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NewsConference: LA City Councilman LaBonge Leaves Office

NewsConference: LA City Councilman LaBonge Leaves Office

Outgoing Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge tells NBC4’s Conan Nolan about his greatest accomplishments while... Watch »

Jun 21, 2015
Texas Abortion Law Teed up for Supreme Court Review

Texas Abortion Law Teed up for Supreme Court Review

Abortion is back before the Supreme Court, and the justices could signal by the end of June whether they are likely... Read »

Jun 21, 2015
Election 2016: Wealthy Donors, Negative Attacks Top Voter Concerns, Poll Finds

Election 2016: Wealthy Donors, Negative Attacks Top Voter Concerns...

Americans watching the early stages of the 2016 presidential race are worried about the role wealthy individuals and... Read »

Jun 21, 2015
Clinton Calls for

Clinton Calls for "Common Sense" Gun Control

Hillary Rodham Clinton called for "common sense" gun control legislation and decrying "institutional racism" just... Read »

Jun 21, 2015
Clinton and Sanders Top Candidates on Facebook

Clinton and Sanders Top Candidates on Facebook

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders lead the pack of presidential candidates in early primary and caucus states — at... Read »

Jun 19, 2015
Newt Gingrich Takes on New Job: Tech Reviewer

Newt Gingrich Takes on New Job: Tech Reviewer

After jokes about reviewing technology for Mashable arose on Twitter, it soon became a reality for Newt Gingrich who... Read »

Jun 19, 2015
Comic Marc Maron Interviews President in Garage

Comic Marc Maron Interviews President in Garage

President Barack Obama visited with comedian Marc Maron in the garage of his Highland Park home Friday at the end of... Watch »

Jun 20, 2015
President Obama, Hillary Clinton to Visit LA

President Obama, Hillary Clinton to Visit LA

The President and presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, will be in Los Angeles... Watch »

Jun 19, 2015
Board Roles Could Complicate Presidency for Jeb Bush

Board Roles Could Complicate Presidency for Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush's deep dive into corporate America, where he served on the boards or as an adviser to more than a dozen... Read »

Jun 18, 2015
Analysis: Can Donald Trump Win?

Analysis: Can Donald Trump Win?

He has the brash demeanor, the outsized public persona and plenty of cash to fund a presidential campaign — but... Read »

Jun 16, 2015
Donald Trump: I'm Running for President

Donald Trump: I'm Running for President

Donald Trump is running for president, he announced Tuesday morning, promising to become "the greatest jobs... Watch »

Jun 16, 2015
Lawmakers Pass Budget Plan Ahead of Deadline

Lawmakers Pass Budget Plan Ahead of Deadline

California lawmakers passed a record $117.5 billion spending plan Monday that sends more money to public schools... Read »

Jun 16, 2015
Jeb Bush to Tout Stint as Fla. Gov. in 2016 Speech

Jeb Bush to Tout Stint as Fla. Gov. in 2016 Speech

Jeb Bush on Friday previewed his announcement that he's running for president, telling reporters that his upcoming... Read »

Jun 12, 2015
Florida Gov. Signs Bill to Require U.S. Made Flags

Florida Gov. Signs Bill to Require U.S. Made Flags

Cities, counties and the state of Florida will have to purchase state and American flags made in the United States... Read »

Jun 12, 2015
Iowa GOP Nixes Straw Poll as Hopefuls' Interest Wanes

Iowa GOP Nixes Straw Poll as Hopefuls' Interest Wanes

Republican leaders in Iowa have agreed to end the state's straw poll because of waning interest from presidential... Read »

Jun 12, 2015
Court Upholds Key Parts of Texas' Strict Anti-Abortion Law

Court Upholds Key Parts of Texas' Strict Anti-Abortion Law

A federal appeals court upheld key parts of Texas's strict anti-abortion law on Tuesday, a decision that could leave... Read »

Jun 9, 2015
Barbara Bush Celebrates 90th Birthday

Barbara Bush Celebrates 90th Birthday

Former first lady Barbara Bush is promoting literacy on her 90th birthday. Bush is lending her backing to a $7... Watch »

Jun 8, 2015
Cruz Sorry for Biden Joke During His

Cruz Sorry for Biden Joke During His "Time of Grief"

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is apologizing for cracking a joke at Vice President Joe Biden's expense... Read »

Jun 4, 2015
Jeb Bush Announcement Coming June 15

Jeb Bush Announcement Coming June 15

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush tweeted early Thursday that he will make an announcement concerning a presidential run... Watch »

Jun 4, 2015
Judge Donated to Ex-Speaker's Campaign

Judge Donated to Ex-Speaker's Campaign

The judge overseeing the hush-money case of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert donated $1,500 to the... Read »

Jun 2, 2015

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