<![CDATA[NBC New York - Politics]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.com en-us Sun, 30 Aug 2015 14:13:51 -0400 Sun, 30 Aug 2015 14:13:51 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Clinton Says Biden Has 'Very Difficult' Decision]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:16:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_697432409813.jpg
Hillary Clinton pledged to run her campaign as usual, in spite of speculation about Vice President Joe Biden joining the race. Clinton said Biden has a "very difficult decision" to make about the 2016...

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<![CDATA['I'm Not a Bully': Trump Defends Ejecting Anchor]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:57:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_865379311727-ramos-trump-iowa.jpg
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wrangled with Univision anchor Jorge Ramos over his immigration policies in an extended — and occasionally personal — exchange, leading to the journalist's...

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<![CDATA[Fox Chief Defends Kelly, Says Trump Should Apologize]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:49:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/trump-kelly-AP_511867665203.jpg
Fox News chief Roger Ailes said Tuesday that Donald Trump owes the network's Megyn Kelly an apology for an unprovoked Twitter attack that "is as unacceptable as it is disturbing," but Trump isn't backing

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<![CDATA[Trump Doubles Down on Building Border Wall at Ala. Rally]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 23:01:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-484797712-Trump-Alabama-Rally.jpg
Thousands of people showed up to hear Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump speak at an Alabama rally Friday, in which the business tycoon vowed, "we're going to make America better than it's...

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<![CDATA[De Blasio to Potential Challengers: God Bless 'Em]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 19:09:29 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mayoral+2nd+term.jpg
Mayor de Blasio has been taking some hits lately from the press, from Governor Cuomo, and everyday New Yorkers. Now there’s some talk of potential challengers to his re-election.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Poses With Bald Eagle for Time Magazine]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 17:20:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/212*120/Trump-Time-Cover.jpg
GOP frontrunner Donald Trump posed with a bald eagle at his New York City office for a spread in this week’s issue of Time magazine. The 27-year-old eagle, named uncle Sam, was flown in from Texas and...
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<![CDATA[Walker Agrees with Trump on Ending Birthright Immigration]]> Mon, 17 Aug 2015 19:17:29 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/scott+walker+new.jpg
Scott Walker, the Republican governor of Wisconsin and GOP presidential candidate, said Monday that he agrees with Donald Trump's position that the United States should end the practice of allowing children...

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<![CDATA[Sanders Draws Big Crowds at Iowa State Fair, Town Hall]]> Sun, 16 Aug 2015 01:12:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_331484957977.jpg
Bernie Sanders may not leave Iowa as popular as the pork chop on a stick or fried PBJ — but the Democratic candidate rolled into the Iowa State Fair to a crowd that wrapped around to the back of the soapbox...

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<![CDATA[Trump: Undocumented Immigrants 'Have to Go']]> Sun, 16 Aug 2015 08:17:21 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_879695016320.jpg
Donald Trump would reverse President Obama's executive orders on immigration and deport all undocumented immigrants from the U.S. as president, he said in an exclusive interview with NBC's Chuck Todd. "We're...

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<![CDATA[Trump Calls Boston Mayor a 'Clown']]> Sat, 15 Aug 2015 09:57:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Donald-Trump-Michigan.jpg
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was back in New Hampshire on Friday after a recent poll showed his numbers in the state are slipping. Trump hosted a packed rally at Winnacunnet High School...

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<![CDATA[Trump's Video Juxtaposed Obama with 'Jihadi John']]> Fri, 14 Aug 2015 14:44:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_464150734673.jpg
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump posted a video on his Instagram account Thursday showing a masked ISIS executioner, accusing Democrats of "having fun" as foreign policy crises erupt around...

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<![CDATA[Gore Not Considering 2016 Run, Source Says]]> Fri, 14 Aug 2015 08:19:41 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/al+gore+serious.jpg
Former presidential candidate Al Gore will not seek a presidential run in 2016 despite rumors to the contrary, a top Democratic Party source told NBC News. A BuzzFeed report Thursday claimed that Gore's...

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<![CDATA[Joe Biden 'Calling Around' About 2016 Run]]> Thu, 13 Aug 2015 15:43:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-451068965.jpg
Joe Biden has been calling close friends to discuss the possibility of becoming a presidential candidate for the 2016 election, a longtime Democratic operative and a source close to the vice president told...]]>
<![CDATA[GOP Candidate Ben Carson Stumps in Harlem]]> Wed, 12 Aug 2015 20:06:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000008221649_1200x675_503267395656.jpg
Dr. Ben Carson hopes to sway voters on his platform of self-reliance, and making people believe they can survive on their own without government help. Brynn Gingras reports]]>
<![CDATA[Trump on Megyn Kelly: 'What I Said Was Appropriate']]> Sun, 09 Aug 2015 11:35:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_244099086617.jpg
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wasn't backing away Sunday morning from his "blood" comment regarding Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly, that prompted the host of the conservative gathering RedState to...

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<![CDATA['Bulletproof': Female Trump Staffer Dismisses Critics]]> Sun, 09 Aug 2015 09:18:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_7695882324921.jpg
The female co-chair of Donald Trump's Iowa campaign slammed those who have criticized the real estate mogul's remarks about Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly as sexist and inappropriate. Trump sparked outrage when he...

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<![CDATA[Pennsylvania AG Accused of Grand Jury Leak to Turn Herself In]]> Sat, 08 Aug 2015 12:06:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Kathleen-Kane-Resized.jpg
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane will turn herself in Saturday on criminal charges linked to a grand jury investigation, the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office told NBC10.]]>
<![CDATA[Take the Presidential Candidate Tweet Quiz]]> Fri, 07 Aug 2015 13:20:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_285362502513.jpg
Think you have a good grasp on what each candidate thinks? Test your knowledge with the following quiz and try to match up the candidates with their tweets.

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<![CDATA[ #GOPDebate: See Who Dominated Social Media]]> Fri, 07 Aug 2015 12:47:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GOPdebate.jpg
While experts and candidates alike are debating who won the first 2016 presidential debate, social media made its own judgment. Check out the top moments, the most talked about candidates, and topics viewers at...

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<![CDATA[Fact-Checking the GOP Debate]]> Fri, 07 Aug 2015 12:31:20 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/topNews-AP_659790057202.jpg
AP Fact Checkers found some candidates got the facts wrong during Thursday's televised debate among Republicans seeking their party's 2016 presidential nomination.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Lashes Out at Fox News, Megyn Kelly]]> Fri, 07 Aug 2015 12:22:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_7695882324921.jpg
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump lashed out at FOX News and Megyn Kelly for what he said were targeted, unfair and "nasty" questions to him during the GOP primary debate on Thursday.

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