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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
Ten Candidates Running for Mayor of San Jose

Ten Candidates Running for Mayor of San Jose

Ten San Jose mayoral candidates filed paperwork with the city clerk before the Friday deadline--all of... Watch »

Mar 9, 2014
Report: Millennials Unattached to Organized Politics

Report: Millennials Unattached to Organized Politics

According to the Pew Research Center, millennials are unattached to organized politics and are linked by... Read »

Mar 8, 2014

"Rosie the Riveters' Heading to D.C.

After months of fretting and uncertainty, five Rosie the Riveters from the Bay Area will head to Washington, D.C. to Read »

Mar 8, 2014
Two More Texas Clinics Close Amid New Abortion Restrictions

Two More Texas Clinics Close Amid New Abortion Restrictions

Two more Texas abortions clinics are closing because of new restrictions placed on the facilities by... Read »

Mar 6, 2014
San Jose Rejects Plan to Increase Police Spending

San Jose Rejects Plan to Increase Police Spending

San Jose's mayor is calling a proposed ballot measure "a horrible mistake." Read »

Mar 5, 2014
Surprises, Runoffs Likely in Texas Primary

Surprises, Runoffs Likely in Texas Primary

Gov. Rick Perry isn't on the ballot, but a new member of the Bush dynasty is. Wendy Davis can clinch a feat no woman... Read »

Mar 4, 2014
Battle Brewing on California's Death Penalty

Battle Brewing on California's Death Penalty

A battle is brewing between three former California governors who want to hasten the state s death penalty... Watch »

Mar 2, 2014
Bay Area Ukrainians Urge U.S., World to Intervene With Russia

Bay Area Ukrainians Urge U.S., World to Intervene With Russia

Ukrainians who live in the Bay Area are following the developments very closely and some are taking action,... Watch »

Mar 2, 2014
Oakland Councilwoman Schaaf Officially Runs for Mayor

Oakland Councilwoman Schaaf Officially Runs for Mayor

Once the target of racist fliers, Oakland city councilwoman Libby Schaaf has officially launched her campaign... Read »

Mar 1, 2014
Trove of Clinton White House Papers Released

Trove of Clinton White House Papers Released

Former President Bill Clinton's aides were concerned early in his presidency about the health care overhaul effort... Read »

Feb 28, 2014
Gov. Brown Announces Plans to Seek Re-Election

Gov. Brown Announces Plans to Seek Re-Election

Gov. Jerry Brown announced plans Thursday to seek re-election. Read »

Feb 27, 2014
Judge Strikes Down Texas Gay Marriage Ban

Judge Strikes Down Texas Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge declared Texas' ban on gay marriage unconstitutional Wednesday, but left it in place until... Watch »

Feb 27, 2014
California State Senator Accused of Accepting Bribes Surrenders to Federal Authorities

California State Senator Accused of Accepting Bribes Surrenders...

Embattled California State Sen. Ron Calderon was taken into custody by federal authorities Monday after he... Watch »

Feb 25, 2014
Ex-U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds Deported From Zimbabwe

Ex-U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds Deported From Zimbabwe

Lawyers for former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds say he was deported to the U.S. after a paying a fine for... Watch »

Feb 24, 2014
Roker, de Blasio Shake Hands After Weather Spat

Roker, de Blasio Shake Hands After Weather Spat

Al Roker and Mayor de Blasio shook hands Monday on NBC’s “Today” show after the weatherman recently criticized... Read »

Feb 24, 2014
Can Calif. Sen. Calderon Still Act For Public Good Amidst Charges?

Can Calif. Sen. Calderon Still Act For Public Good Amidst Charges?

Recent federal charges against Democratic State Sen. Ron Calderon of Southern California raise serious... Watch »

Feb 23, 2014
Calif. State Sen. Accused of Accepting $100K in Bribes

Calif. State Sen. Accused of Accepting $100K in Bribes

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles announced a slew of federal charges, including bribery and... Watch »

Feb 21, 2014
Colo. Lawmaker Leaves Loaded Handgun in State Capitol

Colo. Lawmaker Leaves Loaded Handgun in State Capitol

A Colorado state lawmaker left a loaded handgun in the state Capitol building earlier this month, The Denver... Read »

Feb 20, 2014
101-Year-Old Sarasota Man Running for Congress

101-Year-Old Sarasota Man Running for Congress

Florida resident Joe Newman, 101, recently announced a bid for Congress, saying he will run as a write-in candidate... Read »

Feb 19, 2014
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