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Romney Hints at Presidential Run During RNC Speech

Romney Hints at Presidential Run During RNC Speech

Mitt Romney is addressing the GOP's winter meeting delegates aboard the USS Midway Museum on the Embarcadero Friday... Watch »

Jan 17, 2015
Reality Check: How Many Jobs Would Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Create?

Reality Check: How Many Jobs Would Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Create?

One reason there's so much contention over approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline jobs -- as in, how many would this... Watch »

Jan 16, 2015
RNC Rolls Out 2016 Debate Schedule

RNC Rolls Out 2016 Debate Schedule

RNC officials reported Friday the first debate is scheduled for Ohio in August. The announcement follows months... Read »

Jan 16, 2015
Millionaires Make Up Half of Congress: Report

Millionaires Make Up Half of Congress: Report

Congress is getting richer and seeing its number of millionare members grow, as average Americans continue to... Read »

Jan 15, 2015
Perry Delivers Farewell Speech to TX Legislature

Perry Delivers Farewell Speech to TX Legislature

Gov. Rick Perry delivered a farewell address to the Texas Legislature, capping his 14-year term with a final tribute... Watch »

Jan 15, 2015
Congressman Sorry for Tweet Comparing Obama to Hitler

Congressman Sorry for Tweet Comparing Obama to Hitler

Texas' Republican Rep. Randy Weber apologized Tuesday for comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler in a... Read »

Jan 13, 2015
Christie's State of the State Gets National Buzz Ahead of 2016

Christie's State of the State Gets National Buzz Ahead of 2016

As he eyes a presidential run, Gov. Chris Christie delivered a State of the State speech Tuesday aimed at defining... Read »

Jan 14, 2015
AG Harris Running for Boxer's Senate Seat

AG Harris Running for Boxer's Senate Seat

California Attorney General Kamala Harris became the first high-profile Democrat to announce plans to enter the 2016... Read »

Jan 13, 2015
Kamala Harris to Run for Boxer's Senate Seat

Kamala Harris to Run for Boxer's Senate Seat

California Attorney General Kamala Harris plans to run for retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer's seat in the Senate, making... Watch »

Jan 13, 2015
Gavin Newsom Says He Won't Run for Senate in 2016

Gavin Newsom Says He Won't Run for Senate in 2016

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday that he won't join what's likely to be a crowded field of California... Watch »

Jan 12, 2015
Have Americans Lost Faith in the Political System?

Have Americans Lost Faith in the Political System?

Have Americans lost faith in the system? It is a central question in a new book by San Jose State professor and NBC... Watch »

Jan 11, 2015
Romney Is Mulling 2016 Run for President

Romney Is Mulling 2016 Run for President

Mitt Romney told donors Friday that he is considering a 2016 presidential run, NBC News has confirmed. Sources told... Read »

Jan 9, 2015
Brown Budget Rejects UC Board's Spending Request

Brown Budget Rejects UC Board's Spending Request

California Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled a state spending plan on Friday that sets up a higher-education showdown by... Watch »

Jan 9, 2015
Political Analyst Larry Gerston Discusses Sen. Barbara Boxer Not Seeking Re-Election

Political Analyst Larry Gerston Discusses Sen.

NBC Bay Area's political analyst Larry Gerston discusses Sen. Barbara Boxer's announcement that she's not seeking... Watch »

Jan 8, 2015
Bay Area Politicians Tip Hats to Sen. Boxer

Bay Area Politicians Tip Hats to Sen. Boxer

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, who announced her decision not to run for re-election in 2016, touched the lives of many... Watch »

Jan 8, 2015
These Donors May Miss Senator Boxer the Most

These Donors May Miss Senator Boxer the Most

When Senator Barbara Boxer leaves office next year, these are the donors who may miss her the most. Watch »

Jan 9, 2015
Another Kennedy Takes Office as Ted Jr. Joins Connecticut Senate

Another Kennedy Takes Office as Ted Jr. Joins Connecticut Senate

Ted Kennedy Jr. officially gained the title of Connecticut state senator Wednesday, becoming the newest member of... Read »

Jan 8, 2015
Christie Under Fire Due to Gifts From Cowboys Owner

Christie Under Fire Due to Gifts From Cowboys Owner

Critics of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are piling on after his office revealed that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry... Watch »

Jan 7, 2015
Jeb Bush Launches PAC Ahead of Possible 2016 Run

Jeb Bush Launches PAC Ahead of Possible 2016 Run

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush formally launched a fundraising committee that will allow him to raise cash ahead of a... Read »

Jan 6, 2015
Ex-Va. Governor Faces Decade-Plus in Prison at Corruption Sentencing

Ex-Va. Governor Faces Decade-Plus in Prison at Corruption Sentencing

Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell could be sentenced to more than a decade in prison Tuesday, months after he and his... Watch »

Jan 6, 2015

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