<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Politics]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:13:41 -0700 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:13:41 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Jaime Penedo Walks Away From LA Galaxy ]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:48:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/225*120/Screen+Shot+2015-07-29+at+9.40.53+PM.png
In a stunning move that may have cast a small shadow of the MLS All-Star Game on Wednesday, the Los Angeles Galaxy have waived starting goalkeeper Jaime Penedo.

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<![CDATA[Protest Held in LA Against Iran Nuclear Deal]]> Sun, 26 Jul 2015 20:46:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/150726-westwood-protest-iran.jpg
Hundreds of protesters gathered to oppose the nuclear deal with Iran on Sunday afternoon at a federal building in Los Angeles.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Lindsey Graham Destroy His Phone After Trump's Comments]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 13:37:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/graham+screen+shot.JPG
Lindsey Graham won't be receiving any unwanted phone calls for the time being. A day after Donald Trump implored a campaign crowd to call a phone number belonging to the GOP presidential candidate and South...

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<![CDATA[Part of Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's Sentence Vacated]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 06:53:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/rod+blagojevich+1+year.jpg
Five of the counts on which former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was convicted were overturned Tuesday. Because the remaining counts were left intact, Blagojevich remains in prison. "The convictions on Counts 5,]]>
<![CDATA[GOP Field Grows to 16 as Ohio Gov. Kasich Announces 2016 Run]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 09:33:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/kasich-GettyImages-471835132.jpg
Ohio's John Kasich, a blunt governor who embraces conservative ideals but disdains the political sport of bashing Hillary Rodham Clinton, became the 16th notable Republican to enter the 2016 presidential...

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<![CDATA[McCain Calls Trump's Comments 'Totally Inappropriate]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 07:21:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NC_trumpmccain_1500x845.jpg
Senator John McCain says Donald Trump owes an apology to all the prisoners of war he served with. Trump recently stated that McCain is not a war hero, is only considered a war hero "because he was captured" and...]]>
<![CDATA[Walker: Trump 'Needs to Apologize' for McCain Comments]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 04:19:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-473663490+%281%29_scott_walker.jpg
Wisconsin Gov. and Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker said Donald Trump "needs to apologize" for his comments questioning whether Sen. John McCain is a war hero. Walker, who tried to ignore Trump's...

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<![CDATA[Boston Mayor Says Trump Should Apologize or Stay Out of Boston]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 09:17:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/walshtrump.jpg
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has a message for Donald Trump: Apologize for your comments about Mexico or stay out of Boston. "I think his comments are inappropriate," Walsh told the Boston Herald on Monday.

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<![CDATA[Trump Doubles Down on Immigration Comments]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2015 09:26:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Donald+Trump2.jpg
Protesters with Donald Trump pinantas plan to gather at a Brentwood hotel Friday where the presidential candidate is scheduled to speak.]]>
<![CDATA[NewsConference: C.L. Nikias' Vision for USC ]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 07:48:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NewsConference_seg_1_Nikias_070515_1200x675_476179523685.jpg
A conversation with USC President C.L. Max Nikias--one of the most intriguing university chiefs around. Dr. Nikias rose from the ranks as a professor, dean, provost and now 11th president of the University...]]>
<![CDATA[Politics, Trade and SCOTUS]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 07:41:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NEWSCONFERENCE_EXTRA_DREIER_070515_1200x675_476121667863.jpg
For 32 years, former House Rules Committee Chair David Dreier was a member of the US House of Representatives. He is now actively involved in a number of think tank organizations.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Blames Border for SF Shooting]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 13:44:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/DonaldTrump_Getty_07032015.jpg
Donald Trump on Friday blamed the United States' vulnerable southern border for this week's fatal shooting of a woman at Pier 14 in San Francisco after authorities arrested an undocumented immigrant in...

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<![CDATA[2016 Hopefuls Flood NH for July 4 Weekend]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 13:33:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP136093298170.jpg
Presidential hopefuls are going on parade throughout the Granite State this July 4. At least seven 2016 candidates will spend Independence Day courting residents who will vote in the nation's first presidential...

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<![CDATA[Peas in Guacamole? Obama Weighs in on Twitter Debate ]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:15:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/guacamole-GettyImages-456804252.gif
President Barack Obama has a message for The New York Times: please don't pass the peas.

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<![CDATA[Ex-California Sen. Leland Yee Pleads Guilty]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:58:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tlmd_senado_california_suspende_leland_yee.jpg
Leland Yee, a former California state senator, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to a felony racketeering charge in an organized crime and public corruption case that brought down the once-popular legislator...

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<![CDATA[Donald Trump: "I Don't Think It Matters If I'm Nice"]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:17:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/donald-trump-univision-pone-fin-a-relacion-comercial.jpg
Donald Trump spoke in New Hampshire Tuesday night, just one day after getting dumped by NBC Universal and Univision due to his comments about Mexican immigrants.]]>