<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - Miami Political News and South Florida Politics]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+6+LOGO+GOOGLE.png NBC 6 South Florida http://www.nbcmiami.comen-usSat, 21 Oct 2017 04:55:48 -0400Sat, 21 Oct 2017 04:55:48 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Cub Scout Kicked Out of Den After Asking Lawmaker Questions]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:57:26 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_091024026071.jpg
A Colorado Cub Scout was kicked out of his den after asking a state senator questions about political issues from gun control to health care legislation, NBC News reported. The Cub Scout's mother, Lori...

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<![CDATA[Obama Returns to the Campaign Trail]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:43:07 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/DIT+OBAMA+CAMPAIGNING+THUMB.jpg
Former President Barack Obama returned to the political spotlight Thursday for the first time since leaving office by campaigning for the Democratic nominees for Governor in New Jersey and Virginia.]]>
<![CDATA[Bipartisan Senate Bill Aims to Prevent Western Wildfires]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:00:21 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/wildfire.GettyImages-591911058-2.jpg
As wildfires rage across California and the West, Democratic and Republican senators have joined forces to help rural communities better prepare for and prevent catastrophic wildfires.A bill introduced...

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<![CDATA[Kelly 'Stunned' by Rep.'s Criticism of Trump's Call to Widow]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:36:00 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Kelly_FULL-150844371186000002.jpg
White House chief of staff John Kelly said Thursday he was "stunned" and "broken hearted" by a Florida congresswoman woman's criticism of President Donald Trump's phone call to one of...]]>
<![CDATA['Casual Cruelty' Degrades US Discourse, George W. Bush Warns]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:54:50 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_17292573775204-George-W.-Bush-Speech.jpg
Former President George W. Bush is warning against the proliferation of cruelty and bigotry in American life that is threatening public discourse and may be harming faith in democracy.Bush's comments deriding...

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<![CDATA['Casual Cruelty': Bush Criticizes Current State of Politics ]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:33:42 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GWB_Criticizes_Current_State_of_Politics-150842953611900002.jpg
Former president George W. Bush criticized the current state of American politics and the Trump administration with a pointed speech on the "casual cruelty" common in modern political discussions,...]]>
<![CDATA[Protesters Decry 'Nazi Hate' at White Nationalist's Speech]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:27:27 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-863078442.jpg
Crowds of demonstrators gathered at the University of Florida campus in Gainesville Thursday, holding signs and chanting anti-Nazi slogans in protest of a speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer.Hundreds...

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<![CDATA[In DNC Shakeup, Perez Ousts Longtime Party Officials]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:04:47 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/perAP_17057091388173.jpg
A shakeup is underway at the Democratic National Committee as several longtime officials have lost their posts, exposing a still-raw rift in the party and igniting anger among those in its progressive wing...

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<![CDATA[Pentagon Sends Team to Niger to Find 'Basic Raw Facts']]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:43:33 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/pentagon-ext.jpg
The U.S. military says it continues to search for answers about what happened in Niger two weeks ago, After four U.S. soldiers were killed during an ambush in Niger tour weeks ago, The Pentagon has sent a...

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<![CDATA[US Rep. Calls Trump a 'Liar,' Niger Attack His 'Benghazi']]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:33:36 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/AP_171284199158.jpg
Calling Donald Trump a "liar," U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson on Wednesday fiercely defended her statements over his call with a fallen U.S. soldier's widow. She is also demanding answers on the Niger attack...

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<![CDATA[Putin Rival Ties Kushner Meeting to Kremlin Bankers]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:15:44 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-821582108.jpg
A prominent exiled Russian oligarch said in an exclusive interview with NBC News that he is nearly certain Russian President Vladimir Putin tried to collaborate with the Trump campaign, and that he believes...

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