Jul 25, 2015

Politically Speaking: A Tale of Two Capitals

Politically Speaking: A Tale of Two Capitals

In Sacramento and our nation's capital, legislative advocates - or lobbyists - work to try to shape policy. But observers say lobbyists shape all too many of the measures that become laws and their salaries tend...

Jul 25, 2015

Politically Speaking: Closed Primaries vs. Open Primaries

Politically Speaking: Closed Primaries vs. Open Primaries

In 15 states and the District of Columbia, independent voters can't cast ballots in primary elections. A San Diego attorney is spearheading a challenge to New Jersey's setup in an appeal to the U.S.

Jul 27, 2015

Politically Speaking: Mount Soledad's Legal Battle

Politically Speaking: Mount Soledad's Legal Battle

The Mount Soledad Memorial Association has announced the transfer of land from the federal government is complete, but what does that mean for a nearly three decades long battle over the cross atop Mount Soledad...

Jul 20, 2015

Politically Speaking: LGBT Priorities

Politically Speaking: LGBT Priorities

Going forward, there are a number of fronts LGBT activists feel they must tackle in the quest for equality. Shaun Travers, director of the LGBT Resource Center at U-C San Diego, and Caroline Dessert, executive...

Jul 20, 2015

Politically Speaking: LGBT Pride and Progress

Politically Speaking: LGBT Pride and Progress

Many members of the LGBT community say they still have a long way to go on the road to equality. Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins and District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis join NBC 7's Gene Cubbison to discuss.

Jul 20, 2015

Politically Speaking: Issues Facing the LGBT Community

Politically Speaking: Issues Facing the LGBT Community

When the U.S. Supreme Court upheld marriage equality, it was a big step forward for the community. But how far does the road toward equality still stretch? Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins and District Attorney...

Jul 10, 2015

Politically Speaking: The 2016 Mayoral Election Field

Politically Speaking: The 2016 Mayoral Election Field

The 2016 election is right around the corner. Who's running for San Diego mayor? Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis and political consultant Laura Fink join NBC 7's Gene Cubbison to discuss the options.

Jul 10, 2015

Politically Speaking: San Diego Without The Bolts?

Politically Speaking: San Diego Without The Bolts?

What would San Diego be without the San Diego Chargers? Dan McSwain, the business columnist for the San Diego Union-Tribune and Dan McClellan, former CBS Sports Chargers beat writer and stadium activist,...

Jul 10, 2015

Politically Speaking: The Standard for Body Cameras

Politically Speaking: The Standard for Body Cameras

Officer-worn body cameras are trending throughout law enforcement these days. The idea is to enhance community relations and evidence-gathering. So how are things going, where they're in use? NBC 7's Marianne...

Jul 5, 2015

Politically Speaking: District 3 Candidates

Politically Speaking: District 3 Candidates

Late next year it'll be 'time's up' for Todd Gloria's tenure as San Diego's 3rd Distrct City Councilmember. Now 17 months out, the race to replace him is 'game on'. NBC 7's Wendy Fry joins us to see who's ready...

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More Tax Money Could Fund Stadium Negotiations

More Tax Money Could Fund Stadium Negotiations

San Diego County Supervisor Ron Roberts wants taxpayers to contribute another $500,000 for costs associated with the negotiations for a new San Diego Chargers football stadium in Mission Valley.