<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Philadelphia Political News and Philadelphia Politics]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.comen-usTue, 31 May 2016 23:54:52 -0400Tue, 31 May 2016 23:54:52 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Trump Raised 'Almost $6 Million' for Veterans]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 14:35:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/trump-vet-press-con.jpg
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump announced he had raised $5.6 million in donations for various veterans charities, following sustained pressure from media outlets trying to account...]]>
<![CDATA[Calif. Gov. Backs Clinton]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 11:54:51 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/gov-jerry-brown-generic.jpg
California Gov. Jerry Brown announced Tuesday that he plans to support former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton next week in the state's presidential primary election. Brown said a vote for the Democratic...

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<![CDATA[Dozens Become New Citizens on Battleship New Jersey]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 07:54:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/196*120/Battleship+New+JErsey+Citizens.JPG
Thirty-eight new Americans from 27 different countries took the oath of allegiance to the United States on the Battleship New Jersey Monday.

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<![CDATA[Protesters Interrupt Sanders Rally]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 11:49:51 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/0530-2016-BernieProtest.jpg
Animal rights protesters jumped barricades and interrupted a Bernie Sanders rally late Monday in Oakland, California. The Democratic presidential hopeful was addressing supporters at Frank Ogawa Plaza at City...

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<![CDATA[Sanders Attends Warriors Game]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 07:43:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-535938760_594_screen.jpg
Dub Nation meet Bernie Sanders.The Democratic presidential hopeful wore a yellow Golden State Warriors hat prior to addressing supporters at a rally late Monday at Oakland's Frank Ogawa Plaza. Sanders has been

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<![CDATA[ Libertarian Party Chairman Hopeful Strips on Stage, Live TV]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 22:46:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/LibertarianConvention-AP_428138676168.jpg
A candidate for chairman for the Libertarian Party stripped his clothes on live TV before dropping out of the race on Sunday, NBC News reported. James Weeks was supporting the vice presidential campaign...

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<![CDATA[Exclusive: Sanders Talks DNC with NBC10's Lauren Mayk]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 08:25:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/BernieSanders-AP_16139614761695.jpg
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders talks with NBC10's Lauren Mayk about the upcoming Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

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<![CDATA[Sanders Doesn't Say No to Hypothetical Clinton VP Slot]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 19:13:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/BernieSandersMTP.jpg
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said he won’t rule out the possibility of being Hillary Clinton’s running mate."Here we are in California, I'm knocking my brains out to win the Democratic...

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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[Sanders Warns Clinton on Running Mate Pick ]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 10:40:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/split2-clinton-sanders.jpg
Vermont Bernie Sanders warned democratic rival Hillary Clinton that her pick for running mate will be critical to winning over his supporters going into the general election.During an interview to air...

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<![CDATA[Exclusive Preview of the DNC]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 19:53:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000015500866_1200x675_694504003568.jpg
The Wells Fargo Center will hand over their keys this weekend to organizers of the Democratic National Convention. NBC10's Tracy Davidson sat down for an exclusive interview with CEO Leah Daughtry to find...]]>
<![CDATA[Sanders to Hold Rally in SoCal]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 16:46:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-533816796.jpg
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will hold a rally late Friday morning in San Pedro on the sixth day of his Southland campaign ahead of California's June 7 primary election.

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<![CDATA[Trump to Rubio on Senate Re-Election: 'Run Marco!']]> Fri, 27 May 2016 13:31:56 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/split2-trump-rubio.jpg
Donald Trump is encouraging "Little Marco" to run for re-election in Florida. After weeks of aggressive attacks and name calling during the GOP primary, Trump and Marco Rubio have called a truce, of sorts, NBC...

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<![CDATA[Democratic National Convention Organizers Drawn to Philly's Parking Lots]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 12:21:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000015493721_1200x675_694203971629.jpg
Tracy Davidson speaks with Democratic National Convention CEO Leah Daughtry about the criteria of hosting the convention and why the stadium complex's ample parking closed the deal.]]>
<![CDATA['Death Fell From the Sky': Obama at Hiroshima]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 07:22:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16148362560935.jpg
Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the site of the Hiroshima atomic bombing on Friday, using the moment to call for a world without nuclear weapons, NBC News reported.Some 140,000...

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<![CDATA[USSS Employees Disciplined for Violating Congressman's Privacy]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 19:51:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_784902619993.jpg
More than 40 Secret Service employees were disciplined for improperly accessing information about Rep. Jason Chaffetz last year, NBC News reported. One employee resigned, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh...

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<![CDATA[Judge Blocks Release of Video, Audio of Mills in Clinton Deposition]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 19:50:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/CherylMills-AP_16141516465226.jpg
A federal judge granted a request Thursday to block the release of video from an upcoming deposition of Hillary Clinton’s former chief of staff at the State Department, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Trump Looks to RNC for Ground Game]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 19:27:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DonaldTrump-AP_16147730321347.jpg
Donald Trump said he believes the Republican National Committee will help him in his ground game and his plans to turn 15 blue states red, NBC News reported. "As far as building the infrastructure for...

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<![CDATA[Philly Mayor Argues Over Sugary Doughnuts Vs. Drinks]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 11:13:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000015472869_1200x675_693282371864.jpg
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney responded to former mayor, Governor Ed Rendell's comment about sugary drinks sales tax by saying the body takes in sugars differently.]]>
<![CDATA[Investigators: Housing Officials Earn Over-Limit Salaries]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 15:21:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/211*120/investigators+blacher+PHA+salaries.JPG
An NBC10 investigation found public housing executives earning more than the federal limit. According to Housing and Urban Development’s latest records, 302 federally funded public housing executives earned more...

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<![CDATA[Trump Reaches the Magic Number to Clinch Nomination]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 20:22:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Trump-GettyImages-533099798.jpg
Donald Trump on Thursday secured the number of GOP delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president, NBC News has confirmed. Trump passed the 1,237 mark after unbound delegates from...

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<![CDATA[DOJ Looks at Delco Department's Police-Involved Shootings]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 09:24:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/189*120/Chester+Police+Delco+Invesitgations.JPG
The Department of Justice will come to Chester,Pennsylvania to review the police department's use of deadly force. NBC10's Matt DeLucia explains who asked for the review.

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<![CDATA[The Plan to Rescue Atlantic City]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 08:06:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/190*120/AC+Boardwalk+Generic+Atlantic+City+Generic.JPG
New Jersey lawmakers are set to vote on an Atlantic City rescue package to keep the struggling resort town from running out of money. The Democrat-led Assembly and Senate have scheduled votes for Thursday on a...

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<![CDATA[Obama: Trump Candidacy Has 'Rattled' World Leaders]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 07:35:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/OBAMA_AP_16147347596862.jpg
President Barack Obama said world leaders are "rattled" by Donald Trump and have a good reason to feel that way, NBC News reported. Speaking at a news conference while at the G7 meeting in Japan, Obama...

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<![CDATA[No 'Decision' or 'Timeline' Yet on Trump Endorsement: Ryan]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 14:30:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PaulRyan-AP_16140578310835.jpg
House Speaker Paul Ryan hasn’t made a decision about endorsing Donald Trump, NBC News reported. "I haven't made a decision," Ryan told reporters in an off-camera briefing Wednesday. "I don't have a timeline in

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