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California Chief Justice on Dealing Blackjack.

California Chief Justice on Dealing Blackjack.

Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court--Tani Cantil-Sakauye-- runs the largest court system in the nation. Watch »

Jan 18, 2015
CA Chief Justice on State of Courts

CA Chief Justice on State of Courts

California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye offered a strong defense of her administration of the courts, saying... Watch »

Jan 17, 2015
Mitt Romney Considering

Mitt Romney Considering "the Future"

Mitt Romney hinted at a possible third try for the White House and said he is "giving some serious... Watch »

Jan 16, 2015
Romney Hints at Presidential Run During RNC Speech

Romney Hints at Presidential Run During RNC Speech

Mitt Romney is addressing the GOP's winter meeting delegates aboard the USS Midway Museum on the Embarcadero Friday... Watch »

Jan 17, 2015
RNC Rolls Out 2016 Debate Schedule

RNC Rolls Out 2016 Debate Schedule

RNC officials reported Friday the first debate is scheduled for Ohio in August. The announcement follows months... Read »

Jan 16, 2015
Millionaires Make Up Half of Congress: Report

Millionaires Make Up Half of Congress: Report

Congress is getting richer and seeing its number of millionare members grow, as average Americans continue to... Read »

Jan 15, 2015
Perry Delivers Farewell Speech to TX Legislature

Perry Delivers Farewell Speech to TX Legislature

Gov. Rick Perry delivered a farewell address to the Texas Legislature, capping his 14-year term with a final tribute... Watch »

Jan 15, 2015
Congressman Sorry for Tweet Comparing Obama to Hitler

Congressman Sorry for Tweet Comparing Obama to Hitler

Texas' Republican Rep. Randy Weber apologized Tuesday for comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler in a... Read »

Jan 13, 2015
Christie's State of the State Gets National Buzz Ahead of 2016

Christie's State of the State Gets National Buzz Ahead of 2016

As he eyes a presidential run, Gov. Chris Christie delivered a State of the State speech Tuesday aimed at defining... Read »

Jan 14, 2015
Harris Plans to Build on

Harris Plans to Build on "Legacies" in U.S. Senate

California Attorney General Kamala Harris became the first high-profile Democrat to announce that she plans to enter... Watch »

Jan 13, 2015
AG Harris to Announce 2016 Senate Run

AG Harris to Announce 2016 Senate Run

California Attorney General Kamala Harris plans to run for retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer's seat in the Senate, making... Watch »

Jan 13, 2015
Gavin Newsom Says He Won't Run for Senate in 2016

Gavin Newsom Says He Won't Run for Senate in 2016

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday that he won't join what's likely to be a crowded field of California... Watch »

Jan 12, 2015
State Sen. Hall: Inglewood Stadium Means Jobs

State Sen. Hall: Inglewood Stadium Means Jobs

There was a lot of talk this week about bringing the St. Louis Rams back to Los Angeles, after its owner announced a... Watch »

Jan 11, 2015
NewsConference: Who Will Replace Senator Boxer?

NewsConference: Who Will Replace Senator Boxer?

Dan Schnur, the Executive Director of the Jesse Unruh Institute of Politics at USC talks with NBC4's Conan Nolan... Watch »

Jan 11, 2015
Former LA Mayor Villaraigosa Considering Senate Run

Former LA Mayor Villaraigosa Considering Senate Run

Former Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa says he is seriously considering a run for the Senate seat Barbara... Watch »

Jan 10, 2015
Romney Is Mulling 2016 Run for President

Romney Is Mulling 2016 Run for President

Mitt Romney told donors Friday that he is considering a 2016 presidential run, NBC News has confirmed. Sources told... Read »

Jan 9, 2015
Brown Budget Rejects UC Board's Spending Request

Brown Budget Rejects UC Board's Spending Request

California Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled a state spending plan on Friday that sets up a higher-education showdown by... Watch »

Jan 9, 2015
Political Analyst Larry Gerston Discusses Sen. Barbara Boxer Not Seeking Re-Election

Political Analyst Larry Gerston Discusses Sen.

NBC Bay Area's political analyst Larry Gerston discusses Sen. Barbara Boxer's announcement that she's not seeking... Watch »

Jan 8, 2015
Boxer Says She Won't Seek Re-Election in 2016

Boxer Says She Won't Seek Re-Election in 2016

Longtime Senator Barbara Boxer announced in a YouTube video Thursday that she will not seek re-election in 2016. Read »

Jan 9, 2015
Another Kennedy Takes Office as Ted Jr. Joins Connecticut Senate

Another Kennedy Takes Office as Ted Jr. Joins Connecticut Senate

Ted Kennedy Jr. officially gained the title of Connecticut state senator Wednesday, becoming the newest member of... Read »

Jan 8, 2015

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