<![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 Sun, 05 Jul 2015 23:01:14 -0400 Sun, 05 Jul 2015 23:01:14 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Trump Blames Border for SF Shooting]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 16:44:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/DonaldTrump_Getty_07032015.jpg
Donald Trump on Friday blamed the United States' vulnerable southern border for this week's fatal shooting of a woman at Pier 14 in San Francisco after authorities arrested an undocumented immigrant in...

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<![CDATA[2016 Hopefuls Flood NH for July 4 Weekend]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 16:33:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP136093298170.jpg
Presidential hopefuls are going on parade throughout the Granite State this July 4. At least seven 2016 candidates will spend Independence Day courting residents who will vote in the nation's first presidential...

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PROPUBLICA]]> <![CDATA[Christie's Fiscal Record vs. Rhetoric]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 11:45:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/chris+christie+june+12+2015.jpg
The New Jersey governor pledges to “tell it like it is,” but his fiscal record and rhetoric don’t line up.

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<![CDATA[Christie Endorsed by Maine Gov.]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:22:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/Christie+LePage+endorsement.jpg
Just one day after announcing his campaign for president, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie made a stop in Maine to receive an endorsement from fellow Republican Governor Paul LePage.

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<![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[Obama to Speak at NAACP Convention in Philly]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:15:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/AP123071707690.jpg
President Barack Obama will be in Philadelphia later this month to address the NAACP Annual Convention.

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<![CDATA[Wolf Reopens Budget Talks After Vetoing Republican Bill]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:00:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/202*120/Pennsylvania+Governor+Tom+Wolf.JPG
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has reopened budget talks with lawmakers a day after vetoing the Republican version of the bill. NBC10's Deanna Durante talks about the impact the budget will have on workers...

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<![CDATA[Peas in Guacamole? Obama Weighs in on Twitter Debate ]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:15:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/guacamole-GettyImages-456804252.gif
President Barack Obama has a message for The New York Times: please don't pass the peas.

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<![CDATA[Christie Says Temper Is 'Absolute Controlled Anger']]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 05:06:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/chrischristieprez.jpg
Presidential candidate Gov. Chris Christie told NBC’s Matt Lauer that his temper on the campaign trail is “an absolute controlled anger” that shows his passion about important issues.

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<![CDATA[Donald Trump: "I Don't Think It Matters If I'm Nice"]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:17:25 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/donald-trump-univision-pone-fin-a-relacion-comercial.jpg
Donald Trump spoke in New Hampshire Tuesday night, just one day after getting dumped by NBC Universal and Univision due to his comments about Mexican immigrants.]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Gives Green Light to Medical Marijuana Facility]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 06:37:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010972653_1200x675_473296963756.jpg
Compassionate Sciences in Brellmawr, Camden County will be the 5th treatment center in New Jersey to grow medical marijuana.]]>
<![CDATA[New Jersey Looks to Ban Powdered Alcohol]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:37:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Palcohol-generic-0422.jpg
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie could sign a bill that bans powdered alcohol, or "palcohol."]]>
<![CDATA[Philly's Smoking Rates Drop to All-Time Low]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:49:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/178*120/smoking4.jpg
Thousands of Philadelphians have taken their final drag and have stubbed out their last cigarettes, as smoking rates in the city have reached an all-time low.

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<![CDATA[NJ Bill to Develop Marijuana Policies at Schools]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:06:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010969719_1200x675_473159747926.jpg
The New Jersey legislature is working on a bill that would require schools to come up with marijuana policies.]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Lawmakers Want Christie to Focus on Storm Repairs, Not the White House]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:06:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/470114654.jpg
While New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is gearing up to announce a Presidential run on Tuesday, lawmakers are urging him to divert his attention to storm repairs. NBC10's Cydney Long reports Christie is still...

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<![CDATA[Delco Asks for Emergency Declaration]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:00:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Upland+Delco+Trees+Done+Storm+Damage.jpg
One week after severe storms left thousands without power and damaged numerous homes and businesses, Delaware County officials spoke Monday about the recovery efforts and their attempts to get money from...

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<![CDATA[Mayor in Town Hard-Hit by Outages Wants Action]]> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:49:33 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/East+Greenwich+Gloucester+County+Storm+Damage.jpg
“It’s time Governor Christie paid attention to New Jersey’s west coast.”

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