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Sunday, Nov 19, 2017

Politically Speaking: State of Foster Care in California

Politically Speaking: State of Foster Care in California

 Child counselors and lawmakers are getting more and more concerned about the breakdown of the family in the United States. California is hoping to address questions like "Will there ever be enough...

Sunday, Nov 19, 2017

Politically Speaking: Neighborhood First

Politically Speaking: Neighborhood First

Dwayne Crenshaw, CEO and Co-Founder of Rise San Diego, discusses how his nonprofit sponsors a variety of civic engagement and leadership traning programs in an effort to support urban communities. 

Sunday, Nov 19, 2017

Politically Speaking: Perspective on Polls

Politically Speaking: Perspective on Polls

 An invaluable part of any campaign is the polling operation that determines how a candidate is doing — seeking a representative sample of likely voters, consulting with focus groups on how particular...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017

GOP Tax Plan Faces GOP Opposition

GOP Tax Plan Faces GOP Opposition

NBC 7's Gene Cubbison reports on the opposition of a Republican tax bill, including by Republicans like San Diego's Darrell Issa. 

Friday, Nov 10, 2017

Politically Speaking: A Year with the Trump Administration

Politically Speaking: A Year with the Trump Administration

It has been just over a year since a new United States President was elected. Tony Perry, former San Diego bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, Michael Smolens, Political Editor for the San Diego...

Friday, Nov 10, 2017

Politically Speaking: Trump Administration's Local Impact

Politically Speaking: Trump Administration's Local Impact

Tony Perry, former San Diego bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, Michael Smolens, Political Editor for the San Diego Union-Tribune, and Scott Lewis, Editor-in-Chief for the Voice of San Diego, analyze issues...

Friday, Nov 10, 2017

Politically Speaking: Vatican Climate Forum

Politically Speaking: Vatican Climate Forum

Rep. Scott Peters (D-San Diego) went to the Vatican in Rome to take part in a papal gathering on global climate issues. He was the only member of congress to be invited there. He shared his experience on...

Sunday, Nov 5, 2017

Politically Speaking: Candidate for the 50th Congressional District

Politically Speaking: Candidate for the 50th Congressional District

 A nonpartisan political ratings agency has upped the 50th Congressional District here in San Diego County from "solid" Republican to "likely" Republican in next year's election.

Sunday, Nov 5, 2017

Politically Speaking: The Role of Civic San Diego

Politically Speaking: The Role of Civic San Diego

 One of the city's movers and shakers is a nonprofit outfit known as Civic San Diego. But not many residents can tell you what it does. Reese Jarrett, president of Civic San Diego, and Michael Lengyel, vice...

Sunday, Nov 5, 2017

Politcally Speaking: Trump: Dump NAFTA?

Politcally Speaking: Trump: Dump NAFTA?

For nearly a quarter-century, the U.S. has had a special relationship with its neighbors to the south and north: NAFTA. President Trump is calling the North American Free Trade Agreement "a disaster"...

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