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NJ Officer Meets President Obama

NJ Officer Meets President Obama

Although cops are used to being called to important gatherings, a New Jersey officer was shocked to discover who she would be meeting at an upcoming event. Watch »

Feb 26, 2015
Congresswoman Cracks Down on Liquid Detergent Pods

Congresswoman Cracks Down on Liquid Detergent Pods

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo counties) is set to introduce the tougher laws surrounding... Read »

Feb 26, 2015
Even After Veto, Keystone Fight Not Over

Even After Veto, Keystone Fight Not Over

House Speaker John Boehner said Monday that "the fight's not over" in the political battle to approve the... Read »

Feb 25, 2015
Villaraigosa Won't Run for US Senate

Villaraigosa Won't Run for US Senate

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced Tuesday he will not run for the U.S. Senate seat being vaca... Read »

Feb 25, 2015
Runoff for Rahm: Chicago Mayor Fails to Clinch 2nd Term

Runoff for Rahm: Chicago Mayor Fails to Clinch 2nd Term

Rahm Emanuel failed to clinch another term as Chicago's mayor on Tuesday, as Associated Press projections showed him... Watch »

Feb 25, 2015
Shirakawa Pleads No Contest in Mailer Case

Shirakawa Pleads No Contest in Mailer Case

Disgraced former Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa Jr. pleaded no contest late Monday acknowledging... Read »

Feb 24, 2015
Clinton Offers Glimmers of White House Aspirations

Clinton Offers Glimmers of White House Aspirations

Hillary Clinton spoke at the Lead On: Watermark's Silicon Valley Conference for Women in Santa Clara Tuesday, amid... Watch »

Feb 24, 2015
Senate Fails to Advance Homeland Security Funding Bill

Senate Fails to Advance Homeland Security Funding Bill

Senate Democrats blocked GOP efforts to advance a bill that would ensure funding for Homeland Security but defund... Read »

Feb 24, 2015
Will Kamala Harris Win US Senate Seat by Default?

Will Kamala Harris Win US Senate Seat by Default?

It’s been a month since California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced her candidacy for the U.S. Senate seat... Watch »

Feb 23, 2015
Former Va. First Lady Sentenced to 1 Year, 1 Day for Corruption

Former Va. First Lady Sentenced to 1 Year, 1 Day for Corruption

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell was sentenced to one year and one day in prison on corruption charges... Watch »

Feb 21, 2015
Jail Time for Ex-Va. First Lady? McDonnell Corruption Case Sentencing

Jail Time for Ex-Va. First Lady? McDonnell Corruption Case Sentencing

If prosecutors get their way, former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell could become the first modern-day govern... Read »

Feb 20, 2015
Giuliani: Obama Doesn't Love You, Me or America

Giuliani: Obama Doesn't Love You, Me or America

Democrats are assailing former Mayor Rudy Giuliani for saying President Obama doesn't love America -- and they're... Read »

Feb 19, 2015
Ex-Va. 1st Lady Faces Sentencing for Corruption

Ex-Va. 1st Lady Faces Sentencing for Corruption

Lawyers for Maureen McDonnell have asked the same judge who sentenced former Gov. Bob McDonnell to two years in... Read »

Feb 19, 2015

"My Own Man": Jeb Bush Presents Foreign Policy Vision

Jeb Bush outlined his view of American foreign policy on Wednesday, endorsing a philosophy of "liberty diploma... Read »

Feb 18, 2015
Jeb Bush on Brother, Father:

Jeb Bush on Brother, Father: "I Am My Own Man"

Running for president as part of a family dynasty is presenting former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush with inevitable compar... Read »

Feb 18, 2015
Judge Orders Special Election for Grimm's Seat in Congress

Judge Orders Special Election for Grimm's Seat in Congress

A federal judge says he's going to set a date for a special election to replace convicted former U.S. Rep. Michael... Read »

Feb 17, 2015
Examining SJPD's Decision to Shift Resources

Examining SJPD's Decision to Shift Resources

Larry Gerston examines the recent changes at the San Jose Police Department. Watch »

Feb 16, 2015
Billionaire Hosts President Obama for Golf on Weekend Getaway

Billionaire Hosts President Obama for Golf on Weekend Getaway

President Barack Obama has moved his golf game to a private California course owned by a billionaire. Read »

Feb 15, 2015
California Senator Wants Soda Labeling Law

California Senator Wants Soda Labeling Law

Soda is in the political spotlight again. Last year, Berkeley became the first U.S. city to tax sugary drinks. Now... Watch »

Feb 15, 2015
Obama Spending Holiday Weekend in Southern California

Obama Spending Holiday Weekend in Southern California

President Barack Obama is spending the holiday weekend working on his golf game in Southern California. Read »

Feb 14, 2015

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