<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Philadelphia Political News and Philadelphia Politics]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.comen-usMon, 24 Apr 2017 15:13:21 -0400Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:13:21 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[7 in 10 Back Independent Probe of Russia, Election: Poll]]> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:05:56 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/189*120/quien-es-putin17.jpg
Committees in both the House and Senate are looking into Russia's involvement in the 2016 election, but nearly three-quarters of Americans would prefer an independent, non-partisan commission, according to...

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<![CDATA[Analysis: Can Bernie Sanders Save the Democratic Party?]]> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:31:24 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/670413724-Bernie-Sanders-DNC-Rally-Miami.jpg
Boos, blowback and a American flag falling during a live interview have plagued the Democratic National Committee's national "unity tour" featuring Sen Bernie Sanders and DNC chairman Tom Perez, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[California Gears Up to Fight Trump on Car Emissions]]> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:18:00 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/134002821-405-traffic-generic.jpg
Even as President Trump pulls back on regulations governing car emissions, part of a broader policy of overturning environmental protections enacted by the Obama administration, California is determinedly headed...

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<![CDATA[Pelosi: Border Wall Is ‘Immoral, Expensive, Unwise’]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 12:07:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pelosibudgetfeuerherd.jpg
A deal to fund the federal government this week won't necessarily include all the funds needed for a border wall, but White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus on Sunday said there will be "enough to get going"...

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<![CDATA[Majority Give Trump Low Marks for First 100 Days: Poll]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 09:21:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-642088032.jpg
About two-thirds of Americans give President Donald Trump poor or middling marks for his first 100 days in office, including a plurality who say he's off to a "poor start," according to results from a new...

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<![CDATA[Green Rush Hits Pa. During Medical Cannabis Expo]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 01:21:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-592213300-marijuana-generic.jpg
First came medical marijuana and industrial hemp regulations and now some in Pennsylvania are already wanting to expand.

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<![CDATA[Mike Pence Discusses North Korea With Australia Leader]]> Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:41:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-04-22-at-6.46.52-PM.jpg
Vice President Mike Pence and Australia's Prime Minister have joined forces on the issue of North Korea. They urged China to pressure the North Korean regime to drop its nuclear weapons program.]]>
<![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[Pa. Lt. Gov. Stripped of Protective Detail and House Staff]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:40:33 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ap_730416901359.jpg
Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack and his wife, Tonya, have lost their state police protective detail and other government perks after the couple was accused of verbally berating their staff.

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<![CDATA[What's the Best Way to Lower Philly's Wage Taxes?]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:43:50 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Philadelphia_City_Hall.jpg
The years-long battle over how Philadelphia can reform its notoriously high wage tax rate is now pitting two of the city’s business organizations against one another, with Philly’s political leaders backing...

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<![CDATA['Not a Distraction': Maine 6th Grader Stands Up to School Dress Code]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:38:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000005701362.JPG
She’s on the pages of Teen Vogue, Allure, and Cosmopolitan magazines – not a celebrity, but a sixth grader.Molly Neuner, 11, of Portland, Maine, is making national headlines after she stood up to school...

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<![CDATA[New Jersey Grandfather Facing Deportation Allowed to Stay]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 06:19:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/THOMPSON+GRANDFATHER+ONE+YEAR+STAY+TEASE+sot+tease+at+very+end+.jpg
A New Jersey grandfather has been reprieved from deportation. Catalino Guerrero, an undocumented immigrant, won't have to go back to Mexico after spending some two dozen years in the...

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<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Warns Trump Admin. Threatens LGBT Rights]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 03:32:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/hcAP_17096774888472.jpg
Hillary Clinton slammed President Donald Trump Thursday at a fundraiser, saying his administration is a threat to LGBT rights, NBC News reported.The former presidential candidate said the administration...

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<![CDATA[Groups Take Aim at USDA for Animal Welfare Document Takedown]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:06:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/USDA-Headquarters-GettyImages-71752176.jpg
Thousands of public records about animal welfare have vanished from the internet, part of a government database that included atrocious puppy mill conditions, improper veterinary care and other mistreatment...

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<![CDATA[Take Part in Delaware County Community Day]]> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:12:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000020396552_1200x675_925440067719.jpg
NBC10’s Vai Sikahema speaks to Delaware County’s District Attorney Jack Whelan about Delco's Community Day and its impact on the community at large.]]>
<![CDATA[Ivanka Trump's Chinese Fan Club Worships 'Goddess Ivanka']]> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:40:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ivankatrumpinauguration_1200x675.jpg
The White House's first daughter Ivanka Trump is a star among the young Chinese population, news agencies such as China's official news agency Xinhua has described Trump as "capable and stylish," and the...

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<![CDATA[Trump Welcomes Palin, Nugent and Kid Rock to the White House]]> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:27:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/kidrockandthenuge.jpg
Rockers Ted Nugent and Kid Rock joined former reality-show star and one-time Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin for dinner at the White House with President Donald Trump Wednesday night, an...

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<![CDATA[AARP Praises Pa.'s Push to 'CARE' for Elderly Loved Ones]]> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:51:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/21st_century_solutions_P10.jpg
Pennsylvania’s Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act, a measure that lends assistance to caregivers across the Keystone State took effect Thursday.

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