<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Politics]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usWed, 27 Jul 2016 18:12:20 -0700Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:12:20 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Fact-Checking Donald Trump's Press Conference]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:08:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/583804964-donald-trump-press-conference.jpg
Donald Trump made several false and misleading statements in an hour-long press conference — on Bernie Sanders, Vladimir Putin, Hillary Clinton’s emails and more.

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<![CDATA[Trump Wants Female President, 'Just Not' Clinton]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:42:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/TrumpScrantonRally-AP_16209751831494.jpg
Speaking to supporters in Pennsylvania, Donald Trump warned women to be “careful what they wished” for if they were supporting Hillary Clinton in her bid to become the first female president, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Fact Check: Trump Blasts Kaine for Syrian Refugee Plan]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:07:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-583519916.jpg
Donald Trump falsely claims that Tim Kaine signed a letter recently asking to bring in even more Syrian refugees to the U.S. than Hillary Clinton has proposed. But Kaine recently only asked President Obama...

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<![CDATA[Bernie Supporters Continue to Protest Outside DNC]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 13:21:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Bernie_Supporters_Continue_to_Protest_After_Senator_Ends_Presidential_Bid_1200x675_733333571941.jpg
Protestors hit the streets again on the third day of the Democratic National Convention, holding signs that read, ‘Stop Stealing Our Elections!’ They are protesting the Democratic National Committee after Bernie...]]>
<![CDATA[Tim Kaine's Left Eyebrow Captures Attention]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 15:37:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/072616+tim+kaine+eyebrow+button.jpg
As Virginia delegates root for Sen. Tim Kaine at the Democratic National Convention, they also are poking good-natured fun at a distinctive part of his face -- his left eyebrow.Virginia delegates cheered...

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<![CDATA[Women Who Ran for the Presidency]]> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 11:02:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Presidency-thumb.jpg
Hillary Clinton made history as the first woman to become the presumptive presidential nominee of a major political party. But the first woman to try for the White House ran 144 years ago.

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<![CDATA[Protests, Marches and More from the DNC in Philly]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:23:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-583802906-outside.jpg
The Democratic National Convention began on July 25 with demonstrators, marchers and supporters battling the sweltering heat in Philadelphia, as the DNC officially apologized to Bernie Sanders amid a fresh email...

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<![CDATA[Sarah Silverman's Twitter Hacked for Anti-Clinton Message]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:35:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-580958410-dnc.jpg
Comedian Sarah Silverman said Wednesday on Twitter that her account had been hacked, after an earlier message linked to a YouTube video criticizing Hillary Clinton."MY TWITTER ACCT GOT HACKED THIS IS NOT ME,"...

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<![CDATA['Stay Worried': Obama Urges Dems to Take Trump Seriously]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:28:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Obama+Russia+Hack+Today.png
President Barack Obama, who's set to address the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night, urged Democrats to take Donald Trump seriously, saying "anything is possible in November." "It is the nature of...

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<![CDATA[Why Vladimir Putin Hates Hillary Clinton]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 04:45:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-151488296.jpg
Russian president Vladimir Putin's admiration for Donald Trump is rivaled by his passionate hate for Hillary Clinton, adding credence to the accusations that Russia is behind the damaging Democratic Party email...

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<![CDATA[Fact Check: DNC Day 2]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 03:54:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/583559136-hillary-clinton-dnc-video-glass-ceiling.jpg
On a night headlined by President Bill Clinton’s admiration for his wife — the now official Democratic nominee — there was a less-than-glowing treatment of some facts.

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<![CDATA[DNC Day 2: Clinton's Historic Nomination, More Top Moments ]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 12:46:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-583550834-dnc.jpg
Ninety-six years after women won the right to vote, Hillary Clinton became the Democratic Party's nominee for president on Tuesday, the first woman to represent a major political party."When women succeed...

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<![CDATA['Bernie or Bust' Protesters Rally Outside DNC]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 19:30:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Bernie_or_Bust_Protesters_Outside_DNC_1200x675_732788291602.jpg
Bernie Sanders supporters rallied outside the DNC in Philadelphia as Hillary Clinton inched closer to the Democratic presidential nomination. Mekahlo Medina reports from Philadelphia for the NBC4 News on...]]>
<![CDATA[Sanders Delegates Walk Out]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 03:15:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/sanders+walkout+rigged+brian+lead+image.jpg
Dozens of Bernie Sanders delegates walked out of the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night following Hillary Clinton's nomination for president, and many promised to leave the political party in protest.

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<![CDATA[Cheers on Twitter for Hillary Clinton's Historic Nomination]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:31:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-579365810.jpg
Democrat Hillary Clinton made history Tuesday night when she became the first woman to be nominated for president by a major party.Other women, including Democrat Shirley Chisholm, have sought a major...

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<![CDATA[Weiner, Trump Jr. Spat Over Possible NYC Mayoral Run]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:35:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/weiner+trump+jr.jpg
Amid speculation over whether Donald Trump Jr. may be mulling a run for New York City mayor, failed candidate Anthony Weiner offered an opinion that sparked a snarky response from the younger Trump highlighting...

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<![CDATA[A List of Trump's Rapidly Changing Policy Positions]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:24:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Trump-Unity.jpg
Donald Trump once offered up three different views on abortion in eight hours, and after a year of campaigning, the Republican nominee has continued to expound powerfully incoherent rhetoric and constantly...

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<![CDATA[Standout Style at the Democratic National Convention]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:30:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-583816328-fashion.jpg
Many delegates, protesters and attendees donned special garb to show support for a candidate, advocate for a cause, or just show off at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

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<![CDATA[Sanders Supporters Continue to Protest Outside the DNC]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:47:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/sanders+protest.JPG
Despite Bernie Sanders’ efforts to unite the Democratic Party behind Hillary Clinton, protesters continue to gather outside the Democratic National Convention. Mekahlo Medina reports for the NBC4 News at 11 a.m....

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<![CDATA[Susan Sarandon, Sarah Silverman Ignite DNC Celebrity Bern]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:26:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/sarandon-silverman.jpg
Star power proves an unpredictable force for both the Democrats and Republicans.

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<![CDATA[Trump Attacks Hillary Clinton Through Her Husband's Infidelities]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:48:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-538716480-hil.jpg
Donald Trump is running against Hillary Clinton, not her husband, but the presumptive Republican nominee has not shied from attacking the former president over his sexual misconduct.

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<![CDATA[Read Michelle Obama's Speech to the DNC]]> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 21:00:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Michelle-Obama-Convention-GettyImages-580961036.jpg
First lady Michelle Obama spoke at the Democratic National Convention Monday evening, saying, "Because of Hillary Clinton my daughters and all our sons and daughters now take for granted that a woman can...

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<![CDATA[Read Bernie Sanders' Speech at the DNC]]> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:50:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Bernie+Sanders-580961394.jpg
Senator Bernie Sanders addressed the Democratic National Convention Monday evening, saying "It is no secret that Hillary Clinton and I disagree on a number of issues ... That’s what democracy is about." Here are...

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<![CDATA[DNC Day 1 is All About Bernie]]> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:14:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Sanders_Crowd_Boos_Clinton_on_DNC_Day_1_1200x675_732043331871.jpg
As the DNC tries to project an image of unity, Bernie Sanders supporters fight for their candidate. Conan Nolan reports for the NBC4 News at 6 on Monday, July 25, 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[A Look Inside the 2016 Democratic National Convention]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:00:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-583823980-dnc.jpg
An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Democratic National Convention kicked off July 25.

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<![CDATA[Sanders Supporters Gather Outside the DNC to Protest Clinton]]> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:38:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/DNC+protest.JPG
Sanders supporters gather outside the Democratic National Convention chanting and carrying posters in protest of Hillary Clinton. Mekahlo Medina reports for the NBC4 News at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 25, 2016. ]]>
<![CDATA[It's Clinton's Convention, but Obama Is Key]]> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:45:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/545148032-obama-campaigns-for-clinton.jpg
Though the Democratic convention is Hillary Clinton's party, President Barack Obama could be the most important figure in the presidential contest between now and Election Day, NBC News reports.Obama, who...

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<![CDATA[Clinton's Turn: Guide to the Democratic National Convention]]> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:31:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hillary-clinton7.jpg
It's Hillary Clinton's turn.The Democratic National Convention opening Monday in Philadelphia is Clinton's chance to hit reset after a vigorous primary against Bernie Sanders and the unlikely movement...

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<![CDATA[Controversy Kicks Off Democratic National Convention]]> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:26:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Controversy_Kicks_Off_Democratic_National_Convention_1200x675_731510339888.jpg
Newly-leaked emails suggested that the DNC actively favored Hillary Clinton over Sanders ahead of DNC kickoff. Conan Nolan reports for the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, July 24, 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[Kaine Returns to Longtime Parish to Attend Mass]]> Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:57:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/TimKaine-AP_16194841924998.jpg
Sen. Tim Kaine returned to St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Richmond, Virginia, on Sunday, a day after being introduced as Hillary Clinton’s running mate, according to NBC News.

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<![CDATA[Trump Aide Dismisses Russian Link to DNC Email Leak]]> Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:17:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/PaulManafort-GettyImages-524993070.jpg
A top Donald Trump campaign adviser dismissed allegations that Russian hackers were behind the DNC email leak, NBC News reported. Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort said it showed how “desperate” Hillary...

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