<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Philadelphia Political News and Philadelphia Politics]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:24:23 -0500 Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:24:23 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Lawmaker Proposes "Sex Assault by Fraud" Bill: Report]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:15:32 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Trenton+State+House+NJ+Capitol.jpg
A New Jersey lawmaker has introduced a bill that would make it a crime to lie to someone in order to have sex with them, NJ.com reports.

<![CDATA[Former Montgomery County GOP Leader Goes on Trial for Assault]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 05:45:19 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008734235_1200x675_362674243976.jpg
A woman accuses former Montgomery County Republican leader Robert Kerns of sexually assaulting her. Kerns faces aggravated indencet assault charges.]]>
<![CDATA[Weighing in on Obama's Immigration Plan]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:01:31 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008720954_1200x675_361942083551.jpg
NBC10's Christine Maddela receives reactions to President Barack Obama's new immigration plan.]]>
<![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[Corbett Signs Cop Killer's Execution Warrant]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:43:59 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008721899_1200x675_361988675904.jpg
Christopher Roney will be put to death for killing Philadelphia Police Officer Lauretha Vaird on in 1996]]>
<![CDATA[Del. Leaders Weigh in on Immigration Reform]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:29:05 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Tom-Carper.jpg
NBC10's Tim Furlong asks for reactions from Delaware's Gov. Jack Markell and the state's congressional delegation on President Barack Obama's new immigration plan.

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<![CDATA[Wilmington Takes on Vulgar Radio]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:36:48 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008713256_1200x675_361617987674.jpg
The Wilmington City Council is upset that some radio stations that reach Wilmington don't meet federal regulations.]]>
<![CDATA[Mixed Local Reactions to National Immigration Changes]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:44:57 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008713224_1200x675_361616451827.jpg
President Barack Obama has announced sweeping changes to the nation's immigration policy focused on families. NBC10's George Spencer spoke with some of the families affected, and also some workers with concerns...]]>
<![CDATA[Woman With Gun Arrested Near W.H.]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:35:52 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/April+Debois+sketch+Bill+Hennessy+20141121_163224.jpg
A 23-year-old woman was arrested for carrying an unregistered handgun near the White House late Thursday evening. Secret Service officials say she has not been cooperative in interviews.

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<![CDATA[Policy Allows Certain People to Inspect Their Own Vehicles]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:46:06 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/police-fire-lights-generic.jpg
All car owners must get their car inspected, but as NBC10 investigative reporter Harry Hairston discovered, there is a Pennsylvania state policy that allows certain people to inspect their own vehicles.

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<![CDATA[Local College Grad Says Life Could Change With Immigration Reform]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:11:08 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008710278_1200x675_361535043840.jpg
NBC10's Tim Furlong spoke to one local college graduate who's life would change under the president's expected change in immigration policy. Maria Garcia is excited to hear President Barack Obama's plan.]]>
<![CDATA[Immigration Policy Change's Impact on Local Workers]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:02:35 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008710238_1200x675_361506883829.jpg
While the nation waits for President Obama to unveil possible major changes to immigration policies, NBC10's Doug Shimell examined the impact the announcement could have on people who work in our area.]]>
<![CDATA[Kane Undecided in Porn Email Prosecution]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:00:18 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008710451_1200x675_361508931776.jpg
Pennsylvania's Attorney General Kathleen Kane says she has not decided whether to prosecute anyone in a state-employed porn email scandal.]]>
<![CDATA[City Council Race Ends in Tie]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:25:46 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Padilla-McCann-Chula-Vista2.jpg
The razor-thin race for a Chula Vista City Council seat has ended in a tie, two weeks after Election Day, San Diego County officials say. John McCann and Steve Padilla each won 18,450 votes for the District...]]>
<![CDATA[Protecting the Pope on American Soil]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:35:47 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/216*120/ruggles+pope+security.jpg
NBC10's Terry Ruggles recounts some of the security efforts put into place when Pope John Paul II visited Philadelphia in 1979. Watch more from Terry: Best Memory | Humble Moment | Politics & Money...

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<![CDATA[Pope Francis Announces Philly Visit]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 06:58:52 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_pope_francis_ok.jpg
The Pope officially announced Monday he plans to attend the highly-anticipated World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia next year.

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<![CDATA[It's Official: Pope Francis to Come to Philly Next Year]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 23:36:37 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/453725266.jpg
The Pope officially announced Monday he plans to attend the highly-anticipated World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia next year.

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<![CDATA["Meet the Press" Host Chuck Todd Talks ACA]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 22:29:41 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008658024_1200x675_358585411972.jpg
Jacqueline London and Keith Jones interview "Meet the Press" moderator Chuck Todd about the Affordable Care Act.]]>
<![CDATA[Grant Funds More School Police]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 21:17:45 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008657129_1200x675_358570051739.jpg
Gov. Tom Corbett announced a $3.9 million grant for schools to have more funding for officers]]>