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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... 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. Read »

Feb 17, 2015
Skinflint Salaries Turning Off Mayor, Council Prospects?

Skinflint Salaries Turning Off Mayor, Council Prospects?

If anybody's getting rich in public service, San Diego's mayor and council members hardly seem to fit that profile. Watch »

Feb 13, 2015
Bob Filner Is Writing His Memoirs

Bob Filner Is Writing His Memoirs

Filner stood in the NBC 7 studio while his former fiancĂ©e Bronwyn Ingram was interviewed. Read »

Feb 13, 2015
Senator Calls Dinner Honoring Former CPUC President

Senator Calls Dinner Honoring Former CPUC President "Shameful"

A $250-a-plate dinner is being held in San Francisco to honor former California Public Utilities Commission... Watch »

Feb 13, 2015
Senate Approves Ashton Carter to Lead Pentagon

Senate Approves Ashton Carter to Lead Pentagon

The Senate on Thursday easily approved President Barack Obama's pick to head the Pentagon, confirming the fourth... Read »

Feb 12, 2015
Philly Chosen as 2016 DNC Host

Philly Chosen as 2016 DNC Host

The 2016 Democratic National Convention will be held in Philadelphia, party leaders announced Thursday. Philadelphia Watch »

Feb 12, 2015
Wisc. Gov. Walker Brushes Aside Questions on 2016 Run

Wisc. Gov. Walker Brushes Aside Questions on 2016 Run

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker spoke from London on Wednesday on the trade issues at the heart of his current overseas... Read »

Feb 11, 2015
Obama to Attend Cybersecurity Summit at Stanford

Obama to Attend Cybersecurity Summit at Stanford

President Barack Obama will return to California this week to deliver remarks at a cybersecurity summit at Stanford... Watch »

Feb 10, 2015
Civic Center Plaza Deal Questioned, Defended

Civic Center Plaza Deal Questioned, Defended

A big real estate deal approved by the San Diego City Council last week is getting a lot of second-guessing and... Watch »

Feb 5, 2015
California May Charge $52 Fee to Use Roads

California May Charge $52 Fee to Use Roads

Most California drivers would pay an extra $52 a year under a top lawmaker's proposal for transportation funding. Read »

Feb 5, 2015
House GOP Approves Full Obamacare Repeal

House GOP Approves Full Obamacare Repeal

House Republicans once again voted to fully repeal the Affordable Care Act on Tuesday, continuing their efforts... Read »

Feb 3, 2015
Obama to GOP: Don't Let Budget Fight Torpedo Security

Obama to GOP: Don't Let Budget Fight Torpedo Security

President Barack Obama defended his new $4 trillion budget proposal on Monday amid Republican criticism, by arguing... Read »

Feb 2, 2015
Will Task Force Advice Turn into Real Action?

Will Task Force Advice Turn into Real Action?

The mayor said the city has had plans before, but never anything tangible until this task force. Watch »

Jan 31, 2015
Pot Shop Permit Appeal to Be Heard

Pot Shop Permit Appeal to Be Heard

San Diego's City Planning Commission will meet to hear an appeal filed against the first permit issued for a legal... Watch »

Jan 29, 2015
NYC's

NYC's "Rent Is Too Damn High" Candidate Facing Eviction

A New York City man who made his political name over the claim that "the rent is too damn high" may soon not have a... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Judge Won't Toss Abuse of Power Charges Against Perry

Judge Won't Toss Abuse of Power Charges Against Perry

A Texas judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss a felony abuse-of-power case against former Gov. Read »

Jan 27, 2015
City OKs $160M Deal to Lease, Buy Civic Center Plaza

City OKs $160M Deal to Lease, Buy Civic Center Plaza

The city council agreed to a lease-to-own contract for two downtown buildings. Watch »

Jan 26, 2015
N.J. Gov. Christie Courts Iowa Conservatives

N.J. Gov. Christie Courts Iowa Conservatives

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tried to connect with Iowa conservatives at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Saturday by... Read »

Jan 24, 2015
California's Calling Gov. Chris Christie

California's Calling Gov. Chris Christie

Gov. Chris Christie to speak to California Republicans. Read »

Jan 23, 2015
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