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Tom Del Beccaro

In KPIX Interview, Former California GOP Chairman Launches Campaign For U.S. Senate

Tom Del Beccaro, who served as chairman of the California Republican Party from 2011 to 2013 announced on Sunday that would run for Barbara Boxer’s senate seat.

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Vaccination

Contentious Vaccination Bill Passes Senate Education Committee

The bill still has to move through two Senate committees and the Assembly before it can even reach Governor Jerry Brown’s desk.

04/22/2015

The state capitol in Sacramento. (CBS)

Security Stepped Up At State Capitol After Vaccine Bill Author Receives Death Threats

Security has been stepped up at the state capitol Tuesday night after the author of a bill that would make it harder for parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children received death threats.

04/14/2015

U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to members of the media outside the West Wing of the White House after a meeting with President Barack Obama September 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Two Democrats Blame Rep. Pelosi For Past Electoral Losses; Want Her Out Of Party’s Leadership

Two Democratic stalwarts from Massachusetts are suggesting that Rep. Nancy Pelosi should leave the party’s leadership team in Congress after big electoral loses last year and in 2010.

04/08/2015

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks during a news conference on October 10, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Kamala Harris Kicks Off US Senate Campaign With Private Fundraiser In San Francisco

State Attorney General Kamala Harris has officially kicked off her 2016 campaign for the U.S. Senate seat that’ll be vacated by Barbara Boxer.

04/02/2015

A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

$10 Million To Upgrade San Bruno Pipeline Diverted While PG&E Execs Got Bonuses Before Deadly Explosion Says PUC Chief

In what sounded like damning testimony to state senators, Public Utilities Commission president Michael Picker said Pacific Gas & Electric took millions from ratepayers earmarked for San Bruno pipeline upgrades and diverted it to boost profits and give bonuses to top executives.

03/27/2015

(Brittany Maynard/YouTube)

Family Of Terminally Ill Woman Who Ended Her Life Unveiling New Video To Support Right-To-Die Law In California

The family of Brittany Maynard will release a new video recorded before her death of her testimony in support of California’s proposed aid-in-dying legislation ahead of a committee vote Wednesday.

03/25/2015

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi attends Tony Bennett's 85th Birthday Gala Benefit for Exploring the Arts at The Metropolitan Opera House on September 18, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Tony Bennett)

As She Turns 75, Pelosi’s Odds Of Regaining Speakership Becoming ‘Terribly Unlikely’

KCBS political analyst Marc Sandalow says it’s unlikely Rep. Nancy Pelosi will be Speaker of the House again and explains why.

03/24/2015

Senator James Mountain "Jim" Ihnofe (R-Oklahoma), chair of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (Wikimedia Commons)

VIDEO: Chair Of Senate Environment Committee Says Only God Can Change Climate

A video of the chair the Senate’s Environment and Public Works Committee has gone viral because of his statements linking climate change and God.

01/29/2015

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks during a news conference on October 10, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Attorney General Kamala Harris To Run For U.S. Senate

California Attorney General Kamala Harris plans to announce on Tuesday that she will run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Barbara Boxer.

01/12/2015

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