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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.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 01:42 PM EDT

DNC Moves Into Temporary Philly Home

DNC Moves Into Temporary Philly Home

The Democratic National Convention Staff will be calling South Philadelphia home for the next five weeks.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 07:21 AM EDT

US Agency Lacks Authority to Set Rules on Fracking: Judge

US Agency Lacks Authority to Set Rules on Fracking: Judge

A judge has ruled that federal regulators lack the authority to set rules for hydraulic fracturing, dealing another setback to the Obama administration's efforts to tighten how fossil fuels are mined. In...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 04:35 AM EDT

Chris Christie Calls for Equal Funding Per Student in NJ

Chris Christie Calls for Equal Funding Per Student in NJ

Republican Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday proposed redistributing billions of dollars in educational aid from the poorest districts to hundreds of other schools, calling the current funding formula "immoral" and...

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 05:23 PM EDT

Donald Trump and the 'Mad Men' Ad Agency Mystery

Donald Trump and the 'Mad Men' Ad Agency Mystery

Donald Trump's latest campaign finance filing contains the names of dozens of companies that were paid for services, but one really stands out: Draper Sterling, a play on the name of the fictional ad agency from...

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 03:00 PM EDT

Republican Senator Seeks Bipartisan Support for Gun Deal

Republican Senator Seeks Bipartisan Support for Gun Deal

A moderate Republican senator was seeking broad support Tuesday for a compromise to block guns from suspected terrorists, a day after the chamber split along partisan lines to derail each party's more sweeping...

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