<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Philadelphia Political News and Philadelphia Politics]]>Copyright 2019 https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-usMon, 21 Jan 2019 05:36:57 -0500Mon, 21 Jan 2019 05:36:57 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[All Results for Key Races in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware]]> Wed, 07 Nov 2018 06:28:38 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/20181106+Election+Day+in+Philly.jpg
Live, updating election results for federal and many state races throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Proposes Some ‘Dreamer’ Protections for Border Wall Money]]> Sat, 19 Jan 2019 20:57:52 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SAMPLE+TIMELINE.00_01_01_06.Still003.jpg
President Donald Trump outlined Saturday his proposal for a compromise to end the government shutdown and fund his border wall by giving three-year protections to DACA recipients and those with temporary...]]>
<![CDATA[Mueller Disputes Buzzfeed Story on Cohen Testimony]]> Fri, 18 Jan 2019 23:49:46 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/1066356176-Michael-Cohen.jpg
Special counsel Robert Mueller's office issued a rare public statement Friday night that disputes a BuzzFeed News report that President Donald Trump had directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Bush Delivers Food to Workers; Calls for End to Shutdown]]> Fri, 18 Jan 2019 18:14:09 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/209*120/gwb-pic.jpg
Former President George W. Bush delivered food to federal workers on Friday who are still on the job despite not being paid due to the partial government shutdown.Bush posted a photo of himself in Florida...

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<![CDATA[For Many Undocumented Women, Reproductive Healthcare Limited]]> Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:03:23 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_18174008864094.jpg
Days after an immigration judge denied Layidua Salazar’s petition to remain in the United States in 2015 because she was not living with her spouse, she learned at an annual visit to Planned Parenthood that she...

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<![CDATA[Pence Reacts to Criticism of Wife's Job at Anti-LGBTQ School]]> Fri, 18 Jan 2019 04:27:33 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pence-AP_18177424351328.jpg
Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday addressed news coverage and criticism regarding his wife’s decision to return to teaching at a Virginia elementary school that explicitly bars LGBTQ employees and students...

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<![CDATA[More Migrant Families Separated Than Initially Reported]]> Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:14:20 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+MIGRANT+CHILDREN+SEPARATED+011719.00_00_03_17.Still005THUMB.jpg
Thousands more migrant families may have been separated than the government initially reported, a watchdog group said, possibly due to ongoing problems keeping track of children.]]>
<![CDATA[Del. 'Strong': Governor Gives State of the State Speech]]> Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:58:49 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Delaware+Governor+John+Carney.jpg
Democratic Gov. John Carney says Delaware is "strong, and getting stronger."

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<![CDATA[Trump Discusses New US Missile Defense Strategy]]> Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:03:00 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_TRUMP_ON_WEAPONS_011719-154774412654100002.jpg
President Donald Trump discussed his plans for a revamped missile defense strategy during a speech at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, on Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Giuliani Now Doesn't Deny Possible Trump Campaign Collusion]]> Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:16:52 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Giuliani-AP_18214022753364.jpg
Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, made several attempts on Thursday to clarify an assertion he made during a Wednesday night CNN interview in which he claimed that he "never said"...

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<![CDATA[Shutdown Relief: Easing the Burden]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 22:23:32 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_shutdownhelp0116_1920x1080.jpg
As the government shutdown drags on, companies, restaurants and service providers across the country are coming up with ways to help the estimated 800,000 Americans not getting paid. NBC's Dan Scheneman...]]>
<![CDATA[Furloughed Workers Turn to Odd Jobs, Gig Economy]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 22:33:52 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/lyonsAP_19011006135970.jpg
When the nation’s capital was hit by almost a foot of snow this past weekend, Nick Elger saw a chance to make a buck.Elger, 28, usually spends his days working for the Environmental Protection Agency, but he’s...

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<![CDATA[Government Shutdown’s Impact on Air Traffic Control and Immigration]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 19:30:00 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/MAYK6PMPKGSHUTDOWNTRICKLEDOWN_2630280.JPG
President Trump signed a bill that guarantees all federal employees will get their pay back once the government shutdown is over. The shutdown is having a far more reaching affect than you may even realize...]]>
<![CDATA[Local Federal Workers Search for New Jobs Amid Shutdown]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:12:04 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/4PShutdownImpactJIMENEZPKG_26234661.JPG
As the government shutdown continues, local federal workers are searching for new jobs. Local non-profit Resources for Human Development is stepping up to help them find jobs during this crucial time.]]>
<![CDATA[Karen Pence to Teach at School That Bans LGBTQ Employees, Students]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:41:09 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-669022980.jpg
Karen Pence, the wife of Vice President Mike Pence, said Tuesday she would return to teaching art at a northern Virginia elementary school that explicitly bars its employees from engaging in or condoning...

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<![CDATA[Steve King Faces Congressional Backlash Over Racist Remark]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:26:57 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_king0115_1500x845.jpg
In a rare moment of bipartisan agreement, members of the U.S. House condemned Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) for his comments on white nationalism and white supremacy. Even leaders of King's own party are pressuring...]]>
<![CDATA[Budget Deadlock Continues as Shutdown Hits Its 26th Day]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:52:34 -0500 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2019-01-16+at+9.51.45+AM.png
Hope for the federal government to reopen is low as a deadlock over the budget from President Donald Trump, Republican lawmakers and Democratic lawmakers continue. The longest government shutdown in U.S. history]]>