<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - Miami Political News and South Florida Politics]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+6+LOGO+GOOGLE.png NBC 6 South Florida http://www.nbcmiami.comen-usFri, 28 Oct 2016 04:34:31 -0400Fri, 28 Oct 2016 04:34:31 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Biden Said to Be Considered for Secretary of State If Clinton Wins]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 03:41:54 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ClintonBiden-AP_16228679390421.jpg
Vice President Joe Biden is under consideration for secretary of State if Hillary Clinton wins the White House, a trusted source confirmed to NBC News Thursday night.Politico first reported that Biden is...

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<![CDATA[Putin Praises Trump, Denies Meddling in US Election]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:12:36 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/putin3.jpg
Russian President Vladimir Putin, while continuing to deny the Kremlin has sought to meddle in the United States election, praised Donald Trump on Thursday for energizing American voters "tired of the elites,"...

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<![CDATA[5 Things to Know About a Contested Election]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 21:44:41 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/clinton-trump-split-serious.jpg
Recounts and legal challenges can take months to play out in some cases, but not in the election of a president: the Constitution sets strict deadlines, and not just the date for the inauguration.There...

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<![CDATA[Analysis: Hacked Memo Reinforces Worst Perception of Clintons]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:58:04 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/BClintonGettyImages-609580674.jpg
A 2011 memo from Douglas Band, a longtime aide to Bill Clinton, makes the case that his "multiple roles had served the interests of the Clinton family and its charity" and "detailed a circle of enrichment," the...

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<![CDATA[Election Day Safety Fears See Schools Cancel Classes ]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:03:34 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/votevote.jpg
Many of the schools across America that house polling booths will not be open on Election Day for the first time after parents raised fears over violence.Public schools, with their ample parking...

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<![CDATA[Ex-Congressman: 'If Trump Loses, I’m Grabbing My Musket']]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:54:18 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/joe+walsh+trump+tweet.png
Former Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh tweeted Wednesday afternoon that he plans to take up arms if Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump loses on Election Day."On November 8th, I’m voting for Trump,"...

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<![CDATA[Polls: Clinton Leads in New Hampshire; Tied in Nevada ]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:44:26 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/split-clintontrump-april16.jpg
Democrat Hillary Clinton has jumped out to a nine-point lead in the battleground state of New Hampshire, while she’s tied with Republican Donald Trump in Nevada, according to two new NBC News/Wall Street...

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<![CDATA[Trump Walk of Fame Star Smashed]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 21:16:15 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/10-25-2016-trump-star-hollywood-2.JPG
Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was in pieces Wednesday morning after it was vandalized overnight by a man with an axe. The Republican presidential candidate and former "Apprentice" host...

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<![CDATA[Trump Campaign Refutes Report It Stopped Fundraising for GOP]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:46:43 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_16299527284723.jpg
Donald Trump's campaign is pushing back against a new report that says Trump has all but stopped raising money for the joint fundraising effort with the Republican National Committee, insisting that the campaign...

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<![CDATA[Black Applicants Rejected for Trump Housing Speak Out]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:27:38 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-617989488.jpg
In 1973, New York City school teacher Annette Gandy Fortt was looking for a decent place to live. A listing for an apartment in a building owned by Donald Trump's father, Fred, caught her eye — but she says the...

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<![CDATA[Trump Says He Would 'Love' to Fight Biden]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:43:38 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/trump+biden+split.jpg
If Vice President Biden was serious about taking Trump "behind the gym," it sounds like Donald Trump is in.Rounding out a full day of rallies in Florida Tuesday night, the Republican presidential nominee...]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Brags of Endorsements That Never Happened]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:15:39 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_16299001639237.jpg
Donald Trump on Monday told News4Jax that the United States military "conceptually" endorsed him and that "virtually every police department" supports his bid for the presidency.

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<![CDATA[GOP Fractured as Clinton Maintains Solid Lead: Poll]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:16:43 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/trump-clinton-debate-split.jpg
With Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump in the polls as the election enters its final two weeks, a majority of Republicans and Republican-leaning voters see a lasting fracture in the Republican Party...

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<![CDATA[Democrats Take Aim at GOP Senate Majority]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:48:09 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-617720724.jpg
On Monday it was Sen. Elizabeth Warren's turn to join her fellow Democrats in cranking up the heat on Republican members of the Senate, who have become targets in the closing days of the campaign.Addressing an...

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<![CDATA[Saturday Night Live: Tom Hanks Hosts, Lady Gaga Performs]]> Sun, 23 Oct 2016 06:41:38 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Tom-Hanks-SNL-Debate.jpg
With Halloween around the corner, it’s fitting that “Saturday Night Live” would open this week’s episode with something unsettling, like the latest presidential debate. Alec Baldwin’s Donald Trump returned to go...
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<![CDATA[Miley Cyrus Campaigns for Clinton at College Dorm in Virginia]]> Sun, 23 Oct 2016 07:26:18 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/2016-10-27_1230.jpg
Singer and entertainer Miley Cyrus went door-knocking for Hillary Clinton at a George Mason University dorm Saturday afternoon.
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<![CDATA[Woman Accusing Donald Trump of Sexual Conduct Speaks Out]]> Sat, 22 Oct 2016 18:43:31 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000026128562_1200x675_791621187522.jpg
The eleventh women accusing Donald Trump of inappropriate sexual conduct spoke out at a press conference Saturday. NBC 6 political reporter Steve Litz has the latest.]]>
<![CDATA[11th Woman Accuses Trump of Inappropriate Sexual Conduct]]> Sat, 22 Oct 2016 20:59:22 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/jessica-drake-and-allred.jpg
An adult film performer came forward Saturday alleging Donald Trump kissed her without permission 10 years ago and offered her money and the use of his private jet, becoming the 11th woman to accuse the...

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<![CDATA[US Election Will Be 'Brexit Times Five,' Predicts Trump]]> Sat, 22 Oct 2016 03:26:29 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/trumGettyImages-616060152.jpg
Donald Trump held three rallies in North Carolina and Pennsylvania on Friday in which he compared the inaccurate early predictions of Britain's "Brexit" to his own presidential campaign.The Republican nominee,...

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<![CDATA[With Women as Key Planners, Events at Trump Venues Are Down]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:27:44 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/marGettyImages-515752270.jpg
There is growing evidence that Donald Trump's mud-slinging is tarnishing his gold-plated name, and industry observers say the Republican presidential nominee risks doing permanent damage to his brand."There are...

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<![CDATA[Abortion Becomes Debate Flashpoint With 'Late-Term' Question]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:34:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_16294052406753.jpg
Abortion became a topic in the debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump for the first time Wednesday night when moderator Chris Wallace focused on access to “late-term” procedures.“Well, I think...

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