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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a Walmart store on May 9, 2014 in Mountain View, California. President Obama delivered a speech on energy efficiency and attended fundraisers in the San Francisco Bay Area. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

President Obama Still Enjoying Higher Approval Ratings In California Than Most Other States

But the poll released Tuesday also finds that 52 percent of Californians believe the country is on the wrong track and just 34 percent say it’s on the right track. In November 2011, seven in 10 Californians said the country was on the wrong track.

06/24/2014

Obama delivers statement on Iraq

Obama: U.S. To Send Military Advisers, Not Soldiers, To Iraq

President Barack Obama says the U.S. is prepared to take targeted military actions in Iraq if they would help fight a growing threat from extremist militants. He also says the U.S. is ready to send as many as 300 military advisers to Iraq.

06/19/2014

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Students Could Find Debt Relief In Program Expanded By President Obama

Up to 5 million Americans struggling to make their monthly student loan payments could find relief under a program President Barack Obama expanded Monday, part of an election-year push by Democrats to paint Republicans as blocking common-sense steps that could help the middle class.

06/09/2014

"Darth Vader" & "Stormtroopers" (credit: Sascha Steinbach/Getty Images)

‘Star Wars’ Creators Offering Shot At Role In Latest Film For Donation To Unicef

Fans can win a spot on the set w/ proceeds benefitting UNICEF’s Innovation Labs program…

05/21/2014

President Obama greets well-wishers at Moffett Federal Airfield in Mountain View, May 8, 2014. (CBS)

President Obama In Silicon Valley For Whirlwind Fundraising Visit

President Barack Obama has arrived in the Bay Area for a roughly 19-hour visit, including fundraisers and an appearance at a Mountain View Walmart, where he will give a speech on energy efficiency.

05/08/2014

A California polling place

Appeals Court Upholds Ballot Ban On 27-Year-Old Presidential Hopeful

A federal appeals court ruled in San Francisco Tuesday that a 27-year-old Peace and Freedom Party candidate who was not old enough to be president had no right to appear on California’s ballot in 2012.

05/06/2014

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)

President Obama Returning To Bay Area On Fundraising Trip

President Barack Obama will be returning to the Bay Area next month for a fundraising trip, Democratic National Committee officials said.

04/17/2014

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson (Steve Freeman/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Does Sacramento’s Mayor Have Wider Political Ambitions?

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson has a new title after being named President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors on Wednesday, but does it mean he wants to be thrust into the national spotlight?

04/16/2014

Six of the original ‘Rosie the Riveters’ got the chance to meet President Obama and Vice President Biden at the White House Monday.

‘Rosie The Riveter’ Ladies Get White House Trip After Hug Request To VP Biden

Six of the original ‘Rosie the Riveters’ got the chance to meet President Obama and Vice President Biden at the White House Monday.

03/31/2014

An exterior view of Tri-Valley University on Boulder Ct. in Pleasanton. (Tri-Valley University)

Head Of Pleasanton ‘Sham University’ Convicted Of Fraud

The president of a defunct online university described by authorities as a sham has been convicted of creating a front for foreign students seeking to establish U.S. immigration status.

03/25/2014

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