Politics | NBC Southern California

Politics

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 01:01 PM PDT

Ivanka Trump Defends Dad, Brushes Aside Groans in Berlin

Ivanka Trump Defends Dad, Brushes Aside Groans in Berlin

Ivanka Trump brushed aside groans and hisses Tuesday over her father's track record and defended his attitudes toward women as she made her first international outing as a White House adviser. Trump pledged to...

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 02:21 AM PDT

Trump's 100 Days Promises: Fewer Than Half Carried Out

Trump's 100 Days Promises: Fewer Than Half Carried Out

Sure enough, the big trans-Pacific trade deal is toast, climate change action is on the ropes and various regulations from the Obama era have been scrapped. It's also a safe bet President Donald Trump hasn't...

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 12:43 AM PDT

Half Have Little, No Faith in GOP Health Care Efforts: Poll

Half Have Little, No Faith in GOP Health Care Efforts: Poll

Fifty percent of Americans say they have little to no confidence in the GOP's efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. The results of the...

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 07:30 PM PDT

Trump Backs Away From Demand for Border Wall Money

Trump Backs Away From Demand for Border Wall Money

President Donald Trump stepped back Monday from demanding a down payment for his border wall in must-past spending legislation, potentially removing a major obstacle to a bipartisan deal just days ahead of a...

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 05:25 PM PDT

State Department Removes Promotion of Trump's Mar-a-Lago

State Department Removes Promotion of Trump's Mar-a-Lago

The U.S. State Department has removed its promotional posting about President Donald Trump's Florida resort, after a storm of ethics criticism Monday. In an April 4 blog post that was republished by several U.S....

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 06:50 PM PDT

Senate Confirms Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary

Senate Confirms Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary

The Senate on Monday confirmed former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to be agriculture secretary in President Donald Trump's administration as the farming industry looks to Washington for help amid a downturn in the...

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 10:56 AM PDT

US Sanctions 271 in Syrian Chemical Attack

US Sanctions 271 in Syrian Chemical Attack

The United States has issued 271 sanctions in response to Syrian President Bashar Assad's alleged use of chemical weapons. It's one of the largest sanction actions in U.S. history. The Trump administration said...

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 10:05 AM PDT

7 in 10 Back Independent Probe of Russia, Election: Poll

7 in 10 Back Independent Probe of Russia, Election: Poll

Committees in both the House and Senate are looking into Russia's involvement in the 2016 election, but nearly three-quarters of Americans would prefer an independent, non-partisan commission, according to...

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 02:06 PM PDT

In First Public Speech, Obama Urges Civic Engagement

In First Public Speech, Obama Urges Civic Engagement

Former President Barack Obama used his first public appearance since leaving office to dole out advice to young people on leadership, managing social media and even marriage. What he didn't do was mention his...

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 04:31 AM PDT

Analysis: Can Bernie Sanders Save the Democratic Party?

Analysis: Can Bernie Sanders Save the Democratic Party?

Boos, blowback and a American flag falling during a live interview have plagued the Democratic National Committee's national "unity tour" featuring Sen Bernie Sanders and DNC chairman Tom Perez, NBC News...

Photos & Videos

What's New
Car Chases
Car Chases
SoCal pursuits coverage. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out