<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Philadelphia Political News and Philadelphia Politics]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/politicshttp://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.pngNBC 10 Philadelphiahttp://www.nbcphiladelphia.comen-usMon, 25 Jul 2016 20:49:37 -0400Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:49:37 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations<![CDATA[Your Guide to the DNC Convention in Philly ]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:36:17 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DNC+graphic.JPG
From the street to the convention floor, complete coverage of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.]]>
<![CDATA[A Look Inside the 2016 Democratic National Convention]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:46:44 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-580955274-dnc.jpg
An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Democratic National Convention kicked off July 25.

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<![CDATA[It's Clinton's Convention, but Obama Is Key]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:45:03 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/545148032-obama-campaigns-for-clinton.jpg
Though the Democratic convention is Hillary Clinton's party, President Barack Obama could be the most important figure in the presidential contest between now and Election Day, NBC News reports.Obama, who...

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<![CDATA[Members of Protest Group Arrested Outside DNC]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:35:21 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Arrests-Outside-Wells-Fargo.jpg
NBC10.com’s Brian X. McCrone is following along with a group of protesters with activist organization, Democracy Spring. They have lived in a “movement house” in the Mantua neighborhood since early July planning...

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<![CDATA[What It's Like for Police on the Protest Front Lines]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:04:34 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/172*120/DNC+Day+1+bike+patrols+S+Broad+Joe+K.JPG
Officer Joe McCabe knows firsthand what police officers working on the front lines at this week's Democratic National Convention are up against.As a bicycle patrol officer and a bike-patrol trainer for...

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<![CDATA[Thousands of Sanders Supporters Protest in Philadelphia]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:09:28 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_dncam0725_1920x1080.jpg
Nearly 3,000 Bernie Sanders supporters took to the streets of Philadelphia Sunday, one day before the opening of the Democratic National Convention. NBC's Tracie Potts reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Wasserman Schultz At DNC Walk-Through]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:56:16 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016412519_1200x675_731564099788.jpg
We have new video of outgoing DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz talking a walk-through at the Wells Fargo Center where the DNC begins Monday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Politicalfest for Everyone]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:42:38 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016413565_1200x675_731595843601.jpg
NBC10's Pamela Osborne is outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center -- one of many locations for this year’s Politicalfest. So what is in store for visitors?]]>
<![CDATA[What's a Super PAC?]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:51:48 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/superpacs_1200x675_731328579665.jpg
They wield a lot of power in the political world and basically answer to no one but themselves. Here's a little explanation of what a Super PAC is and how it works.]]>
<![CDATA[Bridgegate: Christie Under Fire]]>Sun, 26 Jan 2014 13:06:14 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/christie+gwb+scandal+inset.jpg
NJ's boisterous governor embroiled in gridlock fiasco

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<![CDATA[Clinton's Turn: Guide to the Democratic National Convention]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:31:13 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/hillary-clinton7.jpg
It's Hillary Clinton's turn.The Democratic National Convention opening Monday in Philadelphia is Clinton's chance to hit reset after a vigorous primary against Bernie Sanders and the unlikely movement...

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<![CDATA[Not All Delegates Get Floor Searts at DNC]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:07:04 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016412582_1200x675_731567683644.jpg
The Wells Fargo Center is the location for this week's Democratic National Convention and it definitely has a larger stage than the Republican National Convention did but unlike the RNC not all delegates...]]>
<![CDATA[Bloomberg to Endorse Clinton at DNC]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:39:07 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-468907398.jpg
Michael Bloomberg is expected to endorse Hillary Clinton during his speech at the Democratic National Convention, an adviser for the former New York City mayor told NBC News.Bloomberg is making the endorsement...

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<![CDATA[Superdelegate Attends Her 16th DNC]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:45:10 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016412470_1200x675_731562563629.jpg
Roz Wyman is a super delegate from California and she is no stranger to the Democratic National Convention, This year's DNC in Philadelphia will be her 16th. Her first democratic national convention was...]]>
<![CDATA[Kaine Returns to Longtime Parish to Attend Mass]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 20:57:35 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/TimKaine-AP_16194841924998.jpg
Sen. Tim Kaine returned to St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Richmond, Virginia, on Sunday, a day after being introduced as Hillary Clinton’s running mate, according to NBC News.

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<![CDATA[Trump Aide Dismisses Russian Link to DNC Email Leak]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 20:17:34 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PaulManafort-GettyImages-524993070.jpg
A top Donald Trump campaign adviser dismissed allegations that Russian hackers were behind the DNC email leak, NBC News reported. Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort said it showed how “desperate” Hillary...

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<![CDATA[The Popular Vote vs. The Delegates]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 14:51:43 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Popular_Vote_Animation_1200x675_730996291533.jpg
One candidate might be more popular than the other, but it's delegates that decide which person will become a political party's nominee for president. We breakdown the difference between the popular vote and the...]]>
<![CDATA[Sneak Peek Inside Wells Fargo Ahead of the DNC]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 13:27:56 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Mayk_DNC_preview_for_the_Web_072416__1200x675_731300419621.jpg
NBC10's Lauren Mayk gives you the lay of the land inside the Wells Fargo Center, where Democratic delegates will fill the seats and politicians will take the stage at the Democratic National Convention beginning...]]>
<![CDATA[Fact Checking Clinton’s Greatest Hits]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 13:00:23 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/HillaryClinton-AP_16140607364144.jpg
In advance of the Democratic National Convention, which begins July 25 in Philadelphia, we present a wrap-up of some of the more egregious falsehoods from Hillary Clinton, who is set to accept her party’s...

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<![CDATA[A Look Inside Philly's DNC Emergency Operations Preparations]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 12:59:34 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/philly-curiosa-10.jpg
Philadelphia officials will provide an inside look at the city's emergency-operations preparations for the Democratic National Convention on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Protesters Say DNC Email Leak Adds Fuel to Protest Fire]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:16:25 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016405022_1200x675_731249219885.jpg
As protesters converged on Philadelphia's FDR Park on Sunday, on the eve of the Democratic National Convention, supporters of Bernie Sanders among the demonstrators said that the recent leak of emails from...]]>
<![CDATA[Caucus, Rally to Fight Addiction During DNC]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:12:08 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016405021_1200x675_731245123740.jpg
A caucus and rally during the Democratic National Convention will push for better legislation to fight addiction. Martha Meehan-Cohen, of Ashley Addiction Treatment, talks with NBC10's Rosemary Connors about why...]]>
<![CDATA[Trump on Convention Speech: 'It Was Very Optimistic' ]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:07:12 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Trump+on+RNC+Speech.png
Donald Trump pushed back against critics who called his speech at the Republican National Convention Thursday night too pessimistic, telling NBC's Chuck Todd he offered an optimistic message because "we're going...

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<![CDATA[Jefferson Hospital CEO Talks Health and the DNC]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:06:17 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016404944_1200x675_731236931991.jpg
Dr. Stephen Klasko, president and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Health System, talks with NBC10's Rosemary Connors about the role Jefferson will play as the official health organization for the...]]>
<![CDATA[Protesters Begin Arriving in South Philly Ahead of DNC]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:15:05 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016404446_1200x675_731219011752.jpg
Protesters began to arrive at FDR Park in South Philadelphia on Sunday morning, ahead of the Democratic National Convention kickoff on Monday. NBC10's Drew Smith talked with one Bernie Sanders supporter in South...]]>
<![CDATA[Amid Email Scandal, Sanders Supporters Vow Strong Showing]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:17:49 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016403623_1200x675_731204675590.jpg
As leaked emails show DNC leaders ridiculing Bernie Sanders, his supporters pledged a strong showing in Philadelphia on the eve of the convention. NBC10's Drew Smith is in South Philadelphia with the supporters'...]]>
<![CDATA[Kaine a Safe Pick for Clinton, Observer Says]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 00:28:26 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/TLMD-hillary-clinton-tim-kaine-GettyImages-547389894.jpg
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has chosen Virgina Sen. Tim Kaine to be her running mate. NBC10's Keith Jones spoke to a political strategist who calls him a safe pick for the...]]>
<![CDATA[DNC Road Closures: Where to Avoid]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:48:26 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DNC+ROAD+CLOSURES+USE.jpg
The first roads were shut down to traffic around the Sports Complex in South Philadelphia Friday night in preparation for the Democratic National Convention.

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<![CDATA[Road Closures in Effect, Crews Working Hard to Get Ready for DNC]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 00:55:51 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DNC+SEPTA+Parking+changes+11p+pkg+brandon+-+00000000_20310807.jpg
The fences are going up, the stage is being set and roads are being shut down as crews ready South Philadelphia for next week's Democratic National Convention.]]>
<![CDATA[Clinton Picks Kaine for VP]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 10:00:02 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16196751572126.jpg
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton's pick to become the next vice president of the United States, Clinton told supporters Friday evening. Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, said...

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<![CDATA[Fact Check: Trump Defends Oswald Claim]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:34:55 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/578550086-Donald-Trump-RNC.jpg
Donald Trump doubled down on his baseless insinuation that a photograph published by the National Enquirer shows Ted Cruz’s father with “crazy Lee Harvey Oswald having breakfast.”A day after accepting...

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<![CDATA[Rolling Out The Red Carpet For DNC]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:40:50 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/220*120/rolling+out+carpet+for+DNC.JPG
Executive Director of the Philadelphia 2016 DNC host committee is in the studio with details on what visitors for the Democratic National Convention can expect in Philly.]]>
<![CDATA[RNC Delegates Give Opinions for DNC in Philly]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:41:16 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016381935_1200x675_730360387966.jpg
NBC10 reporter Tracy Davidson spoke to RNC delegates about what Cleveland did right and what DNC delegates should expect next week in Philly.]]>