<![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-usSat, 27 May 2017 17:31:53 -0400Sat, 27 May 2017 17:31:53 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Trump to Set Up 'War Room' to Deal With Russia Questions]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 17:38:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tru4AP_171015770945195.jpg
The White House is preparing to establish a "war room" to combat questions about ties between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign, Reuters reported.The news agency cited administration officials...

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<![CDATA[Disabled Activists Stage 'Die-In' at Toomey's Philly Office]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 23:09:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Toomey+die-in.jpg
About 25 disabled people and advocates for independent living didn't get a chance to speak with Sen. Pat Toomey when they showed up Friday at his office in Center City.

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<![CDATA[Three Moments From Hillary Clinton's Commencement Address]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 15:19:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/hillaryclintonthumbspeech.jpg
Hillary Clinton's commencement address at Wellesley College included remarks about President Trump's proposed budget, life after the election and a comparison between President Trump and President Nixon.]]>
<![CDATA[What Is Coptic Christianity?]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 13:37:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/AP_17099512484587.jpg
The Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria is the largest Christian church in Egypt, Northeast Africa and the Middle East, yet many outside the region are unfamiliar with this community.

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<![CDATA[Ben & Jerry's Bans Same-Flavored Scoops in Australia]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 08:37:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/I+Dough+I+Dough+Ben+and+Jerrys.jpg
Vermont- based ice cream company Ben & Jerry's is banning same-flavored scoops in Australian until the country legalizes same-sex marriage.

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<![CDATA[Fire Director Has 20th Car Accident]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 07:49:57 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Fire_Director_in_NJ_Has_20th_Car_Accident.jpg
New Brunswick Fire Director Robert Rawls has quite the driving record. NBC New York has reported that he has been in 19 accidents and had 18 license suspensions over the years.]]>
<![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[Republican Wins House Seat, Apologizes After Assault Charge]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 17:45:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/giGettyImages-687778650.jpg
Republican Greg Gianforte won Montana's special congressional election late Thursday barely a day after he was charged with misdemeanor assault following accusations that he body-slammed a reporter, NBC...

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<![CDATA[Kushner Under FBI Scrutiny in Russia Probe: Officials]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 18:51:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/jared-kushner.jpg
Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and one of his senior advisers, has come under FBI scrutiny in the Russia investigation, multiple U.S. officials told NBC News.Investigators believe Kushner has...

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<![CDATA[Joe Lieberman Withdraws Name From FBI Director Search]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 13:05:24 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/200*120/53089455.jpg
Former Connecticut Sen. Joseph Lieberman has withdrawn his name from the running for FBI director.The confirmation comes after reports that President Donald Trump is expected to retain Marc Kasowitz as...

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<![CDATA[Officials Ban Smoking on Jersey Shore Boardwalk]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 08:50:57 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Wildwoods-Boardwalk.jpg
Officials have voted to ban smoking on the Wildwood boardwalk next year.

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<![CDATA[Ben Carson Calls Poverty 'State of Mind']]> Thu, 25 May 2017 07:07:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/631548198-Ben-Carson-Senate-Hearing-Housing.jpg
Ben Carson, the secretary of housing and urban development, is facing criticism after calling poverty a "state of mind," NBC News reported.Carson was asked in a SiriusXM radio interview with Armstrong Williams...

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<![CDATA[Toomey Talks 'Death Spirals', Medicaid and Young People]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 16:07:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pat-Toomey-Resized.jpg
At first, it was "death panels." These days, it's "death spirals." We break down some of Sen. Pat Toomey's stances on how -- and when -- to reform health care.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Failing to Track Foreign Cash at His Hotels]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 13:25:24 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/603142230-trump-international-hotel-DC.jpg
Just before taking office, President Donald Trump promised to donate all profits earned from foreign governments back to the U.S. Treasury.But MSNBC has learned the Trump Organization is not tracking...

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<![CDATA[CEO Responds to Calls for Her to Resign Over Trump Support]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 11:20:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/digiorgio+trump+pensilvania.jpg
Philadelphia’s largest Latino-serving organization is breaking its silence after a controversy erupted when its CEO was photographed at President Donald Trump’s Harrisburg rally in April.]]>
<![CDATA[Families Fear Fallout From Health Care Changes]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 11:32:56 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Alba_Somoza.jpg
Peter Hodge’s two daughters fight cystic fibrosis daily, their medications, doctor visits and hospitalizations costing about $1 million in health care benefits a year. Should the Republican-controlled Senate...

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<![CDATA[Britain Issues Highest Terror Alert After Manchester Bombing]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 09:27:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Britain_Issues_Highest_Terror_Alert_After_Manchester_Bombing.jpg
Britain's Terror Alert is at its highest possible level, as fears across the country grow of another attack at any moment. NBC10's Matt DeLucia is in our Digital Operations Center with more on new details about...]]>
<![CDATA[Luxury Homes Abandoned for Years to Be Torn Down]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 06:46:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Luxury_Homes_Abandoned_for_Years_to_Be_Torn_Down_in_NJ.jpg
Luxury townhouses that were abandoned for 15 years in Wanaque, New Jersey, will be torn down, and neighbors are happy to hear it. Jen Maxfield reports.]]>