<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - Miami Political News and South Florida Politics]]> Copyright 2014 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 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:14:30 -0500 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:14:30 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Supreme Court Asked to Block Document Release]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:19:48 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/174197278.jpg
Attorneys for a Republican political consultant have turned to the U.S. Supreme Court in their effort to block the release of emails and documents from Florida's redistricting process.

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<![CDATA[GOP Governors Discuss Next Move on Immigration Fight]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:54:09 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/rgameeting102014.jpg
As President Barack Obama made final preparations to his announcement on deferred action on immigration, GOP governors were in Boca Raton registering in vivid language their protest.

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<![CDATA[City Council Race Ends in Tie]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:25:46 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Padilla-McCann-Chula-Vista2.jpg
The razor-thin race for a Chula Vista City Council seat has ended in a tie, two weeks after Election Day, San Diego County officials say. John McCann and Steve Padilla each won 18,450 votes for the District...]]>
<![CDATA[Panthers Snap Skid With Four Goals]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 22:21:45 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/458681976.jpg
The Panthers put an end to a three-game losing streak with a 4-1 win over San Jose on Tuesday

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<![CDATA[2 U.S. Senators Meet with Alan Gross in Cuban Jail]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 22:40:52 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/alan+gross1.jpg
A bipartisan duo of United States Senators, Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and Tom Udall (D-NM), traveled to Havana, Cuba Tuesday for a meeting with jailed contractor Alan Gross.

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<![CDATA[George W. Fuels Jeb Speculation]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:09:12 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP787051363500.jpg
The speculation surrounding a possible Jeb Bush candidacy for president continued to swirl Monday as former President George W. Bush told NBC’s “Today” show that he hopes his brother does make a run in 2016.

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<![CDATA[Impact with Jackie Nespral - November 9, 2014]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:39:33 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/impact+logo.jpg
Impact with Jackie Nespral - November 9, 2014]]>
<![CDATA[Weary Rivals in SoCal Race Hopeful]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 11:15:14 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/DeMaio-Peters-June-Primary.jpg
The long, divisive road to the 52nd Congressional District seat stretches on for its two weary candidates, incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott Peters and former San Diego city councilman Carl DeMaio, as officials prepare...]]>
<![CDATA[Exit Polls: Mixed Feelings on Crist, Scott]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 21:10:04 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Decision+2014+NBC+6.jpg
A majority of Florida voters had an unfavorable view of incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott and believe Democratic challenger Charlie Crist switched parties for political expediency, according to data...]]>
<![CDATA[FIU Expansion Approved by Miami-Dade Voters]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 12:00:54 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/090514+florida+international+university+generic+fiu.jpg
Miami-Dade County voters approved a plan from Florida International University that would let the school expand onto part of the fairgrounds on 107th Avenue in Miami-Dade County.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Tot Wants to Vote ]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 08:35:20 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/195*120/Xavier+cries+p1.jpg
Xavier is only 3 years old. He cannot legally vote for another 15 years. But Xavier is passionate about the democratic process. The tyke went with his mom, Erica Hallman Nagy to vote this morning near...]]>
<![CDATA[Connecticut's Last Dry Town No More: Vote Reverses Alcohol Ban]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 22:18:31 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/beer+bottles+generic+edit.jpg
Voters in the Connecticut town of Bridgewater made the historic decision Tuesday to end prohibition and reverse an alcohol ban in the state's last dry town. Some residents have bars in their garages but...

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<![CDATA[Minor Voting Issues Reported in Broward, Miami-Dade]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 18:36:05 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/110414+Herman+and+Muriel+Elkind.jpg
Only minor issues were reported at South Florida precincts Tuesday as Election Day 2014 got under way.

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<![CDATA[South Florida Voters Weigh Options on Election Day]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 15:43:54 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/110414+voters+west+park.jpg
While many voters in Miami-Dade and Broward had their minds made up as polls opened for Election Day 2014, some were still undecided.

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<![CDATA[Conn. Gov., GOP Challenger Debate]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 16:09:17 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/malloy+foley+chaz+and+aj+debate.jpg
Connecticut's Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his Republican challenger Tom Foley faced off in their last gubernatorial debate Monday morning, a day after independent candidate dropped out and threw...

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<![CDATA[Bush on 2016: "Nothing New Here"]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:04:38 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/474646291.jpg
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush tried to quiet the talk of a 2016 presidential run after his son, George P. Bush, said he was “more than likely” going to run for the White House.

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<![CDATA[Carollo Sues to Get City Manager Job Back]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:57:43 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Joe+Carollo+October+151.jpg
Former Doral City Manager Joe Carollo is suing the city and some of its leaders for allegedly violating his constitutional rights, the state law protecting whistleblowers, and the Doral city charter.

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<![CDATA[Differences Show in Gov. Debate]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:01:36 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.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[Scott Defends Order on Ebola Monitoring]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:07:39 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/gov+rick+scott.jpg
Gov. Rick Scott defended his decision to monitor anyone coming from Ebola-affected countries, saying Monday it's "the right thing to do" to protect Floridians.

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<![CDATA[Jeb Bush Still Hasn't Made Decision on 2016]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:19:41 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/474646291.jpg
Former Florida governor Jeb Bush still "has not made a decision" about whether he'll run for president in 2016 while his son seemed to suggest it was likely over the weekend.

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<![CDATA[Final 2014 Debate Addressed Medical Marijuana]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:24:11 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/medical+marijuana+stock+capsule+cannabis+prescription+note+bottle+stethoscope.jpg
With less than two weeks to go before Floridians will vote on a controversial marijuana initiative, NBC News hosted a state-wide debate on medical marijuana Wednesday night in Orlando and it came down to...

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<![CDATA[Rivals Debate in NH Senate Race]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:06:59 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/vlcsnap-2014-10-21-21h11m54s10.jpg
Republican challenger Scott Brown continued to hammer away at Democrat Jeanne Shaheen's record in Washington as the incumbent repeatedly accused her opponent of fear mongering during a debate in New...
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