Putin Cruises to Overwhelming Victory in Fraud-Tainted Russian VoteVladimir Putin rolled to an overwhelming win in Russia's presidential election Sunday, adding six years in the Kremlin for the man who has led the world's largest country for all of the 21st century.
Gavin Newsom Officially Enters Gubernatorial RaceGiving supporters high fives and accompanied by his wife and young son, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom filed papers to officially enter the 2018 gubernatorial race at San Francisco City Hall on Monday.
Santa Clara County Supes Vote To Add Persky Recall To June BallotThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved Tuesday putting a decision on the June 5 ballot for whether voters should recall Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky.
Stefani To Take Acting San Francisco Mayor's Spot On Board of SupervisorsActing San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell announced Tuesday he has selected his former legislative aide and current County Clerk Catherine Stefani to take over his spot on the Board of Supervisors.
Campaign To Recall, Replace Judge In Stanford Rape Case Goes To BallotThe question of whether to remove Judge Aaron Persky from his position with the Santa Clara County Superior Court, and who should replace him, will be put on the ballot and decided by voters later this year.
Issa Will Not Seek Re-Election After Serving Ninth TermRepublican Rep. Darrell Issa of California says he will not seek re-election after serving out his ninth term in Congress.
San Francisco Mayor's Race Draws Crowded FieldEight candidates had qualified by Tuesday morning to run in San Francisco's mayoral race and the ballot could become even more crowded .
Trump Boasts That He'd Beat Oprah In 2020President Donald Trump said Tuesday he would beat Oprah Winfrey in a potential 2020 presidential match-up, though he doesn't think she will end up running.
Facebook Gives Russia-Linked Ads To CongressFacebook is planning more measures to increase transparency in advertising as the company provides Congress with more than 3,000 ads linked to a Russian ad agency.
Federal Government Says Russia Tried To Hack 21 States' Election SystemsThe federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election.
Social Media Election Ad Regulations Considered Amid Facebook FalloutVirginia Sen. Mark Warner is writing a bill that would require social media companies to disclose who funded political ads, similar to television broadcasters.
Zuckerberg: Facebook Won't Be Used 'To Undermine Democracy'Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced his company would turn over 3,000 controversial ads purchased by Russians to Congressional investigators.