<![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 Sat, 23 May 2015 04:47:43 -0400 Sat, 23 May 2015 04:47:43 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Visits NH Brewery]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 18:21:40 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/228*120/Hillary+Clinton+smuttynose+2.jpg
Republicans in Congress and GOP presidential hopefuls are threatening tens of thousands of small business jobs by seeking to cut a little-known government agency that guarantees loans to help U.S.

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<![CDATA[Jim Kenney Wins Philly Mayoral Bid]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 00:15:24 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/AP142050022358.jpg
Jim Kenney is one step closer to becoming Mayor of Philadelphia after winning the Democratic Party's nomination in Tuesday's primary. The 57-year-old former at-large city councilman was declared the winner...

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<![CDATA[Should College Be Free? Bernie Sanders Says So]]> Tue, 19 May 2015 19:35:57 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/471658670.jpg
Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced a proposal Tuesday that would make undergraduate tuition at four-year public colleges and universities free to students. The idea would be largely funded through...]]>
<![CDATA["Hello, Twitter!" President Obama Gets His Own Account]]> Mon, 18 May 2015 12:43:35 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/obama-blackberry-459365998.jpg
President Barack Obama has joined the Twitterverse. With his second term more than halfway through, the president sent an inaugural tweet from a new @POTUS Twitter account on Monday.

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<![CDATA["SNL" Heralds the Summer of Hillary Clinton]]> Sun, 17 May 2015 06:37:59 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Hillary-Clinton-SNL-Louis-CK-16-May-2015-2.jpg
Nevermind the nice weather: Hillary Clinton was in campaign mode on "Saturday Night Live," and she is taking to sandy beaches and picnic tables across America to earn her place in the White House.

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<![CDATA[Bush Accidentally Says He's Running for President]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 05:53:12 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/470123290.jpg
Former Florida governor Jeb Bush quickly corrected himself Wednesday after accidentally saying he is running for president.

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<![CDATA[GROSS: Rand Paul Staffer Licks Super PAC's Camera]]> Mon, 11 May 2015 19:47:52 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP759153459907.jpg
A New Hampshire staffer for Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul's campaign licked the camera of a liberal tracking group trying to videotape the candidate on Monday.

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<![CDATA["SNL" Skewers GOP Presidential Candidates]]> Mon, 11 May 2015 07:33:42 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/Ted-Cruz-Bobby-Moynihan-SNL-9-May-2015.jpg
"Saturday Night Live" skewered Republicans running for the presidential nomination in a skit featuring the Southern Republican Leadership Conference — but Hillary Clinton didn't exactly escape unscathed.

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<![CDATA[Ex-Christie Aides Plead Not Guilty]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 18:56:05 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/kelly-Baroni.jpg
Two former political allies of Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie entered not guilty pleas Monday after they were charged for their alleged involvement in politically motivated lane closures of the George...]]>
<![CDATA[NMB Employee Claims Councilman Threatened Her]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 21:26:06 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/pierre+threats.jpg
A South Florida elected official is under the microscope for allegedly threatened a city employee she could lose her job.

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<![CDATA[Sen. Sanders Announces White House Bid]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:21:58 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/sanders-announce.jpg
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders discusses his plans to run for the White House in 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[Fight Over Miami Lakes Mayor Ends]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:45:59 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Wayne+Slaton.jpg
Current Miami Lakes Mayor Wayne Slaton announced Monday that he will not fight the Third District Court of Appeal's decision that Michael Pizzi should be the town's mayor.]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Obama Jokes at Correspondents' Dinner]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 05:09:02 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Obama-White-House-Correspondents-Dinner-1.jpg
President Obama poked fun at politicians, government officials and himself at this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner.

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<![CDATA[Michael Pizzi Wins Appeal, Is the Mayor of Miami Lakes]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:14:43 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/tlmd_miami_lakes_edited_1.jpg
The Florida Third District Court of Appeal delared Friday that Michael Pizzi is the Mayor of Miami Lakes.

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<![CDATA[Clinton Has Qualms on Trade Deal]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 18:16:10 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/l_apclintonburritox1200.jpg
Hillary Rodham Clinton expressed qualms Tuesday about the sweeping trade deal the Obama administration is negotiating with Pacific nations. Without weighing in for or against the agreement, Clinton told students...

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