<![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 Tue, 04 Aug 2015 03:31:27 -0400 Tue, 04 Aug 2015 03:31:27 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[WATCH: Lindsey Graham Destroy His Phone After Trump's Comments]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 16:37:09 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/graham+screen+shot.JPG
Lindsey Graham won't be receiving any unwanted phone calls for the time being. A day after Donald Trump implored a campaign crowd to call a phone number belonging to the GOP presidential candidate and South...

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<![CDATA[Part of Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's Sentence Vacated]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 09:53:02 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/rod+blagojevich+1+year.jpg
Five of the counts on which former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was convicted were overturned Tuesday. Because the remaining counts were left intact, Blagojevich remains in prison. "The convictions on Counts 5,]]>
<![CDATA[GOP Field Grows to 16 as Ohio Gov. Kasich Announces 2016 Run]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:33:56 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/kasich-GettyImages-471835132.jpg
Ohio's John Kasich, a blunt governor who embraces conservative ideals but disdains the political sport of bashing Hillary Rodham Clinton, became the 16th notable Republican to enter the 2016 presidential...

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<![CDATA[McCain Calls Trump's Comments 'Totally Inappropriate]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:21:49 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/NC_trumpmccain_1500x845.jpg
Senator John McCain says Donald Trump owes an apology to all the prisoners of war he served with. Trump recently stated that McCain is not a war hero, is only considered a war hero "because he was captured" and...]]>
<![CDATA[Walker: Trump 'Needs to Apologize' for McCain Comments]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 07:19:00 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-473663490+%281%29_scott_walker.jpg
Wisconsin Gov. and Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker said Donald Trump "needs to apologize" for his comments questioning whether Sen. John McCain is a war hero. Walker, who tried to ignore Trump's...

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<![CDATA[Boston Mayor Says Trump Should Apologize or Stay Out of Boston]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 12:17:21 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/walshtrump.jpg
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has a message for Donald Trump: Apologize for your comments about Mexico or stay out of Boston. "I think his comments are inappropriate," Walsh told the Boston Herald on Monday.

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<![CDATA[Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's Interns Lip Sync to Taylor Swift]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 14:39:45 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ros+lehtinen+lip+sync+071015.PNG
What do Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's interns do when they're off the clock? They "shake it off."]]>
<![CDATA[Trump: 'Nobody Wants to Talk About' Immigration, Crime]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2015 12:26:06 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Donald+Trump2.jpg
Presidential candidate Donald Trump decried the American media's supposed unwillingness to cover undocumented immigration in his press appearance at a Los Angeles hotel Friday, doubling down on controversial...]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Blames Border for SF Shooting]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 16:44:20 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/DonaldTrump_Getty_07032015.jpg
Donald Trump on Friday blamed the United States' vulnerable southern border for this week's fatal shooting of a woman at Pier 14 in San Francisco after authorities arrested an undocumented immigrant in...

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<![CDATA[2016 Hopefuls Flood NH for July 4 Weekend]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 16:33:21 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP136093298170.jpg
Presidential hopefuls are going on parade throughout the Granite State this July 4. At least seven 2016 candidates will spend Independence Day courting residents who will vote in the nation's first presidential...

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<![CDATA[City Council Wants Investigation Into Pizzi's Crash]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:30:32 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/042915+michael+pizzi.jpg
Miami Lakes mayor Michael Pizzi is under investigation again. Wednesday night, during a special meeting called by the city council, it was voted to have an independent investigation into Pizzi's recent...

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<![CDATA[Peas in Guacamole? Obama Weighs in on Twitter Debate ]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:15:38 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/guacamole-GettyImages-456804252.gif
President Barack Obama has a message for The New York Times: please don't pass the peas.

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<![CDATA[Donald Trump: "I Don't Think It Matters If I'm Nice"]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:17:25 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/donald-trump-univision-pone-fin-a-relacion-comercial.jpg
Donald Trump spoke in New Hampshire Tuesday night, just one day after getting dumped by NBC Universal and Univision due to his comments about Mexican immigrants.]]>