<![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 Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:55:22 -0500 Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:55:22 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[NJ Officer Meets President Obama]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:39:24 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/216*120/Officer+Obama+Camden.jpg
Although cops are used to being called to important gatherings, a New Jersey officer was shocked to discover who she would be meeting at an upcoming event.
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<![CDATA[Runoff for Rahm: Mayor Falls Short]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 07:22:19 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/rahm+and+chuy.jpg
Rahm Emanuel failed to clinch another term as Chicago's mayor on Tuesday, as Associated Press projections showed him forced into an unprecedented runoff election against challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia. The...]]>
<![CDATA[Impact with Jackie Nespral - Feb. 15, 2015]]> Sun, 15 Feb 2015 18:03:11 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000016898633_1200x675_399594563926.jpg
Impact with Jackie Nespral - Feb. 15, 2015]]>
<![CDATA[Philly Chosen as 2016 DNC Host]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 19:51:07 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/philly+skyline+generic+camden+waterfront+sunset+comcast+liberty+place.jpg
The 2016 Democratic National Convention will be held in Philadelphia, party leaders announced Thursday. Philadelphia beat out rival finalists Brooklyn, New York and Columbus, Ohio for the chance to host...
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<![CDATA[Bill Could Criminalize Bathroom Use for Some]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 22:37:03 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/bathroom+generic.jpg
A new bill put forward by a state lawmaker from Miami could make it a crime to use the restroom that doesn't correspond to your sex at birth, a proposal that could particularly impact transgender Floridians.]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Fla. Rep. Hastings Calls Texas a "Crazy State"]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 18:26:01 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/hastings020215.jpg
Florida Representative Alcee Hastings left no doubt this week about how he felt about the state of Texas when he called it a “crazy state” during a meeting of the House Rules Committee.

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<![CDATA[Wilson Wants Vaccines Mandated for Students]]> Wed, 04 Feb 2015 10:17:30 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/106887013.jpg
Democratic Congresswoman Frederica Wilson said Tuesday she is preparing to file legislation that will mandate certain vaccinations, with minimal exceptions, for all students who attend public schools.

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<![CDATA[County Encourages Beckham to Use FIU Temporarily]]> Tue, 03 Feb 2015 16:31:38 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/466949757.jpg
It’s been almost a year since international soccer icon David Beckham announced his plans for a Major League Soccer team in Miami. Since then, two different sites for a soccer stadium have been rejected and now,...

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<![CDATA[Floridians Don't Want Rubio to Run for Prez: Poll]]> Mon, 02 Feb 2015 17:06:54 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/121714+marco+rubio+discusses+developments+in+cuba.jpg
Senator Marco Rubio appears to be gearing up for a run for the presidency in 2016, but a new poll of voters in the Sunshine State showed he may want to focus on his re-election rather than 1600 Pennsylvania...]]>
<![CDATA[Donors at Koch Brothers Conference Like Rubio: Report]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:27:27 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/121714+marco+rubio+discusses+developments+in+cuba.jpg
As Senator Marco Rubio continues to take more steps towards making a run at the White House; he may is the early choice of several of the large donors to one of the biggest conservative organizations in...]]>
<![CDATA[Despite Costs, House Voting Again to Overturn ACA]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:19:53 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/obamacare+site+screengrab.jpg
Republicans in Congress are planning to vote for approximately the 60th time to overturn all or parts of the Affordable Care Act, according to TheHill.com. The vote will come at a high price to taxpayers and on...]]>
<![CDATA[Impact with Jackie Nespral - Jan. 25, 2015]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:43:40 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/impact+012515.PNG
Impact with Jackie Nespral - Jan. 25, 2015]]>
<![CDATA[Christie Woos Iowa Conservatives]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 01:46:55 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/12415chris.jpg
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tried to connect with Iowa conservatives at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Saturday by assuring them that "you'll always know who I am" if he runs for president. While still...]]>
<![CDATA[Sen. Rubio Taking Steps Toward Possible 2016 Run]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:51:11 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/121113+marco+rubio.jpg
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio rode into Washington on a wave of anti-Obamacare sentiment in 2010. He may soon be hoping to ride a similar wave all the way up Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House in 2016.

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<![CDATA[Top NY Lawmaker Arrested on Corruption Charges: Source]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 22:21:24 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/silver7.jpg
New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested Thursday on federal corruption charges, a law enforcement source familiar with the investigation told NBC 4 New York Officials did not disclose...

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<![CDATA["Pivotal": LGBT Groups Praise Obama's "Historic" SOTU]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 18:38:42 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/obama+state+of+union.JPG
LGBT rights activists and organizations across the country laud President Barack Obama who became the first U.S. president to ever use the words "lesbian," "bisexual" and "transgender" in a State of the...

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<![CDATA[New Md. Gov: What to Expect]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:02:30 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/20141104+Hogan.jpg
Larry Hogan was sworn in as Maryland governor Wednesday, becoming just the second Republican to hold the post in more than 45 years. He'll face a $750 million budget deficit, a legislature controlled by...]]>
<![CDATA[GOP Congressman Slams Obama for "Deportable" SOTU Guest]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:52:56 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP060731031104.jpg
A Republican congressman slammed the White House over one of its young State of the Union guests Tuesday, tweeting that the first lady would have a "deportable" joining her. Iowa Rep.

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<![CDATA[Bill Would Force Students to Watch Conservative Movie]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:33:47 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/dinesh-court.jpg
A pair of Republican state lawmakers have proposed bill to require Florida students watch a movie by conservative commentator and convict Dinesh D’Souza twice before they graduate, according to the News-Press of...

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<![CDATA[Va. Gov. Suffers 7 Broken Ribs in Fall From Horse]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 18:09:49 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/0115-mcauliffe.jpg
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe is recovering from injuries he received after being thrown from a horse while on a family trip to Africa, several media outlets are reporting.]]>
<![CDATA[State of the Union: What To Expect]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 11:31:05 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/NC_sotupreview0119001_1500x845.jpg
President Obama's upcoming State of The Union address is already being met by Republican criticism.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Teen Who Asked Santa for Safety Invited to State of the Union]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 18:54:02 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/217*120/letter+to+santa+safety.jpg
A South Side Chicago teen who wrote a letter to Santa asking for safety and received a reply from President Barack Obama has now earned an invitation from the first lady. Michelle Obama invited 13-year-old Malik...]]>
<![CDATA[Romney Hints at Presidential Run]]> Sat, 17 Jan 2015 19:15:09 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/mitt+romney+rnc+011615.JPG
Mitt Romney is addressing the GOP's winter meeting delegates aboard the USS Midway Museum on the Embarcadero Friday evening, a week after he told donors he would consider another presidential run in 2016. The...]]>
<![CDATA[Millionaires Make Up Half of Congress: Report]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:32:59 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/capitol+generic+federal+government+generic.jpg
Congress is getting richer and seeing its number of millionare members grow, as average Americans continue to struggle to recover from years of economic turmoil, according to a new report.

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