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RNC Rolls Out 2016 Debate Schedule

RNC Rolls Out 2016 Debate Schedule

RNC officials reported Friday the first debate is scheduled for Ohio in August. The announcement follows months... Read »

Jan 16, 2015
Millionaires Make Up Half of Congress: Report

Millionaires Make Up Half of Congress: Report

Congress is getting richer and seeing its number of millionare members grow, as average Americans continue to... Read »

Jan 15, 2015
Perry Delivers Farewell Speech to TX Legislature

Perry Delivers Farewell Speech to TX Legislature

Gov. Rick Perry delivered a farewell address to the Texas Legislature, capping his 14-year term with a final tribute... Watch »

Jan 15, 2015
Faulconer's Chargers Stadium Plan

Faulconer's Chargers Stadium Plan

In his first State of the City address, Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced he wants to build a new Chargers stadium and... Watch »

Jan 15, 2015
Mayor Vows to Have Chargers Stadium Plan by Fall

Mayor Vows to Have Chargers Stadium Plan by Fall

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer laid out an ambitious vision for the city, vowing to create a plan for a new... Read »

Jan 15, 2015
Vacant Chula Vista City Council Seat Filled

Vacant Chula Vista City Council Seat Filled

The Chula Vista City Council has filled the seat left vacant by former councilwoman and current Mayor Mary Salas. Read »

Jan 13, 2015
State of City in Disrepair: Fit to Finance a Stadium?

State of City in Disrepair: Fit to Finance a Stadium?

With the NFL's playoffs nearing the Super Bowl, the San Diego Chargers are looking to what the not-too-distant... Watch »

Jan 13, 2015
Congressman Sorry for Tweet Comparing Obama to Hitler

Congressman Sorry for Tweet Comparing Obama to Hitler

Texas' Republican Rep. Randy Weber apologized Tuesday for comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler in a... Read »

Jan 13, 2015
Christie's State of the State Gets National Buzz Ahead of 2016

Christie's State of the State Gets National Buzz Ahead of 2016

As he eyes a presidential run, Gov. Chris Christie delivered a State of the State speech Tuesday aimed at defining... Read »

Jan 14, 2015
Kamala Harris to Run for Boxer's Senate Seat

Kamala Harris to Run for Boxer's Senate Seat

California Attorney General Kamala Harris plans to run for retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer's seat in the Senate, making... Watch »

Jan 13, 2015
Gavin Newsom Says He Won't Run for Senate in 2016

Gavin Newsom Says He Won't Run for Senate in 2016

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday that he won't join what's likely to be a crowded field of California... Watch »

Jan 12, 2015
Congress Hears Testimony on FAA Drone Plan

Congress Hears Testimony on FAA Drone Plan

As new rules are being drafted regarding the use of drones, Congress heard testimony of the potential threat... Read »

Jan 12, 2015
Politically Speaking: Police Body Cameras

Politically Speaking: Police Body Cameras

Discussing body cameras on NBC 7's Politically Speaking - Assembly Member Shirley Weber, who's sponsoring a bill to... Watch »

Jan 9, 2015
Politically Speaking: Police Body Cameras Part II

Politically Speaking: Police Body Cameras Part II

The second part of the discussion of the officer-worn body cameras nd a proposed state task force to establish a... Watch »

Jan 9, 2015
Politically Speaking: Police Body Cameras Part III

Politically Speaking: Police Body Cameras Part III

The third part of the discussion of the officer-worn body cameras and a proposed state task force to establish a... Watch »

Jan 9, 2015
$5M to Screen Inmates for Valley Fever

$5M to Screen Inmates for Valley Fever

California is spending more than $5 million to screen tens of thousands of prison inmates for a potentially deadly... Read »

Jan 11, 2015
Lawmakers Eye Task Force For Officer Body Cameras

Lawmakers Eye Task Force For Officer Body Cameras

With the use of officer-worn body cameras escalating California, state lawmakers are now trying to get a handle... Watch »

Jan 9, 2015
Romney Is Mulling 2016 Run for President

Romney Is Mulling 2016 Run for President

Mitt Romney told donors Friday that he is considering a 2016 presidential run, NBC News has confirmed. Sources told... Read »

Jan 9, 2015
Boxer to Step Out of Senate Ring; Who's Next?

Boxer to Step Out of Senate Ring; Who's Next?

For the first time in a generation, California voters are poised to fill an open U.S. Senate seat after Sen. Barbara Watch »

Jan 9, 2015
Boxer Says She Won't Seek Re-Election in 2016

Boxer Says She Won't Seek Re-Election in 2016

Longtime Senator Barbara Boxer announced in a YouTube video Thursday that she will not seek re-election in 2016. Read »

Jan 9, 2015
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