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Attempt to Raise Medical Malpractice Cap Defeated

Attempt to Raise Medical Malpractice Cap Defeated

Voters on Tuesday soundly defeated a proposal to lift a decades-old cap on courtroom damages for medical negligence,... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Torlakson Takes Early Lead in Calif. Schools Chief Race

Torlakson Takes Early Lead in Calif. Schools Chief Race

Incumbent Tom Torlakson jumped to an early lead Tuesday in what was expected to be a tight race for the job of... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
Newsom Re-elected Lieutenant Governor

Newsom Re-elected Lieutenant Governor

Democrat Gavin Newsom defeated a lesser-known Republican Tuesday to coast to a second term as California's... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
Berkeley Voters Pass Tax on Sugary Drinks

Berkeley Voters Pass Tax on Sugary Drinks

Early results showed voters heavily favoring a special tax on soda and other sugary drinks in Berkeley, with the aim... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Brown Wins California Governor's Race

Brown Wins California Governor's Race

Democrat Jerry Brown won an unprecedented fourth term as California governor in Tuesday's election, NBC News... Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
California Reduces Penalty for Lower-Level Crimes

California Reduces Penalty for Lower-Level Crimes

California voters approved a ballot initiative that will reduce penalties for low-level drug and property crimes. Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
California Governor Race Mostly a Campaign That Wasn't

California Governor Race Mostly a Campaign That Wasn't

Republican Neel Kashkari was hoping to spark a conversation with California voters in this year's race for... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
A Bush Back in Office: Scion of Political Dynasty Wins Texas Race

A Bush Back in Office: Scion of Political Dynasty Wins Texas Race

George P. Bush has been elected Texas land commissioner. That makes him the first in his family's political dynasty... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Wolf Ousts Corbett in Pa. Governor's Race

Wolf Ousts Corbett in Pa. Governor's Race

Democrat Tom Wolf, who gave $10 million of his own money to underwrite an early TV ad campaign that endeared the... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
VIDEO: 3-Year-Old Loses It Because He Can't Vote

VIDEO: 3-Year-Old Loses It Because He Can't Vote

Xavier is only 3 years old. He cannot legally vote for another 15 years. But Xavier is passionate about the... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Rick Scott Re-Elected as Florida Governor: AP

Rick Scott Re-Elected as Florida Governor: AP

Florida voters re-elected Republican Rick Scott as governor and delivered another big political defeat to the once... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Connecticut's Last Dry Town No More: Vote Reverses Alcohol Ban

Connecticut's Last Dry Town No More: Vote Reverses Alcohol Ban

Voters in the Connecticut town of Bridgewater made the historic decision Tuesday to end prohibition and reverse... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
SF, Berkeley Voters to Decide on Soda Taxes

SF, Berkeley Voters to Decide on Soda Taxes

Voters in San Francisco and Berkeley on Tuesday will decide the fates of two high-profile battlegrounds in the fight... Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
102-Year-Old Woman Eager to Vote After Getting Citizenship

102-Year-Old Woman Eager to Vote After Getting Citizenship

When the polls open in California Tuesday, one woman will be waking up and casting her national election vote for... Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
Examining California's November 2014 Election

Examining California's November 2014 Election

NBC Bay Area Political Analyst Larry Gerston takes a look at what is at stake on the November ballot. Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
Honda, Khanna Vie For South Bay Congressional Seat

Honda, Khanna Vie For South Bay Congressional Seat

The contest for California's 17th Congressional District in the South Bay pits two Democrats, incumbent Mike Honda... Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
Conn. Governor, GOP Challenger Face Off in Last Debate

Conn. Governor, GOP Challenger Face Off in Last Debate

Connecticut's Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his Republican challenger Tom Foley faced off in their last... Watch »

Nov 3, 2014
Public Safety Playing Key Role in San Jose Mayor's Race

Public Safety Playing Key Role in San Jose Mayor's Race

Both candidates vying to replace two-term San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed, Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese and... Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
Larry Gerston Previews 2014 November Election

Larry Gerston Previews 2014 November Election

Forty-eight hours from now, those who have not voted by mail will have their opportunity to do so in person. Watch »

Nov 2, 2014
Prop. 1 Aims to Revitalize California Water System

Prop. 1 Aims to Revitalize California Water System

If approved, Proposition 1 would dump $7.5 billion into water system improvements in California, including the... Watch »

Nov 4, 2014

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