U.S. Conference of Mayors
In San Francisco Speech To Mayors, Hillary Clinton Calls for ‘Common-Sense’ Gun Control, Decries Racism
Hillary Rodham Clinton called for “common-sense” gun reforms and a national reckoning with the persistent problem of “institutional racism” in a speech to the nation’s mayors in San Francisco on Saturday.
President Barack Obama will travel to the Bay Area on Friday to address the U.S. Conference of Mayors in San Francisco and attend Democratic fundraisers, according to White House officials.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Thursday that she’s trying to get more federal help in fighting her city’s crime problem while she’s in Washington, D.C., to attend a U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting and the inauguration of President Barack Obama.
The nation’s overall gloomy economic picture was the main topic of discussion when Quan and a handful of her mayoral counterparts held court with Obama and Biden Monday.