<![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-usMon, 26 Sep 2016 01:20:34 -0400Mon, 26 Sep 2016 01:20:34 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Debate Details Revealed: Clinton Gets First Question]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 01:07:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/clinton-trump-texas-encuestas.jpg
Debate officials have released the details of Monday night's presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, NBC News reported.The first debate of the election season will be...

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<![CDATA[Preview of Presidential Debate]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:41:50 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Clinton+Trump4.jpg
Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will face off for the first time at Hofstra University Monday. NBC10's Lauren Mayk has a preview of the debate.]]>
<![CDATA['I Hope' My Foundation Hasn't Broken the Law: Trump]]> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:27:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16268837219115-Trump-shrugs.jpg
When asked in an interview Sunday whether he was confident he’d followed the law with regards to his personal charitable foundation, Donald Trump said that he “hoped so.”Media reports have found that Trump has...

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<![CDATA[Charles Ramsey Talks Deadly Police Shootings, Video Releases]]> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 14:54:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/charles-ramsey-police-hg.jpg
Former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey draws on his own experiences while tackling the question of where America goes in the wake of deadly police shootings in Charlotte and Tulsa in a Op-Ed...

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<![CDATA[Biden, FLOTUS to Campaign for Hillary Clinton in Philly]]> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 11:06:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16167753187519.jpg
Vice President Joe Biden and First Lady Michelle Obama will come to Philadelphia this week to campaign for Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton.

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<![CDATA[New York Times Endorses Hillary Clinton for President]]> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 14:25:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/hillary-clinton-profile.jpg
The New York Times editorial board endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton Saturday, writing the endorsement is "rooted in respect for her intellect, experience, toughness and courage over...

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<![CDATA[How Should Trump Debate Clinton? Advice From a Man Who Knows]]> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 10:38:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/clinton-trump-split-upset.jpg
A man who knows Hillary Clinton's debating skills has some cogent advice for Donald Trump.

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<![CDATA[A Rare Bipartisan Agreement Reached, Briefly, on Abortion]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:45:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/CONGRESS_GettyImages-2062515.jpg
Abortion rights advocates and opponents in Congress reached a rare bipartisan consensus at a Friday hearing: Both sides agreed on the effectiveness of a ban on federal abortion funding.

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<![CDATA[Chaka Fattah, 3 Co-Defendants Want Acquittals or New Trial]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:03:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Fattah-AP_253040434541.jpg
Chaka Fattah, former U.S. representative from Pennsylvania's second district, and 3 co-defendants in the federal corruption case are asking for acquittals or a new trial.

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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[Key NJ Legislators Considering Christie Impeachment: Sources]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:16:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Capture121.JPG
Key members of the New Jersey Assembly have begun researching whether or not to bring articles of impeachment against Gov. Chris Christie, NBC 4 New York has learned. This follows early testimony in the George...

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<![CDATA[Trump Calls For End to Violence ]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:31:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/US-PA-Trump-3-CR-147464484892100001.jpg
Delivering his law-and-order message at a rally in Chester Township, Pennsylvania, saying that "The main victims of these violent demonstrations are law abiding African-Americans who live in these communities...]]>
<![CDATA[Capitol Hill Meeting About Contaminated Drinking Water]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:45:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Bob+Casey+Water+Hearing+Horsham.jpg
Montgomery and Bucks county officials met on Capitol Hill on Thursday to talk about what was being done about contaminated water in the rea near the former Willow Grove Naval Ari Base.

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<![CDATA[Pa. Town Looks to Decriminalize Marijuana]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:38:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/VO_MARIJUANA_PTSD_KDEN0RCU_1200x675_770482755609.jpg
A pair of city leaders in Reading, Pennsylvania have proposed decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana. The ordinance would lessen the legal penalties for smoking marijuana in public and...]]>
<![CDATA[Black Cops at Odds With FOP Over Trump Endorsement]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:28:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP16262084465196_opt.jpg
The endorsement of Donald Trump by the Fraternal Order of Police appears to have driven a wedge between many black cops and their white brothers in blue.

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<![CDATA[Trump Campaign Volunteer Quits After Racially Charged Speech]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:50:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP16262084465196_opt.jpg
A Trump campaign chair in Ohio resigned Thursday after she made several racially insensitive comments in an on-camera interview, including a reference to the Black Lives Matter movement as “a stupid waste...

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<![CDATA[Are Protests Affecting the Election?]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:33:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WEB+Political+Punchout+-+17115101_20923598.jpg
Democrat Mark Alderman and Republican Jim Schultz duke it out again, this time talking about recent protests in Charlotte and the upcoming first Presidential debate.]]>
<![CDATA[Philly DA: I'm Working With Ethics Folks and Will Pay Fine]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:43:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Seth+Williams+Police+Event+09212016.JPG
After declining our requests for on-camera interviews for weeks, Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams reveals he is cooperating with an ethics probe and will "pay a penalty, a fine" for not having...

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<![CDATA[Trump Stops At Geno's Steaks]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:25:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/192*120/Donald+Trump+Genos+Cheesesteaks.JPG
During another stop in the Philadelphia area, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump stopped by Geno's Steaks in South Philly.

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<![CDATA[Trump Says Stop-and-Frisk Comment Meant for Chicago]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:08:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/trump44.jpg
After calling for the use of the controversial "stop-and-frisk" police practice to combat crime on Wednesday, Donald Trump clarified his comments to say he really only meant in Chicago."Look, we had tremendous...

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<![CDATA[Clinton Takes On Zach Galifianakis on 'Between Two Ferns']]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 06:46:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/hillary-between-two-ferns.jpg
The episode, released today on Funny or Die, was filmed on the same day the Democratic nominee was diagnosed with pneumonia. Despite the illness, Clinton received no sympathy from Galifianakis, who brought...

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<![CDATA[6-Year-Old Boy Offers Home to Syrian Refugee in Letter to Obama]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 19:29:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/216*120/Alex-Letter-Obama.png
The world was horrified by images of a wounded Syrian child sitting dazed and bloodied in an ambulance after an airstrike in Aleppo last month, and now a 6-year-old from New York is offering the boy a home.

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<![CDATA[Sacramento Mayor Attacks Protester]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:39:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Sacto+suspect+mug.jpg
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson scuffled with a protester Wednesday night, according to a spokeswoman for the mayor's office."He was defending himself," said spokeswoman Crystal Strait, who was attending...

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<![CDATA[Poll: Clinton Leads Trump Ahead of First Debate]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:12:00 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/clinton-trump-split-serious.jpg
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton leads Republican Donald Trump by 6 points among likely voters heading into the first presidential debate on Monday, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal...

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<![CDATA[Watch: Donald Trump, Mike Pence Campaign in Ohio]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:16:56 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/trump44.jpg
Donald Trump and Mike Pence hold a campaign rally in Toledo, Ohio.

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<![CDATA[7 in 10 Have Concerns About Trump's Comments: Poll]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 13:49:00 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP16262084465196_opt.jpg
In a new national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, 69 percent of registered voters said they are concerned by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's comments and language in regard to women...

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<![CDATA[Watch: Clinton Campaigns in Florida]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:48:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16262057948804-Clinton-at-CBC.jpg
Hillary Clinton is holding a campaign event at the Frontline Outreach Youth and Family Center in Orlando, Florida.

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