<![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-usFri, 09 Dec 2016 19:39:55 -0800Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:39:55 -0800NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Trump to Attend 2 Official Balls on Inauguration Night]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:31:24 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_16342061241865.jpg
President-elect Donald Trump will attend two official inaugural balls on the night of Jan. 20, as well as the Salute to Our Armed Services Ball, the inauguration committee revealed Friday.

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<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Warns Against 'Epidemic' of Fake News]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 04:23:41 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-628630764.jpg
Hillary Clinton appealed Thursday for a bipartisan fight against an "epidemic of malicious, fake news," calling the dissemination of false propaganda a threat with "real-world consequences.""It's now...

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<![CDATA[Moore Tweets Inauguration Protest Petition to 3.4M Followers]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:27:20 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/miketrump.jpg
The outspoken film director tweeted to his followers an online petition to show up in Washington D.C. on Jan 20th and disrupt the inauguration.

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<![CDATA[Watch: Senators Pay Tribute to Joe Biden With Speeches]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 03:45:10 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/NA54W_1200x675_827720259868.jpg
Vice President Joe Biden was honored with an emotional bi-partisan tribute on the Senate chamber floor on Dec. 7. 2016. Senators on both sides of the aisle were on the same page as they stepped up to express...]]>
<![CDATA[Michelle Obama on Election Night: 'I Went to Bed']]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:36:05 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/michellevogue.jpg
Michelle Obama did not stay out of bed long enough on election night to see Donald Trump pass 270 electoral votes, she said in a recent interview with People magazine. “I went to bed. I don’t like to watch the

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<![CDATA[Trump: Alec Baldwin 'SNL' Imitation Doesn't Get Me at All]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:53:08 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/NUP_175509_0055_opt.jpg
The newly minted the Time Person of the Year wouldn't answer Matt Lauer's questions on whether it would probably be better for him to just stop watching "Saturday Night Live."

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<![CDATA[Donald Trump's Transition to the Presidency]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:52:22 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-624646258.jpg
Take a look at the latest news on Donald Trump's transition effort.

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<![CDATA[Biden Emotional at Cancer Funding Bill Partly Named for Son]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 03:34:15 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_16341007670452.jpg
A bipartisan bill to speed government drug approvals and bolster biomedical research cleared its last procedural hurdle in the Senate on Monday in an emotional moment for outgoing Vice President Joe Biden.The...

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<![CDATA[Al Gore Has 'Extremely Interesting Conversation' With Trump]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 10:57:19 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_16340594702500.jpg
Former Vice President Al Gore met Monday with president-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower. Gore described the interaction as “an extremely interesting conversation,” NBC News reports.

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<![CDATA[Trump's Call With Taiwanese Leader Alarms Political Expert]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 23:53:13 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Taiwan1.jpg
President-elect Donald Trump is tweeting – and making waves.On Friday, Trump broke with decades of foreign policy and spoke with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen and then talked about it on Twitter – angering...

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<![CDATA[Sarah Palin Warns of ‘Crony Capitalism’ After Trump Deal ]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:22:49 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/el-factor-palin.jpg
An unexpected dissenting voice came out Friday against a Trump administration brokered deal to keep a Carrier plant in Indiana and save around 1,000 jobs, NBC News reported.Former Republican vice presidential...

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<![CDATA[Who's Who in Trump's Brain Trust]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:32:05 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/223*120/trump-cab-adv-th.jpg
Here's a look at the people who will be closest to Donald Trump in the White House, his advisers and his picks for the top jobs in his administration. The nominees for Cabinet positions will need Senate...
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<![CDATA[Trump Names Panel of Executives to Advise on Private Sector]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:22:48 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Donald-Trump-cancela-reunion-con-The-New-York-Times.jpg
The CEOs of General Motors, Disney and Wal-Mart are among those who will have Donald Trump's ear during his presidency.They are all part of the President's Strategic and Policy Forum, a group of CEOs, business...

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