<![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-usMon, 29 Aug 2016 21:57:28 -0400Mon, 29 Aug 2016 21:57:28 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Huma Abedin Announces Separation From Anthony Weiner]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 20:17:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/weiner-abedin-split-0829.jpg
Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin announced Monday that she was separating from her husband, former congressman and onetime New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner.

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<![CDATA[Trump Ad Credits Tax Plan He Doesn't Support]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:32:11 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Trump-AP_778476028199.jpg
Donald Trump's new $10 million TV ad cites two contradictory tax plans — one that Trump has explicitly ruled out and another that he has yet to endorse — raising more questions about what policies the GOP...

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<![CDATA[Trump Could Win Big Even If He Loses Election]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 14:39:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/trump-immigration.jpg
With recent polls showing Hillary Clinton maintaining a sizable lead over Republican rival Donald Trump, many Democrats are predicting a landslide win in November. But if Trump does lose, he's unlikely to...

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<![CDATA[Pence: 'No Path to Citizenship Unless People Leave' US]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:25:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/586220286-mike-pence-des-moines.jpg
Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence laid out an immigration policy for running mate Donald Trump Sunday morning that would grant some undocumented immigrants the opportunity to legally stay in the...

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<![CDATA[Trump Campaign CEO Accused of Anti-Semitic Remarks ]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 18:53:47 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SteveBannon-AP_16233666241411.jpg
The ex-wife of Steve Bannon claims he made anti-Semitic comments when the couple fought over which private school to send their daughters to nearly a decade ago, NBC News reported. The allegations were made in

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<![CDATA[Trump: NBA Star's Cousin's Death is Why Blacks Will Vote for Me]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 15:40:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DonaldTrump-AP_16217005627600.jpg
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump took to Twitter Saturday morning to comment on the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Nykea Aldridge on Chicago's South Side Friday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Clinton Receives 1st Classified Security Briefing as Nominee]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 12:05:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Clinton-AP_16233409737100.jpg
Hillary Clinton received her first national security briefing Saturday as the Democratic presidential nominee, meeting with intelligence officials for an overview of the major threats facing the nation...

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<![CDATA[Trump Campaign CEO Under Scrutiny for 1996 Charge]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 21:23:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_16233666241411-stephen-bannon-trump-campaign.jpg
Stephen Bannon's appointment as chief executive of Donald Trump's campaign has drawn scrutiny to his personal history, including a 1996 arrest in a domestic-violence case that was ultimately dismissed, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Trump Doctor Wrote Health Letter in Just 5 Minutes]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:35:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/harold-bornstein-trump-doctor.jpg
Donald Trump's personal physician said he wrote a letter declaring the Republican nominee would be the healthiest president in history in just five minutes while a limo sent by the candidate waited outside...

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<![CDATA[Fact Check: Jill Stein Over the Top on Sea Level Rise]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:16:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/594383000-jill-stein-green-party-presser.jpg
Green party presidential candidate Jill Stein cherry-picked the findings of a disputed study when she claimed that global warming would cause sea levels to rise on average “not one yard but many yards” in...

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<![CDATA[More US Companies Pledge Equal Pay for Women]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:04:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/OBAMA_WOMEN_GettyImages-540174764.jpg
Twenty-nine additional employers have signed on to the White House equal pay pledge, which asks companies to conduct a yearly analysis of pay by gender with the goal of eliminating unequal compensation.Apple...

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<![CDATA[Clinton Defends Work of Family Foundation]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:23:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ClintonAltRight-AP_16238837035319.jpg
Hillary Clinton is defending the work of her family foundation, saying the organization needs more time to ensure the continuity of their programs. If elected, Clinton said she'll take additional steps to make...

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<![CDATA[Woman Shocked by Trump's 'Bigot' Comment at Rally]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:40:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-594878936.jpg
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who has been aggressively courting African-American voters, accused Hillary Clinton of being a "bigot" who panders to minorities. The remark appeared to catch...

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<![CDATA[Trump Openly Weighs a Massive Immigration Reversal]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:21:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Trump-AP_778476028199.jpg
During a town hall that aired Wednesday, Donald Trump floated the possibility of allowing undocumented immigrants to remain in the country, NBC News reported. "No citizenship," Trump told Fox News' Sean...

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<![CDATA[UK's Nigel Farage to Appear at Trump Rally in Mississippi]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:55:22 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/farage-trump-split.jpg
Nigel Farage, the former head of the UK Independence Party, will accompany Donald Trump when the Republican presidential candidate continues to court African-American voters Wednesday night in Mississippi,...

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<![CDATA[Trump: Perry Will 'Do Well' If He Challenges Cruz for Senate]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:46:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/trump43.jpg
Donald Trump is applauding the prospect of former Texas Gov. Rick Perry mounting a possible primary challenge against Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in 2018, saying, "Boy, will he do well." At a fundraiser...

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<![CDATA[Chicago Police Dismiss Trump's Claim That Violence Could Be Stopped in a Week]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:14:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/chicago+police+GettyImages-500346628.jpg
The Chicago Police Department denied Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's claim this week that he met with a "top" Chicago officer and argued the city's violence would not be solved with "tough...

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<![CDATA[Justin Timberlake Hosts HRC in LA]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:56:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/205*120/08-23-2016-timberlake-clinton.jpg
On the narrow street leading to the home of Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel, there are orders for no parking and no stopping.Unless you're invited, there is no way to reach the house serving as backdrop for...

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<![CDATA[Trump's History Undermines New Outreach to Black Voters]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:45:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/trump40.jpg
Donald Trump began to reach out to African-American voters over the past week and boasted that he would win 95 percent of the black vote in a theoretical re-election bid in 2020.

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<![CDATA[Thousands More Clinton Emails to Be Released]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 07:03:04 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Clinton-AP_16233409737100.jpg
The State Department said Monday it is reviewing nearly 15,000 previously undisclosed emails recovered as part of the FBI's now-closed investigation into the handling of sensitive information that flowed through...

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<![CDATA[Giuliani Continues to Fuel Clinton Health Rumors]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:03:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-589923060.jpg
Rudy Giuliani, former New York City mayor and now Donald Trump's adviser, continued to insist Monday that Hillary Clinton's physical and mental health is failing, citing debunked theories on the Internet,...

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<![CDATA[GOP Kingmaker Sheldon Adelson Continues to Snub Donald Trump]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 06:39:02 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-456491900.jpg
With fewer than 80 days until election day, Republican kingmaker Sheldon Adelson still hasn't put any money toward Donald Trump's campaign for president, according to newly released filings from the Federal...

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<![CDATA[Trump's Deportation Force 'To Be Determined': Conway]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 14:50:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/KellyanneConway-AP_16230629394268.jpg
Donald Trump’s new campaign manager said Sunday that the creation of a new “deportation force” for undocumented immigrants under a Trump administration was yet “to be determined,” NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Campaigns to Report Finances; Trump Starts to Buy Ads]]> Sat, 20 Aug 2016 11:16:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Trump-AP_16232796760347.jpg
New data this weekend will show whether Donald Trump’s low-spending campaign has started to burn the cash it says it raised, according to CNBC, NBC News reports. The campaigns are expected to report their...

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