Political News | NBC Bay Area

Political News

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 12:26 AM PST

In a Twist, Trump Fights to Keep Some Palestinian Aid Alive

In a Twist, Trump Fights to Keep Some Palestinian Aid Alive

For two years, the Trump administration has unabashedly slashed U.S. aid to the Palestinians. Now, amid signs it may finally roll out its long-awaited Middle East peace plan, the administration is scrambling to...

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 03:24 PM PST

Trump vs the World: G-20 Summit Stumbles on Trade, Climate

Trump vs the World: G-20 Summit Stumbles on Trade, Climate

Divisions among the world leading economies emerged from the moment their leaders gathered Friday in Argentina: Donald Trump struck his own deals and angered allies, and the leaders of Russia and Saudi Arabia...

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 06:46 AM PST

CNN Fires Analyst Marc Lamont Hill After UN Speech on Israel

CNN Fires Analyst Marc Lamont Hill After UN Speech on Israel

CNN on Thursday parted ways with contributor Marc Lamont Hill after a speech the college professor made on Israel and Palestine at the United Nations. A CNN spokesperson confirmed Hill is no longer under...

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 03:33 AM PST

Behind Cohen Plea: Trump's Longtime Dream of a Moscow Tower

Behind Cohen Plea: Trump's Longtime Dream of a Moscow Tower

Donald Trump for decades dreamed of building a Trump Tower in the heart of Moscow, a plan that flared and fizzled several times over the years, most recently when his presidential campaign was gaining momentum....

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 03:03 PM PST

Dems Invite O'Rourke to Crucial Presidential Primary State

Dems Invite O'Rourke to Crucial Presidential Primary State

Rep. Beto O’Rourke, who became a hero within the Democratic Party while losing a surprisingly tight race against Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz, has already been invited to New Hampshire to speak with voters and...

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 06:04 PM PST

California Democratic Chairman Resigns Amid Misconduct Probe

California Democratic Chairman Resigns Amid Misconduct Probe

The California Democratic Party chairman resigned Thursday following a cascade of sexual misconduct allegations and mounting pressure from party leaders who wanted a quick resolution to an embarrassing...

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 10:47 AM PST

Trump Claims Ex-Lawyer Cohen Lied About Lying to Congress

Trump Claims Ex-Lawyer Cohen Lied About Lying to Congress

President Donald Trump slammed Michael Cohen early Thursday, calling his one-time lawyer and loyal supporter “weak” and claiming Cohen lied about lying to Congress. Cohen appeared at a Manhattan...

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 05:20 PM PST

GOP Senator's Opposition Likely Sinks Trump Judicial Nominee

GOP Senator's Opposition Likely Sinks Trump Judicial Nominee

A second Republican senator, Tim Scott of South Carolina, has said he will vote against President Donald Trump's nominee to serve as a district judge in North Carolina, likely dooming the prospects of Thomas...

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 11:39 AM PST

Trump Cancels Meeting With Putin at G-20

Trump Cancels Meeting With Putin at G-20

President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday that he would no longer be meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 summit in Argentina after Russia seized three Ukrainian naval ships.

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 01:03 PM PST

Trump Cancels Meeting With Putin at G-20 Summit Over Ukraine

Trump Cancels Meeting With Putin at G-20 Summit Over Ukraine

President Donald Trump abruptly canceled a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin as he headed to the Group of 20 Nations summit Thursday, citing Russia's seizure of Ukrainian vessels as a source...

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