 2014

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Following tradition, President Barack Obama pardoned the Thanksgiving turkey today at the White House.

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  • Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren

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    On this day: November 27

    Alfred Nobel establishes the Nobel Prize, Baby Face Nelson dies in a shootout with the FBI, Harvey Milk is assassinated, MTV bans Madonna, and Tiger Woods crashes his SUV, all on this day.

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Northampton County attorney, Edward Lawrence P. Redding, disbarred

HARRISBURG, Pa.

The Supreme Court of Pa. has ordered the disbarment of Northampton County attorney, Edward Lawrence P. Redding.

Schreiber's bridge reopens

Schreiber’s Bridge reopens
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Schreiber’s Bridge at Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Lehigh Parkway East in the city of Allentown reopened Wednesday.

Denise Marie Nagrodski charged in murder plot

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FORKS TOWNSHIP, Pa.

A 52-year-old Northampton County woman was arrested Tuesday night on charges that she attempted to hire a hit man to kill her daughter’s ex-boyfriend in New Jersey -- as well as two other people close to him.

Cedarbrook Nursing Home without water for four days

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Residents of Cedarbrook Nursing Home may have to spend a whole week without running water.

 
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