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NBC's Chuck Todd Explains House GOP Leader's Stunning Loss

NBC's Chuck Todd Explains House GOP Leader's Stunning Loss

NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd explains what cost House Majority Leader Eric Cantor his congressional... Watch »

Jun 10, 2014
Graham Avoids Runoff in SC

Graham Avoids Runoff in SC

Incumbent Sen. Lindsey Graham avoided a runoff and easily coasted to victory against tea party challengers in South... Read »

Jun 10, 2014
House GOP Leader Cantor Loses Primary in Huge Upset

House GOP Leader Cantor Loses Primary in Huge Upset

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has lost his GOP primary to a tea party challenger, in a stunning upset that... Watch »

Jun 11, 2014
Examining Political Endorsements

Examining Political Endorsements

NBC Bay Area political analyst Larry Gerston discusses how the political game has changed and examines... Watch »

Jun 9, 2014
What to Take Away From 2014 Primary Election

What to Take Away From 2014 Primary Election

What lessons might one learn beyond Tuesday’s California primary election results? NBC Bay Area Political... Watch »

Jun 9, 2014
Obama Moves to Extend Student Loan Payment Relief

Obama Moves to Extend Student Loan Payment Relief

President Barack Obama expanded a program Monday that lets borrowers pay no more than 10 percent of their... Read »

Jun 9, 2014
San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed Endorses Sam Liccardo

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed Endorses Sam Liccardo

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed has announced his endorsement for the city's next mayor. Watch »

Jun 9, 2014
Texas GOP Set to Back Conversion Therapy for Gays

Texas GOP Set to Back Conversion Therapy for Gays

The Texas GOP would endorse psychological treatment that seeks to turn gay people straight under a new... Watch »

Jun 7, 2014
Speculation Builds on Michelle Obama Senate Run

Speculation Builds on Michelle Obama Senate Run

Political wags are beginning to wonder whether Michelle Obama is mulling a run for Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk's seat in Read »

Jun 6, 2014
California Primary Turnout: Worst Ever

California Primary Turnout: Worst Ever

NBC Bay Area talked with the Secretary of State’s office who said that preliminary numbers showed a little over... Watch »

Jun 5, 2014
Ro Khanna Faces Misleading, Bizarre Attack

Ro Khanna Faces Misleading, Bizarre Attack

In a congressional race to represent Silicon Valley -- one that's being watched around the country --Democrats Mike... Read »

Jun 4, 2014
Dave Cortese, Sam Liccardo to Face Off For SJ Mayor

Dave Cortese, Sam Liccardo to Face Off For SJ Mayor

Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese and San Jose Councilman Sam Liccardo will face each other in a... Watch »

Jun 4, 2014
Sheriff Laurie Smith Elected to 5th Term

Sheriff Laurie Smith Elected to 5th Term

Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith was re-elected Tuesday night as the county's top cop with a handy defeat of... Watch »

Jun 4, 2014
Rep. Mike Honda, Ro Khanna Advance to General Election

Rep. Mike Honda, Ro Khanna Advance to General Election

Seven-term Democratic Rep. Mike Honda faces a challenge from upstart Ro Khanna, a fellow Democrat who... Read »

Jun 4, 2014
Gov. Brown Easily Advances to November

Gov. Brown Easily Advances to November

Gov. Jerry Brown has easily advanced to the general election, setting up a historic bid for his fourth term... Read »

Jun 3, 2014
Examining California's

Examining California's "Top Two" System for Primary Elections

NBC Bay Area Political Analyst Larry Gerston looks into the state's "top- two" system for its... Watch »

Jun 3, 2014
Free Medical Marijuana Given Away to San Jose Voters

Free Medical Marijuana Given Away to San Jose Voters

San Jose voters who brought their “I Voted” sticker – along with their medical marijuana ID card -- to about a dozen... Watch »

Jun 4, 2014
Gov. Brown to Face Kashkari in Bid for Fourth Term

Gov. Brown to Face Kashkari in Bid for Fourth Term

Gov. Jerry Brown easily advanced to the November general election to seek an unprecedented fourth term, where... Read »

Jun 4, 2014
Feds Monitoring Local Elections

Feds Monitoring Local Elections

The feds are monitoring polling places in Napa and Alameda counties. Christie Smith reports. Watch »

Jun 3, 2014
Deputies Vote

Deputies Vote "No-Confidence" in Incumbent Sheriff

One of the key races in Tuesday’s primary election is the race for sheriff in Santa Clara County, where... Watch »

Jun 2, 2014
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