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Jury to Begin Deliberations in Trial of Former Va. Gov. McDonnell, Wife
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Jury to Begin Deliberations in Trial of Former

A federal jury is hearing instructions from a judge before beginning deliberations in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. U.S. District Judge James Spencer began reading his instructions to the seven-man, five-woman jury Tuesday... Read »

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Congress Returns Tuesday After Five-Week Recess

Congress Returns Tuesday After Five-Week Recess

This Tuesday, Congress will return after a five-week recess. For what to expect in the weeks between now and... Watch »

Aug 31, 2014
Judge Tentatively Rules for Change in Berkeley Soda Tax Statement

Judge Tentatively Rules for Change in Berkeley Soda Tax Statement

A judge said Friday that he has tentatively ruled that city of Berkeley officials must change their ballot statement... Read »

Sep 1, 2014
California Lawmakers Pass First US Plastic Bag Ban

California Lawmakers Pass First US Plastic Bag Ban

Lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would make California the first to impose a statewide ban... Watch »

Aug 30, 2014

"Gun Violence Restraining Order" Bill Approved

The bill comes as a response to the Isla Vista shooting spree that left six UC Santa Barbara students dead. Read »

Aug 29, 2014
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The "New" Jerry Brown Cooperative Legislature

Four years ago when Democrat Jerry Brown was elected with a lop-sided Democratic State Legislature, many... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Khanna Holds Rally at Honda's Office, Demands Debate

Khanna Holds Rally at Honda's Office, Demands Debate

The battle for California's 17th congressional district is heating up after challenger Ro Khanna rallied at longtime... Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
California Senate Has Arrest Rate Twice the State Average

California Senate Has Arrest Rate Twice the State Average

Three out of 40 ain't good: the California state Senate this past year has had an arrest rate twice the... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Governor, Lawmakers Agree on Hollywood Tax Credit

Governor, Lawmakers Agree on Hollywood Tax Credit

California lawmakers and Gov. Jerry Brown say they have reached a deal that would offer $330 million a year in... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Mexico's President Praises State's Immigration Policies

Mexico's President Praises State's Immigration Policies

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto praised Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers Tuesday for approving a series of... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Former Fla. Gov. Crist Clinches Democratic Nomination

Former Fla. Gov. Crist Clinches Democratic Nomination

Florida Democrats selected former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist as their nominee to challenge Republican Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
Former Va. Governor Questioned About Dealings With Executive

Former Va. Governor Questioned About Dealings With Executive

Cross-examination of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell ended Tuesday afternoon in the corruption trial of McDonnell... Watch »

Aug 26, 2014
Leno's Smartphone Kill Switch Bill Signed into Law

Leno's Smartphone Kill Switch Bill Signed into Law

A bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown Monday should make smartphones a lot less vulnerable to... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Rick Perry in N.H.: Indictment Politically Motivated

Rick Perry in N.H.: Indictment Politically Motivated

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is testing his presidential prospects in New Hampshire as he defiantly dismisses a... Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
Va. Ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell Takes Stand in Corruption Trial

Va. Ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell Takes Stand in Corruption Trial

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has taken the stand in his corruption trial. He and his wife, Maureen,... Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
Texas Gov. Rick Perry Formally Pleads Not Guilty

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Formally Pleads Not Guilty

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has formally pleaded not guilty to criminal charges of leveraging his power to try... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
GOP's Brightest Lights Dim: Scandal Dogs 2016 Hopefuls

GOP's Brightest Lights Dim: Scandal Dogs 2016 Hopefuls

More and more high-profile Republican governors are battling setbacks political and legal, from the former Virginia... Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Texas Gov. Rick Perry Booked, Vows

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Booked, Vows "We Will Prevail"

Texas Gov. Rick Perry arrived at an Austin courthouse Tuesday afternoon, to the applause of dozens of supporters, to... Watch »

Aug 19, 2014
GOP Staffer in Chicken Suit Faces Charges After Clucking at NH Governor, Senator

GOP Staffer in Chicken Suit Faces Charges After Clucking at...

A GOP state committee staff member has been charged with disorderly conduct after heckling New Hampshire... Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Campaign Snag for Gov. Jerry Brown?

Campaign Snag for Gov. Jerry Brown?

It was once thought to be an insurmountable lead. But now Jerry Brown's campaign to keep the governor's office... Watch »

Aug 18, 2014
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