Politics

Nov. 18, 2018; Chico, CA, USA; The Camp Fire burned so quickly through the town of Paradise that little remains recognizable from the businesses that once lined the streets near the heart of the town.
Kelly Jordan-USA TODAY NETWORK
Holly Quan
November 04, 2019 - 1:46 pm
It was after the Camp Fire when President Trump first blamed California's wildfires on forest mismanagement. On Sunday, Trump tweeted that Gov. Gavin Newsom has "done a terrible job on forest management" and “I told him from the first day we met that he must ‘clean’ his forest floors regardless of...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy at the InterContinental Barclay New York hotel during the United Nations General Assembly in New York. The House impeachment inquiry is zeroing in on two White House lawyers privy to a discussion about moving a memo recounting President Donald Trump’s phone call with the leader of Ukraine into a highly restricted computer system normally reserved for documents about covert action. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
AP News
November 04, 2019 - 7:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The lead lawyer for the National Security Council defied a subpoena Monday to appear before House impeachment investigators, as did other White House witnesses, following President Donald Trump's orders not to cooperate with the probe. John Eisenberg and White House aide Robert...
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President Donald Trump waves after speaking to reporters upon arrival at the White House in Washington, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
AP News
November 04, 2019 - 3:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — One year from now, voters will decide whether to grant President Donald Trump a second term in office, an election that will be a referendum on Trump's vision for America's culture and role in the world. Much is unknown about how the United States and its politics will look on Nov...
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Jacquie Cadorette
November 01, 2019 - 9:13 am
Election Day is coming up! Need the scoop on the latest in politics and don't know where to start? Luckily, we've got some of the best news and politics podcasts for you to dive right into everything current events. From defining "impeachment" to getting the inside scoop from people who have seen...
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Former top national security adviser to President Donald Trump, Tim Morrison, arrives for a closed door meeting to testify as part of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
AP News
November 01, 2019 - 3:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former top White House official confirmed that military aid to Ukraine was held up by President Donald Trump's demand for the ally to investigate Democrats and Joe Biden but testified that there's nothing illegal, in his view, about the quid pro quo at the center of the Democrat...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. gavels as the House votes 232-196 to pass resolution on impeachment procedure to move forward into the next phase of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. The resolution would authorize the next stage of impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, including establishing the format for open hearings, giving the House Committee on the Judiciary the final recommendation on impeachment, and allowing President Trump and his lawyers to attend events and question witnesses. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
AP News
November 01, 2019 - 2:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats swept a rules package for their impeachment probe of President Donald Trump through a divided House, as the chamber's first vote on the investigation highlighted the partisan breach the issue has only deepened. By 232-196, lawmakers on Thursday approved the procedures...
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The Maria Fire burns on a hillside as it expands up to 8,000 acres on its first night on November 1, 2019 near Somis, California.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
October 31, 2019 - 4:01 pm
Two Bay Area representatives in Congress have introduced legislation to help state and local governments protect communities from the risks of wildfire smoke. Rep.Anna Eshoo (D-Palo Alto) and Rep. Mike Thompson (D-Napa) unveiled the Smoke Planning and Research Act, which would establish four “...
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Katie Hill speaks during an interview after voting in Agua Dulce, Calif. Hill announced her resignation over the weekend following the publication of explicit photos that outed the relationship. She describes the photos as “revenge porn” and is vowing to fight the problem so that women and girls don’t shy away from politics in the future. Hill's resignation in a sex scandal she blamed on an abusive husband has observers wondering if women are held to higher standards in public life and what the future holds for politicians coming of age in the iPhone era. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
AP News
October 31, 2019 - 1:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — California freshman congresswoman Katie Hill bid a defiant farewell to the House on Thursday, suggesting a double standard forced her resignation amid a messy divorce, "gutter" politics and nude photos made public. Leaving her apartment, she said, for the first time since the...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Twitter's ban on political advertising is ratcheting up the pressure on Facebook and Zuckerberg to follow suit. Zuckerberg doubled down on Facebook’s approach in a call with analysts Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, he reiterated Facebook’s stance that “political speech is important." (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
AP News
October 31, 2019 - 1:47 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter's ban on political advertising is ratcheting up pressure on Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg to follow suit. But so far, that doesn't appear likely to happen. Facebook's policy is to accept paid political ads without fact-checking them or censoring them, even if they...
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PG&E
Mike Colgan
October 31, 2019 - 11:37 am
As Pacific Gas and Electric restored power to about 95 percent of customers who were left in the dark during the utility's deliberate outage, the call for a major shakeup at the utility is reaching a crescendo, especially from lawmakers. One of those voices is coming from Democratic Rep. Ro Khanna...
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