<![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 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:14:42 -0400 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:14:42 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Congressman, Opponent React to Latest White House Scare]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:22:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/172*120/456595274.jpg
NBC10's Randy Gyllenhaal spoke with Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.) and his opponent, former Army Ranger and CIA officer Kevin Strouse (D), about their reaction to another security scare at the White House.

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<![CDATA[Nutter Takes Plunge Off High-Rise]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:45:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/Mayor+Nutter+Michael+Nutter+Rappel.JPG
Mayor Michael Nutter took the plunge Thursday -- off the side of a Philadelphia skyscraper.

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<![CDATA[Weiner Says Political Career Over]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:56:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/anthony+weiner+august+2.jpg
Anthony Weiner said he is done with politics both in the nation’s capital and New York City and that he “would have lost (his) marbles” if he had stayed in Congress after his son was born, according to...]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Second District Candidates]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:08:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008445278_1200x675_346455619671.jpg
NBC10 takes a closer look at the candidates for New Jersey's 2nd District, Frank Lobiondo and Bill Hughes. Cydney Long reports live from Atlantic City where the candidates are meeting voters.]]>
<![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[Rivals Debate in NH Senate Race]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:06:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/vlcsnap-2014-10-21-21h11m54s10.jpg
Republican challenger Scott Brown continued to hammer away at Democrat Jeanne Shaheen's record in Washington as the incumbent repeatedly accused her opponent of fear mongering during a debate in...
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<![CDATA[Could SEPTA's Biggest Union Strike?]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:06:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SEPTA+Generic+SEPTA+Trolley.jpg
Thousands of SEPTA riders could be left out in the cold if the largest SEPTA workers union authorizes a strike this weekend.

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<![CDATA[NJ City Official Arrested After Taking Boy to Motel: Authorities]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:22:51 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/10-19-14+Daniel+Vergara.jpg
A New Jersey City official was arrested Sunday after he stayed at a local motel with a 12-year-old boy without the consent of the boy's guardian, authorities say.]]>
<![CDATA[Corbett in Philly to Sign Mental Anguish Act]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:58:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008427496_1200x675_345641027903.jpg
Pennsylvania Go.v Tom Corbett will sign the Revictimization Relief Act, which is aimed at protecting victims -- a measure inspired by the mumia Abu-Jamal case.]]>
CLARE O'CONNOR | FORBES.COM]]> <![CDATA[Monica Lewinsky Breaks Her Silence in Philly]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:49:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Monica1-e1413817932698-1940x1088.jpg
Monica Lewinsky has broken a decade-long silence to announce her campaign to end cyberbullying and today’s toxic culture of internet shaming.

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<![CDATA[Rival Gets Hands on Campaign Book]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:40:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/carl+demaio+scott+peters.JPG
A new bombshell dropped Friday in the race for California’s 52nd Congressional District when both candidates confirmed a Carl DeMaio campaign strategy book, allegedly stolen during an office break-in, found its...
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<![CDATA[Corbett's Photoshopped Image Sparks Controversy]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:20:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_tom_corbett.jpg
A photoshopped image on Governor Tom Corbett's re-election website has sparked controversy in Pennsylvania.]]>
<![CDATA[Gabielle Giffords Visits Local Anti-Gun Violence Forum ]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:03:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP642993142993.jpg
Stopping gun violence is the reason for a visit to our area from former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords who survived being shot in the head.

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<![CDATA[How Prepared Is Philly for Ebola?]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:31:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WEB+Philly+City+Hall.jpg
Mayor Michael Nutter addressed the city's Ebola preparedness at a news conference Friday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Campaign Ad Featuring James Foley Pulled]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:58:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_james_foley_ejecucion_isis_syria.jpg
A conservative ad campaign that featured James Foley, the New Hampshire journalist slain by ISIS, moments before his execution, will be pulled, the group responsible for the ad said. Secure America Now President

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