<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Philadelphia Political News and Philadelphia Politics]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.comen-usSat, 25 Mar 2017 18:02:06 -0400Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:02:06 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Dems Take Aim at Trump Transparency With 'MAR-A-LAGO' Act]]> Sat, 25 Mar 2017 14:26:06 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16327026097462-mar-a-lago.jpg
Democrats want to give President Donald Trump a transparency check in the form of a new bill with a mouthful of a name — and an acronym that takes an unsubtle dig at the president, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Nunes Backs Down From Assertion Trump Was Monitored]]> Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:51:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/656523922-devin-nunes-trump-intelligence.jpg
The chairman of the House intelligence committee has backed down from his assertion that Donald Trump and his aides were "monitored" by U.S. spies — a claim the Republicans have cited this week in emails...

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<![CDATA[Republican Health Care Bill Withdrawn]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:43:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000019992196_1200x675_906208835739.jpg
Pennsylvania Republicans among the no votes that led to Friday's canceled vote on the House Republican's Health Care bill. NBC10's Keith Jones has reaction from both sides.]]>
<![CDATA[Toronto School Board Bars New Trips to US]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:06:51 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Trump_health_MAR17_1200x675.jpg
The largest school board in Canada said it won't be booking future trips to the United States, citing "uncertainty" surrounding President Donald Trump's latest travel restrictions, NBC News reported.The...

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<![CDATA[Trump Urges Bipartisan Effort on 'A Better Bill']]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:09:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Trump_Ryancare_Reax_1-149039121373800001.jpg
Following the withdrawal of a Republican-backed health care bill, President Donald Trump on Friday urged Republican and Democratic lawmakers to work together on "a better bill."]]>
<![CDATA[Ryan: 'This is a Disappointing Day for Us']]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:52:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Ryan_Healthcare-149038805651200001.jpg
 House Speaker Paul Ryan speaks on Friday, March 24, 2017, after Republican pulled the health care bill meant to replace the Affordable Care Act.]]>
<![CDATA[Write-In Candidate Pulls Off Stunner in Philly Election]]> Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:25:16 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Emilio+Vazquez.jpg
Democratic write-in candidate Emilio Vazquez pulled off a surprise victory in a North Philadelphia special election to replace disgraced state Rep. Leslie Acosta, who gave up her seat after a corruption...

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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[Clinic Run by Michele Bachmann’s Husband Hit With Violations]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:10:57 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/michellebachmanandhusband2011_1200x675.jpg
A clinic that was accused of pushing bogus "pray away the gay" therapy — and is owned by former Rep. Michele Bachmann's husband — was cited by Minnesota health inspectors for failing to properly keep patient...

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<![CDATA[Trump Issues Keystone XL Pipeline Permit]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:11:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT_POL_TRUMPPIPELINE_032417_1-149037141095300001.jpg
President Trump issues a permit to build the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline on Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Spanish Lifeguard Founded Group Saved Thousands Refugees]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:00:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/migrants-AP_17063596037427.jpg
Two islands in the Mediterranean—Lesbos in Greece and Lampedusa in Italy—have become battlefronts in a much wider political war about border security and immigration.Proactiva organizers and volunteers...

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<![CDATA[Commerce Chief's Shipping Business Raises Conflict Questions]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:22:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-629852548.jpg
When private equity billionaire Wilbur Ross Jr. signed on to be President Donald Trump's commerce secretary, he agreed to divest millions of dollars in assets, NBC News reported.But one asset Ross plans...

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<![CDATA[Rex Tillerson Finally Answers NBC's Andrea Mitchell]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:44:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_17004410616591-Rex-Tillerson-Secretary-State-Nominee.jpg
NBC News' Andrea Mitchell has been waiting for weeks for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to answer one of her questions. On Thursday, she finally got her soundbite, NBC News reported.At a photo op with...

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<![CDATA[Trust, Integrity Hot Topics in Philly DA Candidate Debate]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:44:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000019973110_1200x675_905296451747.jpg
The indictment of Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams is impacting the focus of the race to replace him. NBC10's Brandon Hudson reports that trust an integrity were hot topics during a Thursday...]]>
<![CDATA[Tense Drama in D.C. as Health Care Legislation Negotiations End]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:43:51 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000019973101_1200x675_905291843922.jpg
Drama in D.C. ahead of the contentious legislation to repeal 'ObamaCare'. NBC10's Drew Smith has local reaction to the stand-off.]]>
<![CDATA[Calif. Governor Calls GOP Health Plan a 'Disaster']]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:04:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_17024731043189.jpg
As Congress wrestles over the House Republican health care bill, California Gov. Jerry Brown attacked the legislation, alleging that any lawmaker who supports the legislation will find "their name is going to be...

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<![CDATA[Congressman Mourning Wife Cancels DC Trip After Health Vote Postponed]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:41:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/bobby+rush+2014.jpg
Illinois Rep. Bobby Rush, who is mourning the loss of his wife after she passed away last week, was going to fly to Washington, D.C. for the vote on the new GOP health care plan, but has changed his travel plans...

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