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Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver

President Departs Bay Area For Ohio; Battleground States To Determine Race

So much for Mitt Romney’s plans to compete for Democratic-trending Michigan or Pennsylvania. And what about President Barack Obama’s early hopes of fighting it out for Republican-tilting Arizona, Georgia or Texas? Forget them.

10/09/2012

President Barack Obama disembarks from Air Force One at San Francisco International Airport , October 25, 2011. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Makes Urgent Plea To Supporters In Latest Bay Area Visit

President Barack Obama told Bay Area supporters on Monday that with one month to go, it is time for them to get “almost obsessive.”

10/08/2012

Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Phil Matier: Cashing In On the Campaign Trail

Cash is king in the campaign to be president, and the latest figures show one candidate outpacing the other by nearly $20 million.

09/21/2012

San Quentin execution chamber

Silicon Valley Elite Backing Anti Death Penalty Proposition

Some of the more high-profile members of Silicon Valley’s social and financial scenes are writing big checks in support of the proposition that would abolish capital punishment in California, dwarfing the opposition’s fundraising in the process.

09/17/2012

2012 Republican National Convention: Day 3

GOP VP Nominee Ryan Going To Danville In Fundraising Tour

Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan will attend a breakfast fundraiser on Saturday in Danville before coming to Fresno. He was scheduled to attend several events in Los Angeles on Friday.

09/07/2012

Mitt Romney in Illinois (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Attacks On Obama’s Welfare ‘Reform’ Justified

According to Romney, Obama has taken away a number of work requirements from the federal welfare regulations. Republicans believe that Obama’s executive measure on welfare funding to states makes it easier for non-working people get a free government check.

08/08/2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Audacity Of Harry Reid

How dare Harry Reid, the Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, spew his latest unsubstantiated rumors against Mitt Romney?

08/01/2012

The shuttered Solyndra headquarters in Fremont. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama And Solyndra Reunite At High Dollar Fundraiser

One would think that Obama and his White House would want to keep the name Solyndra as far from the headlines as possible. Yet, President Obama is rubbing elbows with key players in the Solyndra stimulus disaster at a high-priced fundraiser where donors paid $35,800-per-person.

07/25/2012

President Barack Obama (L) talks with baseball great Willie Mays. (Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)

Say Hey: President Obama Fundraises With Legendary Giant Willie Mays In SF

President Barack Obama left San Francisco Wednesday afternoon after a brief visit for two fundraising events in the city’s Financial District.

06/06/2012

President Barack Obama waves at supporters during a campaign event at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City on May 23, 2012.  (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Returning To Bay Area For Fundraisers Next Week

Two weeks after his most recent fundraising visit to the Bay Area, President Obama will return Wednesday to campaign in San Francisco.

06/01/2012

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