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Raisin Program Unconstitutional: Supreme Court

Raisin Program Unconstitutional: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the government can't force raisin farmers to give up part of their annual... Read »

Jun 22, 2015
 Maine Sen. Angus King Diagnosed With Cancer

Maine Sen. Angus King Diagnosed With Cancer

Sen. Angus King of Maine said Monday he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will undergo surgery on... Read »

Jun 22, 2015
Ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Released From Halfway House

Ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Released From Halfway House

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was released from a halfway house in Baltimore Monday. Watch »

Jun 22, 2015
Texas Abortion Law Teed up for Supreme Court Review

Texas Abortion Law Teed up for Supreme Court Review

Abortion is back before the Supreme Court, and the justices could signal by the end of June whether they are likely... Read »

Jun 21, 2015
Election 2016: Wealthy Donors, Negative Attacks Top Voter Concerns, Poll Finds

Election 2016: Wealthy Donors, Negative Attacks Top Voter Concerns...

Americans watching the early stages of the 2016 presidential race are worried about the role wealthy individuals and... Read »

Jun 21, 2015
Pres. Obama Returns to SoCal for Father's Day

Pres. Obama Returns to SoCal for Father's Day

With his wife and daughters away in Europe, President Barack Obama is spending Father's Day weekend in one of his... Read »

Jun 20, 2015
Clinton and Sanders Top Candidates on Facebook

Clinton and Sanders Top Candidates on Facebook

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders lead the pack of presidential candidates in early primary and caucus states — at... Read »

Jun 19, 2015
Clinton Calls for

Clinton Calls for "Common Sense" Gun Control At SF Mayors Meet

Hillary Rodham Clinton is calling for "common sense" gun control legislation and decrying... Read »

Jun 21, 2015

"WTF" Podcast Host Interviews President Obama in Garage

President Barack Obama visited with comedian Marc Maron in the garage of his Highland Park home Friday at the end... Watch »

Jun 20, 2015
Newt Gingrich Takes on New Job: Tech Reviewer

Newt Gingrich Takes on New Job: Tech Reviewer

After jokes about reviewing technology for Mashable arose on Twitter, it soon became a reality for Newt Gingrich who... Read »

Jun 19, 2015
Study: Legal Medical Pot Doesn’t Boost Teen Use

Study: Legal Medical Pot Doesn’t Boost Teen Use

Some opponents argue against legalized pot, citing the risk of greater use among teenagers. Watch »

Jun 18, 2015
Comedy Podcast: President Obama to Visit Marc Maron

Comedy Podcast: President Obama to Visit Marc Maron

The president's LA trip will include a sit-down with the Highland Park-based comedian. Read »

Jun 18, 2015
Board Roles Could Complicate Presidency for Jeb Bush

Board Roles Could Complicate Presidency for Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush's deep dive into corporate America, where he served on the boards or as an adviser to more than a dozen... Read »

Jun 18, 2015
Lawmakers Pass Budget Plan Ahead of Deadline

Lawmakers Pass Budget Plan Ahead of Deadline

California lawmakers passed a record $117.5 billion spending plan Monday that sends more money to public schools... Read »

Jun 16, 2015
Analysis: Can Donald Trump Win?

Analysis: Can Donald Trump Win?

He has the brash demeanor, the outsized public persona and plenty of cash to fund a presidential campaign — but... Read »

Jun 16, 2015
Donald Trump: I'm Running for President

Donald Trump: I'm Running for President

Donald Trump is running for president, he announced Tuesday morning, promising to become "the greatest jobs... Watch »

Jun 16, 2015
CA Legislature Passes Record $117.5B Budget

CA Legislature Passes Record $117.5B Budget

California lawmakers approved a $117.5 billion Democratic spending plan Monday that would send more money to public... Read »

Jun 15, 2015
Obama, Clinton Set to Visit Bay Area

Obama, Clinton Set to Visit Bay Area

The nation’s two most prominent democrats will be in the Bay Area this week. Both Hillary Clinton and President... Read »

Jun 15, 2015
State Legislators to Send Budget to Governor Brown

State Legislators to Send Budget to Governor Brown

California State legislators on Monday will send Gov Jerry Brown a budget that appears balanced. Watch »

Jun 14, 2015
Jeb Bush to Tout Stint as Fla. Gov. in 2016 Speech

Jeb Bush to Tout Stint as Fla. Gov. in 2016 Speech

Jeb Bush on Friday previewed his announcement that he's running for president, telling reporters that his upcoming... Read »

Jun 12, 2015

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