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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
Christie Under Fire Due to Gifts From Cowboys Owner

Christie Under Fire Due to Gifts From Cowboys Owner

Critics of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are piling on after his office revealed that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry... Watch »

Jan 7, 2015
Jeb Bush Launches PAC Ahead of Possible 2016 Run

Jeb Bush Launches PAC Ahead of Possible 2016 Run

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush formally launched a fundraising committee that will allow him to raise cash ahead of a... Read »

Jan 6, 2015
Ex-Va. Governor Faces Decade-Plus in Prison at Corruption Sentencing

Ex-Va. Governor Faces Decade-Plus in Prison at Corruption Sentencing

Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell could be sentenced to more than a decade in prison Tuesday, months after he and his... Watch »

Jan 6, 2015
Brown Sworn In for Historic Fourth Term

Brown Sworn In for Historic Fourth Term

NBC4 political analyst Sherry Bebitch Jeffe discusses the big ideas presented in Gov. Jerry Brown's fourth inaugural... Watch »

Jan 5, 2015

Gov. Jerry Brown Through the Years

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Jan 5, 2015
Gov. Brown Embarks on Historic Fourth Term

Gov. Brown Embarks on Historic Fourth Term

Gov. Jerry Brown took the oath of office Monday to begin his historic fourth term as California governor. Watch »

Jan 5, 2015
LA Sheriff Wants Advisory-Only Citizens Panel

LA Sheriff Wants Advisory-Only Citizens Panel

Jim McDonnell is the new Los Angeles County Sheriff. There have been 31 other sheriffs since 1850. Watch »

Jan 4, 2015
Sheriff Wants Citizens Panel to Be Advisory Only

Sheriff Wants Citizens Panel to Be Advisory Only

Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell says he supports the appointment of a civilian commission overseeing his... Watch »

Jan 3, 2015
LA's Made in America Festival Valued at $14.7M

LA's Made in America Festival Valued at $14.7M

The Made in America festival held in downtown LA over Labor Day Weekend brought the city $14.7 million in local... Read »

Jan 4, 2015
Md. Governor to Commute Sentences of Last 4 on Death Row

Md. Governor to Commute Sentences of Last 4 on Death Row

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley says he will commute the capital sentences of the state's last four inmates on death... Read »

Dec 31, 2014

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