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Election Day
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Larry Kane
November 02, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Election Day is Tuesday. The voices of the candidates will finally dim and a hush will fall over the political landscape. The people get the power — if you're a voter, Tuesday is your day. But, sadly, many Americans will stay home. The U.S. ranks 28th in voter turnout...
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David Madden
November 01, 2018 - 7:54 am
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The two men embroiled in what is likely the tightest New Jersey congressional race in next week's midterm elections squared off in a debate in Newark Wednesday night, which was broadcast across the state. Both two-term incumbent Republican Tom MacArthur and Democrat...
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President Donald Trump
AP Photo/Jim Mone
October 31, 2018 - 2:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump kicks off an eight-state campaign blitz on Wednesday, seeking to shore up Senate Republicans and GOP gubernatorial candidates against an onslaught of Democratic surrogates, including entertainment icon Oprah Winfrey. Trump will crisscross the nation, landing...
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Congressional Candidates in Bucks County trade barbs in morning forum.
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Jim Melwert
October 19, 2018 - 12:52 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The congressional race in Bucks County could break spending records, so it’s no surprise campaign finance was a hot topic as the two candidates met in a Friday morning forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters and Bucks County chambers of commerce. At Delaware...
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In this July 11, 2018 file photo, a drone equipped with a thermal camera flies over the plants at the Pennsylvania Department of Natural Resources' Jennings Environmental Education Center on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Slippery Rock, Pa.
AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File
September 28, 2018 - 1:08 pm
By David Koenig, Associated Press An aviation bill Congress is rushing to approve contains a little-noticed section that would give authorities the power to track, intercept and destroy drones they consider a security threat, without needing a judge's approval. Supporters say law enforcement needs...
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Cabins at Valley Forge National Park
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Kim Glovas
September 24, 2018 - 1:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Funding for national parks such as Independence Historic Park, Valley Forge and Gettysburg will end Sept. 30. Advocates are urging residents to call their Congress members to authorize funds to keep parks open. The Land and Water Conservation Fund was created in 1965...
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September 21, 2018 - 12:59 pm
Consumers can now freeze their credit for free under a new federal law. A credit freeze restricts access to your credit file, essentially halting anyone from opening any new credit in your name. The rules used to vary by state, but previously it could cost up to $10 to put a freeze in place. That...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting of the President's National Council of the American Worker in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Washington.
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September 18, 2018 - 10:35 am
By Chad Day, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declassified a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI's Russia investigation, including a portion of a secret surveillance warrant application and former FBI Director James Comey's text messages. Trump made the...
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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, left, accompanied by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey are sworn in before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on 'Foreign Influence Operations and Their Use of Social Media Platforms' on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018.
AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana
September 05, 2018 - 8:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook and Twitter executives pledged on Wednesday to better protect their social media platforms in the 2018 elections and beyond, and told Congress of aggressive efforts to root out foreign intrusions aimed at sowing divisions in American democracy. Facebook's No. 2 executive...
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President Donald Trump waves to members of the media after arriving on Air Force One, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018 at Andrews Air Force Base in Md. Watching is Air Force Col. Samuel Chesnut.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
September 01, 2018 - 12:54 pm
By Luis Alonso Lugo, Paul Wiseman and Rob Gillies, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Canada on Saturday that it "will be out" of a revised North American trade agreement unless it's "fair" to the United States, and he threatened to scrap the current deal should...
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