<![CDATA[NBC New York - Politics]]> Copyright 2016 http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.com en-us Thu, 11 Feb 2016 04:14:07 -0500 Thu, 11 Feb 2016 04:14:07 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Trump Makes Electability Pitch Since N.H. Victory]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:11:11 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TrumpSouthCarolina-AP_446723142501.jpg
Donald Trump is making his first pitch of electability after a landslide victory in New Hampshire. Trump told nearly 5,000 people in South Carolina that he could win beyond the Palmetto State, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Congressional Black Caucus to Endorse Clinton]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:38:21 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/508448996-Hillary-Clinton-necn-Viewer-Question.jpg
The Congressional Black Caucus PAC will endorse Hillary Clinton on Thursday, NBC News has confirmed. The group will help her campaign to win over minority voters in upcoming primary contests. Clinton has...

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<![CDATA[Trump's Win Came Even as He Ignored New Hampshire's Famed Retail Politics]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:10:08 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-509216262.jpg
The governors competing for the Republican presidential nomination all tried to outdo each other in time spent in New Hampshire, staking their campaigns on an electorate more moderate and less religious than in...

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<![CDATA['Free Ponies for All' Candidate Vermin Supreme Finishes 4th in NH Primary]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:22:21 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/verminsupreme.jpg
Pony-loving, boot wearing Vermin Supreme finished fourth among Democrats in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary. Bernie Sanders beat Hillary Clinton in a rout. Martin O'Malley, who dropped out of the race after the...

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<![CDATA[Obama Returns to Illinois]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:00:07 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/obama-AP_481030974134.jpg
President Barack Obama arrived in Springfield on Wednesday morning prepared to make history, becoming the fourth U.S. president to address the Illinois General Assembly. Nine years ago was Obama’s last time in...

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<![CDATA[ICYMI: 5 Things to Know From the NH Primary]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 07:58:25 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Spotlight-Graphic-5Things-Th.jpg
Here's a quick summary of what happened on Tuesday night at the New Hampshire primary.

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<![CDATA[Trump Wins New Hampshire Primary]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:25:54 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000010361555_1200x675_619909187632.jpg
After winning the New Hampshire GOP primary, Donald Trump claimed he would be the "greatest jobs president that God every created." He also stated that the unemployment rate could be as high as 28 or even...]]>
<![CDATA[Sanders Wins New Hampshire Primary]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 22:44:30 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000010361223_1200x675_619865667712.jpg
Bernie Sanders won the Democratic primary in New Hampshire, beating Hillary Clinton. He slammed Republican policies and "establishment politics" for supporting the interests of large donor groups instead of the...]]>
<![CDATA[Clinton Concedes New Hampshire Primary to Sanders]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 22:44:56 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000010360982_1200x675_619843651985.jpg
Hillary Clinton conceded the New Hampshire primary to Bernie Sanders, appealing to his voters in her address by discussing income inequality and Citizens United.]]>
<![CDATA[See Photos of NH Primary Vote]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:18:40 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-509278698-bernie-sanders-new-hampshire.jpg
Voters in New Hampshire took to their polling places to cast their ballots on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016.

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<![CDATA[Cruz Responds to Trump's Profanity]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:52:01 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cruz-trump-statement.jpg
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz took the high road Tuesday in his response to rival Donald Trump's use of profanity to describe the Texas Republican. Trump, the GOP frontrunner, derided his opponents while addressing about...

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<![CDATA[N.H.'s Undeclared: Less Independent Than You Might Think]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 13:36:52 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/24907310025_d9d6fcc234_o.jpg
New Hampshire voters have a reputation of being free thinkers, but truly independent voters could be hard to find in the Granite State. Undeclared voters in the state are allowed to vote in the Democratic...

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<![CDATA[Iowa vs. New Hampshire: Who Better Predicts GOP Nominee]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 12:04:16 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GOP-Primary.jpg
"Iowa picks corn and New Hampshire picks presidents," former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu famously said. Among Republicans, New Hampshire's primary results over the last few decades have been better than...

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<![CDATA[Bloomberg Tells Newspaper He's Considering White House Bid]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:14:38 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-501810656.jpg
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has confirmed that he is thinking about running for president as an independent candidate in 2016.

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<![CDATA[Local High School Seniors Road Trip to New Hampshire for the Primary]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:07:43 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/new+hampshire+candidates.jpg
Some seniors from Mamaroneck High School are getting an up close and personal lesson in presidential politics. They're in New Hampshire for the first primary. Brian Thompson reports.]]>
<![CDATA['I Need Your Vote': Trump in NH]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 19:42:01 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/Donald+Trump+NH+020716.jpg
Republican candidate Donald Trump spoke to hundreds at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire, just two days before the state's primary. Trump asked that people not vote at all if they can't vote for

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<![CDATA[Gloria Steinem Apologizes for Comments About Young Women]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:26:06 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GloriaSteinem-GettyImages-508082072.jpg
Feminist icon Gloria Steinem has apologized for implying that younger women have chosen to support Sen. Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton because they want to meet men, NBC News reported. "In a case...

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<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Calls Flint Water Crisis 'Immoral']]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 17:10:42 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ClintonFlint-AP_578549665494.jpg
Hillary Clinton called for “action now” to fight the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, in a speech she made to a packed congregation in the city, NBC News reported. Clinton, who stepped away from the campaign...

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<![CDATA[Trump Says Iowa Caucus Results 'Very Unfair']]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 17:23:21 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Trump+MTP+New+Hampshire.png
Donald Trump said Sunday that he does not need to win the New Hampshire primary and that the Iowa caucus results were "very unfair" to him and Ben Carson. "There are those that say I actually came in first...

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<![CDATA[Sanders Defends His Foreign Policy Credentials]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 12:53:19 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Sander+Defends+Foreign+Policy.png
Senator Bernie Sanders defended himself Sunday against criticism that he does not have sufficient depth or interest in foreign policy matters. "Let me reassure the American people…it goes without saying that...

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<![CDATA[Ben Carson Waits in the Wings in Debate Introduction]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 12:23:07 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BenCarsonDebate-AP_47261554959.jpg
The Republican debate in Manchester, New Hampshire, got off to a bit of an awkward start on Saturday. It began on a high note, when ABC moderator David Muir introduced New Jersey Gov.

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<![CDATA[GOP Debate in NH: Christie vs. Rubio, More Top Moments]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:04:12 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/rubio-at-debate.jpg
Donald Trump was back, Carly Fiorina was out and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida was drawing attacks after his strong showing in Iowa. The GOP presidential candidates were on stage Saturday night for the final...

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<![CDATA[Fiorina Uses Debate Exclusion As Fuel to Fight On]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 16:43:28 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/CarlyFiorina-AP_707918705720.jpg
Carly Fiorina told a crowd of supporters on Saturday morning that "the game is rigged," assailing ABC News for not inviting her onto Saturday's GOP debate stage because of her low polling numbers nationally, NBC...

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<![CDATA[Illinois Dems Move to Make Obama’s Birthday a State Holiday]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:23:29 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/obama4.png
Illinois State Rep. Andre Thapedi introduced a new bill this week that could make President Barack Obama’s birthday a state holiday. The proposed legislation, House Bill 4654, would close schools and state...

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<![CDATA[WATCH: John Kasich's Snow Day in N.H.]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:53:17 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/john-kasich-snowball-fight-new-hampshire.jpg
Considering how much time he has spent campaigning in New Hampshire, it's perhaps no surprise that Republican John Kasich took some time Friday to have a snowball fight. The governor of Ohio, whose...

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<![CDATA[Las Vegas Newspaper Endorses Marco Rubio]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 17:38:55 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/MarcoRubio-AP_480187241596.jpg
The Las Vegas Review-Journal endorsed Florida Sen. Marco Rubio Friday, NBC News reported. "Our reasons for endorsing Sen. Rubio are many. Notably, the Florida senator has deep personal connections to the...

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<![CDATA[Clinton Fights Back After Low N.H. Poll Numbers]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:24:36 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_617541352129-debate.jpg
Hillary Clinton is way behind in the latest New Hampshire polls, and she came out swinging in last night's Democratic Debate.

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<![CDATA[Megyn Kelly Talks Trump Boycott on 'Tonight Show' ]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 01:45:39 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/KELLY_AP_828085981256.jpg
Megyn Kelly explained on "The Tonight Show” that she was just doing her job as a journalist during the Republican debate she moderated that featured a clash with Donald Trump. “We never thought anyone...

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<![CDATA[Poll: Trump Holds Lead in N.H., Rubio Gains Ground]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 07:50:49 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Rubio-Trump-Split.jpg
Donald Trump continues to lead Tuesday's New Hampshire primary after his second-place finish in Iowa, but Marco Rubio has gained ground on him, according to a new NBC/WSJ/Marist poll conducted after the...

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<![CDATA[Clinton '100 Percent Confident' Emails Won't Hurt Campaign]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:26:26 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/HillaryClintonDebate-GettyImages-508470704.jpg
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was faced with the nagging issue of her private email server once again during MSNBC’s Democratic debate in Durham, New Hampshire on Thursday. Clinton said she is “100...

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<![CDATA[Jeb Bush Campaigns With Mom in New Hampshire]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 22:47:39 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/JebBarbaraBush-AP_83444133525.jpg
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has started to rely more on his family as he continues to campaign. Bush was joined by former first lady Barbara Bush Thursday, for the first time since he announced his bid...

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<![CDATA[ABC News Pressured to Include Fiorina in Debate]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:41:07 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/CarlyFiorina-AP_707918705720.jpg
Carly Fiorina is attracting sympathy, as more people are coming to her defense for being excluded from the last Republican debate hosted by ABC News on Saturday, NBC News reported. New Hampshire Sen.

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<![CDATA[Sanders Leads Clinton by 20 Points in NH: Poll]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:19:47 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Bernie-Sanders-Hillary-Clinton.jpg
Bernie Sanders has a significant double-digit lead over Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, according to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll, NBC News reported. Sanders has the support of 58 percent...]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: Bernie Sanders Tries to Help Man Who Falls]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:13:40 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sanders-concord.jpg
Stand up moment for Bernie Sanders. Sanders briefly halted a campaign event in New Hampshire Thursday to try to help a man who collapsed on stage. "Oh my God," Sanders said when the man fell just after...

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<![CDATA[170 Black Women Leaders Support Clinton]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 20:43:14 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/HillaryClinton-AP_206070213195.jpg
The Clinton campaign announced Wednesday that more than 170 prominent African American women leaders have endorsed the former secretary of state, NBC News reported. The list includes actress Uzo Aduba,...

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<![CDATA[Sanders Staffer Criticizes Fellow Dreamer on Twitter]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 20:20:39 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ErikaAndiola-AP_811293247246.jpg
A Bernie Sanders staffer came under fire Wednesday after publicly criticizing an immigration activist after her endorsement of Hillary Clinton, NBC News reported. Erika Andiola criticized Astrid Silva’s...

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<![CDATA[Jeb Bush Asks N.H. Audience to 'Please Clap']]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 14:53:42 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/508009668-jeb-bush-new-hampshire.jpg
Speaking about how he'd lead the United States military as president, Jeb Bush put his leadership skills to the test, imploring an audience in New Hampshire for a round of applause as he pushes for a big showing...

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<![CDATA[Sanders on Contesting Iowa: 'We're Looking at It Right Now']]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 07:57:29 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/193*120/AP_576595660443-%281%29.jpg
Bernie Sanders said Wednesday his campaign is looking into contesting Hillary Clinton's razor-thin win over him in Tuesday's caucuses in Iowa. "We're looking at it right now," the Vermont senator said on NBC's...

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<![CDATA[Trump Takes to Twitter to Complain of Media Coverage]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 12:50:46 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/218*120/AP_933692224883.jpg
Billionaire Donald Trump began complaining about the media’s treatment of his campaign Tuesday morning after his loss to U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in Iowa, tweeting that it was covering his “long-shot great finish”...

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