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Congressman Ron Paul Coming to Bay Area

Congressman Ron Paul Coming to Bay Area

Libertarians rejoice: Ron Paul is coming to the Bay Area to speak on our failed system. Read »

Mar 29, 2014
State Senator Faces Corruption, Gun Trafficking Charges

State Senator Faces Corruption, Gun Trafficking Charges

California state Sen. Leland Yee was arrested on public corruption charges as part of several arrests made by... Watch »

Mar 28, 2014
Ted Kennedy Jr. Mulling Run for State Senate in Connecticut

Ted Kennedy Jr. Mulling Run for State Senate in Connecticut

Ted Kennedy Jr., who has been mentioned as a possible political candidate for years, says he's considering a run for... Read »

Apr 7, 2014
Khanna Says He Won't Take Corporate Money

Khanna Says He Won't Take Corporate Money

To a population disenchanted with the functionality of its government, and specifically, an inept... Watch »

Mar 25, 2014
Dying Monk Granted Wish: Calif. Gov. Signs Burial Bill

Dying Monk Granted Wish: Calif. Gov. Signs Burial Bill

A 76-year-old monk dying of cancer can now be buried at his beloved monastery, thanks to a bill OK'd by California's... Read »

Mar 26, 2014
House Dems Will

House Dems Will "Petition" for Immigration Vote

House Democrats will file another 'discharge petition' Wednesday in an effort to force a vote on a bill to overhaul... Read »

Mar 24, 2014
Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton to Cross Paths Again at Texas Conference

Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton to Cross Paths Again at Texas Conference

Their presidential plans may be uncertain but one thing is clear: Jeb Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinton keep... Watch »

Mar 24, 2014
Common Core School Initiative Spawns Widespread Political Fights

Common Core School Initiative Spawns Widespread Political Fights

More than five years after U.S. governors began a bipartisan effort to set new standards in American schools,... Read »

Mar 24, 2014
Santa Clara County Mulls E-Cigarette Regulations

Santa Clara County Mulls E-Cigarette Regulations

Santa Clara County is joining a number of other Bay Area counties and cities looking into whether... Watch »

Mar 24, 2014
State Sen. Hill: Calif. Not Prepared For Crude Oil Accident

State Sen. Hill: Calif. Not Prepared For Crude Oil Accident

The California Energy Commission said the amount of crude oil being transported by train to the Bay Area has... Read »

Mar 24, 2014
San Jose Mayoral Candidates Speak at Education Forum

San Jose Mayoral Candidates Speak at Education Forum

Candidates running for mayor in San Jose made their case for education and helping students succeed. Read »

Mar 23, 2014
Michelle Obama Visits Beijing's Summer Palace

Michelle Obama Visits Beijing's Summer Palace

First Lady Michelle Obama paid a visit to Beijing's Summer Palace Saturday. Read »

Mar 22, 2014
GOP Candidates are Contrast in Style, Form

GOP Candidates are Contrast in Style, Form

A conservative state assemblyman and gun rights enthusiast was the crowd favorite among the party faithful on Sunday... Read »

Mar 16, 2014
Scott Brown Readies N.H. Senate Run

Scott Brown Readies N.H. Senate Run

Former Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts officially announced Friday he has formed an exploratory committee for... Read »

Mar 14, 2014
Senate Clinches Jobless Aid

Senate Clinches Jobless Aid "Bipartisan Breakthrough"

Senate negotiators have reached a "bipartisan breakthrough" deal on a bill to extend... Read »

Mar 13, 2014
Former NJ Gov. Corzine's Son Dead at 31: Spokesman

Former NJ Gov. Corzine's Son Dead at 31: Spokesman

A spokesman says former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine's son has died. Corzine Spokesman Steven Goldberg said Thursday... Read »

Mar 14, 2014
D.C. Mayor on Campaign Allegations:

D.C. Mayor on Campaign Allegations: "I Didn't Break the Law"

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray pressed ahead Tuesday with his re-election bid but acknowledged he took... Watch »

Mar 11, 2014
Republican Jolly Wins Key Fla. House Race

Republican Jolly Wins Key Fla. House Race

Republican David Jolly defeated Democrat Alex Sink on Tuesday in a Tampa-area House district where President Barack... Read »

Mar 13, 2014
Senate Vs. CIA: What's Behind Their Feud

Senate Vs. CIA: What's Behind Their Feud

What had been under-the-radar accusations erupted into a political firestorm Tuesday, when a top lawmaker took... Read »

Mar 13, 2014
Feds: Illegal Donations Went to DC Mayor's Campaign

Feds: Illegal Donations Went to DC Mayor's Campaign

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray's 2010 campaign benefited from more than $668,000 donated illegally by a businessman... Watch »

Mar 12, 2014
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