<![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-usWed, 27 Jul 2016 07:48:09 -0400Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:48:09 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA['Stay Worried': Obama Urges Dems to Take Trump Seriously]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:31:49 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Obama+Russia+Hack+Today.png
President Barack Obama said it is "possible" that the Russian government would try to influence the U.S. elections by hacking into the Democratic National Committee systems and leaking the party's emails.In an...

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<![CDATA[Why Vladimir Putin Hates Hillary Clinton]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:45:05 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-151488296.jpg
Russian president Vladimir Putin's admiration for Donald Trump is rivaled by his passionate hate for Hillary Clinton, adding credence to the accusations that Russia is behind the damaging Democratic Party email...

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<![CDATA[Fact Check: DNC Day 2]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:54:22 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/583559136-hillary-clinton-dnc-video-glass-ceiling.jpg
On a night headlined by President Bill Clinton’s admiration for his wife — the now official Democratic nominee — there was a less-than-glowing treatment of some facts.

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<![CDATA[DNC Day 2: Clinton's Historic Nomination and Other Top Moments]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:47:41 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-583550834-dnc.jpg
Ninety-six years after women won the right to vote, Hillary Clinton became the Democratic Party's nominee for president on Tuesday, the first woman to represent a major political party."When women succeed...

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<![CDATA[Sanders Delegates Walk Out]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:15:12 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/216*120/sanders+walkout+rigged+brian+lead+image.jpg
Dozens of Bernie Sanders delegates walked out of the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night following Hillary Clinton's nomination for president, and many promised to leave the political party in protest.

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<![CDATA[Cheers on Twitter for Hillary Clinton's Historic Nomination]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 19:31:19 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-579365810.jpg
Democrat Hillary Clinton made history Tuesday night when she became the first woman to be nominated for president by a major party.Other women, including Democrat Shirley Chisholm, have sought a major...

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<![CDATA[Weiner, Trump Jr. Spat Over Possible NYC Mayoral Run]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 05:05:48 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/weiner+trump+jr.jpg
Amid speculation over whether Donald Trump Jr. may be mulling a run for New York City mayor, failed candidate Anthony Weiner offered an opinion that sparked a snarky response from the younger Trump highlighting...

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<![CDATA[A List of Trump's Rapidly Changing Policy Positions]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:24:11 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Trump-Unity.jpg
Donald Trump once offered up three different views on abortion in eight hours, and after a year of campaigning, the Republican nominee has continued to expound powerfully incoherent rhetoric and constantly...

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<![CDATA[Standout Style at the Democratic National Convention]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:09:22 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-583541324-dnc.jpg
Many delegates, protesters and attendees donned special garb to show support for a candidate, advocate for a cause, or just show off at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

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<![CDATA[Susan Sarandon, Sarah Silverman Ignite DNC Celebrity Bern]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:26:35 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/sarandon-silverman.jpg
Star power proves an unpredictable force for both the Democrats and Republicans.

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<![CDATA[Sanders Makes Surprise Visit to Fla. Delegates at DNC]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:10:23 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/210*120/072616+bernie+sanders+DNC+florida+delegates.jpg
NBC 6's Steve Litz has the latest from Philadelphia, as the former Democratic presidential candidate made an visit Tuesday morning to Florida delegates.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Attacks Hillary Clinton Through Her Husband's Infidelities]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:21:58 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-538716480-hil.jpg
Donald Trump is running against Hillary Clinton, not her husband, but the presumptive Republican nominee has not shied from attacking the former president over his sexual misconduct.

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<![CDATA[Read Michelle Obama's Speech to the DNC]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:46 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Michelle-Obama-Convention-GettyImages-580961036.jpg
First lady Michelle Obama spoke at the Democratic National Convention Monday evening, saying, "Because of Hillary Clinton my daughters and all our sons and daughters now take for granted that a woman can...

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<![CDATA[Read Bernie Sanders' Speech at the DNC]]> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:50:46 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Bernie+Sanders-580961394.jpg
Senator Bernie Sanders addressed the Democratic National Convention Monday evening, saying "It is no secret that Hillary Clinton and I disagree on a number of issues ... That’s what democracy is about." Here are...

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<![CDATA[A Look Inside the 2016 Democratic National Convention]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:33:45 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-583547368-dnc.jpg
An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Democratic National Convention kicked off July 25.

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<![CDATA[It's Clinton's Convention, but Obama Is Key]]> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:45:03 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/545148032-obama-campaigns-for-clinton.jpg
Though the Democratic convention is Hillary Clinton's party, President Barack Obama could be the most important figure in the presidential contest between now and Election Day, NBC News reports.Obama, who...

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<![CDATA[Debbie Wasserman Schultz Will Not Open DNC First Day]]> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:52:20 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/DNC-Tues-P17.jpg
Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who is resigning her post as chair of the national committee, will not open Monday's Democratic National Convention.

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<![CDATA[DNC Preparing to Start With Several Distractions]]> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:56:48 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/180*120/philly-curiosa-2.jpg
Democrats have gathered in Philadelphia for their nominating convention, but the event will start under a cloud of controversy involving a South Florida congresswoman.

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<![CDATA[Clinton's Turn: Guide to the Democratic National Convention]]> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:31:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/hillary-clinton7.jpg
It's Hillary Clinton's turn.The Democratic National Convention opening Monday in Philadelphia is Clinton's chance to hit reset after a vigorous primary against Bernie Sanders and the unlikely movement...

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<![CDATA[NBC 6 at the Democratic National Convention]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:44:47 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*120/072516+dnc+sign.JPG
<![CDATA[Kaine Returns to Longtime Parish to Attend Mass]]> Sun, 24 Jul 2016 20:57:35 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/TimKaine-AP_16194841924998.jpg
Sen. Tim Kaine returned to St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Richmond, Virginia, on Sunday, a day after being introduced as Hillary Clinton’s running mate, according to NBC News.

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<![CDATA[Trump Aide Dismisses Russian Link to DNC Email Leak]]> Sun, 24 Jul 2016 20:17:34 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/PaulManafort-GettyImages-524993070.jpg
A top Donald Trump campaign adviser dismissed allegations that Russian hackers were behind the DNC email leak, NBC News reported. Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort said it showed how “desperate” Hillary...

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<![CDATA[Bloomberg to Endorse Clinton at DNC]]> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:39:07 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-468907398.jpg
Michael Bloomberg is expected to endorse Hillary Clinton during his speech at the Democratic National Convention, an adviser for the former New York City mayor told NBC News.Bloomberg is making the endorsement...

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<![CDATA[Fact Checking Clinton’s Greatest Hits]]> Sun, 24 Jul 2016 13:00:23 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/HillaryClinton-AP_16140607364144.jpg
In advance of the Democratic National Convention, which begins July 25 in Philadelphia, we present a wrap-up of some of the more egregious falsehoods from Hillary Clinton, who is set to accept her party’s...

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<![CDATA[Trump on Convention Speech: 'It Was Very Optimistic' ]]> Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:07:12 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Trump+on+RNC+Speech.png
Donald Trump pushed back against critics who called his speech at the Republican National Convention Thursday night too pessimistic, telling NBC's Chuck Todd he offered an optimistic message because "we're going...

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<![CDATA[Clinton Picks Kaine for VP]]> Sat, 23 Jul 2016 10:00:02 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP_16196751572126.jpg
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton's pick to become the next vice president of the United States, Clinton told supporters Friday evening. Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, said...

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<![CDATA[Fact Check: Trump Defends Oswald Claim]]> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:34:55 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/578550086-Donald-Trump-RNC.jpg
Donald Trump doubled down on his baseless insinuation that a photograph published by the National Enquirer shows Ted Cruz’s father with “crazy Lee Harvey Oswald having breakfast.”A day after accepting...

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