<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Bay Area Political News, Bay Area Politics]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.com en-us Sat, 28 Nov 2015 05:09:48 -0800 Sat, 28 Nov 2015 05:09:48 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Ben Carson to Visit Syrian Refugees in Jordan]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:18:12 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Carson-AP_843823648598.jpg
Ben Carson will visit Syrian refugees in Jordan on Friday, campaign officials said Thursday. Officials confirmed the trip on Thursday night, after the New York Times first reported that the Republican...

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<![CDATA[Trump Slammed After He Appears to Mock Disabled Reporter]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 09:59:12 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_608044254548.jpg
Donald Trump has come under fire again. The New York Times has slammed the Republican presidential candidate after he appeared to mock a reporter with a congenital joint condition that limits movement in...

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<![CDATA[Trump Says He Can Predict Terrorism Via 'Feel']]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 21:19:39 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TrumpSC-AP_314879649945.jpg
Business deals aren’t the only thing Donald Trump says he’s good at executing. The Republican front-runner told South Carolina voters he can also predict foreign policy trends and events, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Campaign Watchdogs: TV Ads Supporting Rubio Are Illegal]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 07:34:08 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_527388600115-Rubio.jpg
Campaign-finance watchdogs say an outside group promoting Republican Marco Rubio's presidential campaign is breaking the law. Conservative Solution Project, an independent group, is behind $85 million in...

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<![CDATA[NJ Residents Outraged by Trump's False Remark on 9/11 'Cheering']]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 21:55:02 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_21212478014.jpg
Donald Trump's recent claim that "thousands and thousands of people were cheering" in Jersey City when the twin towers came down on 9/11 is drawing the ire of Muslim residents there.

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<![CDATA[Trump Claims 'World's Greatest Memory']]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 20:42:48 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TrumpColumbus-AP_568871122955.jpg
Donald Trump isn’t backing down from comments he made about “thousands and thousands” of U.S. Muslims cheering in Jersey City, New Jersey, after the Twin Towers came down on 9/11, according to NBC News. The...

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<![CDATA[President Obama’s ISIS Strategy a Good One, Experts Say]]> Sat, 21 Nov 2015 17:39:55 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/N5P+AIR+STRIKES+SETUP+VO+-+00000302.jpg
A chorus of criticism was aimed at President Obama this week as he announced his plan to defeat ISIS by air force. Will his strategy be effective? Sam Brock investigates.

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<![CDATA[GOP Candidates Pan Trump's Call for Muslim Database]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 11:32:49 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_102485184838.jpg
Republican presidential candidates swiftly condemned Donald Trump's call for requiring Muslims in the United States to register in a national database, drawing a sharp distinction Friday with the GOP...

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<![CDATA[Trump Fires Back At Pro-Kasich Group ]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 03:55:58 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_21212478014.jpg
Donald Trump and John Kasich ended up in a Twitter fight Thursday after a super PAC backing the Ohio governor was launching an ad blitz against the billionaire Republican candidate, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Ellis Act Changes Could Protect SF Tenants]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 19:13:14 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1119-2015-RealEstate.jpg
Can new legislation aimed at protecting San Francisco tenants from Ellis Act evictions really work? Sam Brock investigates.

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<![CDATA[Senate Holds Hearing on Syrian Refugee Crisis]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 15:24:51 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/159977439.jpg
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee are held a hearing Thursday on the impact ISIS is having on the homeland and refugee resettlement.

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<![CDATA[Trump Knocks Obama, Media]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 10:41:55 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/Donald+Trump+Worcester+111815.jpg
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump rallied Wednesday in front of thousands of supporters and a small handful of protesters Wednesday in Worcester, Massachusetts. Among his targets at the DCU Center...

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<![CDATA[Compare Presidential Candidates on the Issues]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 06:09:55 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/candidates-grid.jpg
New England Cable News reached out to each presidential campaign for its positions on education, gun policy, healthcare, taxes, the economy, immigration, and other issues. Click on the photo above to compare...
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<![CDATA[Trump Lays Out New Plan for Refugees, Including 'Safe Zone']]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 22:37:39 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TrumpKnoxville-AP_141770555656.jpg
Donald Trump laid out a new plan for Syrian refugees in the wake of the Paris attacks, NBC News reported. The Republican presidential candidate addressed a crowd of nearly 10,000 people at the Knoxville...

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<![CDATA[Governors Declare Their States Off-Limits to Syrian Refugees]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 19:11:31 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-497366084.jpg
NBC Bay Area political analyst Larry Gerston weighs in as at least 21 governors declare their states off-limits to Syrian refugees.

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<![CDATA[Airbnb Employee Recounts Paris Terror Attacks]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 18:05:58 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N5P+PARIS+TERROR+ATTACK+PKG+-+00013323.jpg
Brian Morearty was enjoying dinner in Paris Friday when the sound of gunfire pierced the night. At first, the Peninsula resident and his Airbnb colleagues, who were in the French capital for a conference...

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<![CDATA[Alabama Gov. Seeks to Bar Refugees After French Attack]]> Sun, 15 Nov 2015 23:15:31 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Bentley-AP_644774718264.jpg
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley declared in a statement Sunday night he will not allow Syrian refugees to enter his state under Washington’s refugee assistance rules following the Paris attacks, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Clinton Clarifies Remarks on Fight Against ISIS]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 00:58:40 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ClintonIowa-AP_156391297688.jpg
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said the United States has to lead the global fight against ISIS, but can’t and shouldn’t do it alone, NBC News reported. During a campaign stop on Sunday, she...

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<![CDATA[Jeb Bush: 'We Should Declare War' on ISIS]]> Sun, 15 Nov 2015 08:56:09 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Jeb-Bush-AP_986935916788.jpg
Two days after terrorists killed 129 people and wounded 352 others in a bloodbath in Paris, U.S. presidential candidate Jeb Bush told "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd "we should declare war" on ISIS, which...

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<![CDATA[Fact Checking the Milwaukee GOP Debate]]> Wed, 11 Nov 2015 19:28:47 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Debate-AP_44785540205.jpg
Sam Brock fact checks the fourth Republican debate in Milwaukee.

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<![CDATA[Bush, Carson Seek to Steady Campaigns in GOP Debate]]> Tue, 10 Nov 2015 23:43:50 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_892955806024-gop-debate-milwaukee.jpg
Republicans Jeb Bush and Ben Carson sought to steady their presidential campaigns in Tuesday night's GOP debate, with Bush taking advantage of a policy-focused contest to detail positions on the economy...

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<![CDATA[Decision 2016]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 07:13:53 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/646*120/decision_2016_header.jpg
Full coverage of the race for the White House]]>
<![CDATA[Examining California's Influence on 2016 Republican Presidential Race]]> Mon, 09 Nov 2015 18:52:23 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/gop+debate+cnbc.jpg
California is poised to be a big player in the 2016 Republican presidential race. Larry Gerston reports.

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