Political News | NBC Bay Area

Political News

Monday, Mar 18, 2019 at 08:59 AM PDT

Decision 2020

Decision 2020

Read up on the latest political developments on the race for the presidency in 2020.

Monday, Mar 18, 2019 at 06:31 AM PDT

Is Jane Sanders the Most Powerful Woman Not Running in 2020?

Is Jane Sanders the Most Powerful Woman Not Running in 2020?

Before Bernie Sanders took the stage to formally launch his 2020 presidential campaign this month, the candidate's most influential adviser took the mic. To cheers, Jane Sanders introduced herself to the...

Monday, Mar 18, 2019 at 04:35 AM PDT

With $6.1M, Beto O'Rourke Sets New 1st-Day Fundraising Mark

With $6.1M, Beto O'Rourke Sets New 1st-Day Fundraising Mark

Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke raised $6.1 million in the 24 hours after he declared he was running for president, his campaign announced Monday. NBC News reports that that figure surpasses Sen. Bernie Sanders'...

Sunday, Mar 17, 2019 at 12:34 PM PDT

Mulvaney After Massacre: Trump 'Not a White Supremacist'

Mulvaney After Massacre: Trump 'Not a White Supremacist'

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Sunday that the New Zealand mosque massacre, where a white supremacist allegedly killed 50 people, had nothing to do with President Donald Trump's rhetoric...

Sunday, Mar 17, 2019 at 03:26 PM PDT

Other 2020 Dems Begin Sharpening Criticism of Beto O'Rourke

Other 2020 Dems Begin Sharpening Criticism of Beto O'Rourke

Back when he was still just teasing a presidential run, Beto O'Rourke told "Vanity Fair" he was "born to be in" the race. Now that he's campaigning to far greater media attention and much larger crowds than many...

Sunday, Mar 17, 2019 at 11:29 AM PDT

Southern District of New York Doesn't 'Care About Politics'

Southern District of New York Doesn't 'Care About Politics'

Preet Bharara, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, explained in an interview Sunday with CBS's "Face the Nation" why he thinks his old office might be a bigger threat to President...

Sunday, Mar 17, 2019 at 09:33 AM PDT

Trump Urges 'Bring Back' Fox News Host Jeanine Pirro

Trump Urges 'Bring Back' Fox News Host Jeanine Pirro

President Donald Trump called on Fox News to keep host Jeanine Pirro on the air after she didn't appear for her regularly scheduled Saturday night program following her anti-Muslim comments about Rep. Ilhan...

Sunday, Mar 17, 2019 at 06:56 AM PDT

Trump Lashes Out at McCain Seven Months After Senator's Death

Trump Lashes Out at McCain Seven Months After Senator's Death

President Donald Trump on Saturday lashed out against an old nemesis, the late Sen. John McCain, for his crucial vote against repealing Obamacare in 2017, NBC News reports. In the same tweet, the president...

Sunday, Mar 17, 2019 at 06:33 AM PDT

2020 Democratic Hopefuls Campaign in Iowa, New Hampshire

2020 Democratic Hopefuls Campaign in Iowa, New Hampshire

Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke said Saturday that being a white man in a 2020 Democratic field that's so deeply diverse won't be a hindrance because his gender and race have given him inherent advantages...

Sunday, Mar 17, 2019 at 04:24 AM PDT

Gillibrand in 2020 Race as Full-Fledged Candidate

Gillibrand in 2020 Race as Full-Fledged Candidate

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand formally joined the 2020 White House race on Sunday and previewed the hard line she will take against President Donald Trump by announcing a rally outside one of his signature...

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