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Rep. Honda Under Ethics Panel Investigation
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Rep. Honda Under Ethics Panel Investigation

Silicon Valley Rep. Mike Honda, a Democrat, remains under scrutiny by the House Ethics Committee for allegations that he had congressional aides perform campaign work when they were supposed to be working on government business. Read more »

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Trump Signs Pledge to Back GOP's 2016 Nominee

Trump Signs Pledge to Back GOP's 2016 Nominee

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has signed a GOP loyalty pledge to back the party's 2016 nominee... Watch »

5 hours ago
Obama Administration Has the Votes for Iran Deal

Obama Administration Has the Votes for Iran Deal

The Iran nuclear deal strongly backed by President Barack Obama and just as ardently opposed by the GOP is now on... Read more »

Sep 3, 2015
Future of CA Death Penalty on Trial

Future of CA Death Penalty on Trial

It's been called "dysfunctional" and a violation of basic rights. Now the state's death penalty is up for... Watch »

Sep 2, 2015
Beluga Whale Photobombs Connecticut Governor's News Briefing

Beluga Whale Photobombs Connecticut Governor's News Briefing

Juno the beluga stole the show Wednesday at a press event with Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy. The governor visited... Watch »

Sep 3, 2015
Obama Gets 34th Vote to Secure Iran Nuke Deal

Obama Gets 34th Vote to Secure Iran Nuke Deal

Senate Democrats have rallied the 34 votes they need to keep the Iran nuclear deal alive in Congress, handing... Read more »

Sep 2, 2015
CNN Changes Debate Criteria, Opening Door for Fiorina

CNN Changes Debate Criteria, Opening Door for Fiorina

CNN on Tuesday amended its criteria for the next Republican presidential debate, giving former technology executive... Read more »

Sep 1, 2015
Bush-Trump Dispute Intensifies, Bush Hitting Back Harder

Bush-Trump Dispute Intensifies, Bush Hitting Back Harder

The feud between Donald Trump and Jeb Bush appears to be intensifying. Bush's 2016 presidential campaign has put out... Read more »

Sep 1, 2015
Supreme Court: Ex-Va. Governor Can Remain Free During Appeal

Supreme Court: Ex-Va. Governor Can Remain Free During Appeal

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will remain free while appealing his corruption convictions to the U.S. Read more »

Aug 31, 2015
Biden Makes Surprise Visit to Del. Democrats' Gathering

Biden Makes Surprise Visit to Del. Democrats' Gathering

Vice President Joe Biden made a surprise visit to the Sussex County Democrats' Jamboree in his home state. The News... Read more »

Aug 29, 2015
Donald Trump Piñatas Take Over the Mission

Donald Trump Piñatas Take Over the Mission

At least three kinds of Donald Trump piñatas are for sale in San Francisco's Mission District. Read more »

Sep 2, 2015
CA Drought Not Fault of Democrats

CA Drought Not Fault of Democrats

Carly Fiorina blames the drought on California Democrats. Is there any truth to that claim? Sam Brock investigates. Watch »

Aug 27, 2015
Clinton Says Biden Has 'Very Difficult' Decision

Clinton Says Biden Has 'Very Difficult' Decision

Hillary Clinton pledged to run her campaign as usual, in spite of speculation about Vice President Joe Biden joining... Read more »

Aug 27, 2015
'I'm Not a Bully': Trump Defends Ejecting Anchor

'I'm Not a Bully': Trump Defends Ejecting Anchor

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wrangled with Univision anchor Jorge Ramos over his immigration... Watch »

Aug 26, 2015
Fox Chief Defends Kelly, Says Trump Should Apologize

Fox Chief Defends Kelly, Says Trump Should Apologize

Fox News chief Roger Ailes said Tuesday that Donald Trump owes the network's Megyn Kelly an apology for an... Read more »

Aug 25, 2015
Will Gov. Brown Have Impact on Presidential Election?

Will Gov. Brown Have Impact on Presidential Election?

Where does the governor stand on the race and will his voice matter? NBC Bay Area political analyst Larry Gerston... Watch »

Aug 24, 2015
Drone Trespassing Bill Approved by Assembly

Drone Trespassing Bill Approved by Assembly

California lawmakers have approved a bill that would make it a trespassing violation to fly drones over private... Read more »

Aug 24, 2015
Biden Hires John Edwards' 2008 Communications Director

Biden Hires John Edwards' 2008 Communications Director

Vice President Joe Biden has chosen a top film industry official and former spokeswoman for John Edwards' 2008... Read more »

Aug 24, 2015
Trump Doubles Down on Building Border Wall at Ala. Rally

Trump Doubles Down on Building Border Wall at Ala. Rally

Thousands of people showed up to hear Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump speak at an Alabama rally... Read more »

Aug 21, 2015
Santorum Slams Cruz on Visas, Immigration

Santorum Slams Cruz on Visas, Immigration

Rick Santorum called out Ted Cruz this week for his stance on immigration, particularly H-1B visas. Watch »

Aug 21, 2015

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