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Insurance Company Regulation, Medical Malpractice Ballot Propositions on Brink of Defeat
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Insurance Company Regulation, Medical Malpractice Ballot...

Two major state ballot propositions on insurance company regulation and medical malpractice were once viewed as shoe-ins for victory in the November election. Now, they appear on the brink of defeat. NBC Bay Area Political Analyst Larry Gerston explains the sudden turnaround. Watch »

Sep 21, 2014
Gov. Brown Vetoes Diaper Changing-Station Bills

Gov. Brown Vetoes Diaper Changing-Station Bills

Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a pair of bills that would have made diaper changing stations available in both... Read »

Sep 21, 2014
Politicians Demand Probe Into CPUC

Politicians Demand Probe Into CPUC

California State Senator Jerry Hill is demanding the state‚Äôs top law enforcement official open a... Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
Former Connecticut Governor Found Guilty Again

Former Connecticut Governor Found Guilty Again

A federal jury unanimously found former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland guilty on all seven counts in a... Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
Boxer Points to Early Next Year for Big Decision

Boxer Points to Early Next Year for Big Decision

California Sen. Barbara Boxer is indicating that she will announce early next year whether she will seek a... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Obama Coming Back to SF for City Hall Fundraiser

Obama Coming Back to SF for City Hall Fundraiser

President Barack Obama will be back in the Bay Area on Oct. 10, 2014, to fundraise ahead of the mid-term elections... Read »

Sep 17, 2014
Does Obama Need Congress Approval to Fight ISIS?

Does Obama Need Congress Approval to Fight ISIS?

The U.S. Congress began debate Monday over what authority to grant President Obama in his fight against the Islamic... Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Californians Fed Up With Congress: Poll

Californians Fed Up With Congress: Poll

The latest field poll shows that most Californians are fed up with Congress, and their own representative. Watch »

Sep 15, 2014
San Jose Mayoral Candidates Square Off at High School Forum

San Jose Mayoral Candidates Square Off at High School Forum

The two candidates for San Jose mayor returned to Bellarmine College Preparatory for a forum led by students... Watch »

Sep 15, 2014
Sen. Bernie Sanders

Sen. Bernie Sanders "Thinking" About Running for President

Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders fueled speculation about his 2016 plans over the weekend, telling "Meet... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Calif. State Sen. Gets Jail Time for Lying About Residence

Calif. State Sen. Gets Jail Time for Lying About Residence

California State Sen. Rod Wright has been sentenced to 90 days in Los Angeles County jail for lying about his legal... Read »

Sep 12, 2014
Romney Inner Circle Meeting in Washington

Romney Inner Circle Meeting in Washington

Members of Mitt Romney's inner circle are shooting down speculation about the former Republican... Read »

Sep 9, 2014
Reality Check: Examining President Obama's Middle East Strategy

Reality Check: Examining President Obama's Middle East Strategy

In this edition of Reality Check, Sam Brock explores whether President Obama's Middle East strategy is... Watch »

Sep 8, 2014
Hearing Over Gay Marriage Bans Underway in SF

Hearing Over Gay Marriage Bans Underway in SF

A federal court hearing over gay marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii began Monday with a lawyer defending the... Watch »

Sep 8, 2014
Reality Check: California's Gubernatorial Debate

Reality Check: California's Gubernatorial Debate

In this edition of Reality Check, Sam Brock breaks down the facts and fiction that was discussed at... Watch »

Sep 5, 2014
Young Congressman's Growing Political Clout

Young Congressman's Growing Political Clout

Joaquin Castro, a democrat from Texas who attended Stanford, emerges as an advocate for immigration reform... Watch »

Sep 5, 2014
Sen. Boxer Says No Troops on Ground Needed to Defeat ISIS

Sen. Boxer Says No Troops on Ground Needed to Defeat ISIS

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) said the president will go after ISIS the same way he went after al-Qaeda. Watch »

Sep 5, 2014
Meet Chuck Todd of

Meet Chuck Todd of "Meet the Press"

As Chuck Todd prepares to take the helm of "Meet the Press", he answered questions on Reddit. Here's a bit Read »

Sep 6, 2014
Ex-Va. Gov., Wife Convicted on Most Corruption Charges

Ex-Va. Gov., Wife Convicted on Most Corruption Charges

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife have been found guilty of most of the dozens of public... Watch »

Sep 5, 2014
Brown Slammed Over Tesla in California Debate

Brown Slammed Over Tesla in California Debate

California Gov. Jerry Brown enters the only gubernatorial debate on the calendar this election season with little to... Watch »

Sep 5, 2014
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