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Sunday, Apr 2, 2017

Politically Speaking: Handling Homelessness

Politically Speaking: Handling Homelessness

The region's homelessness crisis has been evolving over the decades from an out-of-sight, out-of-mind problem that's now right in our faces. Can it really be solved, though? Tom Theisen, an attorney and...

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

Politically Speaking: Legislative Update

Politically Speaking: Legislative Update

We often hear the terms "openness" and "transparency" in government circles, but not always practiced in legislative wheeling and dealing. Looking to our state Capitol, it's good to know...

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

Politically Speaking: Political Civility?

Politically Speaking: Political Civility?

 After nine full weeks in office, the new Administration in Washington has had a lot of precincts in an uproar. What impact has this had on political stability and civility, here and abroad? T.J.

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

Politically Speaking: Environmental Protection

Politically Speaking: Environmental Protection

How will Uncle Sam serve the cause of protecting this nation's environment -- land, sea and air -- when the Environmental Protection Agency's budget is being targeted with a 31 percent budget cut? It's...

Sunday, Mar 19, 2017

Politically Speaking: A Destination Nation

Politically Speaking: A Destination Nation

Raoul Lowery Contreras, a political consultant, author, blogger and columnist for a number of leading publications and online outlets, talks with NBC 7's Gene Cubbision about the Presidential electon cycle...

Sunday, Mar 19, 2017

Politically Speaking: New County Supervisor

Politically Speaking: New County Supervisor

The first new member of the San Diego County's Board of Supervisors in two decades, Kristin Gaspar, stops by NBC 7's Politically Speaking. She represents the county's 3rd supervisorial district, and two of...

Sunday, Mar 19, 2017

Politically Speaking: Affordable Housing

Politically Speaking: Affordable Housing

State Senator Toni Atkins, who represents the 39th District in San Diego County, discusses her bill to treat affordable housing as a bedrock concern for our society on NBC 7's Politically Speaking. 

Sunday, Mar 12, 2017

Politically Speaking: 'Soccery City' Sales Pitch

Politically Speaking: 'Soccery City' Sales Pitch

So the San Diego Chargers are history here in this town. What's the future of the Qualcomm Stadium site? Developers are dreaming of a "Soccer City", or something even grander.

Sunday, Mar 12, 2017

Politically Speaking: U.S.-China Relations

Politically Speaking: U.S.-China Relations

The U.S.' relationship with China has taken a turn since last November's election. There is "distrust" in the new Administration: trade, geopolitics, commercial relations, cyber warfare and...

Sunday, Mar 12, 2017

Politically Speaking: New City Council Member Barbara Bry

Politically Speaking: New City Council Member Barbara Bry

 NBC 7's Gene Cubbison speaks with one of three newcomers to the San Diego City Council, Barbara Bry. Bry represents the First District, stretching from La Jolla north to Del Mar Heights.

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