<![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 Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:53:59 -0400 Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:53:59 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Christie Controversy Over Federal Funding for Sandy Victims]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:21:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008515955_1200x675_350214211887.jpg
A battle over federal dollars to help victims of Hurricane Sandy has some activists saying New Jersey is holding onto the money instead of giving it to those who need it. Governor Chris Christie says the claims...]]>
<![CDATA[Corbett, Wolf on Hot Button Issues, Spending]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:18:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008514830_1200x675_350196803985.jpg
In the final days before Pennsylvania voters head to the polls, Governor Tom Corbett and his democratic challenger Tom Wolf sat down with NBC10's Keith Jones.]]>
<![CDATA[Protesters React to Gov. Christie Rant]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:23:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008506170_1200x675_349742147841.jpg
Protesters who were the focus of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's angry outburst in Belmar on the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy speak out. They are angry at the slow dispersal of relief]]>
<![CDATA[Report Criticizes American Red Cross' Sandy Efforts]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:38:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008504621_1200x675_349706307627.jpg
A new report criticizes the American Red Cross and its response efforts to Superstorm Sandy.]]>
<![CDATA[Cheyney University Supporters File Lawsuit]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:35:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Cheyney-University-CollegeTransfer.net.jpg
A federal civil rights lawsuit is being filed against Pennsylvania. A group of Cheyney University supporters claims the school is being strangled financially over racial bias.

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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[Decision 2014 – Wolf & Corbett Tackle Education]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:52:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/l_wolf_corbett1200.jpg
NBC10's Keith Jones sat down with the Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidates Gov. Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf to ask them about education. NBC10 will tackle the hot-button issues leading up to Election Day.

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<![CDATA[Police Layoffs Loom in Montgomery County Town]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:33:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Franconia-Police-Layoffs.jpg
Franconia Township Police officers could be losing their jobs in only a matter of days. NBC10's Deanna Durante is in Montgomery County with the latest.

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<![CDATA[Local Sen's Hubby Caught Swiping Campaign Signs: Police]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:55:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/198*120/Dana+Long+Campagin+Sign+Theft.JPG
The husband of a Democratic incumbent lawmaker stole Republican campaign signs under the cover of darkness, according to police in Delaware.

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<![CDATA[Smoking Ban in Delaware]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:30:24 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008504206_1200x675_349649987829.jpg
It is now against the law to smoke in several outdoor locations in Wilmington, Delaware, including transit facilities, outdoor city parks and playgrounds.]]>
<![CDATA[New Poll: Gap Widening in Corbett, Wolf Race]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:35:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tom-Gubernatorial-candidates.jpg
The gap between Democratic candidate Tom Wolf and incumbant Tom Corbett is widening, according to a new poll. The two candidates for Pennsylvania governor are making the last rounds in their campaign.

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<![CDATA[Bucks District Puts 5th Graders in Middle School]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:55:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Neshaminy+School+District.JPG
The Neshaminy School District decided to move fifth graders into middle school next year despite some parents arguing against the move.

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<![CDATA[Anti-Swatting Bill Proposed]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:15:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SWAT_Team_Police_Officer_Door.jpg
A prank played on police with fake phone calls that could warrant a SWAT team's arrival on scene is receiving some attention from lawmakers. NBC10 Investigative Reporter Harry Hairston has more on...

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<![CDATA[Obama, Christie Talk Ebola]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:00:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008493209_1200x675_349166147606.jpg
President Obama spoke out Tuesday after the second Dallas nurse to contract Ebola was declared to be free of the virus and released. NJ Governor Chris Christie also appeared on the TODAY show with...]]>
<![CDATA[What Police Layoffs Mean for Pennsylvania Township]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:50:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Franconia-Police-Layoffs.jpg
There are new efforts to stop a planned police layoff that would cut about half of the already small squad in a Montgomery County community. NBC10's Deanna Durante is in Franconia Township with the latest...

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<![CDATA[Dalai Lama Appears at Princeton]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:17:22 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/207*120/Dalai+Lama1.JPG
The Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader stressed the importance of education and compassion during a talk Tuesday at the Ivy League school. He also urged his audience to more seriously consider the "oneness...]]>
<![CDATA[Race for Pennsylvania Governor Widens]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 20:27:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008492652_1200x675_349038659957.jpg
The gap in the race for Pennsylvania Governor is widening according to a new poll out Tuesday that has Tom Wolf extending his lead over Gov. Tom Corbett. Election Day is one week away.]]>
<![CDATA[Big Names Join Pennsylvania Candidates on Campaign Trail]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 21:56:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tom-Gubernatorial-candidates.jpg
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is in Philadelphia with Gov. Tom Corbett to attend the unavailing of a George H. W. Bush gallery. Former President Bill Clinton campaigned for Tom Wolf in Pittsburgh and spoke...

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<![CDATA[Differences Show in Gov. Debate]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:01:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Baker+Coakley+Debate.jpg
On Monday, Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Martha Coakley showcased their differences in the Massachusetts gubernatorial debate moderated by NECN's Latoyia Edwards at Worcester's Hanover Theatre for...

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<![CDATA[Jeb Bush Still Hasn't Made Decision on 2016]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:19:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/474646291.jpg
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush still "has not made a decision" about whether he'll run for president in 2016, a spokesperson said after the GOP politician's son seemed to suggest over the weekend that a bid...

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<![CDATA[Corbett Attacks Wolf's Tax Plan as Election Looms]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:23:06 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tom-Gubernatorial-candidates.jpg
Three months ago, Gov. Tom Corbett pushed the state's $50 billion-plus public pension debt to center stage in his re-election campaign, calling it "the driver" that has pushed up local property taxes...

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