<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Politics]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.comen-usWed, 26 Oct 2016 15:39:01 -0400Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:39:01 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Trump Walk of Fame Star Smashed]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:02:16 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/10-25-2016-trump-star-hollywood-2.JPG
Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was in pieces Wednesday morning after it was vandalized overnight by a man with an axe. The Republican presidential candidate and former "Apprentice" host...

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<![CDATA[Sherwood's Notebook: Snarled and Snarling]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:12:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*120/71299279.jpg
This city is growing, and that’s a good thing. But most any observer will tell you this city is losing control of its streets.

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<![CDATA[Trump Campaign Refutes Report It Stopped Fundraising for GOP]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:46:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_16299527284723.jpg
Donald Trump's campaign is pushing back against a new report that says Trump has all but stopped raising money for the joint fundraising effort with the Republican National Committee, insisting that the campaign...

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<![CDATA[Black Applicants Rejected for Trump Housing Speak Out]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:27:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-617989488.jpg
In 1973, New York City school teacher Annette Gandy Fortt was looking for a decent place to live. A listing for an apartment in a building owned by Donald Trump's father, Fred, caught her eye — but she says the...

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<![CDATA[Trump Says He Would 'Love' to Fight Biden]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:43:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/trump+biden+split.jpg
If Vice President Biden was serious about taking Trump "behind the gym," it sounds like Donald Trump is in.Rounding out a full day of rallies in Florida Tuesday night, the Republican presidential nominee...]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Brags of Endorsements That Never Happened]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:15:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_16299001639237.jpg
Donald Trump on Monday told News4Jax that the United States military "conceptually" endorsed him and that "virtually every police department" supports his bid for the presidency.

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<![CDATA[GOP Fractured as Clinton Maintains Solid Lead: Poll]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:16:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/trump-clinton-debate-split.jpg
With Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump in the polls as the election enters its final two weeks, a majority of Republicans and Republican-leaning voters see a lasting fracture in the Republican Party...

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<![CDATA[Democrats Take Aim at GOP Senate Majority]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:48:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-617720724.jpg
On Monday it was Sen. Elizabeth Warren's turn to join her fellow Democrats in cranking up the heat on Republican members of the Senate, who have become targets in the closing days of the campaign.Addressing an...

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<![CDATA[Early Voting Begins in DC; Starts in Md. Thursday]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:26:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/voting-generic.jpg
Residents in Washington, D.C., and Maryland can cast their ballot early beginning this week.

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<![CDATA[Saturday Night Live: Tom Hanks Hosts, Lady Gaga Performs]]> Sun, 23 Oct 2016 06:41:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Tom-Hanks-SNL-Debate.jpg
With Halloween around the corner, it’s fitting that “Saturday Night Live” would open this week’s episode with something unsettling, like the latest presidential debate. Alec Baldwin’s Donald Trump returned to go...
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<![CDATA[11th Woman Accuses Trump of Inappropriate Sexual Conduct]]> Sat, 22 Oct 2016 20:59:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/jessica-drake-and-allred.jpg
An adult film performer came forward Saturday alleging Donald Trump kissed her without permission 10 years ago and offered her money and the use of his private jet, becoming the 11th woman to accuse the...

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<![CDATA[US Election Will Be 'Brexit Times Five,' Predicts Trump]]> Sat, 22 Oct 2016 03:26:29 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/trumGettyImages-616060152.jpg
Donald Trump held three rallies in North Carolina and Pennsylvania on Friday in which he compared the inaccurate early predictions of Britain's "Brexit" to his own presidential campaign.The Republican nominee,...

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<![CDATA[At Decision 2016: Vote Your Power, New Generation Gets Involved]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:50:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Vote-Your-Power.jpg
A for-millennials, by-millennials voting event aims to get young people talking about the issues that matter to them and why their vote counts.]]>
<![CDATA[With Women as Key Planners, Events at Trump Venues Are Down]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:27:44 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/marGettyImages-515752270.jpg
There is growing evidence that Donald Trump's mud-slinging is tarnishing his gold-plated name, and industry observers say the Republican presidential nominee risks doing permanent damage to his brand."There are...

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<![CDATA[Trump Trails Clinton by 12 Points in Va., New Poll Says]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:19:16 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/virginia-voters-poll.jpg
Donald Trump is rebounding slightly among Virginia voters, but is still trailing Hillary Clinton by 12 points in the commonwealth, according to a new poll from the Wason Center for Public Policy.]]>
<![CDATA[Abortion Becomes Debate Flashpoint With 'Late-Term' Question]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:34:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_16294052406753.jpg
Abortion became a topic in the debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump for the first time Wednesday night when moderator Chris Wallace focused on access to “late-term” procedures.“Well, I think...

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<![CDATA[Trump's Media Attacks: 'Biting the Hands That Fed Him'?]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:39:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-615754408-%281%29.jpg
Donald Trump's increased hostility towards the media is not only a dangerous approach because it erodes voters' faith in the integrity of the electrical system, but the strategy is also somewhat ironic for...

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<![CDATA[Trump, Clinton Trade Insults at Dinner]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:14:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DINNER_AP_16295003411913.jpg
Bitter presidential rivals Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump had one more face-to-face showdown before Election Day. They tried to make it funny but plenty of the jokes bombed, and some even earned scattered...

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<![CDATA[Dem Group to Warn Millennials Third-Party Vote Helps Trump]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:42:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/johnson-stein.jpg
A deep-pocketed environmental group aligned with Hillary Clinton will blanket 1.1 million households in battleground states with mailers warning millennials that a vote for a third-party candidate only...

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