<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Bay Area Political News, Bay Area Politics]]> Copyright 2016 http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.com en-us Mon, 08 Feb 2016 13:59:07 -0800 Mon, 08 Feb 2016 13:59:07 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA['I Need Your Vote': Trump in NH]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 16:42:01 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/Donald+Trump+NH+020716.jpg
Republican candidate Donald Trump spoke to hundreds at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire, just two days before the state's primary. Trump asked that people not vote at all if they can't vote for

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<![CDATA[Gloria Steinem Apologizes for Comments About Young Women]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 15:26:06 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GloriaSteinem-GettyImages-508082072.jpg
Feminist icon Gloria Steinem has apologized for implying that younger women have chosen to support Sen. Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton because they want to meet men, NBC News reported. "In a case...

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<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Calls Flint Water Crisis 'Immoral']]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 14:10:42 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ClintonFlint-AP_578549665494.jpg
Hillary Clinton called for “action now” to fight the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, in a speech she made to a packed congregation in the city, NBC News reported. Clinton, who stepped away from the campaign...

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<![CDATA[Trump Says Iowa Caucus Results 'Very Unfair']]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 14:23:21 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Trump+MTP+New+Hampshire.png
Donald Trump said Sunday that he does not need to win the New Hampshire primary and that the Iowa caucus results were "very unfair" to him and Ben Carson. "There are those that say I actually came in first...

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<![CDATA[Sanders Defends His Foreign Policy Credentials]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 09:53:19 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Sander+Defends+Foreign+Policy.png
Senator Bernie Sanders defended himself Sunday against criticism that he does not have sufficient depth or interest in foreign policy matters. "Let me reassure the American people…it goes without saying that...

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<![CDATA[Ben Carson Waits in the Wings in Debate Introduction]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 09:23:07 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/BenCarsonDebate-AP_47261554959.jpg
The Republican debate in Manchester, New Hampshire, got off to a bit of an awkward start on Saturday. It began on a high note, when ABC moderator David Muir introduced New Jersey Gov.

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<![CDATA[GOP Debate in NH: Christie vs. Rubio, More Top Moments]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 07:15:14 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/rubio-at-debate.jpg
Donald Trump was back, Carly Fiorina was out and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida was drawing attacks after his strong showing in Iowa. The GOP presidential candidates were on stage Saturday night for the final...

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<![CDATA[Fiorina Uses Debate Exclusion As Fuel to Fight On]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:43:28 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/CarlyFiorina-AP_707918705720.jpg
Carly Fiorina told a crowd of supporters on Saturday morning that "the game is rigged," assailing ABC News for not inviting her onto Saturday's GOP debate stage because of her low polling numbers nationally, NBC...

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<![CDATA[Illinois Dems Move to Make Obama’s Birthday a State Holiday]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 10:23:29 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/obama4.png
Illinois State Rep. Andre Thapedi introduced a new bill this week that could make President Barack Obama’s birthday a state holiday. The proposed legislation, House Bill 4654, would close schools and state...

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<![CDATA[WATCH: John Kasich's Snow Day in N.H.]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 19:53:17 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/john-kasich-snowball-fight-new-hampshire.jpg
Considering how much time he has spent campaigning in New Hampshire, it's perhaps no surprise that Republican John Kasich took some time Friday to have a snowball fight. The governor of Ohio, whose...

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<![CDATA[Fact-Checking Sanders' and Clinton’s Claims About Wall Street and Campaign Finance]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 19:08:41 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sanders-clinton-galeria.jpg
Political sparring in New Hampshire, as Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders faced off in a Democratic Debate. Whose claims were true? Sam Brock investigates.

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<![CDATA[Las Vegas Newspaper Endorses Marco Rubio]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:38:55 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/MarcoRubio-AP_480187241596.jpg
The Las Vegas Review-Journal endorsed Florida Sen. Marco Rubio Friday, NBC News reported. "Our reasons for endorsing Sen. Rubio are many. Notably, the Florida senator has deep personal connections to the...

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<![CDATA[Clinton Fights Back After Low N.H. Poll Numbers]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 05:24:36 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_617541352129-debate.jpg
Hillary Clinton is way behind in the latest New Hampshire polls, and she came out swinging in last night's Democratic Debate.

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<![CDATA[Megyn Kelly Talks Trump Boycott on 'Tonight Show' ]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 22:45:39 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KELLY_AP_828085981256.jpg
Megyn Kelly explained on "The Tonight Show” that she was just doing her job as a journalist during the Republican debate she moderated that featured a clash with Donald Trump. “We never thought anyone...

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<![CDATA[Poll: Trump Holds Lead in N.H., Rubio Gains Ground]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 04:50:49 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Rubio-Trump-Split.jpg
Donald Trump continues to lead Tuesday's New Hampshire primary after his second-place finish in Iowa, but Marco Rubio has gained ground on him, according to a new NBC/WSJ/Marist poll conducted after the...

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<![CDATA[Clinton '100 Percent Confident' Emails Won't Hurt Campaign]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 05:26:26 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/HillaryClintonDebate-GettyImages-508470704.jpg
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was faced with the nagging issue of her private email server once again during MSNBC’s Democratic debate in Durham, New Hampshire on Thursday. Clinton said she is “100...

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<![CDATA[Jeb Bush Campaigns With Mom in New Hampshire]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 19:47:39 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/JebBarbaraBush-AP_83444133525.jpg
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has started to rely more on his family as he continues to campaign. Bush was joined by former first lady Barbara Bush Thursday, for the first time since he announced his bid...

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<![CDATA[ABC News Pressured to Include Fiorina in Debate]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 13:41:07 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/CarlyFiorina-AP_707918705720.jpg
Carly Fiorina is attracting sympathy, as more people are coming to her defense for being excluded from the last Republican debate hosted by ABC News on Saturday, NBC News reported. New Hampshire Sen.

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<![CDATA[Sanders Leads Clinton by 20 Points in NH: Poll]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 13:19:47 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Bernie-Sanders-Hillary-Clinton.jpg
Bernie Sanders has a significant double-digit lead over Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, according to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll, NBC News reported. Sanders has the support of 58 percent...]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: Bernie Sanders Tries to Help Man Who Falls]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 11:13:40 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sanders-concord.jpg
Stand up moment for Bernie Sanders. Sanders briefly halted a campaign event in New Hampshire Thursday to try to help a man who collapsed on stage. "Oh my God," Sanders said when the man fell just after...

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<![CDATA[170 Black Women Leaders Support Clinton]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 17:43:14 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/HillaryClinton-AP_206070213195.jpg
The Clinton campaign announced Wednesday that more than 170 prominent African American women leaders have endorsed the former secretary of state, NBC News reported. The list includes actress Uzo Aduba,...

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<![CDATA[Sanders Staffer Criticizes Fellow Dreamer on Twitter]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 17:20:39 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ErikaAndiola-AP_811293247246.jpg
A Bernie Sanders staffer came under fire Wednesday after publicly criticizing an immigration activist after her endorsement of Hillary Clinton, NBC News reported. Erika Andiola criticized Astrid Silva’s...

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<![CDATA[Jeb Bush Asks N.H. Audience to 'Please Clap']]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 11:53:42 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/508009668-jeb-bush-new-hampshire.jpg
Speaking about how he'd lead the United States military as president, Jeb Bush put his leadership skills to the test, imploring an audience in New Hampshire for a round of applause as he pushes for a big showing...

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<![CDATA[Sanders on Contesting Iowa: 'We're Looking at It Right Now']]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 04:57:29 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/193*120/AP_576595660443-%281%29.jpg
Bernie Sanders said Wednesday his campaign is looking into contesting Hillary Clinton's razor-thin win over him in Tuesday's caucuses in Iowa. "We're looking at it right now," the Vermont senator said on NBC's...

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<![CDATA[Fact-Checking the Iowa Caucus]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 19:08:57 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Iowa_Caucus_Democrats_Neck_and_Neck_and_Cruz_on_Top_1200x675_614024259531.jpg
Showdown in Iowa on Monday night, and each of the candidates had something to say and claim about their standing. Who was telling the truth? Sam Brock investigates.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Takes to Twitter to Complain of Media Coverage]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 09:50:46 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/218*120/AP_933692224883.jpg
Billionaire Donald Trump began complaining about the media’s treatment of his campaign Tuesday morning after his loss to U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in Iowa, tweeting that it was covering his “long-shot great finish”...

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<![CDATA[Iowa Entrance Polls: Who Backed Clinton, Sanders]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 09:14:00 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sanders-clinton-split.jpg
Hillary Clinton did best in the Iowa caucuses with married women, moderates and Democrats at least 65 years of age, while Bernie Sanders outperformed among Democrats between the ages of 17 and 44, first-time...

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<![CDATA[Ben Carson: Other Campaigns Sabotaged Us With 'Dirty Tricks']]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 06:13:01 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/BenCarson-AP_753332390053.jpg
Ben Carson accused his rivals of spreading rumors that he was dropping out of the presidential race, and singled out Ted Cruz's campaign for trying to thwart his chances in the Iowa caucuses.

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<![CDATA[Why Clinton and Sanders Are in a Dead Heat]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 21:26:16 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sanders-clinton-split.jpg
The NBC News Entrance Poll shows age, issues and ideological differences strongly influenced which groups of Democrats supported Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in the Democratic caucus in Iowa. Clinton was...

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<![CDATA[Money Hasn't Made a Difference in Election Yet: Stanford Law Professor]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 19:21:45 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/voting-dfw-generic-01.jpg
The 2016 presidential race is shaping up to be the most expensive in history – nearly a billion dollars spent so far, according to year-end campaign finance reports released Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Beyond the Iowa Caucus]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 18:59:57 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/iowa-GettyImages-507927874.jpg
NBC Bay Area Political Analyst puts the Iowa caucus into perspective and reviews what's ahead.

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<![CDATA[Election 2016: Scenes From the Iowa Caucuses]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 10:01:13 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/giphy.gif
After months of campaign ads, rallies and bus tours, Democratic and Republican candidates will face voters for the first time on Feb. 1, 2016, when Iowa voters head into the evening caucuses.

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<![CDATA[Carson Speaks at Church Before Iowa Caucus]]> Sun, 31 Jan 2016 17:17:12 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/BenCarson-AP_753332390053.jpg
Republican candidate Ben Carson prayed and took part in a two-hour service at Oskaloosa’s First Assembly of God in Iowa on Sunday. The service didn’t have the flashy fanfare and cameras that other candidates...

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<![CDATA[DNC Sanctions MSNBC's Democratic Debate in N.H.]]> Sun, 31 Jan 2016 12:30:07 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_755972581346-Debate.jpg
The Democratic National Committee, under pressure from voters and candidates to add more debates to the primary schedule, has sanctioned Thursday's New Hampshire debate hosted by MSNBC and the Union Leader...

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<![CDATA[Bernie Sanders: 'Hillary Clinton Will Be the Problem']]> Sun, 31 Jan 2016 08:13:27 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Sander+MTP+Iowa.png
With just one day to go before the critical Iowa Caucuses, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders suggested that rival Hillary Clinton would hurt Democrats' chances of retaking the House of...
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<![CDATA[Trump, Clinton Lead in Iowa: Poll]]> Sun, 31 Jan 2016 06:12:33 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Trump+Clinton+.jpg
Donald Trump has surged past Ted Cruz in Iowa, while Hillary Clinton is holding a three-point lead over Bernie Sanders, according to the final Des Moines Register/Bloomberg Politics poll before the Iowa...

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