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DMV Hearings Begin on Undocumented Immigrant Licenses

DMV Hearings Begin on Undocumented Immigrant Licenses

The first of two public hearings on proposed regulations for a state law that directs the Department of... Watch »

Jun 24, 2014
Venture Capitalist Proposing to Divide California Into 6 States

Venture Capitalist Proposing to Divide California Into 6 States

NBC Bay Area political analyst Larry Gerston examines venture capitalist Tim Draper's proposal to divide California... Watch »

Jun 25, 2014
AP Declares Rangel Winner of Dem Primary

AP Declares Rangel Winner of Dem Primary

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel, the face of Harlem politics for generations, held off a strong Democratic... Watch »

Jun 25, 2014
Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Budget in San Diego

Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Budget in San Diego

California Governor Jerry Brown made a trip to San Diego Friday to sign the 2014-2015 state budget, completing... Watch »

Jun 21, 2014
Hillary Clinton Book Tour Stops in LA

Hillary Clinton Book Tour Stops in LA

Customers lined up early Thursday outside a Los Angeles bookstore where former Secretary of State Hillary... Watch »

Jun 19, 2014
Assembly Public Safety Committee Postpones Vote on

Assembly Public Safety Committee Postpones Vote on "Audrie's Law"

The Assembly Public Safety Committee on Tuesday postponed the vote on a proposed cyberbullying law. Watch »

Jun 17, 2014
Tex. Gov. Rick Perry Compares Being Gay to Alcoholism

Tex. Gov. Rick Perry Compares Being Gay to Alcoholism

Texas Gov. Rick Perry was invited to Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco to speak about biofuel, solar... Watch »

Jun 13, 2014
George H.W. Bush Makes Birthday Parachute Jump

George H.W. Bush Makes Birthday Parachute Jump

Former President George H.W. Bush is celebrating his 90th birthday at his family's seaside retreat in Maine,... Watch »

Jun 13, 2014
Hershey Sues Maryland Lawmaker Over Campaign Logo

Hershey Sues Maryland Lawmaker Over Campaign Logo

The Hershey company says a Maryland candidate is milking its classic chocolate bar for political Read »

Jun 11, 2014
Smithsonian Studies Shriver Family Ancestors in D.C.

Smithsonian Studies Shriver Family Ancestors in D.C.

Anthropologists from the Smithsonian have been analyzing the remains of 16 ancestors buried in the 1800s who... Watch »

Jun 11, 2014
NBC's Chuck Todd Explains House GOP Leader's Stunning Loss

NBC's Chuck Todd Explains House GOP Leader's Stunning Loss

NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd explains what cost House Majority Leader Eric Cantor his congressional... Watch »

Jun 10, 2014
Graham Avoids Runoff in SC

Graham Avoids Runoff in SC

Incumbent Sen. Lindsey Graham avoided a runoff and easily coasted to victory against tea party challengers in South... Read »

Jun 10, 2014
House GOP Leader Cantor Loses Primary in Huge Upset

House GOP Leader Cantor Loses Primary in Huge Upset

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has lost his GOP primary to a tea party challenger, in a stunning upset that... Watch »

Jun 11, 2014
Facebook Firearm Policies Blasted by Gun Control Group

Facebook Firearm Policies Blasted by Gun Control Group

Brady Campaign slams Facebook for failing to follow other major social media companies move to prohibit the sale of... Watch »

Jun 10, 2014
Texas GOP Set to Back Conversion Therapy for Gays

Texas GOP Set to Back Conversion Therapy for Gays

The Texas GOP would endorse psychological treatment that seeks to turn gay people straight under a new... Watch »

Jun 7, 2014

"Shrimp Boy" Asks U.S. Magistrate to Grant Release on Bail

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, a Chinatown association leader accused of money laundering and plotting to sell... Read »

Jun 6, 2014
Election Results Hint at Possible GOP Comeback

Election Results Hint at Possible GOP Comeback

Despite low turnout in Tuesday's primary elections, results from the polls around the state offered a glimmer... Read »

Jun 4, 2014
FBI Targets Use of Lasers to Distract Planes

FBI Targets Use of Lasers to Distract Planes

A new FBI campaign unveiled Tuesday targets the illegal use of laser pointers to distract airplanes. Watch »

Jun 4, 2014
Kuehl, Shriver Will Square Off in Supervisor Runoff Race

Kuehl, Shriver Will Square Off in Supervisor Runoff Race

Former state Sen. Sheila Kuehl will face former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver on the November ballot to represent... Watch »

Jun 4, 2014
LB Elects First Openly Gay, First Latino Mayor

LB Elects First Openly Gay, First Latino Mayor

Long Beach City Councilman Robert Garcia made history Tuesday night when he narrowly defeated businessman Damon Dunn... Watch »

Jun 4, 2014
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