<![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 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:02:39 -0400 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:02:39 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[2016 Hopefuls on Gay Marriage Ruling]]> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:36:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-478464492_PRide.jpg
The presidential candidates’ reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in favor of same-sex marriage broke down predictably along party lines — with Democrats tweeting about love and Republicans criticizing...

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<![CDATA[Raisin Program Unconstitutional: Supreme Court]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:06:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP060410025294raisins62215.jpg
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the government can't force raisin farmers to give up part of their annual crop for less than it's worth, a victory for conservative groups that hailed the decision as a win...

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<![CDATA[ Maine Sen. Angus King Diagnosed With Cancer ]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 12:15:52 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AngusKing1.jpg
Sen. Angus King of Maine said Monday he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will undergo surgery on Friday. The 71-year-old independent said the cancer was discovered early, during a routine annual...

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<![CDATA[Clinton and Sanders Top Candidates on Facebook]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 20:00:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Hilary-GettyImages-477234226.jpg
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders lead the pack of presidential candidates in early primary and caucus states — at least in terms of Facebook likes and interactions. Discussion on the social network in...]]>
<![CDATA[Marc Maron Interviews Obama]]> Sat, 20 Jun 2015 10:14:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/presobamamarcmarongetty123456-horz.jpg
President Barack Obama visited with comedian Marc Maron in the garage of his Highland Park home Friday at the end of a two-day visit to Southern California. The host of "WTF With Marc Maron" announced in...

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<![CDATA[Newt Gingrich Takes on New Job: Tech Reviewer]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 11:38:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/gingrich14.jpg
After jokes about reviewing technology for Mashable arose on Twitter, it soon became a reality for Newt Gingrich who just wrote his first review on the Apple Watch.

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<![CDATA[Bear Sighting Disrupts Elementary School Students' Field Day in NY]]> Fri, 12 Jun 2015 22:32:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ny+bear+sighting.jpg
A bear sighting near a school disrupted field day for elementary school students in Rockland County Friday, school officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Jeb Bush Announcement Coming]]> Thu, 04 Jun 2015 19:07:29 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tmld-jeb-bush-rostro.jpg
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush tweeted early Thursday that he will make an announcement concerning a presidential run on June 15. The link Bush tweeted redirects to a splash page paid for by Jeb 2016 Inc.]]>
<![CDATA[Lincoln Chafee to Join 2016 Fray]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 05:22:19 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/183*120/72123949.jpg
Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee is set to announce his campaign for president next week, NBC News reported. Chafee will announce his run for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination at the George...

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<![CDATA[Mayor de Blasio Announces Expansion of Teaching Program]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 18:46:23 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/de+blasio+schools2.jpg
Mayor de Blasio announced the expansion of an experimental teaching program. It's called "Progressive Redesign Opportunity Schools for Excellence" or PROSE. Melissa Russo reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Visits NH Brewery]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 18:21:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/228*120/Hillary+Clinton+smuttynose+2.jpg
Republicans in Congress and GOP presidential hopefuls are threatening tens of thousands of small business jobs by seeking to cut a little-known government agency that guarantees loans to help U.S.

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<![CDATA[Jim Kenney Wins Philly Mayoral Bid]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 00:15:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/AP142050022358.jpg
Jim Kenney is one step closer to becoming Mayor of Philadelphia after winning the Democratic Party's nomination in Tuesday's primary. The 57-year-old former at-large city councilman was declared the winner...

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<![CDATA[Should College Be Free? Bernie Sanders Says So]]> Tue, 19 May 2015 19:35:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/471658670.jpg
Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced a proposal Tuesday that would make undergraduate tuition at four-year public colleges and universities free to students. The idea would be largely funded through...]]>
<![CDATA["Hello, Twitter!" President Obama Gets His Own Account]]> Mon, 18 May 2015 12:43:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/obama-blackberry-459365998.jpg
President Barack Obama has joined the Twitterverse. With his second term more than halfway through, the president sent an inaugural tweet from a new @POTUS Twitter account on Monday.

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