Politics

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2019, file photo, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a news conference at a gun control advocacy event in Las Vegas. Bloomberg has opened door to a potential presidential run, saying the Democratic field 'not well positioned' to defeat Trump. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
AP News
November 08, 2019 - 5:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Bloomberg plans to skip early voting states like Iowa and New Hampshire if he launches a presidential bid and instead focus his efforts on the crush of states that vote on Super Tuesday and beyond. It's a strategy that acknowledges the limitations of entering the race at...
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SF Supervisor Catherine Stefani
City and County of San Francisco
All News KCBS Radio
November 08, 2019 - 3:43 pm
The National Rifle Association withdrew its lawsuit against the city of San Francisco over the city's resolution of labeling the gun-rights group as a "terrorist organization ." Lawyers for the NRA filed the dismissal on Thursday with the U.S. District Court of Northern California. City Attorney...
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All News KCBS Radio
November 08, 2019 - 12:27 pm
The race for San Francisco District Attorney is still too close to call.
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a ceremony to present the Presidential Citizens Medal posthumously to Rick Rescorla in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
AP News
November 07, 2019 - 7:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A forthcoming book by an anonymous author identified only as "a senior official in the Trump administration" describes President Donald Trump as volatile, incompetent and unfit to be commander in chief, according to excerpts published Thursday by The Washington Post. The book...
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SF Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer
Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer
KCBS Radio Morning News
November 07, 2019 - 10:37 am
San Francisco Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer has apologized to the city’s police after leading a profane chant against the officers union at an election night party for district attorney candidate Chesa Boudin. but not the organization that represents them – Video of the incident shows Fewer on stage...
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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Attorney General William Barr before Trump signed an executive order creating a commission to study law enforcement and justice at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Convention Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
AP News
November 07, 2019 - 5:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is denying he wanted Attorney General William Barr to hold a press conference to declare he broke no laws during a phone call in which he pressed Ukraine's president to investigate Democrats. Trump tweeted early Thursday that the story, first reported by The...
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Rep. Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, walks to a secure area at the Capitol to interview a witness in the House impeachment inquiry on President Donald Trump's efforts to press Ukraine to investigate his political rivals, in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
AP News
November 06, 2019 - 4:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats announced Wednesday they will launch public impeachment hearings next week, intending to bring to life weeks of closed-door testimony and lay out a convincing narrative of presidential misconduct by Donald Trump. First to testify will be William Taylor, the top diplomat...
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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has sued the Trump Administration nearly 40 times and claims the legal battles are having a positive impact.
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Jeffrey Schaub
November 06, 2019 - 4:12 pm
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra says he is taking Facebook to court.
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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2019, file photo U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland, center, arrives for a interview with the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and House Committee on Oversight and Reform on Capitol Hill in Washington. House investigators released more transcripts Nov. 5 in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, including hundreds of pages of testimony from Kurt Volker, the former special envoy to Ukraine, and Sondland. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
AP News
November 05, 2019 - 5:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — "I now do recall." With that stunning reversal, diplomat Gordon Sondland handed House impeachment investigators another key piece of corroborating testimony Tuesday. He acknowledged what Democrats contend was a clear quid pro quo, pushed by President Donald Trump and his personal...
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Doug Sovern
November 05, 2019 - 10:51 am
Apple is the latest tech giant to commit billions of dollars to tackle the Bay Area’s housing crisis, and some local elected officials are thrilled.
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