<![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 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 03:19:47 -0500 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 03:19:47 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Large Donors to Koch Brothers Like Rubio: Report]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:22:07 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/121714+marco+rubio+discusses+developments+in+cuba.jpg
As Senator Marco Rubio continues to take more steps towards making a run at the White House; he may is the early choice of several of the large donors to one of the biggest conservative organizations in...]]>
<![CDATA[Despite Costs, House Voting Again to Overturn ACA]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:19:53 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/obamacare+site+screengrab.jpg
Republicans in Congress are planning to vote for approximately the 60th time to overturn all or parts of the Affordable Care Act, according to TheHill.com. The vote will come at a high price to taxpayers and on...]]>
<![CDATA[Impact with Jackie Nespral - Jan. 25, 2015]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:43:40 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/impact+012515.PNG
Impact with Jackie Nespral - Jan. 25, 2015]]>
<![CDATA[Christie Woos Iowa Conservatives]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 01:46:55 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/12415chris.jpg
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tried to connect with Iowa conservatives at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Saturday by assuring them that "you'll always know who I am" if he runs for president. While still...]]>
<![CDATA[Sen. Rubio Taking Steps Toward Possible 2016 Run]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:51:11 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/121113+marco+rubio.jpg
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio rode into Washington on a wave of anti-Obamacare sentiment in 2010. He may soon be hoping to ride a similar wave all the way up Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House in 2016.

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<![CDATA[Top NY Lawmaker Arrested on Corruption Charges: Source]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 22:21:24 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/silver7.jpg
New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested Thursday on federal corruption charges, a law enforcement source familiar with the investigation told NBC 4 New York Officials did not disclose...

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<![CDATA["Pivotal": LGBT Groups Praise Obama's "Historic" SOTU]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 18:38:42 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/obama+state+of+union.JPG
LGBT rights activists and organizations across the country laud President Barack Obama who became the first U.S. president to ever use the words "lesbian," "bisexual" and "transgender" in a State of the...

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<![CDATA[New Md. Gov: What to Expect]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:02:30 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/20141104+Hogan.jpg
Larry Hogan was sworn in as Maryland governor Wednesday, becoming just the second Republican to hold the post in more than 45 years. He'll face a $750 million budget deficit, a legislature controlled by...]]>
<![CDATA[GOP Congressman Slams Obama for "Deportable" SOTU Guest]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:52:56 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP060731031104.jpg
A Republican congressman slammed the White House over one of its young State of the Union guests Tuesday, tweeting that the first lady would have a "deportable" joining her. Iowa Rep.

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<![CDATA[Bill Would Force Students to Watch Conservative Movie]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:33:47 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/dinesh-court.jpg
A pair of Republican state lawmakers have proposed bill to require Florida students watch a movie by conservative commentator and convict Dinesh D’Souza twice before they graduate, according to the News-Press of...

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<![CDATA[Va. Gov. Suffers 7 Broken Ribs in Fall From Horse]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 18:09:49 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/0115-mcauliffe.jpg
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe is recovering from injuries he received after being thrown from a horse while on a family trip to Africa, several media outlets are reporting.]]>
<![CDATA[State of the Union: What To Expect]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 11:31:05 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/NC_sotupreview0119001_1500x845.jpg
President Obama's upcoming State of The Union address is already being met by Republican criticism.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Teen Who Asked Santa for Safety Invited to State of the Union]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 18:54:02 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/217*120/letter+to+santa+safety.jpg
A South Side Chicago teen who wrote a letter to Santa asking for safety and received a reply from President Barack Obama has now earned an invitation from the first lady. Michelle Obama invited 13-year-old Malik...]]>
<![CDATA[Romney Hints at Presidential Run]]> Sat, 17 Jan 2015 19:15:09 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/mitt+romney+rnc+011615.JPG
Mitt Romney is addressing the GOP's winter meeting delegates aboard the USS Midway Museum on the Embarcadero Friday evening, a week after he told donors he would consider another presidential run in 2016. The...]]>
<![CDATA[Millionaires Make Up Half of Congress: Report]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:32:59 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/capitol+generic+federal+government+generic.jpg
Congress is getting richer and seeing its number of millionare members grow, as average Americans continue to struggle to recover from years of economic turmoil, according to a new report.

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<![CDATA[Impact with Jackie Nespral - January 11, 2015]]> Sun, 11 Jan 2015 17:49:12 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000016370763_1200x675_382979651718.jpg
Impact with Jackie Nespral - January 11, 2015]]>
<![CDATA[Another Kennedy Takes Office as Ted Jr. Joins Connecticut Senate]]> Thu, 08 Jan 2015 14:54:53 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ted+kennedy+jr+state+senator.jpg
Ted Kennedy Jr. officially gained the title of Connecticut state senator Wednesday, becoming the newest member of the powerful family to take office. representative for Kennedy said the state senator plans...

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<![CDATA[NBC 6 Impact: January 4, 2014]]> Wed, 07 Jan 2015 15:12:00 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000016316241_1200x675_381143107975.jpg
Impact with Jackie Nespral: Jan. 4]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Va. Governor Faces Decade-Plus in Prison at Corruption Sentencing]]> Tue, 06 Jan 2015 12:22:31 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/454631202.jpg
Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell could be sentenced to more than a decade in prison Tuesday, months after he and his wife were convicted on public corruption charges. McDonnell left the court a stricken man...

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<![CDATA[Impact with Jackie Nespral - Dec. 28, 2014]]> Sun, 28 Dec 2014 18:27:01 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/impact+122814.PNG
Impact with Jackie Nespral - Dec. 28, 2014]]>
<![CDATA[NY Congressman Expected to Plead Guilty to Tax Fraud: Official]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:19:31 -0500 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/michael+grimm1.jpg
New York Rep. Michael Grimm is expected to plead guilty to a single count of tax fraud Tuesday in Brooklyn federal court, a law enforcement official familiar with the case tells NBC 4 New York.

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