<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - Miami Political News and South Florida Politics]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+6+LOGO+GOOGLE.png NBC 6 South Florida http://www.nbcmiami.comen-usTue, 24 May 2016 12:00:28 -0400Tue, 24 May 2016 12:00:28 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Calls Trump a 'Bully' Who Threatens Economy]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 17:36:26 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Clinton5232332734.jpg
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, in a speech to union workers in Detroit on Monday, railed against Donald Trump on everything from wages and immigration to paid family leave."He could...

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<![CDATA[Obama Hits Highest Job Approval Since 2013: Poll]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 18:45:28 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-533205868.jpg
President Barack Obama enjoys the highest approval from Americans since his second term began, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows.Fifty-one percent of registered voters say they approve...

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<![CDATA[Gore: Trump's Climate Change Stance Is Concerning]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 09:53:19 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-519674944.jpg
Former vice president and climate change activist Al Gore is concerned that a potential Donald Trump presidency could roll back progress in the fight against climate change. "He has said some things on...

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<![CDATA[Poll: Clinton's Lead Over Trump Shrinks to 3 Points]]> Sun, 22 May 2016 12:39:18 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Trump+Clinton+.jpg
Hillary Clinton's advantage over Donald Trump has narrowed to just three points, resulting in a dead-heat general-election contest with more than five months to go until November, according to results from a new...

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<![CDATA[Clinton: Trump is a 'Pretend Successful']]> Sun, 22 May 2016 13:52:42 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/216*120/Clinton+MTP+Trump+Taxes.png
Hillary Clinton called Donald Trump a "pretend successful" who is only focused on "making himself appear great," an attack on the presumptive Republican presidential nominee's "Make America Great Again" campaign...

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<![CDATA[Sanders Won't Back Wasserman Schultz in Fla. Primary]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 20:44:16 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/BernieSanders-AP_16139614761695.jpg
Bernie Sanders said Saturday he would not back Democratic National Committee Chairwoman and Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz in the Democratic primary race for Florida’s 23rd congressional...

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<![CDATA[Top ‘SNL’ Sketches During Wild 2016 Race]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 12:45:25 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/Bernie-Larry-SNL-Ship-.jpg
As the show caps is 2015-2016 run, check out highlights of a season like no other amid a wild presidential race.
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<![CDATA[4 Sanders DNC Rallies Approved]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 21:34:07 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/bernie+sanders+rally.jpg
Four pro-Bernie Sanders rallies, with estimated attendance of 38,000 activists, have been approved for public demonstrations during the Democratic National Convention in July, the city said Thursday.The...

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<![CDATA[Md. Trump Delegate Indicted on Child Porn, Weapons Charges]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 16:57:31 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Donald-Trump-Office-NY-AP_16135465999162.jpg
A man slated to be a delegate for Donald Trump has been indicted on child pornography and other charges, according to officials, NBC News reported. The Department of Justice announced Thursday that Caleb...

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<![CDATA[Vote on LGBT Rights Fails, Causes Chaos on House Floor]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 16:31:56 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/SeanMaloney-AP_172102760084.jpg
An amendment to help protect LGBT people from discrimination failed by just one vote Thursday, creating chaos on the House floor, NBC News reported. During the vote, Republicans allowed a few members of their...

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<![CDATA[Expanded Role for Trump Aide Paul Manafort]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 15:54:10 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/PaulManafort-GettyImages-524993070.jpg
Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s top aide, will be taking on a bigger role in the presumptive nominee’s campaign, NBC News reported.Manafort will become campaign chairman and chief strategist, signaling a...

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<![CDATA[Ex-Pennsylvania Gov. Rendell Apologizes for 'Ugly Women' Comment]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 10:22:38 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ed+rendell+getty+2.jpg
Ed Rendell has apologized for "incredibly dumb and selfish" comments he made referring to "ugly women in America" while criticizing Donald Trump.The former Pennsylvania governor and Philadelphia mayor felt the...

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<![CDATA[GOP Senator Bob Bennett Apologized to Muslims for Trump While on Deathbed]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 02:35:41 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/BENNETT_AP_100520113661.jpg
On a hospital bed,just days before he died, former Utah Republican Senator Bob Bennett apologized to Muslims in America for Donald Trump's rhetoric, NBC News reported."And he was very emotional," Bennett's son...

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<![CDATA[Trump Lobs 'Rape' Allegation at Bill Clinton]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 03:42:54 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/TrumpMarALago-AP_282114720228.jpg
Donald Trump used the word "rape" in rehashing a controversial claim by an alleged Bill Clinton mistress in the 1990s that was never ultimately corroborated in court, NBC News reported.His comments came in...

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<![CDATA[No 'Fundamental Split' in the Democratic Party: Biden]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 21:42:04 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/bidenGetty-467221349.jpg
Vice President Joe Biden said he doesn’t believe there’s a “fundamental split in the Democratic Party,” NBC News reports.Biden said he believes Sanders will back Clinton in the same way Clinton called...

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<![CDATA[Oakland Mayor Hits Back at Trump]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 18:07:00 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/oakland-trump.jpg
Oakland is one of the most dangerous places in the world, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump recently told a reporter.But to its mayor, there's another place that's much more dangerous.“The most...

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<![CDATA[1st of Many DNC Protests OK'd]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 07:47:02 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/DNC-Tues-P9.jpg
On the day that thousands of Democratic delegates from every state and territory of America get off planes and check into their hotels in Philadelphia this summer, thousands more will already be rallying...

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<![CDATA[Trump and Republican Party Agree to Join Fundraising Forces]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 07:06:08 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/trump+ryan.jpg
Donald Trump and the Republican National Committee have finalized an agreement that will allow individual donors to contribute nearly half a million dollars each toward electing the presumptive nominee and other...

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<![CDATA['No Trump Anytime' Signs]]> Mon, 16 May 2016 20:19:11 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/no-trump-anytime.jpg
The political season is hitting the streets in a very literal way in Washington, D.C. and other cities around the country.News4 reporter Tom Sherwood spotted an unusual traffic sign outside the Howard Theater...

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<![CDATA[Marco Rubio Mocks Media With Gym Jokes in Late Night Twitter Tirade]]> Tue, 17 May 2016 05:42:09 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/RUBIO_GettyImages-515906890.jpg
Former Republican hopeful Marco Rubio unleashed a late-night Twitter tirade that included sarcastic tweets about his gym routine.The rant followed a story in the Washington Post that suggested he was unsure of...

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<![CDATA[Voters Don't Care About Trump's Controversies: Priebus]]> Sun, 15 May 2016 18:13:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ReincePriebus-AP_16127648231478.jpg
Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus defended Donald Trump on morning shows Sunday, saying campaign traditions don’t apply to the presumptive nominee because Trump is an "outsider," NBC News...

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<![CDATA[GOP Rep Uses Derogatory Term to Describe Japanese]]> Fri, 13 May 2016 22:06:00 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/PeterKing-GettyImages-494317631.jpg
Rep. Peter King (R-NY) is facing backlash for his use of a derogatory term to describe Japanese individuals as "Japs" during a panel discussion on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” "National defense and homeland security...

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<![CDATA[After Calling It Corrupt, Trump Turns to Fundraising]]> Fri, 13 May 2016 07:04:50 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/TrumpMarALago-AP_282114720228.jpg
Turning to the general election, Donald Trump said he will be raising hundreds of millions of dollars, NBC News reported.Up until now, Trump has loaned around $35.9 million to his own campaign and with a...

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<![CDATA[4 Things to Know From Trump's Visit to the Hill]]> Fri, 13 May 2016 06:50:32 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/split2-ryan-trump.jpg
The meeting between presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan was closed to the media but there were four things the high-profile visit showed, according to NBC News.Ryan...

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<![CDATA[Trump's Butler Thinks Obama Should Be Hanged]]> Thu, 12 May 2016 21:31:58 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/TrumpMarALago-AP_282114720228.jpg
Donald Trump’s longtime butler told NBC News Thursday that he thinks President Obama should be "hung ... from the portico of the White Mosque — it used to be the White House."In a phone interview with NBC News,...

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<![CDATA[Immigration Activists Deliver Taco Bowls to GOP]]> Thu, 12 May 2016 17:16:31 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/TrumpProtesters-AP_16133573156435.jpg
Immigration activists protested the meeting between presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump and GOP officials on Capitol Hill Thursday, NBC News reported. The activists carried a coffin symbolizing...

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