Politics

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo
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Matt Bigler
July 01, 2020 - 9:31 am
San Jose's city council meeting went past midnight and into the early hours of Wednesday morning as members of the community sounded off on a controversial proposal to add powers to the mayor's office.
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People rally on a section of 16th Street that's been renamed Black Lives Matter Plaza, Saturday, June 6, 2020, in Washington. A majority of white Democrats say police officers are more likely to use deadly force against a Black person than against a white person. That's according to a recent poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. (AP Photo/Dino Hazell)
AP News
July 01, 2020 - 6:25 am
DETROIT (AP) — As a national reckoning over racism and policing grips the nation, white Democrats are far more likely now than they were a few years ago to think police brutality is a serious issue — a dramatic shift in public opinion that some say could shape the November presidential election. A...
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FILE - In this May 28, 2020, file photo a voter casts her mail-in ballot at in a drop box in West Chester, Pa., prior to the primary election. Just over four months before Election Day, President Donald Trump is escalating his efforts to delegitimize the upcoming presidential election. Last week he made a startling, and unfounded, claim that 2020 will be “the most corrupt election in the history of our country." (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
AP News
June 30, 2020 - 5:36 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump and his challenger, Joe Biden, have found something they agree on: The November election could be rife with corruption because of how officials handle the voting process. Of course, the Republican incumbent and his Democratic rival place the prospective blame...
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California Governor Gavin Newsom made a surprise visit to Riverview Elementary School in Parlier, Calif. on Wednesday, February 13, 2019.
Ron Holman
KCBS Radio Overnight News
June 29, 2020 - 8:50 pm
The $202.1 billion spending plan temporarily raises taxes on businesses, pulls heavily from the state's primary savings account and cuts more than $11 billion from state programs.
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President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board, in the East Room of the White House, Friday, June 26, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
AP News
June 29, 2020 - 7:31 pm
Top officials in the White House were aware in early 2019 of classified intelligence indicating Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Taliban for the deaths of Americans, a full year earlier than has been previously reported, according to U.S. officials with direct knowledge of the...
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Doug Sovern
June 29, 2020 - 5:27 pm
A small group of veteran Republican political strategists, including some well-known Californians, continues to hammer the president with a no-holds-barred ad campaign designed to defeat him. They are called the Lincoln Project, named, of course, for Abraham Lincoln, and they are so prolific, they’...
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President Donald Trump pumps his fist as he walks on the South Lawn after arriving on Marine One at the White House, Thursday, June 25, 2020, in Washington. Trump is returning from Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
AP News
June 28, 2020 - 8:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday denied that he was made aware of U.S. intelligence officials’ conclusions that Russia secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in Afghanistan. The Trump administration was set to brief select members of...
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The base of the statue of former president Andrew Jackson is power washed inside a newly closed Lafayette Park, Wednesday, June 24, 2020, in Washington, which has been the site of protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
AP News
June 26, 2020 - 6:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday to protect monuments, memorials and statues facing new scrutiny amid fresh debate over the nation's racist beginnings. Trump had promised to take action earlier this week after police thwarted an attempt by protesters to pull...
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Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf responds to comments about her city by President Donald Trump.
Carrie Hodousek/KCBS Radio
Carrie Hodousek
June 26, 2020 - 5:09 pm
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf is responding to comments made by President Donald Trump criticizing her city and others over violent crime rates.
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President Donald Trump speaks at a news conference.
Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
KCBS Radio Overnight News
June 25, 2020 - 8:11 pm
President Donald Trump took a swipe at violent crime rates in several American cities late Thursday, saying "it's like living in hell." Among them - Oakland, Chicago, Baltimore and Detroit. The president made the comments as part of a Fox News interview with Sean Hannity taped in front of a small...
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