<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - Miami Political News and South Florida Politics]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+6+LOGO+GOOGLE.png NBC 6 South Florida http://www.nbcmiami.comen-usThu, 19 Jan 2017 18:35:30 -0500Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:35:30 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Over 600 Sister Marches Join Women's March on Washington]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:11:22 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/marches-map-th.jpg
More than one million people are expected to join the Women's March on Washington and its sister marches around the world on Saturday, the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration, according to their organizers.
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<![CDATA[The Perks of Donating to Trump's Inauguration]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:09:57 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_17013713721598-Trump-head.jpg
How much is lunch with members of Donald Trump's cabinet and House and Senate leadership worth?

According to the Presidential Inaugural Committee, a cool $1 million.

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<![CDATA[Why Kanye Isn't in Inauguration]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:06:50 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/trump+kanye.png
Despite being famous friends, President-elect Donald Trump’s team passed on considering Kanye West as a performer for his inauguration Friday. Tom Barrack, the chair of Trump’s Presidential Inaugural Committee...

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<![CDATA['Pussyhat Project' Founders Talk Pink Hats to Protest Trump]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 05:04:08 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Pussyhat_Project_Trump_Inauguration_1200x675_857874499624.jpg
Activists from Southern California founded what they call the Pussyhat Project – a symbolic rebuke of the infamous remarks made by President-elect Donald Trump. They plan to take their knitted hats on a march in...]]>
<![CDATA[Michelle Obama Says Goodbye to 'People's House' in Video]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:31:39 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_16334714356686.jpg
The boxes are taped, the moving vans are filling up and the staffers have said their goodbyes. On Friday, the first family will move out of the house they’ve called home since 2009. But before they turn over the

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<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Would Beat de Blasio for NYC Mayor: Poll]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:29:53 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/de+blasio+clinton.jpg
Hillary Clinton would crush New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio in a head-to-head matchup if she ran as an independent, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Scores of US Lawmakers to Boycott Trump Inauguration]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:00:35 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/AP_17011739079713.jpg
More than 40 Democratic representatives of Congress from across the country have announced plans to boycott Donald Trump's inauguration on Jan. 20, 2017.

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<![CDATA[Presidential Children: Post-White House Years ]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:56:45 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/HarrySTruman.jpg
The sons and daughters of United States presidents, most of whom were children and teenagers when they followed their parents into the White House, each made a life for themselves away from the shadow of...

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<![CDATA[A History of the Presidential Inaugural Procession]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:53:29 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Clinton---1993-Inauguration-USSS-0001.jpg
From the horse and buggy to reinforced limousines, see the century-long history of Secret Service agents - and their rides - at the side of newly elected presidents from Theodore Roosevelt to Barack Obama. ]]>
<![CDATA[Why Obamacare Name May Have Done More Harm Than Good]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:16:02 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Obamacare-501447632.jpg
Obamacare was such a catchy nickname for the 2010 healthcare reform law. Even President Barack Obama himself embraced it when his Republican enemies coined the term.But it may have done more harm than good for...

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<![CDATA[Voices From Inauguration Weekend: Who Is Going to DC and Why]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:06:47 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/congress-prep.jpg
Donald Trump will be sworn in as the country's 45th president on Friday and thousands of his supporters from across the country will attend to witness the historic event. They hope his presidency will be...

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<![CDATA[New Polls Find Most Americans Sour on Trump's Transition]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:40:06 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_17013713721598-Trump-head.jpg
New polling shows that the majority of Americans disapprove of the way President-elect Donald Trump is handling his transition into power, with less than a week to go until his inauguration.Just 40 percent of...

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<![CDATA[Tweeter-in-Chief? Trump Will Keep Personal Handle]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:51:52 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_16354528098870-donald-trump-mar-a-lago.jpg
President-elect Donald Trump will maintain his personal Twitter account and other social media after his inauguration on Friday, transition officials told NBC News. The move comes amid uncertainty over...

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<![CDATA[Memorable Lines From Presidential Inaugurations ]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:24:06 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/LeadPhoto-Prez.jpg
Inaugural addresses signal what an administration hopes to accomplish, and often how it will be different from the outgoing one, according to one expert. With President-elect Donald Trump set to give his...

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<![CDATA[Crowd Sings 'We Shall Overcome' at MLK Memorial]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:51:36 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000017418217_1200x675_855830083795.jpg
Thousands of people across the country paid homage Monday to Martin Luther King Jr. At a wreath-laying ceremony at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, the crowd sang "We Shall Overcome" after walking the wreath...]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Signals ‘Insurance for Everybody’]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 01:56:00 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/trumpAP_163490817185542.jpg
President-elect Donald Trump said he is working on a replacement for the Affordable Care Act that would seek to provide "insurance for everybody," The Washington Post reported Sunday night, according to...

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<![CDATA[Trump Quickly Recalling Ambassadors Is ‘Risky Move’: Experts]]> Sun, 15 Jan 2017 23:35:28 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/011317+donald+trump+miami.jpg
A plan by Donald Trump to toss out dozens of ambassadors on the day he takes office risks months of uncertainty in some of the most sensitive parts of the world, according to several experts, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[MLK Marchers Brave Rain, Cold in DC]]> Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:14:11 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/MLK+March1.jpg
Despite rain and cold weather, marchers filled several blocks in Washington on Saturday as they rallied in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day march that was at times also a rally against President-elect Donald Trump.

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