Politics

FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, President-elect Donald Trump and Kanye West pose for a picture in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Kanye West will visit the White House on Thursday to meet with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner talk about manufacturing in America, gang violence, prison reform and Chicago violence. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
October 09, 2018 - 6:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rapper Kanye West has been invited to the White House. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says West is scheduled to have lunch with President Donald Trump on Thursday and meet with Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner. Sanders said on Tuesday they'll talk about...
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FILE - In this June 22, 2018, file photo, singer Taylor Swift performs on stage in concert at Wembley Stadium in London. Swift posted on Instagram Sunday, Oct. 7, that she's voting for Tennessee's Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen, breaking her long-standing refusal to discuss anything politics. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
October 07, 2018 - 8:35 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Music superstar Taylor Swift announced Sunday she's voting for Tennessee's Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen, breaking her long-standing refusal to discuss anything politics. "In the past I've been reluctant to publicly voice my political opinions, but due to several...
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
October 06, 2018 - 11:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitch McConnell walked onto the Senate floor for the big vote to save Brett Kavanaugh's nomination with a secret: He didn't know how it would turn out. It wasn't supposed to be like this. The Senate majority leader is often seen as a masterful tactician. But he was watching and...
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, speaks to members of the media after a vote to advance Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill, Friday, Oct. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 05, 2018 - 4:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 7 p.m. Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor are raising concerns about partisanship on the high court. Kagan and Sotomayor spoke Friday at an event at Princeton University. Without mentioning...
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Artist John Mavroudis shows KCBS Radio a precursor to his illustration of Christine Blasey Ford for TIME magazine.
KCBS Radio
Holly Quan
October 04, 2018 - 2:33 pm
In just 36 hours, a Bay Area artist created a striking illustration of Christine Blasey Ford for the cover of TIME magazine.
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Megan Goldsby
October 04, 2018 - 11:20 am
Perpetrators of sexual harassment will no longer be able to hide behind "secret settlements" and non-disclosure agreements, under a new bill signed into law by Governor Brown.
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San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo may remain in office an extra two years if voters approve a measure to change the election schedule.
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Mike Colgan
October 03, 2018 - 1:58 pm
The mayor of San Jose, Sam Liccardo, could serve an extra two years in office under a proposal that would move city-wide elections to presidential election years, when more people turn out to vote.
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