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No Fireworks, But Supporters Impressed With Cruz

No Fireworks, But Supporters Impressed With Cruz

Three days after former House Speaker John Boehner called fellow Republican and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz "Lucifer in the flesh" during a talk at Stanford, Cruz arrived in the Bay Area to speak.

Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 at 03:07 PM PDT

Ex-Calif. Gov. Pete Wilson Endorses Cruz

Ex-Calif. Gov. Pete Wilson Endorses Cruz

In a key pickup for his California campaign, the state's former Gov. Pete Wilson endorsed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's campaign for the GOP presidential nomination. Wilson announced his "wholehearted" support for Cruz...

Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 at 06:41 AM PDT

Kasich: Gay People 'Probably' Born That Way

Kasich: Gay People 'Probably' Born That Way

Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Friday distanced himself from discriminatory laws passed recently by some states and said some people are "probably" born gay during a heated exchange with a man challenging the...

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Trump Supporters Flock to Burlingame to See Their Leader

Trump Supporters Flock to Burlingame to See Their Leader

Donald Trump supporters of all age groups and from all parts of the Bay Area and beyond showed up at the California GOP Convention Friday in Burlingame to catch a glimpse of who they are calling the "next...

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Bay Area’s Polarizing Reaction to Trump

Bay Area’s Polarizing Reaction to Trump

While Friday’s political protests outside the California Republican Convention in Burlingame may seem fresh, they are not much different from those of the past. The only real difference is the man in the middle:...

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 03:38 PM PDT

Obama Announces New Steps to Curb Gun Violence

Obama Announces New Steps to Curb Gun Violence

President Barack Obama announced new steps Friday to help curb gun violence, including by identifying the requirements that "smart guns" would have to meet for law enforcement agencies to buy and use them...

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