<![CDATA[NBC New York - Politics]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usFri, 06 May 2016 13:08:56 -0400Fri, 06 May 2016 13:08:56 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA['Blue Wall' Gives Trump Little Room for Error: Analysis]]> Fri, 06 May 2016 06:59:29 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TRUMP_AP_16125071253980.jpg
Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump will have his own wall to face in the presidential election: the "Blue Wall," according to NBC News.The election is decided by a handful of key states that sit...

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<![CDATA[Clinton's Rally Draws Protesters ]]> Fri, 06 May 2016 07:46:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/5-5-16-Clinton_Rally.jpg
Protesters gathered Thursday in the streets and on the campus of East Los Angeles College in Monterey Park, where former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton brought her campaign for the Democratic presidential...

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<![CDATA[Clinton Aides Interviewed in Email Investigation: Officials]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 20:51:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/HillaryClinton-AP_894627747166.jpg
Sources familiar with the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email server told NBC News some of her top aides during her time as Secretary of State have been interviewed by the FBI “within the past few...

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<![CDATA[Trump Celebrates Cinco de Mayo With Taco Bowl in NYC]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 20:26:07 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TRUMP_AP_16125071253980.jpg
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump celebrated Cinco de Mayo with a huge taco bowl in New York City Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Trump Reverses Stances on Taxes, Minimum Wage]]> Fri, 06 May 2016 02:04:05 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-527324320-trump.jpg
Donald Trump has already indicated he may abandon his positions on two major policy issues: a minimum wage increase and tax cuts for the rich, NBC News reported.Trump told CNBC on Thursday he backed away from...

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<![CDATA[Bush Presidents Won't Be Endorsing Trump]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 13:40:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/167503236.jpg
Former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush will refrain from endorsing or commenting on Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.The senior Bush has enthusiastically endorsed...

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<![CDATA[Voters Could Pick London's First Muslim Mayor]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 12:41:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sadiq-khan.jpg
London could make history as the first major Western city to elect a Muslim mayor, with Labour Party candidate Sadiq Khan on top of opinion polls, according to NBC News.Khan, the son of a bus driver from...

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<![CDATA[Clinton Defends Against Sanders & Trump ]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 06:45:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/CLINTON_AP_367442082209.jpg
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will now be defending her campaign from two flanks as Bernie Sanders' campaign continues and the sudden departure of Donald Trump's rivals have made him...

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<![CDATA[What Trump Should Consider in a Running Mate]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 18:25:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TRUMP_AP_16125071253980.jpg
Donald Trump says he will go by the playbook when choosing a running mate, which is an unconventional move that’s unexpected for him, NBC News reports. There is a range of criteria — and names — that...

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<![CDATA[Clinton May Need to be Deposed: Judge]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 17:06:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ClintonAbedin-AP_11061119061.jpg
A federal judge said it "may be necessary" to depose Hillary Clinton about her personal e-mail server, in a freedom-of-information lawsuit over the employment of aide Huma Abedin, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[RedState Calls on Confirmation of Garland to SCOTUS]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 14:28:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/garland-GettyImages-515910394.jpg
A conservative website is calling on Republicans to confirm President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nomination Merrick Garland, NBC News reports."Republicans must know that there is absolutely no chance that we...

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<![CDATA[Sen. Warren Blasts Trump on Twitter]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 17:57:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Trump-Warren.jpg
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren blasted Republican front-runner Donald Trump after his victory Tuesday in Indiana, saying the billionaire businessman has more support from the KKK than the GOP."There's more...

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<![CDATA[Sanders Is Now a 3rd Wheel, Despite Indiana Win]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 07:10:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SANDERS_AP_16125039010921.jpg
Bernie Sanders' upset victory Tuesday in the Indiana primary shows Democrats are not quite ready to name Hillary Clinton the nominee.Every time the race seems headed to the finish, voters decide to extend it...

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<![CDATA[It's Trump's GOP After Cruz Drops Out]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 06:40:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TRUMP_AP_16125071253980.jpg
Donald Trump became the likely GOP nominee on Tuesday as top rival Senator Ted Cruz withdrew from the race, an outcome that was unthinkable to many just a few months ago. "We are going to win again and we...

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<![CDATA[Cruz Suspends Campaign: 'Voters Chose Another Path']]> Tue, 03 May 2016 21:41:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-527830664-CRUZ.jpg
Sen. Ted Cruz, who despite an early victory in the Iowa caucus struggled to stop Donald Trump from cutting into his support from evangelical Christian voters, has dropped out of the race for the Republican...

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<![CDATA[From Cruz Conspiracies to Cheering Muslims: Trump's Wild Claims ]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 16:59:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/trumpImages-527466972.jpg
In the latest in a string of incendiary comments, Donald Trump accused Ted Cruz’s father on Tuesday of links to President John F. Kennedy’s killer shortly before the president’s assassination.

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<![CDATA[As Indiana Heads to Polls, Candidates Scramble for Votes]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 10:38:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_lv50tweb_1920x1080.jpg
Voters in Indiana headed to the polls early on May 3, 2016, in a primary that's been called a must-win for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) if he wants to defeat front-runner Donald Trump for the GOP nomination.]]>
<![CDATA[Highlights From the 2016 Campaign Trail]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 20:40:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/2016-AP_16125796454108.jpg
The 2016 presidential race has been contentious and full of surprises, with candidates fighting to the finish in superdelegate states. Check out scenes from the campaign trail and keep track of the candidates as...

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<![CDATA[Sanders Within Striking Distance of Clinton for Ind. Primary]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 11:50:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sanders-clinton-split.jpg
In Indiana, where the latest poll shows Sen. Bernie Sanders within striking distance of Hillary Clinton in the primary on Tuesday, Kristen Callihan will not even contemplate a general election without the...

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<![CDATA[Ted Cruz Says Young Heckler Deserves a Spanking]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 13:34:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ted-cruz1.jpg
Ted Cruz responded to a young heckler who yelled out "you suck" during a campaign event in Indiana by telling the child that such an outburst would land him a spanking in the Cruz household.

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<![CDATA[Trump in Indiana Says China Is 'Raping' America]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 06:57:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TRUMP_AP_16122772500150.jpg
Speaking about trade policy at a rally in Indiana, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump took his rhetoric about China to a new level Sunday. "We can't continue to allow China to rape our country,"...

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<![CDATA[Sanders Insists He Can Still Win the Dem. Nomination]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 22:32:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/526912210-bernie-sanders-contested-convention.jpg
Facing a large delegate deficit, tough odds and just 10 remaining state contests, Senator Bernie Sanders made it clear Sunday that he intends to fight on to become the Democratic presidential nominee, NBC...

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<![CDATA[A Look at Clinton's Promise of a Cabinet Full of Women]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 17:42:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_16122673573195-hillary-clinton-campaign-trail.jpg
Hillary Clinton last week pledged that, if elected, she would appoint a presidential cabinet in which at least half of the members are women, a move that would profoundly shift the look of the people who govern...

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<![CDATA[Trump Leads Cruz in Crucial Indiana Primary: Poll]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 10:17:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_161110678355521.jpg
Donald Trump holds a 15-point lead over Texas Sen. Ted Cruz in the potentially decisive May 3 presidential primary race in Indiana, according to results from a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist...

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<![CDATA[Obama Roasts GOP Candidates at WH Correspondents' Dinner]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 13:27:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WhiteHouse-GettyImages-526666530.jpg
President Barack Obama pulled out the punches during the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner in Washington, D.C., Saturday, taking jabs at the candidates vying for the Republican nomination.

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<![CDATA[Cruz Defends Position on 'Bathroom Bills' ]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 11:03:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/CruzMTP-Screen-Shot-2016-04-30-at-7.53.59-PM.jpg
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is standing his ground in his belief that allowing transgender people to use the bathroom of their choice opens the door for people "who are predators," dismissing criticism from reality...

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<![CDATA[White House Correspondents' Dinner 2016]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 21:13:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WhiteHouseDinner-GettyImages-526658212.jpg
President Barack Obama hosts the 102nd White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, also known as the "Nerd Prom." The biggest names in politics and entertainment will come out to watch the event, also known...

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<![CDATA[Clinton Team Shifting Staff to General Election States]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:18:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-524679204.jpg
Hillary Clinton’s campaign is preparing to hire staffers in some of the general election’s battleground states, NBC News reported.A Clinton campaign official told NBC News the first wave of new hires...

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<![CDATA[Trump's Bill Unpaid After 3 Months]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:13:01 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Trump-GettyImages-503927392.jpg
The city of Burlington, Vermont, is considering calling a debt collection agency on a billionaire: Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump.Mayor Miro Weinberger, a Democrat, said Trump is nearly...

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<![CDATA[Do Celebrity Endorsements Help or Hurt?]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:48:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DAWSON_GettyImages-521061462.jpg
Celebrity surrogates have been ubiquitous on the campaign trail this season, frequently been driving the 2016 news cycle — and in some cases, forcing their preferred candidates off message.In a crowded...

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<![CDATA[The Rocky History Between Cruz and Boehner]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:40:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/split2-cruz-boehner.jpg
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz personally told NBC News he had not met John Boehner, when he addressed comments made about him by the former House Speaker.But the two men do have a past: Ted Cruz was once Boehner’s...

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