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Padilla Ends Chula Vista City Council Race Recount

Padilla Ends Chula Vista City Council Race Recount

Democrat Steve Padilla suspended a recount request for a seat to opponent John McCann that he lost by two points last month. Read »

5 hours ago
Obama Calls in to Governor's Final Show With a

Obama Calls in to Governor's Final Show With a "Few Complaints," Praise...

Gov. Deval Patrick has fielded hundreds of calls during his monthly "Ask the Governor" radio show. Watch »

5 hours ago
Lightner Elected as Council President in Revote

Lightner Elected as Council President in Revote

A second San Diego City Council president vote Tuesday ended with the same results as the last: Councilwoman Sherri... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Jeb Bush's Announcement Jolts Primary Race

Jeb Bush's Announcement Jolts Primary Race

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush jolted the 2016 Republican primary race with his Tuesday announcement that he is... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Jeb Bush: I'll

Jeb Bush: I'll "See If My Message Can Resonate"

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush took his most definitive step yet toward running for president Tuesday, saying he will... Watch »

Dec 16, 2014
SD Council President Vote Voided; Term Limit Questions Raised

SD Council President Vote Voided; Term Limit Questions Raised

San Diego's new City Council president chaired her first meeting Monday afternoon, but her election is still not... Read »

Dec 15, 2014
Manual Recount In Chula Vista Race Suspended

Manual Recount In Chula Vista Race Suspended

The manual recount of ballots in the razor-close Chula Vista City Council race between former Mayor Steve Padilla... Read »

Dec 14, 2014
New Council President Explains Succession, Policy Plans

New Council President Explains Succession, Policy Plans

San Diego's new city council president is now going public with the reason she pursued the job held by the ousted... Watch »

Dec 12, 2014
How Todd Gloria Was Ousted as Council President

How Todd Gloria Was Ousted as Council President

In the aftermath of Wednesday’s controversial election of a new San Diego City Council president, more details have... Watch »

Dec 11, 2014
Todd Gloria Voted Out as City Council President

Todd Gloria Voted Out as City Council President

The San Diego City Council saw a shake-up in leadership Wednesday when Councilwoman Sherri Lightner was voted to be... Watch »

Dec 10, 2014
Chula Vista City Council Recount Begins

Chula Vista City Council Recount Begins

Officials have started to recount the votes in the City Council Seat One race between John McCann and Steve Padilla... Read »

Dec 10, 2014
City Council Presidential Vote Delayed

City Council Presidential Vote Delayed

The San Diego City Council has delayed its vote for council president to Wednesday. NBC 7’s Wendy Fry reports on... Watch »

Dec 8, 2014
Arnold Schwarzenegger Portrait Goes Up at State Capitol

Arnold Schwarzenegger Portrait Goes Up at State Capitol

The portrait of former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will be hung alongside past governors at the state Capitol nearly... Read »

Dec 5, 2014
Chula Vista City Council Race Going to Recount

Chula Vista City Council Race Going to Recount

A recount will begin within the next week for the Chula Vista City Council race won by just two votes. Read »

Dec 4, 2014
Politician's Ex-Staffer Pleads Guilty to Accepting $7,500 Christmas Card Bribe

Politician's Ex-Staffer Pleads Guilty to Accepting $7,500 Christmas...

The former chief of staff for a Chicago alderman pleaded guilty Thursday to accepting a Christmas card containing a... Read »

Dec 4, 2014
California Attorney General Defends Death Penalty

California Attorney General Defends Death Penalty

California's attorney general has filed court papers defending the constitutionality of the state's death penalty. Read »

Dec 2, 2014
It's Official: Chula Vista Candidate Wins by 2 Votes

It's Official: Chula Vista Candidate Wins by 2 Votes

It's official: Former Sweetwater Board President John McCann has won a seat on the Chula Vista City Council by two... Read »

Dec 2, 2014
Jeb Bush Condemns Obama Immigration Order

Jeb Bush Condemns Obama Immigration Order

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Monday condemned President Barack Obama's recent immigration order for going... Read »

Dec 2, 2014
Government Spending Deadline Looms

Government Spending Deadline Looms

As members of Congress returned to Washington on Monday, they were nagged by a troubling question: What are the odds... Watch »

Dec 1, 2014
Council Shake-Up Attempt In the Works

Council Shake-Up Attempt In the Works

Will the popular Todd Gloria remain Council President? Read »

Dec 1, 2014
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