<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Philadelphia Political News and Philadelphia Politics]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.comen-usFri, 26 Aug 2016 14:40:19 -0400Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:40:19 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[More US Companies Pledge Equal Pay for Women]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:35:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/OBAMA_WOMEN_GettyImages-540174764.jpg
Twenty-nine additional employers have signed on to the White House equal pay pledge, which asks companies to conduct a yearly analysis of pay by gender with the goal of eliminating unequal compensation.Apple...

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<![CDATA[The Obamas: The First Couple of Pop Culture]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:43:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ObamasNordicStateDinner-AP_16135016872598.jpg
A new movie about the Obamas’ first date underscores their run as history's most entertainment-media friendly president and first lady.

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<![CDATA[Clinton Defends Work of Family Foundation]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:23:51 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ClintonAltRight-AP_16238837035319.jpg
Hillary Clinton is defending the work of her family foundation, saying the organization needs more time to ensure the continuity of their programs. If elected, Clinton said she'll take additional steps to make...

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<![CDATA[Service Dog Dilemma]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:49:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/223*120/Blind+service+Dog.JPG
Families who have service dogs through Guiding Eyes for the Blind are worried about a new change coming, starting this fall the dogs will be sent to a school in New Jersey, which some say could cause an...

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<![CDATA['They Know She Cares': Michelle Obama's School Nutrition Legacy]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:28:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-491569906.jpg
Fried chicken nuggets, chicken fingers, and patties are the thing of the past at Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia. Healthier options have been on the menu thanks to Michelle Obama's healthy school lunch...

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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[Fact Check: Clinton Campaign Associates Trump WIth Russian Spy]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:54:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/clinton-trump-etica.jpg
Hillary Clinton's campaign has insinuated that Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump is associated with a possible Russian spy. NBC10’s Keith Jones has the details on the claim that is being...

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<![CDATA[Church Offers 'Racists Anonymous' Meetings in NC ]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:18:57 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_racistsanonymous0825_1920x1080.jpg
A North Carolina church launches a "Racists Anonymous" program aimed at changing hearts and minds. Sick of the shootings and racial unrest, Reverend Nathan King says he wanted to do more than pray.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Shocked by Trump's 'Bigot' Comment at Rally]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:40:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-594878936.jpg
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who has been aggressively courting African-American voters, accused Hillary Clinton of being a "bigot" who panders to minorities. The remark appeared to catch...

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<![CDATA[Trump Openly Weighs a Massive Immigration Reversal]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:21:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Trump-AP_778476028199.jpg
During a town hall that aired Wednesday, Donald Trump floated the possibility of allowing undocumented immigrants to remain in the country, NBC News reported. "No citizenship," Trump told Fox News' Sean...

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<![CDATA[UK's Nigel Farage to Appear at Trump Rally in Mississippi]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:55:22 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/farage-trump-split.jpg
Nigel Farage, the former head of the UK Independence Party, will accompany Donald Trump when the Republican presidential candidate continues to court African-American voters Wednesday night in Mississippi,...

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<![CDATA[Trump: Perry Will 'Do Well' If He Challenges Cruz for Senate]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:46:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/trump43.jpg
Donald Trump is applauding the prospect of former Texas Gov. Rick Perry mounting a possible primary challenge against Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in 2018, saying, "Boy, will he do well." At a fundraiser...

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<![CDATA[Chicago Police Dismiss Trump's Claim That Violence Could Be Stopped in a Week]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:14:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/chicago+police+GettyImages-500346628.jpg
The Chicago Police Department denied Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's claim this week that he met with a "top" Chicago officer and argued the city's violence would not be solved with "tough...

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<![CDATA[Clinton’s Pa. Millennial Strategy: All About Social Networks]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:14:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Hillary+Clinton+Smartphone+Selfie.jpg
One-on-one, in-person connections among young people are vital to winning the election, a top Clinton campaign director said in Philadelphia this week.

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<![CDATA[School Leader Says Not to Call Students 'Boys and Girls']]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 03:51:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_students0823_1920x1080.jpg
Teachers at Albuquerque's Carlos Rey Elementary School are in a tough situation after their assistant principal told them to stop calling their students as "boys and girls." Rev.

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<![CDATA[Justin Timberlake Hosts HRC in LA]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:56:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/205*120/08-23-2016-timberlake-clinton.jpg
On the narrow street leading to the home of Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel, there are orders for no parking and no stopping.Unless you're invited, there is no way to reach the house serving as backdrop for...

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<![CDATA[Pence To Visit Non-Union Bucks Co. Company, Agitating Labor]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:11:07 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Mike+Pence+Wisconsin.jpg
For the second time in three presidential elections, a Republican in the running is visiting Worth & Co., a Bucks County manufacturer in Pipersville whose president and CEO has given tens of thousands to...

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<![CDATA[Trump's History Undermines New Outreach to Black Voters]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:45:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/trump40.jpg
Donald Trump began to reach out to African-American voters over the past week and boasted that he would win 95 percent of the black vote in a theoretical re-election bid in 2020.

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<![CDATA[Hero's Welcome as Olympic Medalist Nia Ali Returns to Philly]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:22:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Nia+Ali+Philly+Airport+Homecoming.JPG
Olympic silver medalist Nia Ali got a warm welcome early Tuesday at Philadelphia International Airport. Ali, a Philly native, was part of an American sweep in the 100-meter hurdles at the Rio Olympics.

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<![CDATA[Philly Pre-K Expansion]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 09:59:25 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016784513_1200x675_749026883660.jpg
85 providers have applied to expand Pre-K in Philadelphia, this could benefit more than 4,000 students.]]>
<![CDATA[Funeral for Former Philly Police Commish John Timoney]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 09:06:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Timoney.JPG
Funeral services for the former Philadelphia Police Commissioner John Timoney will take place in New York City Tuesday morning. Philly officials are expected to attend.

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<![CDATA[African American Voters Respond to Donald Trump Comments]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 00:40:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016780522_1200x675_748891203541.jpg
Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump made a pitch to African American voters during a rally in Akron, Ohio. NBC10's Lauren Mayk spoke to black voters in our area to hear their thoughts on Trump's recent...]]>
<![CDATA[Third Party Candidates Make Their Push for PA, NJ and Del. Ballot]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 00:44:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016778293_1200x675_748800579871.jpg
Third Party Candidates from the Green and Libertarian parties are making last minutes pushes toward the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware ballot. NBC10’s Lauren Mayk spoke with supporters for both...]]>
<![CDATA[Thousands More Clinton Emails to Be Released]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 07:03:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Clinton-AP_16233409737100.jpg
The State Department said Monday it is reviewing nearly 15,000 previously undisclosed emails recovered as part of the FBI's now-closed investigation into the handling of sensitive information that flowed through...

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<![CDATA[Giuliani Continues to Fuel Clinton Health Rumors]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:03:06 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-589923060.jpg
Rudy Giuliani, former New York City mayor and now Donald Trump's adviser, continued to insist Monday that Hillary Clinton's physical and mental health is failing, citing debunked theories on the Internet,...

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