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McDonnell Corruption Trial: Gov.

McDonnell Corruption Trial: Gov. "Worshipped" Ground His Wife...

The woman who ran the Virginia governor's mansion under Bob McDonnell said the governor worshipped the ground... Watch »

Aug 7, 2014
Obama Discusses New Ebola Drug

Obama Discusses New Ebola Drug

President Barack Obama said he doesn’t have enough data right now to consider fast-tracking a new, unapproved Ebola... Read »

Aug 6, 2014
Bill Would Ban Civilians from Buying Body Armor

Bill Would Ban Civilians from Buying Body Armor

Rep. Mike Honda, D-San Jose, announced legislation that would block civilians from accessing military-grade... Read »

Aug 6, 2014
San Diego to Pay for Good Ideas

San Diego to Pay for Good Ideas

The program, called San Diego Works, aims to pay city employees for those ideas – up to $5,000 per individual. Read »

Aug 5, 2014
Nixon Tapes Released on 40th Anniversary of Resignation

Nixon Tapes Released on 40th Anniversary of Resignation

Almost a decade after Richard Nixon resigned, the disgraced former president sat down with his one-time aide... Watch »

Aug 5, 2014
Critics Question Legislative Recesses

Critics Question Legislative Recesses

For thousands of American lawmakers, Friday marked the first day a spell that's free of regular meetings. Watch »

Aug 1, 2014
Convention Center Plan Is Unconstitutional: Judges

Convention Center Plan Is Unconstitutional: Judges

The city of San Diego’s plan to expand its convention center could be dead in the water after a court of... Read »

Aug 1, 2014
Cantor to Resign From Congress August 18

Cantor to Resign From Congress August 18

U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor tells a Virginia newspaper he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives... Read »

Aug 1, 2014
5 Things to Know About New House GOP Leader McCarthy

5 Things to Know About New House GOP Leader McCarthy

House Republicans are set to get a new second-in-command this week, as Rep. Kevin McCarthy takes over Friday... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Calif. Lawmaker Pleads Not Guilty to Racketeering in Chinatown Crime Probe

Calif. Lawmaker Pleads Not Guilty to Racketeering in Chinatown...

Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee pleaded not guilty on Thursday – as he did before to previous charges – to... Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
CA Has 1st Openly Gay Governor - For Part of Day

CA Has 1st Openly Gay Governor - For Part of Day

For eight or nine hours on Wednesday, California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins will be acting as the state's... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Noted GOP Crusader to Attend Burning Man

Noted GOP Crusader to Attend Burning Man

Artists, radicals, free-thinkers -- and one anti-tax conservative. It's going to be quite the Burning Man. Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Corruption Trial of Va.'s Ex-1st Couple: Lawyers Blame Broken Marriage

Corruption Trial of Va.'s Ex-1st Couple: Lawyers Blame Broken Marriage

Lawyers for former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell say her marriage had broken down by the time a former... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Jury Picked in Corruption Trial of Va. Ex-Gov. McDonnell, Wife

Jury Picked in Corruption Trial of Va. Ex-Gov. McDonnell, Wife

A jury has been selected in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
Minimum Wage Push Triggers Shove by Mayor, Business

Minimum Wage Push Triggers Shove by Mayor, Business

A minimum wage higher than the state’s has just been adopted by San Diego's City Council -- setting the stage... Read »

Jul 29, 2014
Proposed Texas Shelter For Child Immigrants Would Be Largest in US

Proposed Texas Shelter For Child Immigrants Would Be Largest in US

Authorities are considering a bid to build a shelter in West Texas that would be the largest in the Read »

Jul 28, 2014
Brown Calls Border Crossing Humanitarian Issue

Brown Calls Border Crossing Humanitarian Issue

Gov. Jerry Brown is calling the arrival of unaccompanied young migrants to the U.S.-Mexico border a... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Escondido Denies Immigrant Children Housing Permit

Escondido Denies Immigrant Children Housing Permit

The City of Escondido has denied a permit for a temporary shelter for undocumented immigrant children. Watch »

Jul 23, 2014
Tempers Flare Over Shelter for Undocumented Immigrants

Tempers Flare Over Shelter for Undocumented Immigrants

Tempers flared in Escondido Tuesday between pro-immigrant activists and opponents of a proposed shelter... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Worker to Mayor: Don't Take Minimum Wage Hike From Me

Worker to Mayor: Don't Take Minimum Wage Hike From Me

Dozens of San Diegans who say they live paycheck to paycheck are asking Mayor Kevin Faulconer to sign the... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
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