<![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-usFri, 22 Sep 2017 16:49:12 -0400Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:49:12 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Could You Get a Visa Under Trump's Immigration Overhaul?]]> Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:59:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/trumpandcottonfeuerherd.jpg
A wall along the Mexico border isn’t President Donald Trump’s only proposal to curtail immigration into the United States. Trump also wants to limit legal immigration into the U.S.

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<![CDATA[Health Care Repeal Could Hurt Philly's Homeless]]> Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:42:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Health_Care_Repeal_Could_Hurt_Philly_s_Homeless.jpg
Funding from Obamacare helps keep vulnerable Philadelphians off the streets. But that money could dry up with a new push to repeal the Affordable Care Act. NBC10's Brandon Hudson explains.]]>
<![CDATA[Lawmakers Discuss Health Care Bill]]> Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:20:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Lawmakers_Discuss_Health_Care_Bill.jpg
A health care showdown is underway as Republicans push another health care bill. Now, politicians in both parties are analyzing the pros and cons of the potential bill. NBC10's Lauren Mayk explains.]]>
<![CDATA[Sen. Pat Toomey Talks About His Tax Reform Plan]]> Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:55:16 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Senator_Toomey_Talks_Tax_Reform.jpg
Senator Pat Toomey has big ideas for tax reform, but what could they mean for you? NBC10's Lauren Mayk spoke to Senator Toomey to find out.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Tightens Sanctions Against North Korea]]> Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:51:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Trump160921_MP4-150602972917100002.jpg
President Trump is hitting North Korea with severe new sanctions and issuing an ultimatum to the world: If you do business with Kim Jong Un the United States will not do business with you.]]>
<![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[GOP Still Split on Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill]]> Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:24:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/LV50RWEB09212017_MP4-150600234271200002.jpg
Republicans expect to vote next week on a health care bill known as Graham-Cassidy, named for the senators who wrote it, which would scale back Medicaid. Some GOP lawmakers are split on the newest effort to undo...]]>
<![CDATA[Majority Like Trump's Hurricane Relief/Debt Limit Deal: Poll]]> Thu, 21 Sep 2017 06:14:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_17257451420253.jpg
A majority of Americans support President Donald Trump's deal with Democratic leaders to provide hurricane relief and keep the government open for 90 days, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal...

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<![CDATA['Scam': Kimmel Slams 'Kimmel Test' Senator's Bill]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:02:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Kimmel-Cassidy.jpg
Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel sounded off on Tuesday to blast Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy for his part in crafting the latest GOP health care proposal that, Kimmel said, goes against the promises the senator had...

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<![CDATA['America First': Read Trump’s Full United Nations Speech]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:21:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_17262554457466.jpg
The full text of President Donald Trump's speech on Tuesday to the United Nations General Assembly, as provided by the White House.

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<![CDATA[Lawmakers Arrested in Protest at Trump Tower]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:42:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DACA+PROTEST+TRUMP+TOWER+RAW+-+02000709_WNBC_000000017889024.jpg
New York congressman Adriano Espaillat, City Council President Melissa Mark Viverito and other lawmakers have been arrested in a protest outside Trump Tower.They were fighting President Trump's decision to end...]]>
<![CDATA[No Class: Montco Teachers' Strike Enters 2nd Day]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:48:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/201*120/Methacton+Parent+Children+School+Generic+School.JPG
Thousands of children in a Montgomery County school district spent a second day out of school as teachers in the Methacton School District continued to strike Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Alabama GOP Senate Candidate Uses Racial Slurs in Speech]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:43:33 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP382302279534.jpg
Roy Moore, the Republican frontrunner in next week’s special Senate election in Alabama, referred to "reds and yellows fighting" in a campaign speech, a video obtained by NBC News shows.Moore, the...

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<![CDATA[Trump Administration Wants to Increase CIA Drone Strikes]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:37:33 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Mike-Pompeo-AP_17103727968359.jpg
When President Donald Trump visited CIA headquarters in the first weeks of his presidency, he toured the secure floor where agency officers direct drone strikes against suspected terrorists, current and...

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<![CDATA[Trump Mulling Parade to Show US 'Military Strength']]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:26:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_TRUMP_PARADE_091817-150576544939000002.jpg
President Donald Trump enjoyed France's Bastille Day celebration so much while he was visiting France that he is considering a July 4th parade to showcase the U.S. military.]]>
<![CDATA[Protecting Students From Hazing: What Should Colleges Do?]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 18:57:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_17122846415790.jpg
What can be done to stop potentially-deadly hazing at America’s colleges, how should hazing be defined and how should universities go about reporting it?

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<![CDATA[Trump and the United Nations]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:45:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_lv50mweb0918207_1500x845.jpg
As a candidate President Trump called the United Nations weak, incompetent, not a friend of democracy. Now he needs the U.N. to deal with North Korea. Tracie Potts reports.

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