Politics

Members of the Ladies in Red group meet at Oakland International Airport on Aug. 8, 2019 to begin a civil rights tour in the South.
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Holly Quan
August 08, 2019 - 10:40 am
More than 100 African-American women from the Bay Area and Sacramento flew out of Oakland's International Airport Thursday, bound for the American South to retrace the footsteps of the civil rights movement.
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A member of the Richmond, California chapter of the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) walks by an abandoned garage during a bus tour of foreclosed and blighted properties on July 13, 2012 in Richmond, California.
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Doug Sovern
August 08, 2019 - 9:17 am
Hundreds of millions of dollars would be dedicated to rental assistance and fighting home foreclosures in California under a new plan trumpeted by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during the California Democrats 2019 State Convention at the Moscone Center on June 01, 2019 in San Francisco.
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Doug Sovern
August 08, 2019 - 8:29 am
Gov. Gavin Newsom isn't surprised that he's a presidential Twitter target again, but he's choosing not to escalate his latest war of words with President Donald Trump.
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President Donald Trump speaks to the media as he visits the El Paso Regional Communications Center after meeting with people affected by the El Paso mass shooting, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 08, 2019 - 3:09 am
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Aiming to play the traditional role of healer during national tragedy, President Donald Trump paid visits to cities reeling from mass shootings that left 31 dead and dozens more wounded. But his divisive words preceded him, large protests greeted him and biting political...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a community event, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, in Burlington, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
August 07, 2019 - 9:23 pm
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — Joe Biden on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of "fanning the flames of white supremacy" in his most aggressive attack yet on the character of the man he would like to defeat in 2020. "Trump offers no moral leadership," Biden declared in Burlington, Iowa. The...
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A man is taken into custody at a Koch Foods Inc. plant in Morton, Miss., on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. U.S. immigration officials raided several Mississippi food processing plants on Wednesday and signaled that the early-morning strikes were part of a large-scale operation targeting owners as well as employees. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
August 07, 2019 - 4:34 pm
MORTON, Miss. (AP) — U.S. immigration officials raided seven Mississippi chicken processing plants Wednesday, arresting 680 mostly Latino workers in the largest workplace sting in at least a decade. The raids, planned months ago, happened just hours before President Donald Trump was scheduled to...
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President Donald Trump walks off Marine One at the White House after spending the weekend at the G20 Summit and meeting Kim Jong Un, in the DMZ on June 30, 2019.
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August 07, 2019 - 9:08 am
President Trump denounced a new California law that requires presidential candidates to release their income tax returns. Trump said in a tweet on Tuesday that the law, signed last week by Gov. Newsom, is "ridiculous" and "unconstitutional." During the 2016 presidential election, Trump steadfastly...
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Christopher Chin blows puffs on an e-cigarette as he waits for customers at Gone With the Smoke Vapor Lounge on May 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California.
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KCBS Radio Midday News
August 06, 2019 - 1:19 pm
There's a war of words going on at San Francisco City Hall between proponents and opponents of an effort to overturn the city's ban on vaping products . The front for Tuesday's verbal skirmish is the little-known offices of the Ballot Simplification Committee at the Department of Elections. Juul...
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President Donald Trump speaks about the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 06, 2019 - 3:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaking out against weekend mass shootings that rocked a nation, President Donald Trump called for bipartisan solutions to the bloodshed but offered few details and faced pointed questions from Democrats about whether he had the moral authority to rally America against the spasm...
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