<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - Miami Political News and South Florida Politics]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+6+LOGO+GOOGLE.png NBC 6 South Florida http://www.nbcmiami.com en-us Wed, 25 Nov 2015 19:23:38 -0500 Wed, 25 Nov 2015 19:23:38 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Trump Says He Can Predict Terrorism Via 'Feel']]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:19:39 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/TrumpSC-AP_314879649945.jpg
Business deals aren’t the only thing Donald Trump says he’s good at executing. The Republican front-runner told South Carolina voters he can also predict foreign policy trends and events, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Campaign Watchdogs: TV Ads Supporting Rubio Are Illegal]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:34:08 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_527388600115-Rubio.jpg
Campaign-finance watchdogs say an outside group promoting Republican Marco Rubio's presidential campaign is breaking the law. Conservative Solution Project, an independent group, is behind $85 million in...

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<![CDATA[NJ Residents Outraged by Trump's False Remark on 9/11 'Cheering']]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:55:02 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_21212478014.jpg
Donald Trump's recent claim that "thousands and thousands of people were cheering" in Jersey City when the twin towers came down on 9/11 is drawing the ire of Muslim residents there.

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<![CDATA[Trump Claims 'World's Greatest Memory']]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 23:42:48 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/TrumpColumbus-AP_568871122955.jpg
Donald Trump isn’t backing down from comments he made about “thousands and thousands” of U.S. Muslims cheering in Jersey City, New Jersey, after the Twin Towers came down on 9/11, according to NBC News. The...

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<![CDATA[Christie's 'Security Incident']]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 19:33:25 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Christie+Airport.jpg
Presidential candidate and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was involved in a security incident on board a flight from San Francisco to Boston on Friday morning, according to a spokesperson for Christie's...

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<![CDATA[GOP Candidates Pan Trump's Call for Muslim Database]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 14:32:49 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_102485184838.jpg
Republican presidential candidates swiftly condemned Donald Trump's call for requiring Muslims in the United States to register in a national database, drawing a sharp distinction Friday with the GOP...

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<![CDATA[Trump Fires Back At Pro-Kasich Group ]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 06:55:58 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_21212478014.jpg
Donald Trump and John Kasich ended up in a Twitter fight Thursday after a super PAC backing the Ohio governor was launching an ad blitz against the billionaire Republican candidate, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Senate Holds Hearing on Syrian Refugee Crisis]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 18:24:51 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/159977439.jpg
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee are held a hearing Thursday on the impact ISIS is having on the homeland and refugee resettlement.

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<![CDATA[Trump Knocks Obama, Media]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 13:41:55 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/Donald+Trump+Worcester+111815.jpg
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump rallied Wednesday in front of thousands of supporters and a small handful of protesters Wednesday in Worcester, Massachusetts. Among his targets at the DCU Center...

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<![CDATA[Compare Presidential Candidates on the Issues]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 09:09:55 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/candidates-grid.jpg
New England Cable News reached out to each presidential campaign for its positions on education, gun policy, healthcare, taxes, the economy, immigration, and other issues. Click on the photo above to compare...
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<![CDATA[Trump Lays Out New Plan for Refugees, Including 'Safe Zone']]> Tue, 17 Nov 2015 01:37:39 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/TrumpKnoxville-AP_141770555656.jpg
Donald Trump laid out a new plan for Syrian refugees in the wake of the Paris attacks, NBC News reported. The Republican presidential candidate addressed a crowd of nearly 10,000 people at the Knoxville...

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<![CDATA[Alabama Gov. Seeks to Bar Refugees After French Attack]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 02:15:31 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Bentley-AP_644774718264.jpg
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley declared in a statement Sunday night he will not allow Syrian refugees to enter his state under Washington’s refugee assistance rules following the Paris attacks, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Clinton Clarifies Remarks on Fight Against ISIS]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 03:58:40 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ClintonIowa-AP_156391297688.jpg
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said the United States has to lead the global fight against ISIS, but can’t and shouldn’t do it alone, NBC News reported. During a campaign stop on Sunday, she...

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<![CDATA[Jeb Bush: 'We Should Declare War' on ISIS]]> Sun, 15 Nov 2015 11:56:09 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Jeb-Bush-AP_986935916788.jpg
Two days after terrorists killed 129 people and wounded 352 others in a bloodbath in Paris, U.S. presidential candidate Jeb Bush told "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd "we should declare war" on ISIS, which...

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<![CDATA[Decision 2016]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 10:13:53 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/646*120/decision_2016_header.jpg
Full coverage of the race for the White House]]>
<![CDATA[Fiorina: 'Anybody Can Write a Plan']]> Sun, 08 Nov 2015 12:11:27 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Fiorina+Defends+Lack+of+Tax+Plan.png
Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina defended not having presented a detailed tax plan, saying that politicians put out comprehensive plans all the time for things that never end up happening. “Show...]]>
<![CDATA[Rubio's Campaign Releases Credit Card Records]]> Sun, 08 Nov 2015 06:57:54 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/RubioAP_695476336270.jpg
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio's campaign on Saturday released nearly two years of credit card records from the time the senator from Florida served in the state House of Representatives.

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<![CDATA[Jeb Bush Fundraiser Brian Ballard Defects Over Rubio Attacks]]> Fri, 06 Nov 2015 00:06:18 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/BushRubio-AP_643032512216.jpg
Jeb Bush is losing support of one of Florida’s leading fundraisers, NBC News reported. Brian Ballard told Politico he withdrew his support and made it public now to discourage Bush from attacking Rubio. "The...

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<![CDATA[Teresa Sarnoff Concedes Miami Commission Election]]> Thu, 05 Nov 2015 23:32:51 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/110515+teresa+sarnoff.jpg
Teresa Sarnoff announced she's conceding in the race for the Miami City District 2.]]>
<![CDATA[Pot, LGBT Protections, Airbnb: Key Results From Elections ]]> Wed, 04 Nov 2015 07:26:36 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/OhioMarijuanElectionsAP_565199101386.jpg
While many Americans may be focused on the 2016 presidential race - still 371 days away - there are plenty of other heated elections and issues that were voted on Tuesday, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Trump Shares Tweet With Photo of Bush and Swastika]]> Wed, 04 Nov 2015 10:20:48 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/183*120/trump+tweet+photo.jpg
Donald Trump posted a tweet Tuesday that showed a Nazi swastika next to a picture of rival Jeb Bush, before later deleting it. The tweet appeared to be quoting from — or a partial retweet — from a Trump...
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<![CDATA[American Voters Angry, Dissatisfied Ahead of Election: Poll ]]> Tue, 03 Nov 2015 02:22:58 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/capitol+hill+dc.jpg
Americans are angry and dissatisfied with politics and the nation’s direction, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. Only 27 percent of Americans feel the country is headed in the right...

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<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Increases Her Lead Over Bernie Sanders]]> Tue, 03 Nov 2015 09:20:18 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Bernie-Sanders-Hillary-Clinton.jpg
Hillary Clinton is increasing her lead among Democrats over Bernie Sanders, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. In the new poll, 62 percent of Democrats chose Clinton as their top pick to...]]>