<![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 Sat, 01 Nov 2014 05:41:53 -0400 Sat, 01 Nov 2014 05:41:53 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Bush on 2016: "Nothing New Here"]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:04:38 -0400 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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<![CDATA[Carollo Sues to Get City Manager Job Back]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:57:43 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Joe+Carollo+October+151.jpg
Former Doral City Manager Joe Carollo is suing the city and some of its leaders for allegedly violating his constitutional rights, the state law protecting whistleblowers, and the Doral city charter.

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<![CDATA[Differences Show in Gov. Debate]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:01:36 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/Baker+Coakley+Debate.jpg
On Monday, Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Martha Coakley showcased their differences in the Massachusetts gubernatorial debate moderated by NECN's Latoyia Edwards at Worcester's Hanover Theatre for...

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<![CDATA[Scott Defends Order on Ebola Monitoring]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:07:39 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/gov+rick+scott.jpg
Gov. Rick Scott defended his decision to monitor anyone coming from Ebola-affected countries, saying Monday it's "the right thing to do" to protect Floridians.

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<![CDATA[Jeb Bush Still Hasn't Made Decision on 2016]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:19:41 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/474646291.jpg
Former Florida governor Jeb Bush still "has not made a decision" about whether he'll run for president in 2016 while his son seemed to suggest it was likely over the weekend.

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<![CDATA[Final 2014 Debate Addressed Medical Marijuana]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:24:11 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/medical+marijuana+stock+capsule+cannabis+prescription+note+bottle+stethoscope.jpg
With less than two weeks to go before Floridians will vote on a controversial marijuana initiative, NBC News hosted a state-wide debate on medical marijuana Wednesday night in Orlando and it came down to...

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<![CDATA[Rivals Debate in NH Senate Race]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:06:59 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/vlcsnap-2014-10-21-21h11m54s10.jpg
Republican challenger Scott Brown continued to hammer away at Democrat Jeanne Shaheen's record in Washington as the incumbent repeatedly accused her opponent of fear mongering during a debate in...
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<![CDATA[Rival Gets Hands on Campaign Book]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:40:34 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/carl+demaio+scott+peters.JPG
A new bombshell dropped Friday in the race for California’s 52nd Congressional District when both candidates confirmed a Carl DeMaio campaign strategy book, allegedly stolen during an office break-in, found its...
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<![CDATA[Campaign Ad Featuring James Foley Pulled]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:58:35 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/tlmd_james_foley_ejecucion_isis_syria.jpg
A conservative ad campaign that featured James Foley, the New Hampshire journalist slain by ISIS, moments before his execution, will be pulled, the group responsible for the ad said. Secure America Now President

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<![CDATA[Scott Says Pizzi's Suspension Ended in 2013]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 23:27:28 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/082713+michael+pizzi.jpg
The battle between former Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi and Governor Rick Scott took another turn Tuesday when the governor’s legal team told the Florida Supreme Court that once Pizzi’s official term...

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<![CDATA[NH Lawmaker Calls Congresswoman "Ugly as Sin"]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:22:59 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/Steve+Vaillancourt.jpg
A Republican New Hampshire state lawmaker has called a Democratic congresswoman "ugly" and said the GOP opponent in her November re-election race is one of the most attractive women in politics.

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<![CDATA[Crist has Wide Lead Among Hispanics: Poll]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 21:14:47 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Charlie-Crist-and-Rick-Scott.jpg
A new poll shows Governor Rick Scott has a lot of work to do among Latino voters if he wants to keep his seat in the governor’s mansion.]]>
<![CDATA[Florida Gubernatorial Debate Friday on NBC6.com]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:39:59 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Charlie-Crist-and-Rick-Scott.jpg
It's a tight race for the governor's seat in Florida, with polls saying the race between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Republican-turned-Democrat former Gov. Charlie Crist is just too close to call.]]>
<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton on Grandmotherhood: "I Highly Recommend It!"]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 20:39:16 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/tlmd_hillaryclinton7.jpg
Thousands waited hours in the sun to see Former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday in Coral Gables.]]>
<![CDATA[CA Plastic Bag Ban Approved]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:23:45 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/212*120/Plastic+Bag+Ban+Store+Counter+copy.jpg
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. The measure, first proposed by Democratic Sen. Alex Padilla of Los Angeles, would prohibit single-use plastic bags...

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<![CDATA[Pizzi Wins Court Decision Versus Scott]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:37:12 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/081814+michael+pizzi.jpg
The Florida Supreme Court said Monday that Governor Rick Scott must give reason why his office hasn’t lifted the suspension of Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi.

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