<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Philadelphia Political News and Philadelphia Politics]]> Copyright 2016 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Sun, 14 Feb 2016 14:13:57 -0500 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 14:13:57 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Graham Not Ruling Out Filibuster On Next Justice]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 22:18:41 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/US-SC-Graham-Scalia-NR_1200x675_622626883530.jpg
Following the news that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia had died, Sen. Lindsey Graham told reporters that President Obama will have to find a consensus choice for a new justice, or "the next president will...]]>
<![CDATA[Justice Antonin Scalia Dead At 79]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 21:02:59 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/US-DC-Scalia-Photo-Obit-CR_1200x675_622611011757.jpg
Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died in Texas. He was 79.]]>
<![CDATA[Presidential Candidates Respond to Scalia's Death]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 22:38:08 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/debate-moment-of-silence.jpg
The 2016 presidential candidates Saturday reacted with surprise and sadness to the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, with some of the GOP contenders also urging President Obama to hold off...

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<![CDATA[Trump Slams RNC for 'Deceptive' Fundraising Email]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:25:17 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/TrumpSouthCarolina-AP_446723142501.jpg
Donald Trump criticized the Republican National Committee Saturday for “illegally” using his name in a fundraising email sent to party supporters, NBC News reported. In a press release and a series of...

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<![CDATA[John Lewis Clarifies Comments on Sanders' Civil Rights Participation]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 13:19:46 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/JohnLewis-AP_845681499037.jpg
Rep. John Lewis on Saturday clarified comments he made earlier this week saying he had never met Bernie Sanders during the civil rights movement, NBC News reported. "I was responding to a reporter's question...

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<![CDATA[Albright Didn't Mean to Condemn Women Supporting Sanders]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:01:46 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Madeleine+Albright+Sanders.png
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said on Friday that she regretted the way her support for Hillary Clinton was perceived, NBC News reported. "I have spent much of my career as a diplomat.

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<![CDATA[Donald Trump Threatens 'Birther' Lawsuit Against Ted Cruz]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:39:59 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Ted-Cruz-Donald-Trump-GettyImages-505043546.jpg
Donald Trump has long questioned whether Sen. Ted Cruz, who was born in Canada, is eligible to be president. Now, Trump is threatening to sue Cruz over it. Trump says Cruz may not be a natural born citizen, one...

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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[Ted Cruz's New Ad Lets Kids Dump on Trump]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 15:57:05 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_548795612767.jpg
A playful new political attack ad that compares Donald Trump to a child joins a long political tradition of using kids to make a presidential point. Called "Playing Trump," Sen.

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<![CDATA[Sen. Cruz Relents, Ambassadors to Sweden and Norway Confirmed]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:37:37 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-505046612.jpg
The Senate on Friday moved to confirm a handful of ambassadors and State Department officials, including the American ambassadors to Sweden and Norway after Republican presidential candidate Sen.

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<![CDATA[Eric Garner's Daughter in Bernie Ad]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:11:48 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Erica+Garner+II.jpg
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a new campaign ad Thursday that prominently features the daughter of Eric Garner, a New York man who died in 2014 after being placed in a chokehold by a...

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<![CDATA[Former Boston Mayor Hits Building]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 23:35:31 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/carcrash31.jpg
Former Boston Mayor Ray Flynn was hospitalized after crashing his car into his neighbor's home in South Boston. Flynn, 76, says he passed out while driving and sustained a concussion in the crash. "Thank...

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<![CDATA[Democratic Debate Wrap]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 23:56:46 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000013958526_1200x675_621494851548.jpg
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders sparred in Milwaukee during the latest debate, agreeing on some issues and showing their differences on others. NBC10's Lauren Mayk has the wrap.]]>
<![CDATA[Endorsement for Congressman Fattah]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:15:32 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000013956086_1200x675_621308483580.jpg
The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees District Council 33 endorses Congressman Chaka Fattah as he fights federal racketeering charges.]]>
<![CDATA[John Lewis Questions Sanders' Civil Rights History]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:52:24 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/JohnLewis-AP_845681499037.jpg
Rep. John Lewis said Thursday he never saw Sen. Bernie Sanders during the most tumultuous years of the civil rights movement, NBC News reported. "I never saw him. I never met him," the Georgia congressman said....

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<![CDATA[Presidential Campaigns Turn to South Carolina]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 10:38:20 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_politicsam0211_1500x845.jpg
Presidential hopefuls are focusing their efforts on South Carolina ahead of the state's upcoming primaries.]]>
<![CDATA[School Helps Addicts Be Students While on Road to Recovery]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:18:58 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000013952590_1200x675_621163075505.jpg
Places like Philadelphia's Bridge Way School help teens on the road to recovery from addiction. These specialty schools aren't cheap and lawmakers are looking to help increase funding and awareness.]]>
<![CDATA[Taxi & Limo Drivers Hit Center City Streets to Protest UberX]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:50:38 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Uber+Slave+Taxi+Protest.JPG
Philadelphia taxi and limo drivers, angry with ride-booking services UberX and Lyft cutting into their business, took to Center City streets Thursday blocking traffic and making noise.

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<![CDATA[Some Families in NJ Public Housing Make $100K+]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:11:00 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/217*120/public+housing+sign+camden.JPG
Hundreds of families throughout New Jersey live in public housing despite earning enough money to move out.]]>
<![CDATA[Arrests of NJ Gang Members: Cops]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:52:20 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Newark+Gang+Walk.jpg
Suspected members of the Grape Street Crips gang, a murderous Newark street gang, were arrested Thursday morning as part of an effort to stem the spate of violence that has marred the city in recent months.

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<![CDATA['Headed to the White House Exhibit' at NCC]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:23:50 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/185*120/Headed+to+the+White+House+National+Consitution+Center.JPG
NBC10 and Telemundo62 have announced their joint sponsorship of “Headed to the White House,” a timely new exhibit at Philadelphia’s National Constitution Center opening on February 12.

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<![CDATA[Trump Makes Electability Pitch Since N.H. Victory]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:11:11 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/TrumpSouthCarolina-AP_446723142501.jpg
Donald Trump is making his first pitch of electability after a landslide victory in New Hampshire. Trump told nearly 5,000 people in South Carolina that he could win beyond the Palmetto State, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Congressional Black Caucus to Endorse Clinton]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:38:21 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/508448996-Hillary-Clinton-necn-Viewer-Question.jpg
The Congressional Black Caucus PAC will endorse Hillary Clinton on Thursday, NBC News has confirmed. The group will help her campaign to win over minority voters in upcoming primary contests. Clinton has...

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<![CDATA[Trump Won Despite Ignoring NH's Famed Retail Politics]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:31:53 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-509216262.jpg
The governors competing for the Republican presidential nomination all tried to outdo each other in time spent in New Hampshire, staking their campaigns on an electorate more moderate and less religious than in...

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<![CDATA[Breaking Down the 2016 New Hampshire Primary]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:31:18 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-509278698-bernie-sanders-new-hampshire.jpg
NBC10 Political Analyst Jim Schultz joined Keith Jones to discuss the 2016 Presidential Race and the results of the New Hampshire primaries.

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<![CDATA['Free Ponies for All' Candidate Vermin Supreme Finishes 4th in NH Primary]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:22:21 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/verminsupreme.jpg
Pony-loving, boot wearing Vermin Supreme finished fourth among Democrats in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary. Bernie Sanders beat Hillary Clinton in a rout. Martin O'Malley, who dropped out of the race after the...

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