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Protesters Rally As Calif. Lawmakers Consider Bills To Regulate Videos Of Police Activity

California lawmakers are considering bills to regulate videos of police activities and law enforcement’s acquisition of surplus military equipment as hundreds of Black Lives Matter protesters rally outside the governor’s office.

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CBS Reports Vice President Biden Met Saturday With Elizabeth Warren In Washington

Vice President Joe Biden met privately with Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren at his Washington, D.C., residence Saturday, CBS News has confirmed.

08/22/2015

Road Work

Lawmakers Agree Fixing California’s Roads And Bridges Is Essential But Not On How To Pay For It

The state legislature is talking transportation — specifically how to pay for much-needed repairs to the infrastructure. On Sunday, state senator Mark Leno discussed the challenges with KPIX 5’s Phil Matier.

08/16/2015

Heather Saunders Estes

Northern California Planned Parenthood Counters Anti-Abortion Group’s Undercover Videos

The president of Planned Parenthood’s Northern California chapter is defending her organization against a growing political campaign to defund it.

08/09/2015

Republican presidential candidates arrive on stage for the Republican presidential debate on August 6, 2015 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. From left are:  New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie;  Florida Sen. Marco Rubio;  retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson; Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker; real estate magnate Donald Trump; former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush; former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee; Texas Sen. Ted Cruz; Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul; and Ohio Gov. John Kasich.  AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Candidates Discuss Kate Steinle’s Death, Sanctuary City Policy In Thursday’s Debate

Republicans running for president discussed the topic of sanctuary cities and the death of Pleasanton resident Kate Steinle as they faced off for the first debate of the 2016 election cycle.

08/07/2015

Matier in the Morning

Talking Politics: An Unsweet Sixteen Versus The Donald; City Cyclists Keep On Rollin’

Topic A among politics analysts remains Donald Trump’s surprising rise in national voter-opinion polls… In San Francisco, bicyclists demand the freedom to roll past stop signs.

08/02/2015

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San Mateo Moves To All-Mail Election In November

San Mateo County is on its way to become the first county in California to hold a countywide all-mailed ballot election, city officials announced Friday.

08/02/2015

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Should Twitter, Facebook Be Held Liable For A Terrorist Attack?

Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government officials.

07/24/2015

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Apple, Levi Strauss Throw Support Behind LGBT Equality Act Introduced To Congress

A bill introduced in Congress Thursday by Nancy Pelosi and other members that pushes for equality for members of the LGBT community is getting support from tech giant Apple.

07/23/2015

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House Passes Bill To Block Funding For Cities That Shield Undocumented Immigrants With Criminal Convictions

The House has approved legislation aimed at punishing so-called “sanctuary cities” like San Francisco that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration authorities.

07/23/2015

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