Bay Area Political News, Bay Area Politics | NBC Bay Area

Bay Area Political News, Bay Area Politics

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 01:45 PM PDT

Misconduct Allegations No Obstacle For Many State Lawmakers

Misconduct Allegations No Obstacle For Many State Lawmakers

Allegations of sexual misconduct against Kentucky lawmakers have become so common that the statehouse has seemed more like a frat house: Seven lawmakers have faced accusations, including four who settled...

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 12:59 PM PDT

Trump Responds to Putin Summit Criticism

Trump Responds to Putin Summit Criticism

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he misspoke during his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland. Trump said he does "accept" the intelligence community's conclusion...

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 10:16 AM PDT

Obama Delivers Rebuke on Trump Policies at Mandela Celebration

Obama Delivers Rebuke on Trump Policies at Mandela Celebration

Former President Barack Obama condemned the current state of American politics while not mentioning President Donald Trump by name during a speech to honor the late Nelson Mandela in South Africa.

2 minutes ago

Trump Backs Down, Says He Misspoke on Russia Meddling

Trump Backs Down, Says He Misspoke on Russia Meddling

Blistered by bipartisan condemnation of his embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump strained Tuesday to "clarify" his public undermining of American intelligence agencies, saying he simply...

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 09:26 AM PDT

Obama Gives Trump Sharp Rebuke Without Saying His Name

Obama Gives Trump Sharp Rebuke Without Saying His Name

Without ever mentioning President Donald Trump by name, former U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday took aim at "strongman politics" in his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the...

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 08:27 AM PDT

Lawmakers Push Ban on Federal 'Gay and Trans Panic Defense'

Lawmakers Push Ban on Federal 'Gay and Trans Panic Defense'

Sen. Edward Markey and Rep. Joe Kennedy are pushing a bill that would end the use of so-called “gay panic” and “trans panic” defenses in federal court, NBC News reported. The legislation, titled Gay and Trans...

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 09:38 PM PDT

In Policy Shift, US Open to Meeting With Taliban: Officials

In Policy Shift, US Open to Meeting With Taliban: Officials

The United States is open to holding direct talks with the Taliban to encourage negotiations between the militant group and the Afghan government to end 17 years of war, U.S. officials said. That marks a...

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 06:50 PM PDT

Examining Trump, Putin Summit in Helsinki

Examining Trump, Putin Summit in Helsinki

NBC Bay Area Political Analyst Larry Gerston breaks down the surprises to come out of the summit held by President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland.

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 04:47 PM PDT

Fact Check: Trump's Remarks on Putin and the Russia Probe

Fact Check: Trump's Remarks on Putin and the Russia Probe

Asked whether he believed U.S. intelligence agencies or Russian President Vladimir Putin on whether Russia meddled in the 2016 election, President Donald Trump declined to directly respond. Instead, he raised...

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 08:27 PM PDT

British 'Baby Trump' Blimp Is Coming to America

British 'Baby Trump' Blimp Is Coming to America

The 20-foot-tall inflatable orange baby with the face of Donald Trump that floated over Britain’s parliament for the president’s U.K. visit may be making its way across the pond to the U.S. A GoFundMe page...

Photos & Videos

Bay Area Proud
Bay Area Proud
Bay Area Proud is NBC Bay Area's community outreach and volunteering initiative. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out