<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Politics]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:31:53 -0800 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:31:53 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[NewsConference: Yaroslavsky, "It's About the People You Never See"]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:16:18 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NCSeg2zev1123_1200x675_362058819894.jpg
LA County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky is termed-out Dec. 1. At 12 noon he leave office for the last time. NBC4's Conan Nolan talks with the supervisor about the very powerful position Yaroslavsky has held...]]>
<![CDATA[NewsConference EXTRA: CHIRLA, Stepping Out of the Shadows]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:15:08 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/TLANCXTRACHIRLA1123_1200x675_362067523732.jpg
NBC4'S Conan Nolan talks with Polo Morales, the political director of CHIRLA---Coalition for Human Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles. Morales says though it s good news what the president said, there are still a...]]>
<![CDATA[NewsConference: Zev Yaroslavsky Reflects on His Political Life After 40 years in Office]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:14:18 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NCseg1zev1123_1200x675_362072643697.jpg
Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky has been part of L-A City and County government for four decades. On Dec, 1, his political career ends and his new life begins. NBC4's Conan Nolan looks back...]]>
<![CDATA[NewsConference: Yaroslavsky "Never Had Burning Ambition to be an Elected Official"]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:12:50 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NC_Seg_3_Zev_1123_1200x675_362196547798.jpg
Los Angeles County Board of Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky gets personal. He talks with NBC4's Conan Nolan about his childhood, his mother and why he never followed his sister to Israel.]]>
<![CDATA[Obama Immigration Speech Draws Eager Eyes in SoCal]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:43:09 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Immigration_CHIRLA_chen_noon_1200x675_361905219771.jpg
A group of Southern California immigration reform advocates gathered at LA City Hall Friday to watch a landmark speech from President Barack Obama.]]>
<![CDATA[City Council Race Ends in Tie]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:25:46 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Padilla-McCann-Chula-Vista2.jpg
The razor-thin race for a Chula Vista City Council seat has ended in a tie, two weeks after Election Day, San Diego County officials say. John McCann and Steve Padilla each won 18,450 votes for the District...]]>
<![CDATA[NewsConference: Billion Dollar Savings]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:17:47 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NCSEG41116_1200x675_358669379885.jpg
It all deals with a century old legal conflict between Los Angeles, Inyo, Mono and Alpine Counties and the dried-up Owens Lake]]>
<![CDATA[NewsConference: Janet Napolitano, A Cap for Out-of-State Students?]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:10:41 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NCSEG3NAPOLITANO1116V2_1200x675_358675523665.jpg
The president of the UC system, Janet Napolitano on out- of- state students. NBC4's Conan Nolan asks, "Should there be a cap?" Other question: The pay increase for the chancellors and a 3-year degree?]]>
<![CDATA[NewsConference EXTRA: After 100 years...A Historic Pack between Los Angeles and Owens Lake]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:09:25 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/TLANCXTRAFEUER1116_1200x675_358690883609.jpg
Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer on the history pack made this week that will save millions of dollars for Angelenos. NBC4's Conan Nolan gets the details from the city attorney.]]>
<![CDATA[Janet Napolitano Discusses UC Tuition Hike]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 21:20:34 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lafile-janet-napolitano.jpg
The president of the University of California says nobody within the UC administration can remember any "deal" with Gov. Jerry Brown not to raise tuition for the next two years.]]>
<![CDATA[Officials Tout Huge Water, Money Savings In Dust Deal]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 10:44:15 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/198*120/Capture34.JPG
Officials reached a deal to control dust more efficiently in what's considered the nation's biggest source of dust pollution, they announced Friday.

Photo Credit: Scott Spiro]]>
<![CDATA[NewsConference EXTRA: Fmr Rep. Dreier sends a Caution Message to fellow Republicans]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:23:14 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NCXTRADREIER1109_1200x675_355343427831.jpg
Former Congressman David Dreier, a member of the House of Representatives for 32 years and a member of the Republican leadership...tells NBC4's Conan Nolan this past election is not what some Republicans think.]]>
<![CDATA[NewsConference: The President, Immigration and the GOP]]> Sat, 08 Nov 2014 12:13:31 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Ncseg2dreier_110914_1200x675_355327555952.jpg
David Dreier, Former Chair of the House Rules Committee, has now established the Dreier Roundtable at Claremont McKenna College. This week, a political who's who got together to talk about what President Obama...]]>
<![CDATA[NewsConference: A Historic Re-Election of California Governor Jerry Brown]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:12:52 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NCseg4brown_110914_1200x675_355317827562.jpg
Jerry Brown, the 76-year-old California Governor, gets re-lected...40 years after he was first elected to the job. NBC4's Conan Nolan talks with the governor about his California roots going back to 1852.]]>
<![CDATA[NewsConference: California Still a Blue State]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:11:05 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NECseg1levinsonsonenshein_110914_1200x675_355335235524.jpg
NBC4's Conan Nolan gets a post-election assessment from Raphael Sonenshein of the Pat Brown Institute at Cal State LA and Jessica Levinson of Loyola Law School.]]>
<![CDATA[How Bad is Voter Turnout in California?]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 09:10:18 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ca-vs-us-embed.png
Voter turnout is at record lows in California but it's not quite as bad as you might think

Photo Credit: Scott Pham
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<![CDATA[Weary Rivals in SoCal Race Hopeful]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 08:15:14 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/DeMaio-Peters-June-Primary.jpg
The long, divisive road to the 52nd Congressional District seat stretches on for its two weary candidates, incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott Peters and former San Diego city councilman Carl DeMaio, as officials prepare...]]>
<![CDATA[Sheriff-Elect McDonnell Moving Forward With Transition]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 20:36:25 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lafile-los-angeles-county-sheriff-jim-mcdonnell.jpg
Sheriff-elect Jim McDonnell, first elected from outside the department in more than a century, is preparing to take office the first of December. He will emphasize accountability, community policing, reform of...]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Tot Wants to Vote ]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 05:35:20 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/195*120/Xavier+cries+p1.jpg
Xavier is only 3 years old. He cannot legally vote for another 15 years. But Xavier is passionate about the democratic process. The tyke went with his mom, Erica Hallman Nagy to vote this morning near...]]>
<![CDATA[Connecticut's Last Dry Town No More: Vote Reverses Alcohol Ban]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19:18:31 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/beer+bottles+generic+edit.jpg
Voters in the Connecticut town of Bridgewater made the historic decision Tuesday to end prohibition and reverse an alcohol ban in the state's last dry town. Some residents have bars in their garages but...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Runoff to Decide Race for LA County Sheriff]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 18:56:22 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/tanaka+mcdonnell+la+county+sheriff+twoshot.png
Voters will choose between Long Beach's police chief and Gardena's mayor Tuesday in the race to elect Los Angeles County's next sheriff.]]>
<![CDATA[Duplicate Ballots Sent to LA County Voters]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 21:13:55 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/11-03-2014-ballot-la-county-election.jpg
Thousands of Los Angeles County voters could be registered to vote more than once in Tuesday's election, opening up the possibility in this low-turnout election that double voting could potentially swing...

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<![CDATA[Photoshopped Campaign Mailer Draws Criticism, Apology]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 06:52:19 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/226*120/11-3-14-photoshop+ballot.JPG
A State Assembly candidate thinks his opponent broke the law by sending out a campaign mailer with a photoshopped photo depicting him in a hoodie holding a gun.]]>
<![CDATA[Free Valet Parking, Pastries for Swank Sunset Blvd. Voters]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 11:34:48 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/208*120/LuxeHotelvote.jpg
Chinese chicken salad and a solo harpist await some sure-to-be-surprised voters.

Photo Credit: Luxe Sunset]]>
<![CDATA[Conn. Gov., GOP Challenger Debate]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 13:09:17 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/malloy+foley+chaz+and+aj+debate.jpg
Connecticut's Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his Republican challenger Tom Foley faced off in their last gubernatorial debate Monday morning, a day after independent candidate dropped out and threw...

Photo Credit: NBCConnecticut.com]]>
<![CDATA[Padilla Wants to Be Secretary of State]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 11:24:36 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tlancxtraalexpadillasun1102_1200x675_350788675569.jpg
The Democratic Candidate for Ca. Secretary of State.. State Senator Alex Padilla... tells NBC4's Conan Nolan why people should vote for him.]]>
<![CDATA[Sheila Kuehl: It's a Matter of Experience]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 11:31:23 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NCSEG1KUEHL110214_1200x675_350787651597.jpg
It's the most powerful body of its kind in the nation. The L-A County Board of Supervisors with a 26 billion dollar budget and 100-thousand employees...each of the five members represent over 2-million people.]]>
<![CDATA[Bobby Shriver Makes His Case]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 11:26:22 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NCSEG3SHRIVER110214_1200x675_350782531717.jpg
Former Santa Monica Mayor and Councilman Bobby Shriver wants to be the next Los Angeles County Supervisor representing District 3. He tells NBC4's Conan Nolan why he is running for office.]]>
<![CDATA[Shriver: County Goverment Must Go Out to the People]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 11:27:29 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/198*120/shriverkuehldebate1.JPG
Bobby Shriver is running against Sheila Kuehl for Los Angeles Board of Supervisors, District 3. If elected, he wants the board to have meetings outside the board room.]]>
<![CDATA[Anaheim Election To Determine City's Political Future]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:01:26 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Decision+2014+generic.jpg
Anaheim voters will decide on measures to add two council seats and change the "at large" system to district-based, following protests against the current system two years ago.

Photo Credit: NBC Connecticut]]>
<![CDATA[Election Mailers and Pamphlets 2014]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:06:45 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/198*120/2014+pro+Sheila+Kuehl+supervisor7.png
Some of the many mailers and pamphlets sent to a mailbox near you this election season.]]>
<![CDATA[Prop 47 Aims for a Softer Criminal Justice]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:01:15 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/1028-2014-jailshoe.jpg
Proposition 47 on the November ballot would re-designate crimes like shoplifting, drug possession for personal use, check fraud and petty theft under $950 as misdemeanors rather than felonies if approved...

Photo Credit: Joe Rosato Jr.]]>
<![CDATA[Gov. Jerry Brown Pushes Water Bond During SoCal Visit]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 20:33:13 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/10-28-14-gov+jerry+brown+socal.JPG
Gov. Jerry Brown made a rare campaign appearance in Southern California Tuesday just one week from a possible re-election to an unprecedented fourth term.

Photo Credit: Tommy Bravo]]>
<![CDATA[Differences Show in Gov. Debate]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:01:36 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Baker+Coakley+Debate.jpg
On Monday, Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Martha Coakley showcased their differences in the Massachusetts gubernatorial debate moderated by NECN's Latoyia Edwards at Worcester's Hanover Theatre for...

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