<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Politics]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usTue, 27 Jun 2017 19:08:09 -0700Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:08:09 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[McConnell: ‘We’re Not Quite There’ on Health Care Bill]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:47:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_MCCONELL_SOUND_WHITE_HOSUE_062717-149860333826600001.jpg
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke briefly with reporters after a meeting at the White House with President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Republican senators.]]>
<![CDATA[GOP Health Care Bill Could Raise Premiums 74 Percent: Study]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:44:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/699666664-Mitch-McConnell.jpg
Health care premiums could rise 74 percent for the average customer under the Republican Senate health care bill, according to a new report.Older and low-income Americans could face the highest increases...

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<![CDATA[Sanders Vs. Reporters Over Latest Fake News Tirade]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:44:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Huckabee_Sanders_Argues_With_WH_Reporters_Over_Latest_Fake_News_Tirade-149859458713000001.jpg
White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders displayed the administrations's antagonism against the media in heated exchanges with members of the White House press corp during the daily press...]]>
<![CDATA[WH Warns Syria Against Chemical Attack 'Preparations']]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:51:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/TrumpAssad.jpg
The United States is warning that Syria would "pay a heavy price" for undertaking another chemical weapons attack, the White House said Monday night, saying it's spotted "potential preparations" for one,...

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<![CDATA[Here's What Happens if the GOP Health Care Bill Becomes Law]]> Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:12:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mcconnellhealthfeuerherd.jpg
The Senate Republican health care bill would insure 22 million fewer people after a decade than current law, according to an analysis Monday by the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office. The GOP bill, titled

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<![CDATA[Who's Affected by the Supreme Court’s Travel Ban Ruling?]]> Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:34:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_17135611381402-Travel-Ban-Protest-Seattle-Court.jpg
The Supreme Court’s decision to reinstate parts of the Trump administration’s travel ban is potentially good news for many who want entry into the United States, but it may be a blow for refugees, experts...

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<![CDATA[Seniors Concerned Health Care Plan is 'Age Tax']]> Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:22:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/senior-health-care.jpg
A Senate Republican proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act aims to reduce funding for Medicaid, the single largest source of health care coverage in the United States.Organizations like AARP are concerned...

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<![CDATA[ More Than Just a Skyscraper: LA's Newest Building]]> Sun, 25 Jun 2017 10:30:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/More_Than_Just_a_Skyscraper__LAs_Newest_Building.jpg
NBC4’s Conan Nolan talks to project manager Chris Martin to get the background on the newest addition to LA’s skyline: the Wilshire Grand Center. With 73 stories of office, retail and hotel...]]>
<![CDATA[California's Power Glut]]> Sun, 25 Jun 2017 10:26:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Californias_Power_Glut.jpg
Ivan Penn of the Los Angeles Times talk about his continuing investigation into California’s power glut. California has paid Arizona and other states to take California’s excess electricity.]]>
<![CDATA[Pushback Against Elimination of Tax Deductions]]> Sun, 25 Jun 2017 22:10:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Pushback_Against_Elimination_of_Tax_Deductions.jpg
Russell Goldsmith, CEO of City National Bank and chair of the LA Coalition on the economy and jobs, on why it’s a bad idea for President Trump to eliminate the deduction for state and local taxes.]]>
<![CDATA[Who Will Rule the House in 2018?]]> Sun, 25 Jun 2017 10:17:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Who_Will_Rule_the_House_in_2018.jpg
The 2018 midterm race to determine who will control the U.S. House of Representatives is playing out in Orange County, with Democrats going after four Republicans in the OC. ? Fred Whitaker, the chairman of the...]]>
<![CDATA['Lets Not Rush This': Senators Urge Health Care Vote Delay]]> Sun, 25 Jun 2017 07:56:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ronjohnsonfeuerherd.jpg
Senators on both sides of the aisle can agree on at least one thing: rushing a vote on health care would be ill-advised, NBC News reported. Republican senators unveiled their version of the health bill...

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<![CDATA[Trump Acknowledges Russian Election ‘Meddling’ in Tweet]]> Sat, 24 Jun 2017 20:11:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/trump-face-wahhh.jpg
President Donald Trump appeared to acknowledge Russian meddling in the presidential election on Twitter Friday, attacking former President Barack Obama."Just out," Trump tweeted, "The Obama Administration knew...

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<![CDATA[Poll: Dems, GOP Divided on Virginia Shooting Motivation]]> Sat, 24 Jun 2017 16:45:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/scalisesavedbypolice.jpg
Data from this month’s NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows that partisan identity significantly affected how Americans viewed the shooting on Republican lawmakers at a congressional baseball practice...

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<![CDATA[Trump WH Has Taken Little Action to Stop Next Election Hack]]> Sat, 24 Jun 2017 03:31:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-632915364.jpg
The Trump administration has taken little meaningful action to prevent Russian hacking, leaking and disruption in the next national election in 2018, despite warnings from intelligence officials that it...

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<![CDATA[More Americans Believe Comey Over Trump: Poll]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:06:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/james-comey-donald-trump-hearing.jpg
By a 2-to-1 margin, Americans say they are more likely to believe former FBI Director James Comey than President Donald Trump in regard to their differing accounts of the events that led up to Comey’s firing...

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