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Monday, Jul 18, 2016

Politically Speaking: San Onofre Settlement

Politically Speaking: San Onofre Settlement

Just when utility ratepayers thought a second round of PUC settlement proceedings on the San Onofre debacle would lead to a fairer shake, SoCal Edison says - not so fast. NBC 7's Gene Cubbison is joined...

Monday, Jul 18, 2016

Politically Speaking: Clinton Campaign Issues

Politically Speaking: Clinton Campaign Issues

Where the presidential campaign is heading in a post-Clinton emails investigation, whose outcome Donald Trump has bashed as rigged. This is part two of the discussion on Politically Speaking.

Sunday, Jul 17, 2016

Politically Speaking: Clinton Emails Furor

Politically Speaking: Clinton Emails Furor

The political fallout is still swirling from the FBI’s decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton over her email server. NBC 7’s Gene Cubbison takes a look at the legal and political twists and turns, with...

Sunday, Jul 10, 2016

Politically Speaking: The Crowded Ballot Lineup

Politically Speaking: The Crowded Ballot Lineup

It's one thing to get voters registered. It's another to get them schooled on the candidates and propositions. That could be a chore come November. NBC 7's Wendy Fry speaks with NBC 7's media partner Voice...

Sunday, Jul 10, 2016

Politically Speaking: Transparent Lawmaking

Politically Speaking: Transparent Lawmaking

"Openess and transparency" in our lawmaking processes is a noble goal that gets a lot of lip service in the halls of government. But in practice? An oxymoron, all too often. Now, there are moves from both...

Sunday, Jul 10, 2016

Politically Speaking: State Legislative Update

Politically Speaking: State Legislative Update

Assembly Speaker Emeritus Toni Atkins, representing California's 78th District here in San Diego County, stops by NBC 7 San Diego with a legislative update on big issues in the Capitol City of Sacramento.

Sunday, Jul 3, 2016

Politically Speaking: State Judiciaries Study

Politically Speaking: State Judiciaries Study

Positions in the state court judiciaries are filled mainly by political appointments. In California, women and minorities have proportionately less seats. Women make up 51 percent of our population, but are only...

Sunday, Jul 3, 2016

Politically Speaking: A Marijuana Sales Tax, Pt. II

Politically Speaking: A Marijuana Sales Tax, Pt. II

The prospect of a San Diego ballot measure imposing a sales tax on marijuana is looming, if California voters approve recreational pot use in November. Anthony Wagner, the City Planning Commissioner, and...

Sunday, Jul 3, 2016

Politically Speaking: The Marijuana Sales Tax

Politically Speaking: The Marijuana Sales Tax

The prospect of a San Diego ballot measure imposing a sales tax on marijuana is looming, if California voters approve recreational pot use in November. Anthony Wagner, with the City Planning Commission, and San...

Sunday, Jun 26, 2016

Politically Speaking: Changes in Election Law

Politically Speaking: Changes in Election Law

A proposed city charter amendment would restore guaranteed runoff voting in city elections and no initiatives or referendums in June elections. If such a measure already had been in effect earlier, Mayor...

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Debate Fact Check: Reviewing the Candidates in Real Time

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