Politics

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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
February 13, 2019 - 3:18 pm
SAN FRANCISCO — Facing strong headwinds from a recent Supreme Court ruling, union membership in the state of California has fallen to a 14-year low. An analysis by the Southern California News Group found a more than 3 percent drop in membership statewide in the last year. Nationally, there was a ...
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KCBS Radio Midday News
February 13, 2019 - 1:15 pm
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s announcement that the state would prioritize the Central Valley section of its contentious high speed rail project, has increased worries that newly built, yet damaged Salesforce Transit Center will become irrelevant for train passengers.
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Doug Sovern
February 13, 2019 - 12:10 pm
At his first State of the State Address, Governor Gavin Newsom made several breaks with his predecessor, Jerry Brown, including a narrowing of the scope of the state’s contentious high speed rail project . Newsom also spurred a major shift for California’s water policies, and called for the...
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Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. Photos by Nikki Ritcher
Megan Goldsby
February 13, 2019 - 8:18 am
The Stanford University fellow who's accused Virginia's second-ranking elected official of sexual assault spoke about sexual violence on Tuesday night, but never directly mentioned her experience with Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
February 12, 2019 - 6:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under mounting pressure from his own party, President Donald Trump appeared to be grudgingly leaning toward accepting an agreement Tuesday that would head off a threatened second government shutdown but provide just a fraction of the money he's been demanding for his Mexican...
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Jenna Lane
February 06, 2019 - 5:45 pm
A California professor came forward on Wednesday with details of a sexual assault she says was committed in 2004 by Virginia's lieutenant governor, Justin Fairfax.
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An aide to Sen. Kamala Harris says fake accounts regularly pop up on Facebook that seek to spread false information about the California senator.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
February 06, 2019 - 12:04 pm
A new Quinnipiac University Poll out this morning finds former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris are creating about equal amounts of excitement among Democratic voters.
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Bradford Hornsby
February 06, 2019 - 8:37 am
Happening in Oakland from February 18th - 20th.
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President Donald Trump turns to House speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., as he delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 05, 2019 - 8:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Face to face with emboldened Democrats, President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Washington to cast aside "revenge, resistance and retribution" and end "ridiculous partisan investigations" in a State of the Union address delivered at a vulnerable moment for his presidency...
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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. Northam is under fire for a racial photo that appeared in his college yearbook. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
February 02, 2019 - 5:55 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Resisting widespread calls for his resignation, Virginia's embattled governor on Saturday pledged to remain in office after disavowing a blatantly racist photograph that appeared under his name in his 1984 medical school yearbook. In a tumultuous 24 hours, Gov. Ralph Northam on...
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