Politics

President Donald Trump speaks about American missile defense doctrine, Thursday, Jan 17, 2019, at the Pentagon. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
January 18, 2019 - 9:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he'll be making a "major announcement" on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues into its fifth week. Democrats are now proposing hundreds of millions of dollars for new...
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen, former lawyer to President Donald Trump, leaves his apartment building in New York. A report by BuzzFeed News, citing two unnamed law enforcement officials, says that Trump directed Cohen to lie to Congress and that Cohen regularly briefed Trump on the project. The Associated Press has not independently confirmed the report. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 18, 2019 - 6:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's office on Friday issued a rare public statement disputing the accuracy of BuzzFeed News' report that said President Donald Trump's attorney told Mueller that the president directed him to lie to Congress. BuzzFeed, citing two unidentified law...
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Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney to Donald Trump, pleaded guilty to violating campaign finance laws and other charges on Aug. 21, 2018.
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY
KCBS Radio Morning News
January 18, 2019 - 9:05 am
BuzzFeed News published a bombshell report on Thursday night alleging that President Trump directed his former personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the Trump Organization's negotiation to build a tower in Moscow. Hear one of the investigative reporters talk to KCBS Radio about...
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USA TODAY
Doug Sovern
January 17, 2019 - 5:34 pm
The elimination of cash bail was supposed to be a dream come true for advocates of criminal justice reform. Last summer, then Governor Jerry Brown signed S.B. 10 to ban the cash bail system and change how judges determined an inmate's pre-trial fate. But thanks to the efforts of the bail bond...
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FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2018 file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, addresses a gathering during a campaign event fin Portsmouth, N.H. Giuliani says he’s never said there was no collusion between Russia and members of the Trump campaign. Giuliani’s comments Wednesday night on CNN directly contradict the position of his own client, who has repeatedly insisted that there was no collusion during his successful 2016 presidential campaign. Giuliani himself has described the idea of Russian collusion as “total fake news.” (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File )
January 17, 2019 - 3:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Thursday walked back comments from the night before in which he maintained that he had "never said there was no collusion" between Russia and members of Trump's 2016 White House campaign. Giuliani issued a statement aimed at...
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KCBS Radio Morning News
January 15, 2019 - 6:07 am
Activists have long argued for a public takeover of PG&E. With the company's notice of its intention to file for bankruptcy protection, they may be finding support in government circles.
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Dreamstime
KCBS Radio Afternoon News
January 14, 2019 - 2:15 pm
Federal judges have blocked Trump administration rules that would allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control. A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Monday blocked the birth control restrictions in every state after another judge in California had issued a similar...
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Burned home in Paradise from CalFire map
CalFire
Doug Sovern
January 11, 2019 - 12:07 pm
Republicans in California are angry about the tweet posted by President Trump that threatened to withdraw federal disaster assistance.
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Matt Bigler
January 10, 2019 - 3:43 pm
NASA Ames Research Center is a ghost town right now. Nearly all federal workers have been prevented from conducting research because of the ongoing government shutdown.
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U.S. Senator Kamala Harris
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (Photo credit: F. Sadou/AdMedia)
Doug Sovern
January 09, 2019 - 9:28 pm
Sen. Kamala Harris has decided to run for president in 2020 and will announce her candidacy on or around Martin Luther King Jr. Day, probably at a campaign rally in Oakland, sources close to the freshman senator from California tell KCBS Radio.
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