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U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel answers reporters' questions during a news conference at the Pentagon October 30, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Hagel Resigns As Defense Secretary Under Pressure

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down under pressure from President Barack Obama’s Cabinet, senior administration officials said Monday, following a tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House’s insular foreign policy team.

11/24/2014

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Amid Obama’s Immigration Order, UC Expands Legal Services For Immigrant Students

The University of California is planning to offer legal services at six campuses to students who are living in the U.S. illegally or have parents who might be eligible for deportation relief under President Barack Obama’s new immigration order, UC President Janet Napolitano announced Friday.

11/21/2014

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Silicon Valley’s Hi-Tech Industry Underwhelmed With Pres. Obama’s Immigration Reform

President Obama’s immigration announcement on Thursday fell failed to impress the technology interests in Silicon Valley as there were no assurances for an increase in hi-tech visas.

11/21/2014

President Obama addresses the nation on September 10th, 2014 to detail the plans to attack ISIL also known as ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

Pres. Obama’s Executive Order On Immigration Will Impact Bay Area’s Diverse Population

After President Obama makes his announcement on immigration reform tonight, he will sign the executive order into law at a ceremony in Las Vegas on Friday that will shield about 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation. KCBS talks with law professor Bill Hing to discuss its impact on the Bay Area and beyond.

11/20/2014

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Bay Area Nurses’ Union Sends Letter to Pres. Obama Urging Ebola Safety Mandate

The largest union of registered nurses in the United States, headquartered in Oakland, is calling on President Obama to mandate uniform standards and protocols for the treatment of Ebola.

10/16/2014

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President Obama Arrives In Bay Area For Weekend Democratic Fundraisers

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer and Representative Anna Eshoo, along with a crowd of supporters, welcomed President Barack Obama to the Bay Area as he stepped off Air Force One at San Francisco International Airport Friday afternoon.

10/10/2014

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Obama Pitching Millennials As He Begins Latest California Swing

Obama will promote his economic policies Thursday at Cross Campus, a Santa Monica, California, hub for startup companies and entrepreneurs. Obama is highlighting policies such as college aid and health care that officials say have especially benefited members of the millennial generation.

10/09/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) joined by Vice President Joe Biden delivers a statement on Syria in the Rose Garden of the White House on August 31, 2013 in Washington, DC. Obama states that he will seek Congressional authorization for the U.S. to take military action following the events in Syria.  (Photo by Kristoffer Tripplaar-Pool/Getty Images)

Vice President Biden, President Obama In Bay Area This Week For Fundraisers

Vice President Joe Biden will be in San Francisco Tuesday evening for a Democratic fundraising event, three days before President Barack Obama will be in town for the same purpose.

10/07/2014

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East Bay Congressman Says U.S. Must Lead Regional Effort To Attack ISIS

President Obama will speak to the nation on Wednesday to address the continuing threat of ISIS in Iraq and Syria. East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell, who returned from a trip to the Middle East, said the U.S. should lead a regional effort to attack ISIS.

09/08/2014

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Feinstein Encouraged By Pres. Obama’s Pledge To ‘Degrade And Destroy’ ISIS

After calling President Barack Obama “too cautious” earlier this week, Senator Dianne Feinstein said she’s encouraged by his pledge to “degrade and destroy” the Islamic militant group that has beheaded two American journalists.

09/04/2014

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