<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Politics]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.comen-usTue, 25 Apr 2017 14:43:48 -0400Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:43:48 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[The Top Trump Controversies of The First 100 Days]]> Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:40:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-632323930.jpg
The first 100 days of President Donald Trump's time in office have been marked by near-daily controversies, from surprise allegations to early morning tweet storms, NBC News reports.They started right out...

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<![CDATA[Half Have Little, No Faith in GOP Health Care Efforts: Poll]]> Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:43:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/speaker-paul-ryan-healthcare.jpg
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...

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<![CDATA[7 in 10 Back Independent Probe of Russia, Election: Poll]]> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:05:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/189*120/quien-es-putin17.jpg
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...

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<![CDATA[Analysis: Can Bernie Sanders Save the Democratic Party?]]> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:31:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/670413724-Bernie-Sanders-DNC-Rally-Miami.jpg
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...

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<![CDATA[California Gears Up to Fight Trump on Car Emissions]]> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:18:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/134002821-405-traffic-generic.jpg
Even as President Trump pulls back on regulations governing car emissions, part of a broader policy of overturning environmental protections enacted by the Obama administration, California is determinedly headed...

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<![CDATA[Pelosi: Border Wall Is ‘Immoral, Expensive, Unwise’]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 12:07:30 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/pelosibudgetfeuerherd.jpg
A deal to fund the federal government this week won't necessarily include all the funds needed for a border wall, but White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus on Sunday said there will be "enough to get going"...

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<![CDATA[Majority Give Trump Low Marks for First 100 Days: Poll]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 09:21:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-642088032.jpg
About two-thirds of Americans give President Donald Trump poor or middling marks for his first 100 days in office, including a plurality who say he's off to a "poor start," according to results from a new...

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<![CDATA[Mike Pence Discusses North Korea With Australia Leader]]> Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:41:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-04-22-at-6.46.52-PM.jpg
Vice President Mike Pence and Australia's Prime Minister have joined forces on the issue of North Korea. They urged China to pressure the North Korean regime to drop its nuclear weapons program.]]>
<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Warns Trump Admin. Threatens LGBT Rights]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 03:32:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/hcAP_17096774888472.jpg
Hillary Clinton slammed President Donald Trump Thursday at a fundraiser, saying his administration is a threat to LGBT rights, NBC News reported.The former presidential candidate said the administration...

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<![CDATA[Groups Take Aim at USDA for Animal Welfare Document Takedown]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:06:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/USDA-Headquarters-GettyImages-71752176.jpg
Thousands of public records about animal welfare have vanished from the internet, part of a government database that included atrocious puppy mill conditions, improper veterinary care and other mistreatment...

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<![CDATA[Ivanka Trump's Chinese Fan Club Worships 'Goddess Ivanka']]> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:40:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ivankatrumpinauguration_1200x675.jpg
The White House's first daughter Ivanka Trump is a star among the young Chinese population, news agencies such as China's official news agency Xinhua has described Trump as "capable and stylish," and the...

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