<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Philadelphia Political News and Philadelphia Politics]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:07:18 -0400 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:07:18 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Philly Schools Won't Open Without Cig Tax Money: Mayor]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:45:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_school_generic1.jpg
The cancellation of a scheduled vote on the proposed cigarette tax that would help fund Philadelphia schools has put the start of the school year in jeopardy.]]>
<![CDATA[5 Things to Know About New House GOP Leader McCarthy]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:14:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/450883992.jpg
House Republicans are set to get a new second-in-command this week, as Rep. Kevin McCarthy takes over Friday for outgoing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. The California native was selected for the position in...

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<![CDATA[Gay Church Employee Fired]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:53:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Colin-Collette.jpg
The music director of a Illinois church lost his job after getting engaged to be married. Colin Collette got engaged to his longtime partner in Rome last week. But after announcing his big news, he was...]]>
<![CDATA[Philly Police Seek 500 New Officers]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:11:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Philly_Police_Generic_Officers.jpg
Philadelphia Police are looking to hire hundreds of new officers. NBC10's Jesse Gary finds out the requirements at a recruitmnet drive in University City.

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<![CDATA[CA Has 1st Openly Gay Governor - For Part of Day]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:39:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/toni+atkins+swearing+in.jpg
For eight or nine hours on Wednesday, California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins will be acting as the state's top chief executive— the first openly gay governor in state history.

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<![CDATA[Bridgegate: Christie Under Fire]]> Sun, 26 Jan 2014 13:06:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/christie+gwb+scandal+inset.jpg
NJ's boisterous governor embroiled in gridlock fiasco

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<![CDATA[Newark Police to Be Placed Under Monitor as Feds Find "Pattern of Unconstitutional Policing"]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:15:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/newark+police1.jpg
The Newark police department will be put under a monitor, the Justice Department announced Tuesday as it issued a report alleging that as many as 75 percent of police stops in New Jersey's largest city over the...

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<![CDATA[Tensions in Middle East Spark Local Protest]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:44:07 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000007625191_1200x675_308110915928.jpg
Jewish and Palestinian protesters gathered outside the Israeli Consulate today. NBC10's Harry Hairston has the story.]]>
<![CDATA[Workers Surprised, Wowed by Obama's "Pit" Stop]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:01:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/obama+charcoal+pit+secret+service+michelle+jablonska+pic.jpg
President Barack Obama made a special stop during his visit to Delaware on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[State Budget: What Wolf Would Do If Elected]]> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:32:33 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000007569926_1200x675_302481987765.jpg
NBC10's Christine Maddela spoke with Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania Governor, Tom Wolf about what he would do to tackle the state budget if elected and his thoughts on the proposed cigarette tax to...]]>
<![CDATA[Taxpayers Subsidize Defense of Palestinian Teen's Alleged Killers]]> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 06:57:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/palestinian+flag2.jpg
A controversial Israeli organization that's representing the six men recently arrested in the recent revenge killing of a Palestinian teenager is receiving thousands of dollars in tax-deductible support...

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<![CDATA[State Rep Accused of Taking Bribes Speaks to NBC10]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:38:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000007540806_1200x675_300650051506.jpg
NBC10 speaks to Ron Waters, one of the four Pennsylvania representatives under investigation for allegedly taking cash bribes.]]>
<![CDATA[Blogger Hired by Redskins Resigns After 2 Weeks]]> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:05:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/218*120/Screen+Shot+2014-06-16+at+8.46.51+AM2.png
Liberal Ben Tribbett was on the job for two weeks before calling it quits.

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