<![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, 06 Oct 2015 16:26:53 -0400 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 16:26:53 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Carson: Loss of Gun Rights 'More Devastating' Than Bullet Wounds]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 11:56:59 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_388941844272.jpg
In one of his signature Facebook Q&As Monday night, Ben Carson again weighed in on the Oregon school shooting, writing that he had operated on victims of gun violence "but I never saw a body with bullet...

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<![CDATA[2016 Election: Is Rubio the New GOP Favorite?]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 08:03:59 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_105374863179.jpg
A series of strong performances on the campaign trail and in the two debates as well as missteps by other candidates have helped improve Marco Rubio's presidential prospects, and some top party operatives...

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<![CDATA[Clinton Ad to Highlight McCarthy Benghazi Comments]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 06:47:40 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_293658131134.jpg
Hillary Clinton's first ad to air on national cable will highlight House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's comments linking the House Benghazi Committee to Clinton's political fortunes, NBC News reported. In the...

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<![CDATA[Poll: Trump's Lead Narrows as Fiorina, Carson Close In]]> Sun, 04 Oct 2015 10:42:45 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Fiorina-Trump-Carson.jpg
Donald Trump remains ahead in the early Republican nominating contests of Iowa and New Hampshire, but his lead has shrunk from a month ago, according to new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist polls of these two...

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<![CDATA[Clinton Campaign Courts Latino Voters]]> Sun, 04 Oct 2015 00:48:50 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/HilaryClinton-HumanRightsFoundation.jpg
Capitalizing on her still positive polling numbers with Latinos, Democrat Hillary Clinton is making the most of Hispanic Heritage Month to bolster her backing in the community and overall nationally, NBC...

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<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Surprises Fans at Marc Anthony Concert]]> Sat, 03 Oct 2015 11:32:22 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*121/100315+hillary+and+marc.PNG
Hillary Clinton made a surprise appearance at Marc Anthony's concert at the American Airlines Arena.]]>
<![CDATA[Bush on School Shooting Reaction: 'Stuff Happens']]> Fri, 02 Oct 2015 19:56:12 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_183581022528.jpg
Presidential candidate Jeb Bush drew a rebuke from the president for comments he made Friday about the university shooting that left nine people and a gunman dead in Oregon the day before. Speaking at a campaign

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<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Discusses Economy, Gun Control at Broward College]]> Fri, 02 Oct 2015 18:40:28 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_6845836253611.jpg
Hillary Clinton attended a grassroots organizing event in South Florida Friday, discussing gun control and the economy.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Carly Fiorina Attends Town Hall]]> Fri, 02 Oct 2015 12:01:51 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_615136142641.jpg
Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina speaks at a South Carolina town hall.

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<![CDATA[Kevin McCarthy Attempts to Clarify Benghazi Comments]]> Fri, 02 Oct 2015 04:49:43 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_380749363036.jpg
Republican Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Thursday that he never meant to link a congressional investigation into Benghazi to Hillary Clinton's faltering poll numbers, and that the outrage over his remarks...

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<![CDATA[Obama Calls For Gun Reform After Ore. Shooting]]> Fri, 02 Oct 2015 17:28:09 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/obama-AP_749073385113.jpg
President Barack Obama spoke passionately and registered frustration Thursday night after a gunman opened fire on a community college campus in Oregon. "Somehow this has become routine," the president said.

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<![CDATA['They're Going Back': Trump on Syrian Refugees in U.S.]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 07:35:31 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_150044116061.jpg
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he’s going to toughen up on Syrian refugees if he wins the upcoming federal election, NBC News reported. "I'm putting people on notice that are coming...

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<![CDATA[Secret Service Apologizes to Rep. Jason Chaffetz ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 05:57:51 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_814422308089.jpg
The Secret Service apologized to Rep. Jason Chaffetz on Wednesday for violating federal privacy law, NBC News reported. The agency improperly accessed sensitive personal information about him dozens of times in...

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<![CDATA[All 15 GOP Candidates Pay Hefty Fee for S.C.]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 15:06:19 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_730791540628.jpg
All 15 top running Republican presidential candidates have paid the hefty filing fee to qualify for South Carolina's primary. The Palmetto State's deadline is the first in the nation and requires the...

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<![CDATA[More Money, More Problems for 2016 Candidates]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 12:10:51 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_233926444912.jpg
How much does money matter in the current presidential contest? So far, not that much — at least in terms of those who have spent the most on TV ads. According to the latest ad-spending data by NBC partner...

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<![CDATA[Poll: Latinos Have 'Very Negative' View of Trump, GOP]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 10:18:35 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-463702166.jpg
Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump - and the GOP as a whole - are deeply underwater with American Latinos, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Telemundo survey shows.

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<![CDATA[Clinton's Not-So-Subtle Message to Sanders]]> Tue, 29 Sep 2015 07:47:15 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_6845836253611.jpg
Even though the first Democratic presidential debate is just two weeks away, frontrunner Hillary Clinton isn’t engaging with opponent Bernie Sanders, NBC News reported. Clinton hasn’t even mentioned Sanders’...

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<![CDATA[Americans Are Angry About the Country's Direction: Poll]]> Tue, 29 Sep 2015 01:34:04 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_294710634427.jpg
Americans are angry and think the country is going in the wrong direction, according to a new poll by NBC News/Wall Street Journal. A plurality of adults feel angry because the American political system seems...

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<![CDATA[Poll Shows Joe Biden as Most Popular Candidate]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 18:06:36 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Biden_crop.jpg
Vice President Joe Biden is a popular guy. In fact, if Biden were to declare a run for the White House right now, he would enter the race as the most popular candidate in the field, according to a new...

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<![CDATA[Immigration Reform Supporters Pray for Miracle from Boehner]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 15:14:58 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/AP_140043121627.jpg
A group of religious leaders who are proponents of immigration reform say it would take a miracle to get the House to vote on an immigration bill and are praying House Speaker John Boehner was inspired enough by...

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<![CDATA[6 in 10 Oppose Defunding Planned Parenthood: Poll]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 12:40:29 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-483023072-PP.jpg
Six in 10 Americans say they're opposed to completely eliminating Planned Parenthood's federal funding -- including more than 40 percent who are "strongly" opposed, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street...

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<![CDATA[Backdrop Falls as Fiorina Speaks]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 00:28:38 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Carly_Fiorina_Curtain.jpg
A curtain backdrop appeared to collapse behind Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina as she spoke in a San Antonio campaign event. Several women were seen rushing to shield Fiorina after the...

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<![CDATA[Ted Cruz Wins Values Voter Straw Poll]]> Sun, 27 Sep 2015 00:21:41 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/TedCruz-IowaPoll.jpg
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz won the presidential straw poll at the Values Voter Summit for the third year in a row on Saturday, cementing his position as the favorite of social conservatives in the Republican...

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<![CDATA[Potential Next House Speaker]]> Sat, 26 Sep 2015 02:42:54 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/450814382.jpg
Rep. Kevin McCarthy has risen to the upper reaches of House leadership mostly on the basis of his people skills and political smarts rather than his policy chops.

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