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Brown Budget Rejects UC Board's Spending Request

Brown Budget Rejects UC Board's Spending Request

California Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled a state spending plan on Friday that sets up a higher-education showdown by... Watch »

Jan 9, 2015
Political Analyst Larry Gerston Discusses Sen. Barbara Boxer Not Seeking Re-Election

Political Analyst Larry Gerston Discusses Sen.

NBC Bay Area's political analyst Larry Gerston discusses Sen. Barbara Boxer's announcement that she's not seeking... Watch »

Jan 8, 2015
Bay Area Politicians Tip Hats to Sen. Boxer

Bay Area Politicians Tip Hats to Sen. Boxer

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, who announced her decision not to run for re-election in 2016, touched the lives of many... Watch »

Jan 8, 2015
These Donors May Miss Senator Boxer the Most

These Donors May Miss Senator Boxer the Most

When Senator Barbara Boxer leaves office next year, these are the donors who may miss her the most. Watch »

Jan 9, 2015
Another Kennedy Takes Office as Ted Jr. Joins Connecticut Senate

Another Kennedy Takes Office as Ted Jr. Joins Connecticut Senate

Ted Kennedy Jr. officially gained the title of Connecticut state senator Wednesday, becoming the newest member of... Read »

Jan 8, 2015
Christie Under Fire Due to Gifts From Cowboys Owner

Christie Under Fire Due to Gifts From Cowboys Owner

Critics of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are piling on after his office revealed that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry... Watch »

Jan 7, 2015
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

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