<![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-usThu, 21 Sep 2017 03:12:02 -0400Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:12:02 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Tom Sherwood's Notebook: Unsettled History ... Still]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:55:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/lafile-filmmaker-ken-burns.jpg
The Vietnam series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick lays out the political missteps that led us there and offers contemporary guidance for our unending battles in Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as our risk of...

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<![CDATA[Katy Tur Talks About Her Book on Covering Trump Campaign]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:26:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Katy_Tur_Explains_Her_Reporting_of_Trump_Campaign.jpg
NBC News's Katy Tur talks to News4's Leon Harris and Pat Lawson Muse about her new book "Unbelievable" and what it was like to cover President Donald Trump's campaign. Tur is set to talk about the book]]>
<![CDATA['Scam': Kimmel Slams 'Kimmel Test' Senator's Bill]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:02:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Kimmel-Cassidy.jpg
Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel sounded off on Tuesday to blast Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy for his part in crafting the latest GOP health care proposal that, Kimmel said, goes against the promises the senator had...

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<![CDATA[Virginia Governor Candidates Need to Get Voters to the Polls]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:04:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Virginia_Governor_Candidates_Need_to_Get_Voters_to_the.jpg
Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey, a panelist for the Virginia governor's debate, explains what the candidates need to accomplish.]]>
<![CDATA['Pivotal Moment' in Virginia Governor's Campaign]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:34:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Pivotal_Moment_in_Virginia_Governor_s_Campaign.jpg
News4's Aaron Gilchrist, who is a panelist for Tuesday's debate and has covered Virginia politics for a long time, previews the governor's debate.]]>
<![CDATA[What Millennial Voters Think About the Virginia Governor's Race]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:30:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/What_Millenial_Voters_Think_About_the_Virginia_Governors_Rac.jpg
Northern Virginia Bureau Reporter David Culver spoke to millenial voters about the Virginia governor's race.]]>
<![CDATA[Chuck Todd Previews Virginia Gubernatorial Debate]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:23:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Chuck_Todd_Previews_Virginia_Gubernatorial_Debate.jpg
Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd previews the Virginia gubernatorial debate he is moderating Tuesday evening.]]>
<![CDATA[What's at Stake in Virginia Gubernatorial Debate]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:22:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Whats_at_Stake_in_Virginia_Gubernatorial_Debate.jpg
NBC News Senior Political Editor Mark Murray explains what's at stake the candidates in the Virginia gubernatorial debate.]]>
<![CDATA['America First': Read Trump’s Full United Nations Speech]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:21:41 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_17262554457466.jpg
The full text of President Donald Trump's speech on Tuesday to the United Nations General Assembly, as provided by the White House.

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<![CDATA[Lawmakers Arrested in Protest at Trump Tower]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:42:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DACA+PROTEST+TRUMP+TOWER+RAW+-+02000709_WNBC_000000017889024.jpg
New York congressman Adriano Espaillat, City Council President Melissa Mark Viverito and other lawmakers have been arrested in a protest outside Trump Tower.They were fighting President Trump's decision to end...]]>
<![CDATA[Alabama GOP Senate Candidate Uses Racial Slurs in Speech]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:43:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP382302279534.jpg
Roy Moore, the Republican frontrunner in next week’s special Senate election in Alabama, referred to "reds and yellows fighting" in a campaign speech, a video obtained by NBC News shows.Moore, the...

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<![CDATA[Trump Administration Wants to Increase CIA Drone Strikes]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:37:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Mike-Pompeo-AP_17103727968359.jpg
When President Donald Trump visited CIA headquarters in the first weeks of his presidency, he toured the secure floor where agency officers direct drone strikes against suspected terrorists, current and...

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<![CDATA[Trump Mulling Parade to Show US 'Military Strength']]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:26:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_TRUMP_PARADE_091817-150576544939000002.jpg
President Donald Trump enjoyed France's Bastille Day celebration so much while he was visiting France that he is considering a July 4th parade to showcase the U.S. military.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump and the United Nations]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:45:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/NC_lv50mweb0918207_1500x845.jpg
As a candidate President Trump called the United Nations weak, incompetent, not a friend of democracy. Now he needs the U.N. to deal with North Korea. Tracie Potts reports.

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<![CDATA[Analysis: Political Comedy Scores Huge at Emmys]]> Sun, 17 Sep 2017 23:42:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/oliver-colbert-baldwin-split.jpg
Stephen Colbert kicked off the Emmys Sunday with an old-school production number straight out of "The Music Man," a classic show about a con artist who hoodwinks Middle American townsfolk by spouting false...

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<![CDATA['No Kidding': Sanders Refutes Clinton's Criticism of Him]]> Sun, 17 Sep 2017 11:13:44 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Bernie-Sanders-EM.jpg
Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday pushed back against criticism from Hillary Clinton that he did not do enough to bring his supporters to her in the 2016 general. Sanders chalked up the fact that some of...

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<![CDATA[Trump Retweets Meme of Him Driving Golf Ball Into Clinton]]> Sun, 17 Sep 2017 14:07:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/trumptweetclintonfeuerherd.jpg
President Donald Trump on Sunday morning retweeted a number of internet memes, including an altered video that shows him driving a golf ball into the back of Hillary Clinton. The retweeted video is captioned...

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<![CDATA[Trump's Push to Ax the Iran Nuclear Deal May Alienate Allies]]> Sat, 16 Sep 2017 06:39:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_17256689156650.jpg
President Donald Trump's repeated promises to end the Obama-era Iran nuclear deal may accomplish what Tehran has been trying to do for decades — drive a damaging wedge between the U.S.

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<![CDATA[Japan Reacts to North Korean Missile Fired Over Country]]> Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:26:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DIT+JAPAN+REAX+NK+MISSILE+THUMB.jpg
North Korea fired another missile over Japan Friday. The missile flew over the island of Hakkaido and landed in the Pacific Ocean. Experts estimate the ballistic missile flew over 2,300 miles, which would mean...]]>
<![CDATA[Sanders Doubles Down on Calls for ESPN Host to Be Fired]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:43:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Sanders_Doubles_Down_on_ESPN_Statement-150549960225800002.jpg
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders doubled down on her statement Friday in a back and forth with NBC's Hallie Jackson, calling for ESPN to fire "SportsCenter" host Jemele Hill for...]]>
<![CDATA[ESPN Emails Staff After Anchor's Criticism of Trump]]> Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:08:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/hilltrump1.jpg
President Donald Trump lashed out at ESPN on Twitter Friday after "SportsCenter" host Jemele Hill tweeted earlier this week that Trump was a "white supremacist" and "bigot."Hill later apologized for her tweets...

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<![CDATA[Trump Signs Resolution Condemning White Supremacists]]> Thu, 14 Sep 2017 22:17:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tru8AP_171977140962552.jpg
President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a resolution passed by Congress condemning white supremacists, Neo-Nazis and other hate groups, NBC News reported."As Americans, we condemn the recent violence...

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<![CDATA[Mixed Messages Surround Trump's DACA Deal]]> Thu, 14 Sep 2017 20:34:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Trump160914_MP4-150543071739300002.jpg
President Trump landed in Florida Thursday afternoon to survey damage from Hurricane Irma, but not before making a statement on immigration. "We are not talking about amnesty.]]>