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Judge Wipes Domestic Violence Conviction From Mirkarimi's Record

Judge Wipes Domestic Violence Conviction From Mirkarimi's Record

A San Francisco Superior Court judge agreed this morning to wipe a 2012 misdemeanor domestic violence conviction... Watch »

Apr 20, 2015
Campaigning Hillary Clinton Says Economy Has

Campaigning Hillary Clinton Says Economy Has "Stalled Out"

Road tripping for her presidential campaign, Hillary Rodham Clinton offered a dark assessment of a "stalled out"... Watch »

Apr 20, 2015
CA Water-Saving Mandate Shrinks Cuts for Some Cities

CA Water-Saving Mandate Shrinks Cuts for Some Cities

Water use must plummet in each California community under Gov. Jerry Brown's sweeping plan to get through a... Watch »

Apr 18, 2015
Jeb Bush: Campaign Decision

Jeb Bush: Campaign Decision "In Relatively Short Order"

Jeb Bush said Thursday he will make up his mind "in relatively short order" whether to seek the Republican... Read »

Apr 16, 2015

"I Will Not Pander": Chris Christie Talks Entitlement Reform in NH

Framing himself as a politician who's unafraid to share "hard truths" with the American people, New Jersey Gov. Watch »

Apr 14, 2015
Technology and Politics: Why Social Media is Important to Presidential Candidates

Technology and Politics: Why Social Media is Important to Presidential...

For years anyone running for president was focused on getting people to knock on voters' doors, a tactic often... Watch »

Apr 14, 2015
No Clinton Endorsement From Obama Yet, White House Says

No Clinton Endorsement From Obama Yet, White House Says

President Barack Obama isn't planning to endorse his former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton for president... Read »

Apr 20, 2015

"A Generational Choice": Rubio Launches 2016 Bid

Sen. Marco Rubio is telling his top donors that he is running for president because he feels "uniquely qualified" to... Watch »

Apr 14, 2015
Rubio Looks to Find Opening in 2016 Republican Field

Rubio Looks to Find Opening in 2016 Republican Field

If Marco Rubio launches his presidential campaign as expected Monday, the first-term Republican senator from Florida... Read »

Apr 13, 2015
Managing California's Water During a Historic Drought

Managing California's Water During a Historic Drought

The California drought may have started as a nuisance but now it has become a crisis. NBC Bay Area's Larry Gerston... Watch »

Apr 12, 2015
Clinton Supporters Gather at Rally

Clinton Supporters Gather at Rally

They've been ready for a while — and their wait is nearly over. Ready for Hillary members have spent two years... Watch »

Apr 12, 2015
Clinton: Grandkid Made Me

Clinton: Grandkid Made Me "Speed Up" Political Plans

Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton says the birth of her granddaughter had helped "spurred me to speed... Read »

Apr 10, 2015
Mumbai Attacks Suspect Freed From Pakistan Jail

Mumbai Attacks Suspect Freed From Pakistan Jail

The suspected mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks was freed from a Pakistani jail Friday after a court ordered... Read »

Apr 10, 2015
Clinton's

Clinton's "Go Small" Strategy Carries Risks and Rewards

That "go-small" approach, the Washington Post wrote, plays to her strengths and lets her greet voters... Read »

Apr 10, 2015
VP Biden Talks Job Training in Oakland

VP Biden Talks Job Training in Oakland

Vice President Joe Biden and his wife are in the San Francisco Bay Area on a two-day visit to raise money for House... Watch »

Apr 10, 2015
2016 NH Primary Candidate Tracker

2016 NH Primary Candidate Tracker

Keep tabs on which potential 2016 presidential candidates have been to the Granite State, how many times they've... Read »

May 28, 2015
Hillary Clinton Could Announce Sunday

Hillary Clinton Could Announce Sunday

Hillary Clinton could announce a 2016 presidential campaign as early as Sunday, NBC News has learned. Read »

Apr 10, 2015
California Divided Over The Drought?

California Divided Over The Drought?

Is it fair? Who gets to use more water and who is being forced to cut back? NBC Bay Area Political Analyst Larry... Watch »

Apr 9, 2015
Former RI Gov. Lincoln Chafee Exploring Presidential Bid

Former RI Gov. Lincoln Chafee Exploring Presidential Bid

Lincoln Chafee, the former governor and U.S. senator from Rhode Island, announced Thursday that he has formed an... Read »

Apr 9, 2015
WATCH: Rand Paul Spars With Savannah Guthrie on

WATCH: Rand Paul Spars With Savannah Guthrie on "TODAY"

Rand Paul has again provoked controversy after the 2016 presidential hopeful sparred with news anchor Savannah... Read »

Apr 8, 2015

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