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Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 09:54 PM EDT

Transforming The Wells Fargo Center for The DNC

Transforming The Wells Fargo Center for The DNC

In just about a month, the Democratic National Convention will put the spotlight on Philadelphia. NBC10's Lauren Mayk takes us inside the Wells Fargo Center where the transformation is underway for the DNC.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 08:25 PM EDT

Local Democrats Take Part in Gun Control Sit-In

Local Democrats Take Part in Gun Control Sit-In

Two local congressmen who are taking part in a sit-in on the House floor are speaking out about the protest and continued push for gun control in the wake of the Orlando mass shooting.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 05:43 PM EDT

Time's Running Out for Bernie Sanders to Make a Deal

Time's Running Out for Bernie Sanders to Make a Deal

The last Democratic primary is done, President Obama, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Oprah have all endorsed Hillary Clinton, and Sen. Bernie Sanders is increasingly out of the limelight. With the country now focused...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 01:28 PM EDT

'West Wing' Cast Reflects on Show's Legacy

'West Wing' Cast Reflects on Show's Legacy

Ten years after fans said goodbye to "The West Wing," the cast and creator of the political drama are reflecting on its lasting legacy and weighed in on the 2016 election.

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 03:25 AM EDT

'No Bill, No Break': House Dems Stage Sit-In Over Guns

'No Bill, No Break': House Dems Stage Sit-In Over Guns

Rebellious Democrats staged an extraordinary round-the-clock sit-in on the House floor Wednesday to demand votes on gun-control bills, shouting down Speaker Paul Ryan when he attempted to restore order as their...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 10:30 AM EDT

FB Removes GOP Candidate's Rifle Contest Post

FB Removes GOP Candidate's Rifle Contest Post

A contest to give away a semi-automatic rifle is still on despite the original post being taken down by Facebook. Greg Evers, who's running in the Republican primary for the open seat in Florida's 1st...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 05:29 PM EDT

Marco Rubio to Run for Re-Election to US Senate

Marco Rubio to Run for Re-Election to US Senate

One year ago, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio announced his bid for the Republican presidential nomination while promising to not seek re-election. After failing in his run for the White House, the Florida senator is now...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 10:02 AM EDT

Who Wants To Be a Community School?

Who Wants To Be a Community School?

While students transition into summer, Philadelphia school administrators have a lot of work ahead of them to make a push to become community schools. NBC10's Katy Zachary has the latest..

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 08:04 AM EDT

GOP Congressman Seeks to Block Changes to US Currency

GOP Congressman Seeks to Block Changes to US Currency

A Republican congressman is trying to block the Treasury from redesigning U.S. currency, a move that could prevent the government from replacing Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill with abolitionist...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 02:24 PM EDT

Trump: Hillary Clinton Is a 'World-Class Liar'

Trump: Hillary Clinton Is a 'World-Class Liar'

Donald Trump launched a broad rebuke of his presidential rival Hillary Clinton Wednesday, accusing her of being "a world class liar" who personally profited from her tenure at the State Department.

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