Politics

FILE - This Nov. 23, 2018 file photo shows President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate behind mangrove trees in Palm Beach, Fla. On Saturday, March 30, 2019, a woman carrying two Chinese passports and a device containing computer malware lied to Secret Service agents and briefly gained admission to the club over the weekend during his Florida visit, federal prosecutors allege in court documents. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
April 04, 2019 - 3:23 am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — As palm trees swayed in the ocean breeze, Yujing Zhang approached Secret Service agents in the Mar-a-Lago parking lot. She said she was going to the swimming pool at the Palm Beach presidential estate and presented agents with two Chinese passports in her name. That raised...
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House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., surrounded by his staff, passes a resolution to subpoena special counsel Robert Mueller's full report, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 03, 2019 - 1:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee approved subpoenas Wednesday for special counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as Democrats pressure the Justice Department to release the document without redactions. The committee voted 24-17 to give Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y.,...
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Alfred Twu, a former Berkeley city council candidate, shows off his North Berkeley board game.
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Carrie Hodousek
April 02, 2019 - 10:32 pm
A former Berkeley City Council candidate is sparking political conversation through board games that he designs.
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April 02, 2019 - 1:48 pm
With newspapers folding across the country and media companies laying off journalists, a Bay Area congressman is speaking up about the decline of the industry.
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FILE - In this March 22, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va. Barr told Congress on March 29, to expect version of special counsel's Russia report by mid-April. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
March 29, 2019 - 10:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation will be sent to Congress by mid-April and will not be shared with the White House beforehand, Attorney General William Barr said. Barr's timeline, included in a letter to the chairmen of the...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Grand Rapids, Mich., Thursday, March 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
March 29, 2019 - 3:56 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Presenting himself as both vindicated and vindictive, a fired-up President Donald Trump turned the findings of the Russia investigation into a political weapon at a Michigan rally that was part victory lap, part 2020 campaign push. Trump unleashed a fervent diatribe...
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In this March 24, 2019, photo, Special counsel Robert Mueller departs St. John's Episcopal Church, across from the White House in Washington. Democrats say they want “all of the underlying evidence” in Mueller’s investigation. But what is all of that evidence? (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
March 28, 2019 - 5:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats say they want "all of the underlying evidence" in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. But what is all of that evidence? Mueller's team issued more than 2,800 subpoenas, executed nearly 500 search warrants and interviewed more than 500 witnesses. That means...
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David Bernhardt was President Trump's nominee to become Secretary of the Interior.
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Doug Sovern
March 27, 2019 - 9:09 am
Salmon fishers and dozens of California environmental groups oppose President Trump's nomination of David Bernhardt to lead the Interior Department.
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President Donald Trump accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., left, and Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., right, arrives for a Senate Republican policy lunch on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
March 26, 2019 - 4:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An exuberant President Donald Trump took a victory lap on Capitol Hill Tuesday, emboldened by the end of the special counsel's Russia probe, even as Democrats pressed insistently for Robert Mueller's full report and Justice Department officials said more information could be...
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Doug Sovern
March 26, 2019 - 2:26 pm
California Sen. Kamala Harris rolled out the first major policy proposal of her nascent presidential campaign by calling for giving teachers a significant raise with federal tax revenue.
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