<![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 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:23:23 -0400 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:23:23 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Pennsylvania Releases Education App]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:36:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/Pennsylvania+Learns.JPG
Gov. Tom Corbett released a free educational resource available on iTunes called Pennsylvania Learns.

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<![CDATA[Corbett Signs Execution Warrant for Convicted Murderer]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:24:25 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pennsylvania-Governor-Tom-Corbett-Teacher-Pensions.jpg
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett signed an execution warrant Monday for a 28-year-old man convicted of fatally shooting his 21-year-old girlfriend and their 19-month-old son.

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<![CDATA[GOP Staffer in Chicken Suit Faces Charges After Clucking at NH Governor, Senator]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:25:01 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/zona+chicken+suit.jpg
A GOP state committee staff member has been charged with disorderly conduct after heckling New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen and Governor Maggie Hassan at this past Saturday's Old Home Day

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<![CDATA[Attacks Aside, Common Core Survives Across U.S.]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:56:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/indiana+common+core.JPG
Two consortiums, PARCC and Smarter Balanced, are providing assessments for the Common Core

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<![CDATA[NYC Council Speaker Tweets About HPV Diagnosis, Urges Annual Check-Ups]]> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 14:40:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/MarkViverito.jpg
In an interview published in the Guardian newspaper, Douglas appeared to blame his own battle with throat cancer on oral sex — although that interpretation was later disputed by one of his representatives.

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<![CDATA[Former Vt. U.S. Sen. Jeffords Dead at 80]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:57:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/James+Jeffords.jpg
The former U.S. senator from Vermont who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent has died. James Jeffords was 80. Diane Derby, a former aide,...

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<![CDATA[State Treasurer Ends Re-Election Campaign]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:53:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000007861929_1200x675_318465603854.jpg
Delaware State Treasurer Chip Flowers announced Friday he is ending his re-election campaign after tirelessly having to defend himself against harassment allegations.]]>
<![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[Will Schools Open? Officials Have Answer]]> Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:27:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_school_generic1.jpg
A small Pennsylvania police force is being confused with another by the same name that's involved in violent clashes with protesters in Missouri.

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<![CDATA[Pope Francis Talks Philly Visit]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:46:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pope+francis+march+20.jpg
Philadelphia's Catholic archbishop says Pope Francis told him he's coming to the city next year for the World Meeting of Families conference. But Vatican and Archdiocesan officials say they won't confirm...

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<![CDATA[Florida Ad Tries to Connect Pot With Date Rape]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:30:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/potdaterapead.jpg
Robin Williams stood in the eye of his own humor hurricane, a human perpetual motion machine of comedy who unleashed manic streams of pop-cultural consciousness with the improv intensity of a be-bop great...

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<![CDATA[10 Years Later, McGreevey Has No Regrets]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:36:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/McGreevey1.jpg
Cydney Long interviews former New Jersey Governor, Jim McGreevey, ten years after he announced he had an affair and admitted he was a homosexual.

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<![CDATA[Petition Slams LA Water Slide Event]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:50:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/slide-the-city-water-slide.jpg
A Los Angeles man is suing his doctor and a Southern California healthcare network, saying they ignored his request to remove a notation describing "homosexual behavior" as a "chronic problem" on his...]]>
<![CDATA[McGreevey Resignation: 10 Years Later]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 07:03:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/PHI+Jim+McGreevey+350.jpg
Tuesday marks the 10th anniversary of former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey announcing he was gay before steeping down from the position.

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<![CDATA[Residents Protest Massive Property Tax Hike]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 08:24:22 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000007825419_1200x675_317393987521.jpg
Atlantic City residents will be outside City Hall Tuesday protesting the 29 percent property tax hike proposal.]]>