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FACT CHECK: Obama's State of the Union Claims

FACT CHECK: Obama's State of the Union Claims

The U.S. may not have "risen from recession" quite as rousingly as President Barack Obama suggested in his State of... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
From Tax Hikes to Cybersecurity: Highlights from Obama's SOTU

From Tax Hikes to Cybersecurity: Highlights from Obama's SOTU

President Barack Obama called for higher taxes on wealthy Americans and new initiatives to boost the middle class as... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
GOP Congressman Slams Obama for

GOP Congressman Slams Obama for "Deportable" SOTU Guest

A Republican congressman slammed the White House over one of its young State of the Union guests Tuesday, tweeting... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
CA Lawmakers to Pursue Right-to-Die Legislation

CA Lawmakers to Pursue Right-to-Die Legislation

The mother of a young woman whose battle with brain cancer drew widespread attention to her desire to legally end... Watch »

Jan 21, 2015
Republicans Criticize State of the Union Beforehand

Republicans Criticize State of the Union Beforehand

Republican leaders got a jump start on their traditional response to the State of the Union address, criticizing the... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
Issa: Obama Going to

Issa: Obama Going to "Liberal La-La Land"

California Republican representative accuses president of going to "liberal la-la land." Watch »

Jan 20, 2015
Pot Shop Regulations Debated as City Council Vote Looms

Pot Shop Regulations Debated as City Council Vote Looms

As medicinal marijuana shop entrepreneurs compete for a limited number of permits, San Diego's City Council is... Watch »

Jan 19, 2015
Va. Gov. Suffers 7 Broken Ribs in Fall From Horse

Va. Gov. Suffers 7 Broken Ribs in Fall From Horse

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe is recovering from injuries he received after being thrown from a horse while on a... Read »

Jan 19, 2015
State of the Union: What To Expect

State of the Union: What To Expect

President Obama's upcoming State of The Union address is already being met by Republican criticism. Watch »

Jan 19, 2015
Alan Gross to Attend State of Union 1 Month After Cuba Release

Alan Gross to Attend State of Union 1 Month After Cuba Release

A Maryland man who returned home last month after spending five years imprisoned in Cuba will have a prime viewing... Read »

Jan 19, 2015
Chicago Teen Who Asked Santa for Safety Invited to State of the Union

Chicago Teen Who Asked Santa for Safety Invited to State of the Union

A South Side Chicago teen who wrote a letter to Santa asking for safety and received a reply from President Barack... Watch »

Jan 20, 2015
Romney Hints at Presidential Run During RNC Speech

Romney Hints at Presidential Run During RNC Speech

An early meeting of GOP leaders looking ahead to the 2016 Republican Presidential primary season has been creating... Watch »

Jan 17, 2015
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
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