Politics

Roger Stone, a confidant of President Donald Trump, stands outside of the federal courthouse following a hearing, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Stone was arrested Friday in the special counsel's Russia investigation and was charged with lying to Congress and obstructing the probe. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
January 25, 2019 - 5:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's confidant Roger Stone was charged with lying about his pursuit of Russian-hacked emails damaging to Hillary Clinton's 2016 election bid, with prosecutors alleging that senior Trump campaign officials sought to leverage the stolen material into a White...
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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2013 file photo, Michael Ertel speaks during a panel discussion on election problems at a pre-legislative news conference in Tallahassee, Fla. Ertel, Florida's top elections official has abruptly resigned after a newspaper obtained pictures of him in blackface posing as a Hurricane Katrina victim. Secretary of State Ertel resigned Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, just hours after he testified about election lawsuits before a state legislative committee. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon, File)
January 24, 2019 - 2:09 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's top elections official abruptly resigned Thursday after a newspaper obtained pictures of him in blackface dressed as a Hurricane Katrina victim at a 2005 party. Secretary of State Michael Ertel, who had been on the job less than three weeks, resigned just hours...
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President Donald Trump, center, Vice President Mike Pence, left, escorted by Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, right, visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
January 23, 2019 - 8:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is moving forward with plans for President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union speech next week in front of a joint session of Congress — despite a letter from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi requesting he delay it. The White House sent an email to the House...
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KCBS Radio Midday News
January 22, 2019 - 2:09 pm
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff called San Francisco a "train wreck" of inequality, and said that many tech executives are willfully blind to the issues of gentrification and homelessness. Speaking with CNBC's Sara Eisen at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the outspoken CEO called San...
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KCBS Radio Morning News
January 22, 2019 - 1:56 pm
Still on the mend, but back on the job, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo returned to City Hall last week after being struck by a SUV while on a New Year’s Day bike ride.
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President Donald Trump departs after speaking about the partial government shutdown, immigration and border security in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
January 20, 2019 - 7:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 11 a.m. President Donald Trump on Sunday appeared to threaten to target millions of people living in the country illegally if he doesn't get funding for his border wall. Trump tweets that, "there will be no big push...
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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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