<![CDATA[NBC New York - Politics]]>Copyright 2017https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York https://www.nbcnewyork.comen-usMon, 20 Nov 2017 03:18:59 -0500Mon, 20 Nov 2017 03:18:59 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Trump 'Doesn't Know Who to Believe' About Moore: Mulvaney]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:36:46 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/transgender-trump.jpg
Mick Mulvaney, the director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, defended President Donald Trump for his silence on the sexual allegations against Roy Moore, saying Trump "doesn't know who...

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<![CDATA[Clintons Call Out Trump, Putin at Political Event]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 00:45:46 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/clintons+irving.JPG
Former president Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appeared together onstage Friday for the first time since the 2016 presidential election to answer a host of political and personal...

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<![CDATA[Trump to Pay His Own Legal Bills in Russian Probe]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:26:57 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/862049442-Trump-McConnell-Press.jpg
President Donald Trump has began paying for his own legal defense in connection with the FBI's investigation into the influence of Russian meddling in national elections, CNBC reported. The Republican National

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<![CDATA[Moore Scandal Ignites Fundraising Explosion for Opponent]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:52:37 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/jonesAP_17318718341273.jpg
The Roy Moore scandal has unleashed a torrent of online donations to Democrat Doug Jones, who was collecting around $250,000 per day in its immediate aftermath, according to two sources familiar with the matter...

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<![CDATA[White House Defends Trump's Reaction to Franken Allegations]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:41:12 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_SHS_FRANKEN_MOORE_111717-151095147671400002.jpg
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says President Donald Trump has responded to sexual misconduct allegations against both Alabama Senatorial Candidate Roy Moore and Minnesota Senator Al...]]>
<![CDATA[Senators Hatch, Brown Trade Barbs in Tax Debate]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:11:20 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/US-Taxes-Hatch-Brown-Lon-NR-151093378913800002.jpg
Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch and Ohio Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown exchanged heated words in a Senate Finance committee hearing debating the tax bill overhaul. The Senate version of tax bill was approved...]]>
<![CDATA[Franken Fallout: Colleagues Respond to Allegations]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:08:51 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/LV50FWEB11172017_MP4-151092304922800002.jpg
U.S. Senator Al Franken is asking his colleagues to investigate his own behavior after new allegations of sexual misconduct.]]>
<![CDATA[Congress' Delay Risks Millions of Kids' Health Insurance]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:09:02 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/pll_20171118_chip_russo_10_fc7316e06197590903fff4b9d54d55a9.nbcnews-ux-2880-1000.jpg
The Children's Health Insurance Program covers annual check-ups and more medical procedures for nearly 9 million kids in low-income families, but congressional bickering is putting it at risk, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Sanders: Trump Believes Moore Should Step Aside If Allegations Are True]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:10:55 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SHS_roy+Moore.jpg
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders answers questions about President Donald Trump’s position on Alabama Senatorial Candidate Roy Moore and recent sexual misconduct allegations against him.]]>
<![CDATA[Alabama GOP Senate Candidate Roy Moore Holds News Conference After Two New Accusers Emerge]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:25:12 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_ROY_MOORE_PRESSER_111617-151086703980900002.jpg
Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore held a news conference surrounded by religious leaders Thursday after two more women accused him of pursuing them when they were teenagers.]]>
<![CDATA[Radio Host Tweeden Accuses Sen. Franken of Nonconsensual Groping, Kissing]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:41:07 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_AL_FRANKEN_ACCUSER_111617-151086421239900002.jpg
Radio host and Fox News panelist Leeann Tweeden held a press conference Thursday detailing her experience on a 2006 USO tour with then-comedian Al Franken and alleged that Franken forcibly kissed her during...]]>
<![CDATA[Trump: 'The Tax is Going Really Well']]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:01:49 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/US-Trump-House-2-CR_1200x675_1097522755698.jpg
President Donald Trump emerged from a meeting with House Republicans on Capitol Hill on Thursday and told reporters, "the tax is going very well."]]>
<![CDATA[Sen. Menendez's Bribery Trial Ends in Hung Jury]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:03:19 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/US-NJ-Menendez-CR-151086197097200002.jpg
The federal bribery trial of Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez ended in a mistrial Thursday when the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on all charges against the New Jersey politician and a wealthy donor.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Making Another Appeal for Tax Reform]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 07:51:01 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_lv50tweb11162017_1500x845.jpg
President Donald Trump heads to Capitol Hill Thursday to make a personal appeal for tax reform hours before a critical vote.]]>
<![CDATA[Senate Confirms Trump's Pick to Oversee Mine Safety]]> Wed, 15 Nov 2017 18:52:17 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/869019702-Donald-Trump-Cabinet-Meeting.jpg
Senate Republicans voted on Wednesday to confirm the former leader of a coal company with a record of serious safety violations to become the country's top regulator of miner health and safety.On a 52-46...

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<![CDATA[President Trump's Water Grab Evokes Rubio Moment]]> Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:41:25 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/trumprubio+stills.png
President Donald Trump reached for a bottle of water during a speech about his trip to Asia and it had the internet abuzz.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Has Awkward Water Bottle Moment on TV]]> Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:41:40 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/trump-water.jpg
President Donald Trump was very thirsty — for some more positive news coverage of his lengthy Asia trip, and for some water.While speaking at the White House on Wednesday about his 11 days abroad, Trump...]]>
<![CDATA[Alabama GOP Threatens Retaliation For Disloyalty to Moore]]> Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:29:51 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/roymoorecowboyhat_1200x675.jpg
As more Washington Republicans come out against Alabama's GOP U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore after sexual abuse allegations, local GOP leaders in Alabama have doubled down on their support for Moore and...

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<![CDATA[Sessions Unfamiliar With FBI Report on Black Extremists]]> Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:50:07 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sessionsblackextremism_18231185_1200x675_1096479811773.jpg
Attorney Jeff Sessions answered questions from Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) on Nov. 14, 2017, about an August FBI report that described "black identity extremist" groups the FBI says are increasingly...]]>