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Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 03:07 PM PDT

Mayor Lashes Out at Trump Calling City 'Most Dangerous'

Mayor Lashes Out at Trump Calling City 'Most Dangerous'

Oakland is one of the most dangerous places in the world, according to Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump. The city's mayor disagrees.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 04:06 AM PDT

Trump and Republican Party Agree to Join Fundraising Forces

Trump and Republican Party Agree to Join Fundraising Forces

Donald Trump and the Republican National Committee have finalized an agreement that will allow individual donors to contribute nearly half a million dollars each toward electing the presumptive nominee and other...

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 04:16 AM PDT

Clinton Earned $6.5M for Speeches, Book Royalties in '15

Clinton Earned $6.5M for Speeches, Book Royalties in '15

Hillary Clinton earned more than $5 million in book royalties and nearly $1.5 million for paid speeches last year, according to a financial disclosure form released by her campaign. She also took home...

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 04:30 AM PDT

Democrats Pressure Sanders as Rift Threatens Party

Democrats Pressure Sanders as Rift Threatens Party

Simmering tensions between Bernie Sanders backers and other Democrats burst into the open following an ugly fracas at the Nevada Democratic Party convention over the weekend. When top Democratic Party leaders...

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 12:12 AM PDT

Vallejo, San Jose Gear Up For Sanders Rallies

Vallejo, San Jose Gear Up For Sanders Rallies

Crews in San Jose and Vallejo on Tuesday night were gearing up for Bernie Sanders campaign rallies happening Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 03:40 AM PDT

Clinton Apparent Kentucky Winner; Sanders Takes Oregon

Clinton Apparent Kentucky Winner; Sanders Takes Oregon

Bernie Sanders was projected to win the Democratic primary in Oregon on Tuesday, while front-runner Hillary Clinton was the apparent winner of an extremely close race in Kentucky, NBC News reported. Clinton was...

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 09:09 AM PDT

Trump Expanding Team in Battleground States

Trump Expanding Team in Battleground States

Donald Trump is moving quickly to install political operatives in more than a dozen states, targeting Maine and Minnesota among others that traditionally favor Democrats, as the Republican White House contender...

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 03:38 PM PDT

Bid to Raise California Tobacco Tax Nears November Ballot

Bid to Raise California Tobacco Tax Nears November Ballot

Update on a proposed ballot measure to raise California's cigarette tax by $2 per pack.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 12:08 PM PDT

Nev. Upheaval Raises Concerns Over Democratic Unity

Nev. Upheaval Raises Concerns Over Democratic Unity

As Oregon and Kentucky queue up to vote in the Democratic presidential nominating contest, the pall of a divisive state party convention in Nevada hangs over the race. The Nevada Democratic Party shuttered its...

Monday, May 16, 2016 at 05:19 PM PDT

'No Trump Anytime' Signs Crop Up From London to LA

'No Trump Anytime' Signs Crop Up From London to LA

The political season is hitting the streets in a very literal way in Washington, D.C. and other cities around the country. News4 reporter Tom Sherwood spotted an unusual traffic sign outside the Howard Theater...

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