<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Philadelphia Political News and Philadelphia Politics]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Mon, 30 Nov 2015 06:44:05 -0500 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 06:44:05 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[NBC10 @Issue: Models to Look for in Drone Purchases]]> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 21:40:56 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Drone-Model.jpg
Since drones have become so popular this holiday season for gifts, there are different models to choose from, and NBC10’s Rosemary Connors talks to specialists about what models are the best ones to purchase.]]>
<![CDATA[Ben Carson to Visit Syrian Refugees in Jordan]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 01:18:12 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Carson-AP_843823648598.jpg
Ben Carson will visit Syrian refugees in Jordan on Friday, campaign officials said Thursday. Officials confirmed the trip on Thursday night, after the New York Times first reported that the Republican...

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<![CDATA[Trump Slammed After He Appears to Mock Disabled Reporter]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 12:59:12 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_608044254548.jpg
Donald Trump has come under fire again. The New York Times has slammed the Republican presidential candidate after he appeared to mock a reporter with a congenital joint condition that limits movement in...

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<![CDATA[Phila. Mayor-Elect Kenney Names New Head of L&I]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 18:21:50 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000012895907_1200x675_574393923788.jpg
Mayor-Elect Jim Kenney has named David Perri as the new head of L&I in Philadelphia.]]>
<![CDATA[PA Senate Considers Removing Kane From Office]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:41:59 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000012894658_1200x675_574321219831.jpg
The Pennsylvania State Senate committee made the recommendation to remove Attorney General Kathleen Kane amid allegations she leaked secret grand jury information and the suspension of her law license.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Says He Can Predict Terrorism Via 'Feel']]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:19:39 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/TrumpSC-AP_314879649945.jpg
Business deals aren’t the only thing Donald Trump says he’s good at executing. The Republican front-runner told South Carolina voters he can also predict foreign policy trends and events, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Campaign Watchdogs: TV Ads Supporting Rubio Are Illegal]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:34:08 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_527388600115-Rubio.jpg
Campaign-finance watchdogs say an outside group promoting Republican Marco Rubio's presidential campaign is breaking the law. Conservative Solution Project, an independent group, is behind $85 million in...

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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[NJ Residents Outraged by Trump's False Remark on 9/11 'Cheering']]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:55:02 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_21212478014.jpg
Donald Trump's recent claim that "thousands and thousands of people were cheering" in Jersey City when the twin towers came down on 9/11 is drawing the ire of Muslim residents there.

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<![CDATA[Trump Claims 'World's Greatest Memory']]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 23:42:48 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/TrumpColumbus-AP_568871122955.jpg
Donald Trump isn’t backing down from comments he made about “thousands and thousands” of U.S. Muslims cheering in Jersey City, New Jersey, after the Twin Towers came down on 9/11, according to NBC News. The...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 @Issue: FBI Agent Looks Into Impacts of Paris Attacks]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 20:41:20 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000012816984_1200x675_571185219604.jpg
Former FBI special agent and counterterrorism expert Jeffrey Tomlinson discusses the impact the Paris attacks are having on our area and he tackles the growing argument over settling Syrian refugees close to the...]]>
<![CDATA[Christie's 'Security Incident']]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 19:33:25 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Christie+Airport.jpg
Presidential candidate and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was involved in a security incident on board a flight from San Francisco to Boston on Friday morning, according to a spokesperson for Christie's...

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<![CDATA[GOP Candidates Pan Trump's Call for Muslim Database]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 14:32:49 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_102485184838.jpg
Republican presidential candidates swiftly condemned Donald Trump's call for requiring Muslims in the United States to register in a national database, drawing a sharp distinction Friday with the GOP...

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<![CDATA[Trump Fires Back At Pro-Kasich Group ]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 06:55:58 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_21212478014.jpg
Donald Trump and John Kasich ended up in a Twitter fight Thursday after a super PAC backing the Ohio governor was launching an ad blitz against the billionaire Republican candidate, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Refugee Debate Continues]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 20:56:45 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000012819460_1200x675_570333763949.jpg
NBC10's Lauren Mayk has the latest on the status of Syrian Refugees seeking asylum.]]>
<![CDATA[Buxco Officials Threaten To Hold Funds]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 20:20:18 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000012818751_1200x675_570243651807.jpg
NBC10’s Deanna Durante has the latest details on the Pennsylvania budget stalemate and how it is affecting the area.]]>
<![CDATA[Senate Holds Hearing on Syrian Refugee Crisis]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 18:24:51 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/159977439.jpg
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee are held a hearing Thursday on the impact ISIS is having on the homeland and refugee resettlement.

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<![CDATA[Wrong Arrest Raises Race Concerns on Main Line]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 12:00:31 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000012812058_1200x675_569893955829.jpg
The Lower Merion Police Department is being questioned about possible racial profiling after an African-American man was mistakenly arrested following a heist.]]>
<![CDATA[Jersey Shore Police Hold Seminar on Fair Policing]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 10:36:36 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000012810822_1200x675_569859651846.jpg
The Atlantic City Police department held a conference Wednesday in an effort to eliminate bias and improve police sensitivity.]]>
<![CDATA[Philadelphia Receives National Preparedness Award]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 08:37:09 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/222*120/Philadelphia+OEM.JPG
Philadelphia's emergency management program will be receiving recognition for its handling of big events like the AMTRAK train derailment and Pope Francis visit.

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<![CDATA[NIH's Last 50 Chimpanzees Are Retiring]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 06:18:42 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ChimpsAP_421866916958.jpg
The National Institutes of Health announced Wednesday that the last 50 chimpanzees set aside for federal medical research will be retired, NBC News reported. The chimpanzees, which are kept at three facilities...

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<![CDATA[Delaware County Fire Station Under Investigation]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 06:54:31 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000012809518_1200x675_569837123844.jpg
Officials for the Delaware County District Attorney's official served a search warrant at the Colwyn Fire Department Wednesday amid allegations of misuse of taxpayer money.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Knocks Obama, Media]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 13:41:55 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Donald+Trump+Worcester+111815.jpg
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump rallied Wednesday in front of thousands of supporters and a small handful of protesters Wednesday in Worcester, Massachusetts. Among his targets at the DCU Center...

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<![CDATA[Compare Presidential Candidates on the Issues]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 09:09:55 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/candidates-grid.jpg
New England Cable News reached out to each presidential campaign for its positions on education, gun policy, healthcare, taxes, the economy, immigration, and other issues. Click on the photo above to compare...
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<![CDATA[Black Students Threatened]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 20:10:49 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/kean+university+threats.jpg
Authorities are investigating after someone tweeted threats against black students, faculty and staff at Kean University in New Jersey Tuesday night. The university's police department said in a Facebook...]]>
<![CDATA[Salt Lake City Elects First Openly Gay Mayor]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 07:37:34 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/BiskupskiMayor-AP_927255300518.jpg
Former Utah lawmaker Jackie Biskupski on Tuesday became the first openly gay mayor of Salt Lake City, The Associated Press reported. Biskupski won 52 percent of the vote to defeat two-term incumbent Ralph...

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