<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Bay Area Political News, Bay Area Politics]]>Copyright 2018https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area https://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usMon, 19 Mar 2018 09:48:53 -0700Mon, 19 Mar 2018 09:48:53 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[5 Ways Trump's Tweet on Mueller Stretched the Truth]]> Mon, 19 Mar 2018 07:42:55 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/trump-mueller-foto-doble-01234.jpg
President Donald Trump made his most direct — and explicit — criticism of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation in a tweet this weekend that contained at least five inaccuracies or distortions...]]>
<![CDATA[Final Battle for Democratic Civil War in Chicago's Suburbs]]> Mon, 19 Mar 2018 07:41:48 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/newman-lipinski-split.jpg
Liberal Democrats have used language like "horrible," "shameful" and "one of the worst" to describe one of their own members of Congress, the moderate, anti-abortion Rep. Dan Lipinski, NBC News reported.The...

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<![CDATA[Democrats Hold Double-Digit Lead for Midterm Elections: Poll]]> Mon, 19 Mar 2018 05:25:53 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-912375890.jpg
Democrats have a 10-point advantage over Republicans when registered voters were asked this month who they want controlling Congress, NBC News reported.The latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll found...

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<![CDATA[Trump Takes Aim at McCabe and Muller on Twitter]]> Mon, 19 Mar 2018 04:38:45 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/trump-muller-tweets-th.jpg
Over the weekend, President Donald Trump tweeted his displeasure with special counsel Robert Mueller and the Russia investigation.]]>
<![CDATA[Why Trump Is Thrilled About McCabe's Firing: Analysis]]> Sun, 18 Mar 2018 05:26:40 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/trump-cabinet-mtg.jpg
President Donald Trump had to cheer the firing of former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe to sell the narrative that he is the victim of a bipartisan conspiracy, carried out over two administrations, to...

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<![CDATA[FBI Deputy Director Fired Two Days Before Retirement]]> Sat, 17 Mar 2018 10:46:21 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/SAMPLE+SEQUENCE.00_00_28_21.Still001.jpg
Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired former Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who was a regular target of President Donald Trump's anger and criticism.]]>
<![CDATA[Read McCabe's Full Statement on His Termination From the FBI]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 19:46:08 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_17131530697588.jpg
Below is Andrew McCabe's full statement on his termination from the FBI:

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<![CDATA[White House: 'No Immediate Personnel Changes at This Time']]> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:05:17 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/US-WH-Briefing-2-CR-152123000579100002.jpg
Sarah Huckabee Sanders told the press Friday that no more staff changes were coming, and that the Chief of Staff told staffers they "shouldn't be concerned."]]>
<![CDATA[Texas Dems Say Russian Hackers May Be Targeting Convention]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:39:55 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/NC_russianbots0316_1920x1080.jpg
While organizing for local conventions, Glen Maxey, legislative affairs director for the Texas Democratic Party, found almost 50 email registrations that seemed odd. He thinks it was a foray into Texas politics...]]>
<![CDATA[Longtime NY Rep. Louise Slaughter Dead at 88 After Fall]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:12:50 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/louise+slaughter.jpg
Longtime Democratic Rep. Louise Slaughter, who represented New York districts for more than three decades, died early Friday of injuries sustained in a fall last week at her Washington, D.C., home, her chief of...

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<![CDATA[Vanessa and Donald Trump Jr. File for Divorce]]> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 19:12:00 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+TRUMP+DIVORCE+THUMB.jpg
Vanessa and Donald Trump Jr. filed for divorce Thursday ending their 12-year marriage. The couple released a joint statement that said their children remained their top priority.]]>
<![CDATA[Mueller Subpoenas Trump Organization for Russia Docs: Report]]> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 12:28:01 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/specialcounselmullerprobe_1200x675.jpg
Special counsel Robert Mueller has issued a subpoena to the Trump Organization for documents related to Russia and other areas, The New York Times reported Thursday.NBC News reported that the White House...

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<![CDATA[Trump: Russians Carried Out Nerve Agent Poisoning]]> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:41:07 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_TRUMP_RUSSIA_UK_031518_1-152113241269800002.jpg
President Donald Trump was asked his thoughts about the nerve agent poisoning in the U.K. that targeted a former Russian spy and his daughter.]]>