<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Philadelphia Political News and Philadelphia Politics]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Sun, 01 Feb 2015 16:25:02 -0500 Sun, 01 Feb 2015 16:25:02 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[NJ Governor Chris Christie Goes to Great Britain]]> Sun, 01 Feb 2015 15:11:08 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009389172_1200x675_392005699986.jpg
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is beginning his three day trip to Great Britain.]]>
<![CDATA[Christie, Romney Share Dinner in New York]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:12:57 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP714311722924.jpg
Hours after announcing he won't make another White House run, Mitt Romney will have dinner with NJ Gov. Chris Christie, who is seriously considering his own run for president.

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<![CDATA[McCord Admits Threatening Donors]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 18:08:33 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009382192_1200x675_391591491934.jpg
In a videotaped statement released by his lawyer Friday, outgoing State Treasurer Rob McCord admits to threatening donors to give him money.]]>
<![CDATA[Rob McCord Full Statement]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:45:28 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009382203_1200x675_391593027862.jpg
Pennsylvania state Treasurer Rob McCord will plead guilty to federal charges after telling two potential campaign contributors that he could make it difficult for them to continue to do business with the state.]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Gov. Chris Christie Traveling to UK]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:23:37 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009378268_1200x675_391354947845.jpg
While the governor's office says that the trip is meant to strengthen New Jersey business ties, analysts believe that the trip is meant to bolster his run for president in 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[VP Joe Biden Speaks to House Democrats in Philly]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:10:43 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_vicepresidente_joe_biden.jpg
A day after President Barack Obama spoke to the House Democratic caucus in Philadelphia Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden is set to deliver remarks to the group.

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<![CDATA[Gov. Wolf Stops Drilling on Pa. Public Land]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:30:02 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009372232_1200x675_391096387820.jpg
Governor Wolf put a stop to new drilling on Pennsylvania's public lands when he signed a moratorium on new drilling leases at a Philadelphia park today.]]>
<![CDATA[Nutter Delivers Final Address to Chamber of Commerce]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:19:10 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/l_michael-nutter_1200x675.jpg
Mayor Michael Nutter delivered his final address to the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.

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<![CDATA[Bridgegate: Christie Under Fire]]> Sun, 26 Jan 2014 12:06:14 -0500 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[Senate President Calls Christie's AC Plan a 'Bad Move']]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:25:11 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/DdfpfuLtkHOtnLSRSAMS-2-1248361848000.jpg
New Jersey's Senate president is threatening to go to court if the men appointed by Gov. Chris Christie to revive Atlantic City's finances seek bankruptcy protection for the beleaguered gambling resort.

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<![CDATA[Gov. Wolf: No More Oil, Gas Leases in Pa. Parks]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:13:33 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009368544_1200x675_390882883704.jpg
Governor Tom Wolf issued an executive order to prevent gas and oil companies from getting leases to drill in state parks.]]>
<![CDATA[Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord Resigns]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:57:42 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009368552_1200x675_390882371584.jpg
After serving six years as the Keystone state's Treasurer, Democrat Rob Mccord announced Thursday morning he will resign from this position effective February 12.]]>
<![CDATA[House of Reps Vote on Bills to Stop Human Trafficking]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:58:03 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000009348420_1200x675_389858371852.jpg
The fight against human trafficking has taken center stage on Capitol Hill. The House of Representatives has been voting on 12 bills. Over 300,000 American children are at risk of this crime each year. The Super]]>
<![CDATA[Councilman Jim Kenney to Resign; Is Mayoral Run Next?]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:22:27 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/216*120/Jim+Kenney+Resigns.JPG
Philadelphia City Councilman Jim Kenney released a statement Tuesday indicating he will formally resign Thursday, fueling speculation that he will be running for Philly's mayor in the upcoming November...

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<![CDATA[Kane Investigation Keeps Mystifying State's Legal Community]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:17:46 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Attorney-General-Kathleen-K.jpg
The unusual, court-ordered probe into whether the state attorney general's office illegally shared secret investigative material with a newspaper keeps mystifying Pennsylvania's legal community.

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<![CDATA[Christie Woos Iowa Conservatives]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 01:46:55 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/12415chris.jpg
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tried to connect with Iowa conservatives at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Saturday by assuring them that "you'll always know who I am" if he runs for president. While still...]]>