<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Bay Area Political News, Bay Area Politics]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usWed, 26 Oct 2016 00:45:12 -0700Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:45:12 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA['Fascinated With Sex': Newt Gingrich Attacks Megyn Kelly on Live TV]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:28:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KELLY_AP_16280375236124.jpg
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, a prominent Donald Trump supporter, and Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly got into a seething argument Tuesday night over sex, media bias and anger, NBC News reported.The...

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<![CDATA[Trump Campaign Refutes Report It Stopped Fundraising for GOP]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:34:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.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]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:20:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/AP_16294614271549.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 18:43:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.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 09:15:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.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 09:16:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.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[How Does Early Voting Impact Election?]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:25:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/voting_getty_cone.jpg
Across the country, a lot of people have already voted. So what impact does this have on the race? Larry Gerston reports.

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<![CDATA[Democrats Take Aim at GOP Senate Majority]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:48:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.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[Saturday Night Live: Tom Hanks Hosts, Lady Gaga Performs]]> Sun, 23 Oct 2016 03:41:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.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[Miley Cyrus Campaigns for Clinton at College Dorm in Virginia]]> Sun, 23 Oct 2016 04:26:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Miley+Cyrus+GMU.jpg
Singer and entertainer Miley Cyrus went door-knocking for Hillary Clinton at a George Mason University dorm Saturday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[11th Woman Accuses Trump of Inappropriate Sexual Conduct]]> Sat, 22 Oct 2016 17:59:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.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 00:26:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.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[Clinton, Trump Hit Campaign Trail Hard on Friday]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:27:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/clinton_trump_swingstates.jpg
With only 18 days left in the race for the White House, both presidential candidates hit the campaign trail hard Friday. Laura Malper reports.

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<![CDATA[With Women as Key Planners, Events at Trump Venues Are Down]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:27:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.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[Abortion Becomes Debate Flashpoint With 'Late-Term' Question]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:34:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.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 05:39:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.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]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:14:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.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 04:42:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.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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<![CDATA[Fact Check: Trump and Clinton's Debate Claims]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:27:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/US-Debate-Fact-Check-CR-147697937763800001.jpg
Donald Trump painted an inaccurately dark portrait of manufacturing in America while Hillary Clinton stretched credulity in boasting that her spending plans won't add to the country's debt.]]>
<![CDATA[Karena Virginia Accuses Trump of Groping Her at 1998 US Open]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:01:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/trump-accuser-karena-virginia-147697857243500001.jpg
Karena Virginia said Trump touched her breast while she was waiting for a car after attending the US Open tennis tournament in Queens in 1998.]]>
<![CDATA[Fact Checking the Final Presidential Debate]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 04:53:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_16294052406753.jpg
The third — and final — presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump was held Oct. 19 at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and moderated by Fox News’ Chris Wallace.

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<![CDATA[Trump Refuses to Say He'll Accept Result of Election]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 04:22:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_16294050561462.jpg
Donald Trump is no longer saying he will accept the result of the presidential election in November, which would be a break from one of the oldest and most fundamental American political traditions.One...

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<![CDATA['Nasty,' Suspenseful Moments Top the Final Debate]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:46:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/trump-clinton-debate-split.jpg
The third presidential debate was to focus on debt and entitlements, immigration, the economy, the Supreme Court, foreign hotspots and fitness to be president -- serious and somber topics.

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<![CDATA[South Bay Leaders Assure Voting Process Will Be Accurate]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:55:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1019-2016-VotingGeneric.jpg
South Bay leaders gathered Wednesday to assure voters in Santa Clara County that their voting process will be accurate, with no tolerance for intimidation at the polls.

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