<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Philadelphia Political News and Philadelphia Politics]]>Copyright 2018 https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-usMon, 15 Oct 2018 07:40:41 -0400Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:40:41 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Rubio: 'Moral Credibility' at Stake Over Missing Writer Case]]> Sun, 14 Oct 2018 15:21:52 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_18287659713747.jpg
Sen. Marco Rubio warned Sunday that America's "moral credibility" is at risk if it fails in its response to suspected Saudi involvement in the disappearance and possible killing of a Washington Post columnist in...

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<![CDATA[Bucks Battle: Democrat Scott Wallace Takes Aim at GOP]]> Sun, 14 Oct 2018 12:48:57 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Bucks_Battle__Democrat_Scott_Wallace_Takes_Aim_at_GOP.jpg
Newcomer Scott Wallace hopes to win a seat in Pennsylvania's first congressional district for the Democratic party. Does he have what takes?]]>
<![CDATA[Bucks Battle: Republicans Try to Maintain Hold]]> Sun, 14 Oct 2018 12:31:20 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Bucks_Battle__Republicans_Try_to_Maintain_Hold.jpg
Republican Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick is likely to hold onto the seat in the new congressional first district, according to some polls. But other polls say the race is much tighter.]]>
<![CDATA[Nancy Pelosi Visits Battleground PA Before Midterms]]> Sat, 13 Oct 2018 19:01:48 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Nancy_Pelosi_Visits_Battleground_PA_Before_Midterms.jpg
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Pennsylvania would be central to the election Saturday while campaigning for Madeleine Dean, the Democrat running for Congress in Pennsylvania's new 4th district.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Welcomes US Pastor After Returning From Turkey]]> Sat, 13 Oct 2018 17:05:06 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SAMPLE+TIMELINE+Copy+03.00_00_37_08.Still008.jpg
President Donald Trump hosted Andrew Brunson on Saturday in the Oval Office after the pastor was released from confinement in Turkey.]]>
<![CDATA[Clinton's Security Clearance Withdrawn at Her Request]]> Sat, 13 Oct 2018 13:35:31 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-955550458.png
The State Department says former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's security clearance has been withdrawn at her request, NBC News reported.Clinton's decision comes after Admiral William McRaven penned...

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<![CDATA[Wagner Pushes Property Tax Elimination, But Not How to Do It]]> Sat, 13 Oct 2018 13:08:23 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/211*120/Property+Tax+Drop+Box.jpg
Property taxes play an outsize role in paying for Pennsylvania's public schools because Pennsylvania plays one of the smallest proportional roles of any state in helping to foot the bill.

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<![CDATA[Gun Violence Prevention Group Weighs in on Congressional Race]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 20:59:08 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Gun_Violence_Prevention_Weighs_in_on_Congressional_Race.jpg
<![CDATA[Wagner Steps Back From 'Stomp' Threat to Gov. Wolf]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 19:11:29 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Wagner+campaign+ad.JPG
On Oct. 12 in a social media video, the GOP challenger for Pennsylvania governor, Scott Wagner, trailing badly in recent polls, threatened the incumbent Democrat with golf spikes.

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<![CDATA[Civil Rights Groups Sue Ga. for Holding Voter Registrations]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:31:06 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_18176807375935.jpg
Civil rights groups sued Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, the Republican candidate for governor who also oversees elections in the state, saying the method his office uses to verify new voter registrations...

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<![CDATA[Dem Seizes On Rohrabacher’s Russia-Friendly Views In SoCal]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 22:39:15 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/rohrabacher+rouda.jpg
Southern California Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, who tells a story of losing a drunken arm-wrestling match with Vladimir Putin in the 1990s to settle who won the Cold War, has long advocated friendly...
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<![CDATA[Holder: Democrats 'Need to Do All We Can' to Fight GOP]]> Sat, 13 Oct 2018 11:12:22 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000030415341_1200x675_1342822979875.jpg
Former Attorney General Eric Holder, who served as head of the Justice Department under President Barack Obama, told NBC10 in an interview that Democrats "need to do all that we can to safeguard that which...]]>
<![CDATA[Procrastinator’s Guide to Delaware Voter Registration]]> Sun, 14 Oct 2018 00:43:14 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Voter+Ballot+Boxes+1002.jpg
Time is running out for Delaware residents who want to register to vote or update their voter information in time for the Nov. 6 Midterm Election.]]>
<![CDATA[Bill Introduced to Prevent Foreign Ownership of US Election Firms]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 06:41:20 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Maryland+voting+booth+generic+GettyImages-524444252.jpg
Maryland Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen introduced new legislation Thursday to prevent foreign ownership or control of companies that support U.S. election systems.The move comes after state leaders...

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<![CDATA[Pope Accepts DC Archbishop's Resignation Amid Scandal]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 18:29:46 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/cardinal+wuerl+090218.jpg
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the embattled archbishop of Washington, D.C., the Vatican announced Friday.Wuerl apologized again for "any past errors in judgment." His resignation comes amid...

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<![CDATA[Trump's Lawyers Preparing Answers to Questions from Mueller]]> Thu, 11 Oct 2018 19:02:28 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/trump-mueller-10-11.jpg
President Donald Trump's lawyers are preparing answers to questions submitted by special counsel Robert Mueller, a source familiar with the matter told NBC News on Thursday.The questions are focused on...

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<![CDATA[When Kanye Met Trump: ‘You Are Tasting a Fine Wine’]]> Thu, 11 Oct 2018 15:59:15 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_KANYE_WHITE_HOUSE_101118-153928465591300002.jpg
Kanye West spoke for nearly 10 minutes straight while visiting with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office Thursday. Here were some notable moments from the meeting.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Doesn’t Want to Sanction Saudis Over Missing Writer]]> Thu, 11 Oct 2018 14:17:01 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT_TRUMP_WHITE_HOUSE_101118-153928145902100002.jpg
Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist and Washington Post contributor, is missing and feared dead after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last week. President Donald Trump says he wants to learn...]]>
<![CDATA[In Pa. Campaign Stop, Trump Rallies, Prays, Criticizes]]> Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:29:28 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tru10AP_18283855482649.jpg
As Hurricane Michael pounded Florida, President Donald Trump took shelter at a campaign event in Pennsylvania, where he sought to boost Republicans before the midterms.

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<![CDATA[Michelle Obama on Political Climate: Fear Is Not a Motivator]]> Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:10:57 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Michelle+Obama+Today.png
Former first lady Michelle Obama said Thursday she stands by her “when they go low, we go high” motto despite calls this week by some high-profile Democrats to do the opposite."Fear is not a proper motivator,”...
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<![CDATA[Reduced Charges for Ex-Philly Officer in Shooting Death]]> Thu, 11 Oct 2018 16:25:35 -0400 See Larger]]> See Larger]]> https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Ryan+Pownall.jpg
Charges were reduced Thursday morning for a former Philadelphia police officer accused of killing David Jones in 2017.

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<![CDATA[NAACP Working to Get Out the Vote]]> Thu, 11 Oct 2018 10:27:46 -0400 https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Getting_Out_To_Vote.jpg
The midterm elections are less than a month away. Minister Rodney Muhammad is the President of the Philadelphia Chapter of the NAACP. He talks to NBC10's Erin Coleman about the importance of voting during...]]>