<![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 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 05:55:14 -0400 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 05:55:14 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Pizzi Goes to Court Against Governor Scott]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:19:15 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/081814+michael+pizzi.jpg
SeaWorld Entertainment has dropped an appeal of citations it received after the drowning of a trainer who was pulled under by a killer whale, ending any chance of trainers ever again swimming with orcas...

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 6 South Florida



Photo Credit: Laura Rodriguez/NBC6.com]]>
<![CDATA[GOP Staffer in Chicken Suit Faces Charges After Clucking at NH Governor, Senator]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:25:01 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/zona+chicken+suit.jpg
A GOP state committee staff member has been charged with disorderly conduct after heckling New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen and Governor Maggie Hassan at this past Saturday's Old Home Day

Photo Credit: Twitter: John DiStaso]]>
<![CDATA[Romney Campaigns for Carlos Curbelo]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:21:04 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/romneycurbelo.jpg
DJ Laz is bringing the "DJ Laz Morning Show" to Hits 97.3 FM.]]>
<![CDATA[NYC Council Speaker Tweets About HPV Diagnosis, Urges Annual Check-Ups]]> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 14:40:26 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/MarkViverito.jpg
In an interview published in the Guardian newspaper, Douglas appeared to blame his own battle with throat cancer on oral sex — although that interpretation was later disputed by one of his representatives.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 6 South Florida



Photo Credit: McMullan/Sipa USA]]>
<![CDATA[Former Vt. U.S. Sen. Jeffords Dead at 80]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:57:40 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/James+Jeffords.jpg
The former U.S. senator from Vermont who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent has died. James Jeffords was 80. Diane Derby, a former aide,...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Mayor Goes Back to Miami Lakes City Hall to Get Job Back]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:53:22 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/081814+michael+pizzi.jpg
Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi has been acquitted of all public corruption charges brought against him in federal court.

Photo Credit: Laura Rodriguez/NBC6.com]]>
<![CDATA[Two Men Claim the Job of Miami Lakes Mayor]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:57:54 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/michael+pizzi.jpg
A Florida teen has been charged after police say he beat up a 16-year-old boy with autism, and video of the incident was posted online.]]>
<![CDATA[Jeb Bush Opposes Medical Marijuana Amendment]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:37:58 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/marijuana+generic.jpg
Demonstrators protesting the deadly shooting of an unarmed teen in Ferguson, Missouri, were arrested at the federal courthouse in Miami by U.S. Marshals and other law enforcement.]]>
<![CDATA[Miami Lakes Mayor Acquitted by Federal Jury]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 03:18:46 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/michael+pizzi.jpg
Police are investigating after a group of teenagers broke into the Coral Gables home of Miami Heat free agent Ray Allen early Thursday, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Mayor Gimenez Holds Virtual Town Hall]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19:44:15 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/gimenezvirtualtownhall.jpg
Testimony continued Wednesday in the trial of a Miami man charged with killing University of Florida student Christian Aguilar.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC 6 South Florida



Photo Credit: NBC 6]]>
<![CDATA[Ad Tries to Connect Pot With Date Rape]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:30:39 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/potdaterapead.jpg
Robin Williams stood in the eye of his own humor hurricane, a human perpetual motion machine of comedy who unleashed manic streams of pop-cultural consciousness with the improv intensity of a be-bop great...

Photo Credit: Vote No on 2]]>
<![CDATA[Senator Nelson Heading to Ukraine]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:52:55 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Florida-Senator-Bill-Nelson.jpg
A central Florida puppy is on the road to recovery five months after he was tossed from a moving vehicle.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Crist Campaign Gets Public Money Boost]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 06:26:59 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Money_Hand_Money_Generic.jpg
The second week of the Pedro Bravo murder trial got underway Monday with the jury, for the first time, watching the defendant in a police interview from 2012 as hundreds were searching for his friend, Christian...

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Recall Effort for Mayor Carlos Gimenez]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:52:55 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/070611+carlos+gimenez.jpg
A central Florida puppy is on the road to recovery five months after he was tossed from a moving vehicle.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Puerto Ricans Flocking to U.S. Mainland]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:52:55 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/201*120/81493762.jpg
A central Florida puppy is on the road to recovery five months after he was tossed from a moving vehicle.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Yana Paskova]]>
<![CDATA[Early Voting Begins in Miami-Dade]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:54:05 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/050911+miami-dade+voting+generic.jpg
Early voting for the August 26th primary has begun.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[5 Things to Know About New House GOP Leader McCarthy]]> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:27:45 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/450883992.jpg
House Republicans on Thursday selected Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California, a high-ranking member of House Speaker John Boehner’s leadership team, to be their next Majority Leader, NBC News reported.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[CA Has 1st Openly Gay Governor - For Part of Day]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:52:01 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/toni+atkins+swearing+in.jpg
More than 20 million gallons of water were lost during Tuesday's massive water main break near UCLA, doubling the initial estimate, officials said. Crews were still shutting off water to the busted pipe...

Photo Credit: CA State Assembly]]>