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Senate Confirms UC Berkeley Economist Yellen To Chair Federal Reserve

The Senate confirmed Janet Yellen on Monday as the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve, elevating an advocate of fighting unemployment and a backer of the central bank’s efforts to spur the economy with low interest rates and massive bond purchases.

01/06/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama (3R) and Vice President Joe Biden meet with executives from leading technology companies, including Apple, Twitter, and Google in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on December 17, 2913 in Washington, DC. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama Meets With Tech CEOs Amid NSA Concerns

President Barack Obama on Tuesday discussed the troubled federal health care website, government surveillance and other issues with executives from Google, Twitter, Apple and several other leading technology companies.

12/17/2013

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President Obama Sent Open Letter From Tech Companies Seeking NSA Reform

Google, Facebook, Apple and other major tech companies are teaming up to demand that the government reform its digital surveillance programs with an open letter to President Obama.

12/09/2013

President Obama is greeted by Sen. Diane Feinstein at San Francisco International Airport Monday. (CBS)

President Obama Addresses Immigration In Brief Bay Area Fundraising Trip

President Barack Obama visited San Francisco Monday where he made a speech on immigration reform and attended two fundraisers at the SFJazz Center and the home of Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff.

11/25/2013

An attendee (back C) heckles US President Barack Obama as he speaks on immigration reform at Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center in San Francisco on November 25, 2013. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Raw Video: President Obama Heckled At San Francisco Chinatown Speech

Protesters interrupted a speech by President Obama on immigration reform Monday in San Francisco’s Chinatown, calling on the president to end forced deportations of undocumented immigrants.

11/25/2013

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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Three Glaring Changes Needed To Fix Obamacare

Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.

11/18/2013

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California Asks Health Insurers To Extend Policies

California’s insurance commissioner on Thursday called on health insurance companies and the state insurance exchange to extend a deadline on individual policies through 2014 after President Barack Obama announced changes to his Affordable Care Act.

11/14/2013

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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

Janet Yellen

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

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