<![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 Tue, 13 Oct 2015 14:37:15 -0400 Tue, 13 Oct 2015 14:37:15 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[A Viewers' Guide to the First Democratic Debate of 2016 Race]]> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 14:09:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/dem2016-candidates-illustration.jpg
Five Democrats vying to be President Barack Obama's successor meet Tuesday night for their first televised debate of the 2016 election, a confrontation between one of the best-known women on the planet and four...

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<![CDATA[Donald Trump to Host 'Saturday Night Live']]> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 13:39:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/TLMD-donald-trump-efe-11142241w.jpg
Presidential hopeful Donald Trump will be back in NBC's studio 8H as host for "Saturday Night Live" on November 7.

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<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Slams Trump In Front of His Casino]]> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 04:50:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_849420616710.jpg
Hillary Rodham Clinton went to Donald Trump's doorstep Monday to mock the Republican presidential front-runner on the eve of the first Democratic presidential debate, the Associated Press reported.

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<![CDATA[Will Joe Biden Enter the Race for President?]]> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 06:59:57 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_878916488213.jpg
The question still remains: will Vice President Joe Biden enter the Presidential race? NBC10’s Tim Furlong is in Delaware with more.

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<![CDATA[Halloween Display Outrage]]> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 06:42:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/isis+halloween+display+nj.jpg
A New Jersey homeowner's ISIS-themed Halloween display shocked his neighbors, who called the decorations "tasteless" and "un-American," according to published reports. The graphic decor outside a home in Butler...]]>
<![CDATA[Will Biden Run? It's Decision Time]]> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 11:51:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Biden_crop.jpg
With the first Democratic debate on Tuesday, time is running out for Vice President Joe Biden to decide on whether he's running for president in 2016, according to NBC's Political Unit.

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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['SNL' Jumps Into Gun Control Fray]]> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 07:54:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Amy+Schumer+SNL.png
"Saturday Night Live" dove head-first into the country's gun control debate in a series of blistering sketches and a "Weekend Update" segment devoted to the issue.
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<![CDATA[Mayoral Candidates Square Off Again]]> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 07:00:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/211*120/Philadelphia+Mayor+Race+Jim+Kenney+Melissa+Murray+Bailey.JPG
The second debate in the mayoral race between Democrat Jim Kenney and Republican Melissa Murray Bailey will take place Monday night on WHYY.]]>
<![CDATA[What's Closed for Columbus Day?]]> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 05:30:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/closed+sign+1200.jpg
It wasn’t a normal start to the work week Monday as Columbus Day caused closures around the Philadelphia region.]]>
<![CDATA[U.S. Knew Russia Planned to Intervene in Syria]]> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 01:27:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_967324333579.jpg
The United States was aware that Russia intended to intervene militarily in Syria before President Barack Obama met with Vladimir Putin, Obama said in an interview broadcast on Sunday. In the interview on CBS’s...

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<![CDATA[Another Day, Still No Budget in Pa.]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 21:04:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Tom-Wolf-Budget-Battle.jpg
Pennsylvania has been without a budget for more than 100 days, and there is still no sign of a compromise. NBC10’s Deanna Durante reports how the cuts being made Friday mean not just a loss of services,...]]>
<![CDATA[Will Biden Run for President?]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 20:57:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_878916488213.jpg
Vice President Joe Biden is meeting with his family this weekend to discuss the possibilities running for the Democratic presidential bid. NBC10’s Tim Furlong reports how the national spotlight has turned...

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<![CDATA[Trump Fan: 'I'm Hispanic...We Vote for Mr. Trump']]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 12:59:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_8630881865610-Trump.jpg
Donald Trump, who has called for mass deportation of undocumented immigrants but insisted that he loves Latinos, found an ecstatic Hispanic supporter at a rally in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Thursday. Appearing at a...

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<![CDATA[Carson Defends Linking Gun Control to Holocaust]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 13:51:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_597656294333.jpg
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson suggested the Holocaust would have been "greatly diminished" if German Jews had been armed with guns. Carson was asked Thursday by CNN's Wolf Blitzer about...

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<![CDATA[100 Days Without a Budget in Pa.]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 10:29:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/l_harrisburg_1200a.jpg
Pennsylvania is going 100 days without having a budget, this after Governor Wolf’s budget plan was turned down. NBC10’s Lauren Mayk reports how residents are feeling about this budget not being passed.

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<![CDATA[GOP, Dems React to McCarthy Announcement]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 14:37:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_689482047515.jpg
In a stunning move that came as a surprise to many in the Republican party, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy took his name off the running for House Speaker. McCarthy announced his decision moments...

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<![CDATA[Murdoch Apologizes for 'Real Black President' Tweet]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 09:04:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_508647646484.jpg
Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has apologized for comments he made suggesting President Barack Obama is not a "real black president,” NBC News reported. The 84-year-old tweeted late Wednesday that Republican...

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<![CDATA[In Ad, GOP Candidate Fires Gun and Says: 'I'm Hunting RINOs.']]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 20:44:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_110511112754.jpg
Rep. Renee Ellmers is being challenged by House GOP primary candidate, Kay Daly, who in a new ad saying she's "hunting RINOs." Daly's ad calls Ellmers a "feminist" and a "RINO" (an acronym for "Republican...

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<![CDATA[Hey Margate, Get the Dunes!]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 14:02:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Ventnor+Beach+Dune+Boardwalk+GHS.jpg
One of the jobs of government that we can all agree on is the protection of life and property. Dunes will do that. And the government is offering them to you Margate.

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<![CDATA[Rate My Professors Ranks Top Colleges, Universities]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 12:48:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-458239530+%281%29.jpg
College rankings are in no short supply, from U.S. News & World Report to Princeton Review to the international Times Higher Education. But one set of newly released rankings are chosen by a different...

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<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Campaigns in Iowa]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 11:16:56 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_293658131134.jpg
Hillary Clinton holds a community forum to affordable health care and the economy in Mount Vernon, Iowa.

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<![CDATA[Dept. of Transportation Unveils 'My Car Does What?' Program]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 09:25:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000012257988_1200x675_540038723824.jpg
The new website has videos and graphics to help drivers better understand car safety features.]]>
<![CDATA[It's 'Walk to School' Day in Philadelphia]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 06:53:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/school-crossing-082412.jpg
Students are encouraged to walk to school but also, along with drivers, should reminded of some safety tips for the morning commute to school.

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<![CDATA[Monica Lewinsky Speaks to Young Entrepreneurs in Philadelphia]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 07:01:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/226*120/Monica+Lewinsky+30+Under+30.JPG
Monica Lewinsky spoke to a large crowd Tuesday as part of Forbes' 30 Under 30 Summit.

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<![CDATA[Man Paints 'Trumpkin']]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 05:26:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/candidate+pumpkins.jpg
What started out as a $5 pumpkin from Walmart became a viral Internet sensation after an Illinois man painted Donald Trump's face on the pumpkin and dubbed it "Trumpkin." John Kettman, of La Salle, Illinois...

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<![CDATA[Carson: Loss of Gun Rights 'More Devastating' Than Bullet Wounds]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 11:56:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_388941844272.jpg
In one of his signature Facebook Q&As Monday night, Ben Carson again weighed in on the Oregon school shooting, writing that he had operated on victims of gun violence "but I never saw a body with bullet...

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