Politics

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Caltrain (Photo credit: Jack Yaco)
Keith Menconi
August 09, 2020 - 6:00 am
After a nail-biting political standoff, Caltrain officials have succeeded in sending a key sales tax measure to the November ballot.
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Johnny Lopez
August 08, 2020 - 2:33 pm
On Saturday, President Trump bypassed Congress and signed executive orders providing coronavirus relief. The executive orders extend unemployment benefits, suspend payroll taxes, and offer federal eviction and student loan relief.
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California voters take to the polls
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Doug Sovern
August 06, 2020 - 6:57 pm
With 89 days until Election Day, Joe Biden has built a lead of historic proportions in California. At the same time, the coronavirus pandemic is underscoring the wide partisan divide in the state, with whom you are supporting for president revealing a lot about how you feel about COVID-19.
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FILE - This Feb. 29, 2020 file photo, National Rifle Association Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre speaks at Conservative Political Action Conference, CPAC 2020, at the National Harbor, in Oxon Hill, Md. New York’s attorney general is suing the National Rifle Association, seeking to put the powerful gun advocacy organization out of business over allegations that high-ranking executives diverted millions of dollars for personal benefit. The lawsuit filed Thursday, Aug. 6, by Attorney General Letitia James followed an 18-month investigation into the NRA, which is a nonprofit group originally chartered in New York.(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
AP News
August 06, 2020 - 9:46 am
New York’s attorney general sued the National Rifle Association on Thursday, seeking to put the powerful gun advocacy organization out of business over allegations that high-ranking executives diverted millions of dollars for lavish personal trips, no-show contracts for associates and other...
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U.S. President Donald J. Trump hosts a law enforcement roundtable on MS-13 at The White House in Washington, DC, February 06, 2018. (Photo by Chris Kleponis/Pool/Sipa USA)
President Donald J. Trump (Photo credit: Chris Kleponis/Pool/Sipa USA)
KCBS Radio Afternoon News
August 05, 2020 - 4:42 pm
In a first for the company, social media giant Facebook confirmed Wednesday it had removed a post from President Donald Trump’s page for promoting false claims about COVID-19.
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U.S. President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with members of the National Association of Police Organizations Leadership in the Cabinet Room of the White House July 31, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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KCBS Radio Overnight News
August 04, 2020 - 8:13 pm
Members of the Lincoln Project, the viral anti-Trump GOP group founded by veteran Republican strategists, have announced a new partnership with a number of Evangelical groups to mobilize voters of faith to make sure President Donald Trump is not re-elected this November. Beginning Wednesday, Vote...
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President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with U.S. tech workers, before signing an Executive Order on hiring American workers, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, in Washington. A Manhattan prosecutor trying to get President Trump’s tax returns told a judge Monday that he was justified in demanding them, citing public reports of “extensive and protracted criminal conduct at the Trump Organization.” Trump’s lawyers last month said the grand jury subpoena for the tax returns was issued in bad faith and amounted to harassment of the president. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
AP News
August 03, 2020 - 4:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City prosecutor fighting to get President Donald Trump’s tax returns told a judge Monday he was justified in demanding them because of public reports of “extensive and protracted criminal conduct at the Trump Organization.” Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr...
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Eldis Sula
July 31, 2020 - 9:38 am
Coronavirus relief for jobless workers officially expires today — but a new stimulus package is still a ways off. The weekly $600 unemployment benefits passed in March’s CARES Act officially end on Friday.
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SACRAMENTO, CA - OCTOBER 9: The California state Capitol building is shown October 9, 2003 in downtown Sacramento, California.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
July 30, 2020 - 7:45 pm
While California continues to work through a surge of coronavirus cases, state legislators must now plan for the continued economic and budgetary impacts of the virus on the state. For more, we were joined KCBS Radio’s "The State Of California" by State Assemblyman Jim Wood, chair of the Assembly...
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Rebekah Sager
July 30, 2020 - 6:21 am
President Donald Trump is proposing a ‘delay’ in November’s presidential election, as he continues to float unfounded claims that mail-in voting is linked with fraud.
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