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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 governor... 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 democra... 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 gube... 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. NBC... 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 addi... Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
Boston's Longest-Serving Mayor Tom Menino Dies

Boston's Longest-Serving Mayor Tom Menino Dies

Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino has died at age 71. Menino, the city's longest serving mayor, was diagnosed with... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
San Jose Police Cadet Controversy Escalates

San Jose Police Cadet Controversy Escalates

The bitter fight between San Jose City Hall and the police union escalated on Tuesday, just before the mayor plans... Watch »

Oct 28, 2014
Prop 47 Aims for a Softer Criminal Justice

Prop 47 Aims for a Softer Criminal Justice

Proposition 47 on the November ballot would re-designate crimes like shoplifting, drug possession for personal use... Watch »

Oct 28, 2014
Candidates Showcase Differences in Mass. Gov. Debate

Candidates Showcase Differences in Mass. Gov. Debate

On Monday, Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Martha Coakley showcased their differences in the Massachusetts... Watch »

Oct 28, 2014
Jeb Bush Still Hasn't Made Decision on 2016

Jeb Bush Still Hasn't Made Decision on 2016

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush still "has not made a decision" about whether he'll run for president in 2016, a spoke... Read »

Oct 27, 2014
Calif. Criminal Justice Changes Stir Debate Over Safety

Calif. Criminal Justice Changes Stir Debate Over Safety

As Gov. Jerry Brown seeks re-election next month, Republicans say decisions he made to reduce prison overcrowding... Read »

Oct 26, 2014

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