<![CDATA[NBC10 Boston - Politics]]>Copyright 2019 https://www.nbcboston.com/news/politics http://media.nbcboston.com/designimages/clear.gif NBC10 Boston https://www.nbcboston.com en-usThu, 21 Mar 2019 04:42:16 -0400Thu, 21 Mar 2019 04:42:16 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Beto O'Rourke Continues Tour of NH]]> Wed, 20 Mar 2019 18:17:00 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/Beto_O_Rourke_Continues_Tour_of_NH.jpg
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke began a tour of all 10 of New Hampshire's counties Tuesday, stopping to talk to voters in Claremont Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Plastic Straw Ban, Men's Room Baby Changing Stations Pass NH House]]> Wed, 20 Mar 2019 19:12:30 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/Plastic+straws+3.JPG
At the New Hampshire State House in Concord, they are discussing 90 different bills over 3 days. Some of them are already on their way to the Senate.New Hampshire restaurants wouldn't be able to provide...

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<![CDATA[Trump Escalates Criticism Against Sen. McCain, 7 Months After His Death]]> Tue, 19 Mar 2019 14:30:09 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/SAMPLE+TIMELINE.00_00_01_03.Still003.jpg
President Donald Trump again lashed out against the late Arizona senator saying, “’I was never a fan of John McCain and I never will be.” The comments came after he tweeted more scorn over the...]]>
<![CDATA[Decision 2020]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:59:07 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/decision2020-thumb.jpg
Read up on the latest political developments on the race for the presidency in 2020.]]>
<![CDATA[Is Jane Sanders the Most Powerful Woman Not Running in 2020?]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 09:31:10 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/220*120/jane+sanders+resize+img.jpg
Before Bernie Sanders took the stage to formally launch his 2020 presidential campaign this month, the candidate's most influential adviser took the mic. To cheers, Jane Sanders introduced herself to the...

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<![CDATA[With $6.1M, Beto O'Rourke Sets New 1st-Day Fundraising Mark]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:35:15 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/1136005287-Beto-O%27Rourke-Iowa.jpg
Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke raised $6.1 million in the 24 hours after he declared he was running for president, his campaign announced Monday.NBC News reports that that figure surpasses Sen.

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<![CDATA[Mulvaney After Massacre: Trump 'Not a White Supremacist']]> Sun, 17 Mar 2019 15:34:46 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/mulvaneyGettyImages-948131350.jpg
Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Sunday that the New Zealand mosque massacre, where a white supremacist allegedly killed 50 people, had nothing to do with President Donald Trump's rhetoric...

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<![CDATA[Southern District of New York Doesn't 'Care About Politics']]> Sun, 17 Mar 2019 14:29:20 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/Bharara.jpg
Preet Bharara, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, explained in an interview Sunday with CBS's "Face the Nation" why he thinks his old office might be a bigger threat to President...

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<![CDATA[Trump Urges 'Bring Back' Fox News Host Jeanine Pirro]]> Sun, 17 Mar 2019 12:33:43 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/Pirro2.jpg
President Donald Trump called on Fox News to keep host Jeanine Pirro on the air after she didn't appear for her regularly scheduled Saturday night program following her anti-Muslim comments about Rep.

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<![CDATA[Trump Lashes Out at McCain Seven Months After Senator's Death]]> Sun, 17 Mar 2019 09:56:48 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/McCain10.jpg
President Donald Trump on Saturday lashed out against an old nemesis, the late Sen. John McCain, for his crucial vote against repealing Obamacare in 2017, NBC News reports.In the same tweet, the president...

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<![CDATA[Trump Doesn't See White Nationalism as a Rising Threat]]> Fri, 15 Mar 2019 20:08:06 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+TRUMP+NZ+SOUND+031519.00_00_26_27.Still001THUMB.jpg
President Donald Trump on Friday declined to join expressions of concern about white nationalism, saying "I don't, really" when asked whether he thought it was a rising threat around the world.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Vetoes Congress' Measure Rebuking Border Order]]> Fri, 15 Mar 2019 16:46:07 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/DIT_20NAT_20169_20TRUMP_20VETO_20031519_1200x675_1459079747604.jpg
President Donald Trump formally vetoed a congressional resolution that revoked his national emergency declaration. It is the first time in his two years in office that Trump used his veto pen.]]>
<![CDATA[Democrat Beto O'Rourke Announces Presidential Candidacy]]> Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:42:58 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/Democrat_Beto_O_Rourke_Enters_Presidential_Race.jpg
Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke of Texas made his long-expected presidential bid official Thursday with a campaign video where he declared the 2020 race a "defining moment for the country," as well as a Vanity...]]>
<![CDATA[Senate Rejects Trump's National Emergency Declaration]]> Thu, 14 Mar 2019 16:17:22 -0400 https://media.nbcboston.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+SENATE+EMERGENCY+VOTE.00_00_07_05.Still005THUMB.jpg
The Senate voted 59-41 to stop President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration to fund a border wall. President Donald Trump said he will veto the resolution.]]>