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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
California Gov. Jerry Brown to Begin Historic Fourth Term

California Gov. Jerry Brown to Begin Historic Fourth Term

Gov. Jerry Brown will take the oath of office Monday to begin his historic fourth term as California governor. The... Watch »

Jan 5, 2015
Gov. Brown Begins Historic Fourth Term

Gov. Brown Begins Historic Fourth Term

Gov. Jerry Brown took the oath of office Monday to begin his historic fourth term as California governor and... Watch »

Jan 5, 2015
Changes to CA's Mercurial Initiative Process in 2015

Changes to CA's Mercurial Initiative Process in 2015

Beginning in 2015, California‚Äôs mercurial initiative process will contain changes, with the intent of making the... Watch »

Jan 4, 2015
California Governor Jerry Brown to be Sworn in Monday

California Governor Jerry Brown to be Sworn in Monday

After winning re-election in a landslide, Gov. Jerry Brown will start his unprecedented fourth and final term with a... Read »

Jan 4, 2015
Md. Governor to Commute Sentences of Last 4 on Death Row

Md. Governor to Commute Sentences of Last 4 on Death Row

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley says he will commute the capital sentences of the state's last four inmates on death... Read »

Dec 31, 2014
San Jose Styrofoam Ban Starts in January

San Jose Styrofoam Ban Starts in January

Local restaurants, markets and street food vendors in San Jose will no longer be using foam and Styrofoam containers... Read »

Dec 30, 2014
Signatures Submitted to Fight California Plastic Bag Ban

Signatures Submitted to Fight California Plastic Bag Ban

Business groups trying to overturn a new California law that bans single-use plastic bags said Monday that they've... Read »

Dec 30, 2014
Calif. Senator Introduces Ignition Interlock Bill

Calif. Senator Introduces Ignition Interlock Bill

California State Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) announced he is introducing legislation that would require... Watch »

Dec 29, 2014
Sen. Hill Proposes Vehicle Ignition Locks for Drunk Drivers

Sen. Hill Proposes Vehicle Ignition Locks for Drunk Drivers

California state Sen. Jerry Hill is proposing legislation that would require all Californians convicted of a DUI... Read »

Dec 27, 2014
NY Congressman Expected to Plead Guilty to Tax Fraud: Official

NY Congressman Expected to Plead Guilty to Tax Fraud: Official

New York Rep. Michael Grimm is expected to plead guilty to a single count of tax fraud Tuesday in Brooklyn federal... Read »

Dec 22, 2014
Obama Calls in to Governor's Final Show With a

Obama Calls in to Governor's Final Show With a "Few Complaints," Praise...

Gov. Deval Patrick has fielded hundreds of calls during his monthly "Ask the Governor" radio show. Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
Jeb Bush's Announcement Jolts Primary Race

Jeb Bush's Announcement Jolts Primary Race

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush jolted the 2016 Republican primary race with his Tuesday announcement that he is... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Jeb Bush: I'll

Jeb Bush: I'll "See If My Message Can Resonate"

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush took his most definitive step yet toward running for president Tuesday, saying he will... Watch »

Dec 16, 2014
Congress Gives $5M to CA Earthquake Warning System

Congress Gives $5M to CA Earthquake Warning System

California received funding to help build an earthquake warning system across the state next year that would provide... Watch »

Dec 15, 2014
Proposed State Takeover of UC System

Proposed State Takeover of UC System

A lot of people are unhappy about the UC tuition hikes, and it's not just students. Larry Gerston reports. Watch »

Dec 15, 2014
Race Relations in the United States

Race Relations in the United States

The recent treatment of African-Americans by white police officers has led to a national debate on basic civil... Watch »

Dec 14, 2014
California Marching in its Own Political Direction

California Marching in its Own Political Direction

While the nation became redder in the November 2014 election, California remained blue. Watch »

Dec 7, 2014
Arnold Schwarzenegger Portrait Goes Up at State Capitol

Arnold Schwarzenegger Portrait Goes Up at State Capitol

The portrait of former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will be hung alongside past governors at the state Capitol nearly... Read »

Dec 5, 2014

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