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President Barack Obama disembarks from Air Force One at San Francisco International Airport on April 3, 2013. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Slow Bay Area Obama Fundraiser Ticket Sales Force Price Cut

President Barack Obama is headed to the Bay Area for another fundraising swing next week. According to KPIX 5, KCBS and Chronicle insider Phil Matier, donors have not been quick to open up their wallets.

11/19/2013

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Obama Gets Help From Oracle, Google To Fix Healthcare Site

The Obama administration has recruited engineers from several prominent technology companies to help fix the technological problems preventing people from signing up for government-mandated health insurance.

10/31/2013

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Nearly 1 Million Californians Could Lose Health Care Plans Under Obamacare

The head of California’s new health insurance exchange estimates that nearly one million Californians may see their health insurance plans disappear when the Affordable Care Act kicks in.

10/29/2013

Yosemite National Park spans part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.  (Photo by David McNeil /Newsmakers)

Bay Area National Park Sites, Yosemite Reopen After Shutdown Lifted

For the first time in more than two weeks, Bay Area residents and tourists will be able to return to Alcatraz, Muir Woods and parts of the Golden Gate Park Recreation area that were closed due to the federal government shutdown.

10/17/2013

President Barack Obama speaks about the government shutdown and debt ceiling standoff in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC, October 16, 2013. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Signs Bill To Avert Default, Open Government

President Barack Obama has signed a measure into law reopening the federal government and averting a potential default.

10/16/2013

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Yellen’s Nomination To Lead Fed Celebrated By UC Berkeley Colleagues

Janet Yellen’s colleagues and friends at the University of California at Berkeley on Wednesday celebrated her nomination by President Barack Obama to be the next chair of the Federal Reserve.

10/09/2013

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Janet Yellen Nominated For Federal Reserve Chair

President Barack Obama says that in Janet Yellen he’s found a tough and proven leader to take over as chairman of the Federal Reserve.

10/09/2013

Janet Yellen

Obama To Nominate UC Berkeley’s Yellen As Federal Reserve Chair

President Barack Obama will nominate Federal Reserve vice chair and University of California, Berkeley professor emeritus Janet Yellen to succeed Ben Bernanke as chairman of the nation’s central bank.

10/08/2013

President Obama during a meeting with Congressional leaders. (JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Pelosi Says GOP Keeps ‘Moving Goal Posts’ On Budget Deal

President Barack Obama brought congressional leaders to the White House on Wednesday for the first time since a government shutdown began, but there was no sign of progress toward ending the impasse.

10/02/2013

(CBS)

Gov’t Shutdown Blame Game Starts With No End In Sight

There were suggestions from leaders in both parties that the government shutdown, heading for its second day, could last for weeks and grow to encompass a possible default by the Treasury if Congress fails to raise the nation’s debt ceiling.

10/01/2013

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