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Apple iPhone 4. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Debt Debate Could Help The Smartphone Industry

The debt ceiling debate in Washington could benefit the smartphone industry.
One of the provisions in Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s plan would be to raise million-of-dollars for debt reduction by auctioning off some of the airwaves.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/30/2011

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Calif. State Senate Approves College Aid For Illegal Immigrants

Gov. Jerry Brown will get his chance to let college students who entered the country illegally receive limited financial aid, under a bill approved by the state Senate.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/14/2011

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North Bay Man Sentenced To Time Served In U.S. Senator Threat

A former Marin County man has been sentenced in federal court in San Francisco to four months already served in jail for sending an email in which he threatened to shoot a U.S. senator unless the legislator voted to preserve endangered species protection for wolves.

CBS San Francisco–07/14/2011

Goodwin Liu during his Senate confirmation hearing in July 2010. (C-SPAN)

UC Berkeley Law Professor Withdraws Appeals Court Nomination

A liberal legal scholar is withdrawing his nomination to an appeals court judgeship after Senate Republicans blocked a vote on his confirmation last week.

CBS San Francisco–05/25/2011

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Tougher Food Safety Bill Passed In U.S. Senate

The Senate passed legislation Tuesday that would mean stepped up food inspections by the Food and Drug Administration.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/30/2010

Barbara Boxer

Boxer Re-Elected To U.S. Senate For 4th Term

Democrat Barbara Boxer has won her fourth term in the U.S. Senate, dashing GOP hopes of removing the liberal icon with a strong challenge from former Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Carly Fiorina.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/02/2010

US Senate candidate and former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina celebrates her primary win at the California Republican Party event on California Primary Election night on June 8, 2010 in Anaheim, California. (Getty Images)

Fiorina’s Hospital Stay May Hurt More Than Help In Campaign

Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina has been released from the hospital two days after she checked in for an infection.

CBS San Francisco–10/27/2010

First lady Michelle Obama, left, speaks as House Speaker Nanci Pelosi, right, listens at a fundraiser for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in San Francisco, Monday, Oct. 25, 2010. (AP)

Michelle Obama Begins Fundraising Swing With San Francisco Stop

A week before the midterm elections, Michelle Obama said the race for the congressional majority is “too close” and Democratic voters must recapture the energy of 2008.

CBS San Francisco–10/25/2010

US Senate candidate and former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina celebrates her primary win at the California Republican Party event on California Primary Election night on June 8, 2010 in Anaheim, California. (Getty Images)

Fiorina Adds $1 Million For Final Push In Senate Race

Republican challenger Carly Fiorina added $1 million from her personal fortune to her campaign to unseat Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer.

CBS San Francisco–10/22/2010

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Pass California Budget After Record Delay

State lawmakers have sent Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger the main bill in a legislative package aimed at ending California’s record budget impasse and closing a $19 billion deficit.

CBS San Francisco–10/08/2010

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