<![CDATA[NBC New York - Politics]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usSun, 25 Sep 2016 00:19:48 -0400Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:19:48 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[NYT Touts Clinton's Bi-Partisanship in Endorsement]]> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 14:25:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/hillary-clinton-profile.jpg
The New York Times editorial board endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton Saturday, writing the endorsement is "rooted in respect for her intellect, experience, toughness and courage over...

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<![CDATA[How Should Trump Debate Clinton? Advice From a Man Who Knows]]> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 10:38:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/clinton-trump-split-upset.jpg
A man who knows Hillary Clinton's debating skills has some cogent advice for Donald Trump.

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<![CDATA[A Rare Bipartisan Agreement Reached, Briefly, on Abortion]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:45:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/CONGRESS_GettyImages-2062515.jpg
Abortion rights advocates and opponents in Congress reached a rare bipartisan consensus at a Friday hearing: Both sides agreed on the effectiveness of a ban on federal abortion funding.

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<![CDATA[Trump Calls For End to Violence ]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:31:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/US-PA-Trump-3-CR-147464484892100001.jpg
Delivering his law-and-order message at a rally in Chester Township, Pennsylvania, saying that "The main victims of these violent demonstrations are law abiding African-Americans who live in these communities...]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Campaign Volunteer Quits After Racially Charged Speech]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:50:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP16262084465196_opt.jpg
A Trump campaign chair in Ohio resigned Thursday after she made several racially insensitive comments in an on-camera interview, including a reference to the Black Lives Matter movement as “a stupid waste...

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<![CDATA[Trump Says Stop-and-Frisk Comment Meant for Chicago]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:08:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/trump44.jpg
After calling for the use of the controversial "stop-and-frisk" police practice to combat crime on Wednesday, Donald Trump clarified his comments to say he really only meant in Chicago."Look, we had tremendous...

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<![CDATA[Poll: Clinton Leads Trump Ahead of First Debate]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:12:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/clinton-trump-split-serious.jpg
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton leads Republican Donald Trump by 6 points among likely voters heading into the first presidential debate on Monday, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal...

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<![CDATA[Watch: Donald Trump, Mike Pence Campaign in Ohio]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:16:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/trump44.jpg
Donald Trump and Mike Pence hold a campaign rally in Toledo, Ohio.

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<![CDATA[Watch: Clinton Campaigns in Florida]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:48:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_16262057948804-Clinton-at-CBC.jpg
Hillary Clinton is holding a campaign event at the Frontline Outreach Youth and Family Center in Orlando, Florida.

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<![CDATA[7 in 10 Have Concerns About Trump's Comments: Poll]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 13:49:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP16262084465196_opt.jpg
In a new national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, 69 percent of registered voters said they are concerned by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's comments and language in regard to women...

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<![CDATA[Trump: Afghanistan Safer Than Some US Inner Cities]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:19:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/trump44.jpg
Donald Trump promised to "rebuild our inner cities" at a rally on Tuesday, telling a North Carolina crowd that “places like Afghanistan are safer than some of our inner cities.”Violent crime in American cities...

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<![CDATA[Deadlock: FEC Commissioners Say They’re Failing to Investigate Campaign Violations]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 06:20:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Federal+Election+Commission.jpg
If a campaign cheats during this election season, chances are high it’ll never be investigated. That’s according to some of the very Federal Election Commissioners tasked with enforcing the law, who call...

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<![CDATA[Clinton, Trump Report Largest Fundraising Month Yet]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 13:16:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/clinton-trump-trump-clinton-split-.jpg
August was a good month for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, both of whom reported their best fundraising yet, NBC News reported.Clinton brought in $59.5 million and TruaAugust was a good month for Hillary...

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<![CDATA[Trump Hits Back at Clinton's Islamic State Claim]]> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 18:12:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/trump17AP_16261672280352.jpg
Donald Trump is again pushing back on rival Hillary Clinton's assertion that his rhetoric serves as a recruiting tool for Islamic State militants. Trump told a rally crowd Tuesday: "I'm being tough.

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<![CDATA[Trump Used His Foundation for Legal Settlements: Report]]> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:34:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_573206681703.jpg
The Washington Post says Donald Trump used $258,000 from his charitable foundation for legal settlements involving his Mar-a-Largo resort in Florida and a New York golf course.

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<![CDATA[Gary Johnson Makes Another Blunder on Live TV]]> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:04:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_16148621475077.jpg
Gary Johnson, the presidential candidate for the Libertarian Party, is facing backlash again, after saying "nobody got hurt" in recent attacks in New York, New Jersey and Minnesota, according to NBC News.When...

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<![CDATA[Fact Check: Trump Surrogates Spin ‘Birther’ Narrative]]> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 06:44:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP16262084465196_opt.jpg
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie falsely claimed that Donald Trump did not question President Barack Obama’s birthplace “on a regular basis” after the president produced his long-form birth certificate in...

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<![CDATA[Polls Show Clinton Losing Some Millennial Voters]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 06:59:21 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-605904136.jpg
New polls released this week suggest Hillary Clinton may have a growing problem with millennial voters.Both national polls and surveys in swing states show Clinton has seen a slide with voters younger than 35,...

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<![CDATA[Warren: Trump Is a 'Nasty Little Bully']]> Sun, 18 Sep 2016 21:51:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Trump-Warren.jpg
In Ohio this weekend, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren fired up Democratic base voters by taking the opportunity to dig into Republican Donald Trump. Warren targeted Trump for "inviting his followers...

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<![CDATA[Ralph Nader Defends So-Called 'Spoiler' Candidates]]> Fri, 16 Sep 2016 17:40:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016121592_1200x675_766856771572.jpg
Ralph Nader says he has no plans to run for president again, but the man who some blame for Al Gore's loss to George W. Bush in the 2000 election insists that third-party candidates are still not...]]>
<![CDATA[Analysis: Trump's History of Theories and Rumors]]> Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:57:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_16259605159319.jpg
Donald Trump's abrupt acknowledgment of President Barack Obama's U.S. birthplace has brought his lengthy history with conspiracy theories, rumors and innuendo back into the spotlight, NBC News reported.Whether...

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<![CDATA[Michelle Obama Style Guide]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 19:48:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/MOB_thumb.jpg
The first lady proves she's first in fashion.

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<![CDATA[Analysis: Trump's Promise of 25M New Jobs Doesn't Add Up]]> Thu, 15 Sep 2016 17:09:45 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_16259605159319.jpg
Donald Trump promised Thursday to grow the American economy fast enough to create 25 million new jobs in a decade.It's a claim bound to win support among American workers, but there's one problem with it, CNBC...

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<![CDATA[Trump Jr. Jokes About 'Gas Chamber' in Interview ]]> Thu, 15 Sep 2016 16:27:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-577716054.jpg
Donald Trump Jr. made a reference to "a gas chamber" during a radio interview on Wednesday while accusing the media of being a surrogate for Hillary Clinton. "They've let her slide on every in-discrepancy,...

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<![CDATA[Trump Outlines Vision for Economy]]> Thu, 15 Sep 2016 13:34:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_16259605159319.jpg
Donald Trump outlined his vision for managing the nation's economy as president on Thursday, promising that his plans to lower taxes by $4.4 trillion over a decade and cut regulations would lead to booming...

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<![CDATA[Breaking 100-Year Tradition, NH Paper Doesn't Endorse GOP Candidate]]> Thu, 15 Sep 2016 06:44:05 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_16148621475077.jpg
New Hampshire's largest newspaper, the Union Leader, is breaking with a 100-year tradition of backing the Republican presidential nominee. The Granite State paper has endorsed Libertarian candidate Gary...

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