<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Politics]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.com en-us Tue, 01 Sep 2015 22:31:29 -0400 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 22:31:29 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Donald Trump Piñatas Take Over San Francisco's Mission District]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 20:09:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/trump-GettyImages-485601348_master.jpg
At least three kinds of Donald Trump piñatas are for sale in San Francisco's Mission District. Piñatas are on display on the window at Piñata Art, a piñata art studio on Mission Street.

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<![CDATA[Over 1K D.C. Officers Vote 'No Confidence' in Lanier]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:34:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/062515+D.C.+Police+Chief+Cathy+Lanier.jpg
Over 1,000 police officers in D.C. say they have "no confidence" in Police Chief Cathy Lanier. The D.C. Police Union released the results of the weekend vote Monday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Clinton Says Biden Has 'Very Difficult' Decision]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:16:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_697432409813.jpg
Hillary Clinton pledged to run her campaign as usual, in spite of speculation about Vice President Joe Biden joining the race. Clinton said Biden has a "very difficult decision" to make about the 2016...

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<![CDATA['I'm Not a Bully': Trump Defends Ejecting Anchor]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:57:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_865379311727-ramos-trump-iowa.jpg
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wrangled with Univision anchor Jorge Ramos over his immigration policies in an extended — and occasionally personal — exchange, leading to the journalist's...

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<![CDATA[Sherwood's Notebook: Everything Just Feels So Shaky]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:42:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/dc-flag-shutterstock_206336772.jpg
The list is not exhaustive, but you get the point. It seems like there is a surfeit of bad news.]]>
<![CDATA[Fox Chief Defends Kelly, Says Trump Should Apologize]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:49:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/trump-kelly-AP_511867665203.jpg
Fox News chief Roger Ailes said Tuesday that Donald Trump owes the network's Megyn Kelly an apology for an unprovoked Twitter attack that "is as unacceptable as it is disturbing," but Trump isn't backing

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<![CDATA[Trump Doubles Down on Building Border Wall at Ala. Rally]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 23:01:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-484797712-Trump-Alabama-Rally.jpg
Thousands of people showed up to hear Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump speak at an Alabama rally Friday, in which the business tycoon vowed, "we're going to make America better than it's...

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<![CDATA[Trump Poses With Bald Eagle for Time Magazine]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 17:20:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/212*120/Trump-Time-Cover.jpg
GOP frontrunner Donald Trump posed with a bald eagle at his New York City office for a spread in this week’s issue of Time magazine. The 27-year-old eagle, named uncle Sam, was flown in from Texas and...
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<![CDATA[Corn Maze Honors Gov. Hogan in Maryland]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 12:03:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/hogan-maze-chopper.jpg
A Maryland farm has constructed a massive corn-maze in the design of Governor Larry Hogan to benefit the American Cancer Association.

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<![CDATA[The Week Ahead: Will Trump Top latest Poll?]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 18:58:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20141205+The+Week+Ahead.jpg
The Week Ahead with Andy Gross
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<![CDATA[Sherwood's Notebook: One Bright Note in August]]> Wed, 19 Aug 2015 05:32:16 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/AP_600637768699.jpg
Legendary singer and social activist Stevie Wonder pulled off a “pop-up” concert that was publicized only a few hours before it began on East Capitol Street near RFK Stadium.

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<![CDATA[Md. Gov. Hogan: 95 Percent of Cancer is Gone]]> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 21:28:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/11807520_1010483682329730_2317985246232861221_o.jpg
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan tweeted Tuesday 95 percent of his cancer is gone after chemotherapy.

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<![CDATA[Walker Agrees with Trump on Ending Birthright Immigration]]> Mon, 17 Aug 2015 19:17:29 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/scott+walker+new.jpg
Scott Walker, the Republican governor of Wisconsin and GOP presidential candidate, said Monday that he agrees with Donald Trump's position that the United States should end the practice of allowing children...

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<![CDATA[Sanders Draws Big Crowds at Iowa State Fair, Town Hall]]> Sun, 16 Aug 2015 01:12:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_331484957977.jpg
Bernie Sanders may not leave Iowa as popular as the pork chop on a stick or fried PBJ — but the Democratic candidate rolled into the Iowa State Fair to a crowd that wrapped around to the back of the soapbox...

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<![CDATA[Trump: Undocumented Immigrants 'Have to Go']]> Sun, 16 Aug 2015 08:17:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_879695016320.jpg
Donald Trump would reverse President Obama's executive orders on immigration and deport all undocumented immigrants from the U.S. as president, he said in an exclusive interview with NBC's Chuck Todd. "We're...

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<![CDATA[Trump Calls Boston Mayor a 'Clown']]> Sat, 15 Aug 2015 09:57:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Donald-Trump-Michigan.jpg
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was back in New Hampshire on Friday after a recent poll showed his numbers in the state are slipping. Trump hosted a packed rally at Winnacunnet High School...

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<![CDATA[The Week Ahead: Ohio’s Kasich Makes it a Sweet 16]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 19:01:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20141205+The+Week+Ahead.jpg
The Week Ahead with Andy Gross
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<![CDATA[Trump's Video Juxtaposed Obama with 'Jihadi John']]> Fri, 14 Aug 2015 14:44:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_464150734673.jpg
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump posted a video on his Instagram account Thursday showing a masked ISIS executioner, accusing Democrats of "having fun" as foreign policy crises erupt around...

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<![CDATA[Gore Not Considering 2016 Run, Source Says]]> Fri, 14 Aug 2015 08:19:41 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/al+gore+serious.jpg
Former presidential candidate Al Gore will not seek a presidential run in 2016 despite rumors to the contrary, a top Democratic Party source told NBC News. A BuzzFeed report Thursday claimed that Gore's...

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<![CDATA[Immigrants Protest Maryland Policy Shift for Ex-Offenders]]> Thu, 13 Aug 2015 22:23:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011525672_1200x675_504343108001.jpg
An immigration battle is heating up in Maryland after Gov. Larry Hogan announced he will change state policies regarding undocumented people convicted of crimes. Protesters in Annapolis said Hogan's plan...]]>