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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
Another Kennedy Takes Office as Ted Jr. Joins Connecticut Senate

Another Kennedy Takes Office as Ted Jr. Joins Connecticut Senate

Ted Kennedy Jr. officially gained the title of Connecticut state senator Wednesday, becoming the newest member of... Read »

Jan 8, 2015
Christie Under Fire Due to Gifts From Cowboys Owner

Christie Under Fire Due to Gifts From Cowboys Owner

Critics of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are piling on after his office revealed that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry... Watch »

Jan 7, 2015
Jeb Bush Launches PAC Ahead of Possible 2016 Run

Jeb Bush Launches PAC Ahead of Possible 2016 Run

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush formally launched a fundraising committee that will allow him to raise cash ahead of a... Read »

Jan 6, 2015
Obama Seeks Help of Mexico's Pena Nieto on Cuba, Immigration

Obama Seeks Help of Mexico's Pena Nieto on Cuba, Immigration

President Barack Obama is hosting Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto at the White House Tuesday, looking to his... Read »

Jan 6, 2015
Ex-Va. Governor Faces Decade-Plus in Prison at Corruption Sentencing

Ex-Va. Governor Faces Decade-Plus in Prison at Corruption Sentencing

Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell could be sentenced to more than a decade in prison Tuesday, months after he and his... Watch »

Jan 6, 2015
California Gov. Jerry Brown to Begin Historic Fourth Term

California Gov. Jerry Brown to Begin Historic Fourth Term

Gov. Jerry Brown will take the oath of office Monday to begin his historic fourth term as California governor. The... Watch »

Jan 5, 2015
Legal Contest Filed in Tight City Council Race

Legal Contest Filed in Tight City Council Race

A legal statement of election contest claims 15 invalid votes should have been counted in the very close Chula Vista... Read »

Jan 2, 2015
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