<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Politics]]>Copyright 2017https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California https://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usWed, 13 Dec 2017 01:30:28 -0800Wed, 13 Dec 2017 01:30:28 -0800NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[In Stunning Upset, Jones Is Apparent Winner of Ala. Senate Race]]> Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:28:51 -0800 https://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SAMPLE+TIMELINE.00_00_09_12.Still001.jpg
Democrat Doug Jones is the apparent winner of the Alabama Senate race. Jones’ win is an upset in a deep red state that has not had a Democrat in the Senate in 25 years.]]>
<![CDATA[Senators React to Jones' Victory in Alabama Senate Race]]> Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:03:02 -0800 https://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-890909758.jpg
Senators took to social media after Doug Jones was the apparent winner to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, with many Democrats calling it a political setback for President Donald Trump."Congratulations to my friend...

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<![CDATA[FBI Agent Removed from Russia Probe Called Trump an 'Idiot']]> Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:45:24 -0800 https://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_17342690192155.jpg
Two FBI officials who would later be assigned to the special counsel's investigation into Donald Trump's presidential campaign described him with insults like "idiot" and "loathsome human" in a series of...

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<![CDATA[US Open to NKorea Talks 'Without Precondition': Tillerson]]> Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:08:51 -0800 https://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/876790472-Rex-Tillerson-White-House.jpg
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday that the United States is open to talks with North Korea without preconditions, saying it is unrealistic for the country to give up its nuclear weapons program...

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<![CDATA[Families May Lose CHIP Children's Health Insurance]]> Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:06:12 -0800 https://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Chip-anniversary.jpg
Officials in several states started warning families this week that funding for the popular Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is about to run out.The joint state-federal health plan designed to...

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<![CDATA[White House: ‘No Way’ Trump Tweet to NY Sen. Is Sexist]]> Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:35:47 -0800 https://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_SHS_BRIEF_GILLIBRAND2-151311313446300002.jpg
President Donald Trump tweeted that Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand would “do anything” for campaign contributions on Tuesday, Dec. 12. Later in the day, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said...]]>
<![CDATA[Moore Accuser: I Dated Him at 17. Today I'm Saying #NoMoore]]> Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:57:53 -0800 https://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-885916584.jpg
Debbie Wesson Gibson is one of the women accusing Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual misconduct. She offered her personal account of Moore in an essay for NBC News' THINK section:I’ve known Roy Moore...

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<![CDATA[NYC Immigrants Fear Raids as City Fails to Destroy ID Card Records]]> Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:16:47 -0800 https://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NYC-ID.jpg
A program designed to help undocumented immigrants living in the New York City area may facilitate their deportation under the Trump administration.Documents collected for an ambitious city identity card...

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<![CDATA[A Confident Roy Moore Rides to Vote on Horseback]]> Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:53:46 -0800 https://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/US-AL-Moore-Voting-CR_1200x675_1114952259973.jpg
Republican candidate Roy Moore rode his horse to the polls as he's done in past elections to cast his ballot in the U.S. Senate race. Moore was accompanied by his wife Kayla Moore as he expressed confidence in a...]]>
<![CDATA[New Generation Calls for 'Passing of the Torch' in Congress]]> Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:48:14 -0800 https://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/nysenate_triptych.jpg
Amid sexual misconduct allegations that have rocked Capitol Hill, a generational divide is becoming increasingly evident in Congress. The upheaval has spurred a wave of younger lawmakers to demand institutional...

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<![CDATA[Alabama Democrat Doug Jones Votes in Senate Race]]> Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:06:55 -0800 https://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/US-AL-Jones-Voting-cR_1200x675_1114942019785.jpg
Democratic Alabama Senate candidate Doug Jones says he feels “very confident” on Election Day as he runs against Republican Roy Moore. Supporters greeted Jones as he arrived to vote at a church...]]>
<![CDATA[Ala. Dad Makes Emotional Appeal: Don't Vote for Roy Moore]]> Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:45:10 -0800 https://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Nathan+Mathis+on+Roy+Moore.jpg
Standing outside of a Roy Moore rally in Midland City on the eve of Alabama’s special Senate election, peanut farmer Nathan Mathis held a photo of his daughter and a sign with a message for voters: Please don’t...

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<![CDATA[Alabama Candidates Cast Their Ballots]]> Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:52:42 -0800 https://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NC_jonesmoore_1500x845.jpg
Republican Roy Moore, facing numerous allegations of sexual misconduct with teenage girls, and Democrat Doug Jones cast their ballots in the vote that will send one of them to the U.S.]]>
<![CDATA[NY Senator Calls Trump Response a 'Sexist Smear']]> Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:56:39 -0800 https://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2017-12-12+at+12.55.58+PM.png
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) called President Donald Trump's tweet a "sexist smear," after Trump tweeted insinuations against Gillibrand on Dec. 12, 2017, claiming she went to his office...]]>
<![CDATA[Wife of Roy Moore: Our Attorney Is a Jew]]> Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:04:58 -0800 https://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2017-12-12+at+11.57.01+AM.png
Kayla Moore, wife of Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, pushed back against charges of anti-Semitism and racism against her husband in a rally before Alabama's special election, noting that Moore had...]]>
<![CDATA[Three Strange Moments From Roy Moore's Election-Eve Rally]]> Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:05:57 -0800 https://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/roy-moore-and-wife.jpg
That time in 2017 when political testimonials include a brothel in Vietnam and love for your Jewish attorney. Senate candidate Roy Moore's final campaign event Monday on the eve of Alabama's special election...

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<![CDATA[56 Dems Ask House to Investigate Trump Sexual Misconduct]]> Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:11:26 -0800 https://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/demsGettyImages-874578160.jpg
Over 50 Democratic lawmakers on Monday asked the House oversight committee to investigate sexual misconduct allegations made against President Donald Trump.The Democratic Women’s Working Group wrote that...

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<![CDATA[Trump on NYC Subway Bombing: 'End Chain Migration']]> Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:45:51 -0800 https://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NYC+explosion.jpg
President Donald Trump said in a statement that Monday's underground explosion near Manhattan's Port Authority Bus Terminal "highlights the urgent need for Congress to enact legislative reforms" on...

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<![CDATA[White House Denies Sexual Misconduct Claims Against Trump]]> Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:58:28 -0800 https://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SHS+Denies.jpg
Three women who have accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct came together on Dec. 11 to share their stories. The White House denied the accusers’ claims.]]>
<![CDATA[Mueller Probing the 18 Days Up to Flynn's Firing: Sources]]> Mon, 11 Dec 2017 03:32:40 -0800 https://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/632934656-Donald-Trump-Michael-Flynn-White-House.jpg
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is trying to piece together what transpired inside the White House over a critical 18-day period that began when senior officials were told that National Security Advisor...

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<![CDATA[NC Extra: The Issues Facing LA's City Attorney (Part 1)]]> Sun, 10 Dec 2017 15:34:17 -0800 https://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NC_Extra_The_Issues_Facing_LAs_City_Attorney_Part_1.jpg
A number of issues are facing Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer. He talks with NBC4's Conan Nolan about informing consumers about price gouging during the recent wildfires, suing Uber for a massive data...]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Accusers 'Should Be Heard': Ambassador Nikki Haley]]> Sun, 10 Dec 2017 13:18:26 -0800 https://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_17292554198491.jpg
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the women who have accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct have the right to speak up and be heard, NBC News reported.Haley appeared on...

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<![CDATA[Republican Party ID Drops After Trump Election: Gallup]]> Sun, 10 Dec 2017 09:20:23 -0800 https://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_17235842496326.jpg
Since the last presidential election in November 2016, there has been a 5-point drop in the number of people who call themselves Republicans, NBC News reported.From November 2016 to November 2017, the...

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<![CDATA[Trump Endorses Roy Moore in Campaign-Style Rally]]> Fri, 08 Dec 2017 20:42:15 -0800 https://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+TRUMP+PENSACOLA+THUMB.jpg
President Donald Trump held a campaign-style rally in Pensacola, Florida, where he endorsed GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore just days before the election.]]>