<![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 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:32:24 -0500 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:32:24 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Politician's Ex-Staffer Pleads Guilty to Accepting $7,500 Christmas Card Bribe]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 13:37:26 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/generic+bribe+bribery+generic+money+changing+hands.jpg
The former chief of staff for a Chicago alderman pleaded guilty Thursday to accepting a Christmas card containing a $7,500 cash bribe in exchange for obtaining the alderman's letters of support for a license to...

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<![CDATA[Court Clears Way for Same-Sex Marriage in Fla.]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 21:58:58 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Gavel13.jpg
The 11th U.S. Court of Appeals has denied a request by the state of Florida to extend a stay that halted same-sex marriage in the state.]]>
<![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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