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Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 05:33 PM EST

Democrats Add 4 More Debates to Presidential Calendar

Democrats Add 4 More Debates to Presidential Calendar

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will face off in four more debates under an agreement reached by the campaigns and the national party on Wednesday. The additional...

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 02:53 PM EST

Jeb Bush Asks N.H. Audience to 'Please Clap'

Jeb Bush Asks N.H. Audience to 'Please Clap'

Speaking about how he'd lead the United States military as president, Jeb Bush put his leadership skills to the test, imploring an audience in New Hampshire for a round of applause as he pushes for a big showing...

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 07:07 AM EST

Governor Puts Pa. Graduation Exams on Hold

Governor Puts Pa. Graduation Exams on Hold

A requirement that Pennsylvania students pass the Keystone Exams to graduate high school is on hold for at least two years, although Gov. Tom Wolf says that doesn't mean he's against testing or accountability.

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 10:51 PM EST

Cruz Hits Back at 'Trumpertantrum' Over Iowa Vote

Cruz Hits Back at 'Trumpertantrum' Over Iowa Vote

The two leading Republican presidential candidates traded insults Wednesday, two days after Ted Cruz won the Iowa caucuses in what his rival, Donald Trump, called theft. Trump accused rival Ted Cruz of stealing...

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 02:04 PM EST

Obama: Anti-Muslim Bias Must Be Tackled 'Head On'

Obama: Anti-Muslim Bias Must Be Tackled 'Head On'

President Barack Obama says bias against any segment of American society tears at the fabric holding the nation together and must be tackled "head on." In an address Wednesday at the Islamic Society of...

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 07:57 AM EST

Sanders on Contesting Iowa: 'We're Looking at It Right Now'

Sanders on Contesting Iowa: 'We're Looking at It Right Now'

Bernie Sanders said Wednesday his campaign is looking into contesting Hillary Clinton's razor-thin win over him in Tuesday's caucuses in Iowa. "We're looking at it right now," the Vermont senator said on NBC's...

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 07:12 AM EST

Wolf Asks Lawmakers for Another $200M for Schools

Wolf Asks Lawmakers for Another $200M for Schools

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf says he'll ask the Republican-controlled Legislature for another $200 million for public schools next year, while he still fights for more money in this year's budget.

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 09:35 PM EST

Trump Nabs 1st Endorsement From an Ex-Senator

Trump Nabs 1st Endorsement From an Ex-Senator

Donald Trump's campaign spokeswoman has confirmed that former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown will endorse the billionaire developer at rally in New Hampshire Tuesday night. Brown's backing marks Trump's...

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 07:17 PM EST

Chris Christie Focuses on New Hampshire Primaries

Chris Christie Focuses on New Hampshire Primaries

After Governor Chris Christie placed second to last in the Iowa Caucuses, he is now focused on the New Hampshire primaries. NBC10’s Ted Greenberg reveals what people are saying about the results.

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 06:08 PM EST

Iowa Caucuses Come to A Close

Iowa Caucuses Come to A Close

After both sides in the Presidential Election had unexpected results in the Iowa Caucuses, the candidates are back to focusing on their next step in the campaign. NBC10’s Lauren Mayk reports from Des Moines...

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