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Ex-California Sen. Leland Yee Pleads Guilty
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Ex-California Sen. Leland Yee Pleads Guilty

Leland Yee, a former California state senator, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to a felony racketeering charge in an organized crime and public corruption case that brought down the once-popular legislator known for good government and gun control, ending his political career. Read »

2 hours ago
Clinton Campaign Set to Raise $45M

Clinton Campaign Set to Raise $45M

Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign says it is on track to report that it has raised more than $45... Read »

3 hours ago
'Vendetta:' NYC Mayor Swipes at Governor in Rare Public Attack

'Vendetta:' NYC Mayor Swipes at Governor in Rare Public Attack

Mayor Bill de Blasio, who 18 months ago in his inaugural address pledged to stand "shoulder to shoulder" with his... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Top Obama Aides Were Aware of Clinton's Private Email

Top Obama Aides Were Aware of Clinton's Private Email

Senior Obama administration officials knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was using a private email... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Donald Trump:

Donald Trump: "I Don't Think It Matters If I'm Nice"

Donald Trump spoke in New Hampshire Tuesday night, just one day after getting dumped by NBC Universal and Univision... Watch »

4 hours ago
Calif. Governor Signs School Vaccine Bill Into Law

Calif. Governor Signs School Vaccine Bill Into Law

With the signature of California's governor, a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school... Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
Calif. Lawmakers Pass Strict School Vaccine Bill

Calif. Lawmakers Pass Strict School Vaccine Bill

California lawmakers have passed a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
Supreme Court Upholds Independent Panel for Redistricting

Supreme Court Upholds Independent Panel for Redistricting

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld Arizona congressional districts drawn by an independent commission and rejected a... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
CA Redistricting Commission in Jeopardy

CA Redistricting Commission in Jeopardy

SCOTUS could blow up California's citizens redistricting commission, which draws the district boundaries in the... Watch »

Jun 28, 2015
U.S. Same-Sex Marriage Ruling's Global Impact

U.S. Same-Sex Marriage Ruling's Global Impact

The landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriages has no legal force outside the United States... Read »

Jun 27, 2015
2016 Hopefuls on Gay Marriage Ruling

2016 Hopefuls on Gay Marriage Ruling

The presidential candidates’ reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in favor of same-sex marriage broke down... Read »

Jun 26, 2015
La. Gov. Bobby Jindal Announces Presidential Run

La. Gov. Bobby Jindal Announces Presidential Run

Pitching himself as a "doer" in a field of talkers, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal declared his candidacy for... Read »

Jun 24, 2015
What You Should Know About Bobby Jindal

What You Should Know About Bobby Jindal

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal announced he is running for the GOP presidential nomination. Read »

Jun 24, 2015
Hillary Clinton Dominates 2016 Field: Poll

Hillary Clinton Dominates 2016 Field: Poll

Hillary Clinton is miles ahead of her closest Democratic competitor in the 2016 White House race — and she also... Read »

Jun 23, 2015
2016 GOP Candidates Give Back Hate Group Funds

2016 GOP Candidates Give Back Hate Group Funds

Republican presidential candidates — and several GOP lawmakers — said Monday they are donating or returning funds... Read »

Jun 23, 2015
Raisin Program Unconstitutional: Supreme Court

Raisin Program Unconstitutional: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the government can't force raisin farmers to give up part of their annual... Read »

Jun 22, 2015
 Maine Sen. Angus King Diagnosed With Cancer

Maine Sen. Angus King Diagnosed With Cancer

Sen. Angus King of Maine said Monday he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will undergo surgery on... Read »

Jun 22, 2015
Ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Released From Halfway House

Ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Released From Halfway House

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was released from a halfway house in Baltimore Monday. Watch »

Jun 22, 2015
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

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