<![CDATA[NBC New York - Politics]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usSun, 24 Sep 2017 13:56:21 -0400Sun, 24 Sep 2017 13:56:21 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[White House ‘Planning’ on Health Care Vote This Week]]> Sun, 24 Sep 2017 13:00:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/whitehouseonhealthvote.jpg
Despite a rushed timetable and the daunting task of pulling together enough votes, the White House is planning on a Senate vote on the “Graham-Cassidy” health care bill this week, White House Director of...

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<![CDATA[Key Moments From President Trump’s Alabama Rally]]> Fri, 22 Sep 2017 22:30:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT_TRUMP_RALLY_092217-150613334176900002.jpg
President Donald Trump held a rally in Huntsville, Alabama, Friday night to endorse Sen. Luther Strange. Here are some key moments from his speech.]]>
<![CDATA[Could You Get a Visa Under Trump's Immigration Overhaul?]]> Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:59:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/trumpandcottonfeuerherd.jpg
A wall along the Mexico border isn’t President Donald Trump’s only proposal to curtail immigration into the United States. Trump also wants to limit legal immigration into the U.S.

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<![CDATA[Trump Tightens Sanctions Against North Korea]]> Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:51:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Trump160921_MP4-150602972917100002.jpg
President Trump is hitting North Korea with severe new sanctions and issuing an ultimatum to the world: If you do business with Kim Jong Un the United States will not do business with you.]]>
<![CDATA[GOP Still Split on Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill]]> Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:24:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/LV50RWEB09212017_MP4-150600234271200002.jpg
Republicans expect to vote next week on a health care bill known as Graham-Cassidy, named for the senators who wrote it, which would scale back Medicaid. Some GOP lawmakers are split on the newest effort to undo...]]>
<![CDATA[Majority Like Trump's Hurricane Relief/Debt Limit Deal: Poll]]> Thu, 21 Sep 2017 06:14:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_17257451420253.jpg
A majority of Americans support President Donald Trump's deal with Democratic leaders to provide hurricane relief and keep the government open for 90 days, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal...

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<![CDATA['Scam': Kimmel Slams 'Kimmel Test' Senator's Bill]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:02:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Kimmel-Cassidy.jpg
Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel sounded off on Tuesday to blast Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy for his part in crafting the latest GOP health care proposal that, Kimmel said, goes against the promises the senator had...

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<![CDATA['America First': Read Trump’s Full United Nations Speech]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:21:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_17262554457466.jpg
The full text of President Donald Trump's speech on Tuesday to the United Nations General Assembly, as provided by the White House.

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<![CDATA[Lawmakers Arrested in Protest at Trump Tower]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:42:19 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DACA+PROTEST+TRUMP+TOWER+RAW+-+02000709_WNBC_000000017889024.jpg
New York congressman Adriano Espaillat, City Council President Melissa Mark Viverito and other lawmakers have been arrested in a protest outside Trump Tower.They were fighting President Trump's decision to end...]]>
<![CDATA[Alabama GOP Senate Candidate Uses Racial Slurs in Speech]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:43:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP382302279534.jpg
Roy Moore, the Republican frontrunner in next week’s special Senate election in Alabama, referred to "reds and yellows fighting" in a campaign speech, a video obtained by NBC News shows.Moore, the...

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<![CDATA[Trump Administration Wants to Increase CIA Drone Strikes]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:37:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Mike-Pompeo-AP_17103727968359.jpg
When President Donald Trump visited CIA headquarters in the first weeks of his presidency, he toured the secure floor where agency officers direct drone strikes against suspected terrorists, current and...

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<![CDATA[Trump Mulling Parade to Show US 'Military Strength']]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:26:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_TRUMP_PARADE_091817-150576544939000002.jpg
President Donald Trump enjoyed France's Bastille Day celebration so much while he was visiting France that he is considering a July 4th parade to showcase the U.S. military.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump and the United Nations]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:45:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_lv50mweb0918207_1500x845.jpg
As a candidate President Trump called the United Nations weak, incompetent, not a friend of democracy. Now he needs the U.N. to deal with North Korea. Tracie Potts reports.

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<![CDATA[Analysis: Political Comedy Scores Huge at Emmys]]> Sun, 17 Sep 2017 23:42:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/oliver-colbert-baldwin-split.jpg
Stephen Colbert kicked off the Emmys Sunday with an old-school production number straight out of "The Music Man," a classic show about a con artist who hoodwinks Middle American townsfolk by spouting false...

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<![CDATA['No Kidding': Sanders Refutes Clinton's Criticism of Him]]> Sun, 17 Sep 2017 11:13:44 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Bernie-Sanders-EM.jpg
Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday pushed back against criticism from Hillary Clinton that he did not do enough to bring his supporters to her in the 2016 general. Sanders chalked up the fact that some of...

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<![CDATA[Trump Retweets Meme of Him Driving Golf Ball Into Clinton]]> Sun, 17 Sep 2017 14:07:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/trumptweetclintonfeuerherd.jpg
President Donald Trump on Sunday morning retweeted a number of internet memes, including an altered video that shows him driving a golf ball into the back of Hillary Clinton. The retweeted video is captioned...

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