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Ellison defends Sanders after Lewis' remark

Rep. Keith Ellison, Bernie Sanders' lone supporter in the Congressional Black Caucus, defended the Vermont senator's civil rights record after Rep. John Lewis said he never saw…

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Donald Trump threatens to sue Ted Cruz

Donald Trump on Friday threatened to sue Ted Cruz for "not being a natural citizen" if the Texas senator "doesn't clean up his act" and stop running negative ads against him.

Ted Cruz before debate

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Cruz mocks Clinton email controversy with 'Office Space' spoof ad

Ted Cruz takes a swing in a new ad at Hillary Clinton's email server controversy with a spoof of a famous scene from the cult classic comedy "Office Space."

Donald Trump in Iowa, January 2016

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Why it would be tough for Trump to bring jobs back from China

It's one of Donald Trump's favorite campaign promises.

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Senate passes bill to ban slavery imports

A bill to ban to imports from slave labor has passed the Senate and is headed to President Obama's desk.

The bill, known as H.R. 644, would block imports "made with convict labor,…

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Cruz camp pulls ad starring erotic film actress

Ted Cruz's campaign pulled a recent ad attacking Marco Rubio after it was revealed that one of its featured actors had performed in erotic films.

Donald Trump autographs baby at rally

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Trump autographs baby at rally

Donald Trump made another splash Thursday in a campaign that's been punctuated with colorful moments when he autographed a baby who was surfing the crowd near a rope line at one…

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Clinton, Sanders exchange blows on Obama at debate

Hillary Clinton wants Bernie Sanders to know she's got President Barack Obama's back.

Much of the debate lacked the bitterness of earlier forums as Clinton and Sanders laid out…

Jeb Bush in Iowa

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What is Jeb Bush giving up for Lent?

One day in and Jeb Bush has already broken his Lenten promise.

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Sanders: I would 'absolutely' improve race relations

Bernie Sanders on Thursday night argued that the fruits of his economic agenda would help ease racial tensions in America.

Asked by PBS debate moderator Judy Woodruff if "race…

 

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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

John F Kennedy

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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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Find out more about Election Day right here.

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Ted Cruz's campaign pulled a recent ad attacking Marco Rubio after it was revealed that one of its featured actors had performed in erotic films.

Trump autographs baby at rally

Donald Trump autographs baby at rally

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Donald Trump autographed a baby who was surfing the crowd near a rope line at one of his campaign rallies.

Clinton takes page from Sanders' playbook at debate

Debate Split Feb 11

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Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders traded barbs during a debate Thursday night -- their first meeting since Sanders easily won the primary in New Hampshire.

US representative vapes during hearing

Congressman vaping

Congressman Duncan Hunter vapes during a Capitol Hill hearing on whether to ban vaping on planes.

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    On this day: February 12

    Charles Darwin and Abe Lincoln share a birthday, Superman makes his radio debut, President Clinton is acquitted in his impeachment trial, and Charles Schulz dies, all on this day.

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Man injured in crash on Route 100

UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

Authorities are investigating a violent two-vehicle wreck on Route 100 in Lehigh County late Friday morning.

NORAD wants to resume tests with giant radar balloons

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Wayward balloon floated across Pa. last year, leaving damage in its wake

Bethlehem officials hope FedEx is coming to town

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BETHLEHEM, Pa

While it’s apparently not yet a done deal, Bethlehem officials are thrilled at the prospect of a FedEx distribution center soon being built in the city.

Pagoda's rock wall crumbling again

Pagoda s rock wall crumbling again

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A retaining wall at Reading's Pagoda appears to be causing more problems.

 
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