Supreme Court Fight Could Elevate Kamala Harris' ProfileKamala Harris is poised to become a leading figure in the Democratic opposition to President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick, with her status as both a lawmaker and vice presidential nominee putting her in the center of the fight.
San Mateo Co. Voter Registrar Working With State, Feds To Repel Hackers, Foreign CyberattacksWith the expected surge in mail-in voting, November 3 could be an unprecedented Election Day. Voter registrars in the Bay Area and across the country have been working to protect the vote from hackers and foreign cyberattacks.
Facebook, Twitter Suspend Accounts Linked To Russian 'Troll Factory' Targeting Left-Leaning AudiencesFacebook said Tuesday that it removed a small network of accounts and pages linked to Russia’s Internet Research Agency, the “troll factory” that has used social media accounts to sow political discord in the U.S. since the 2016 presidential election.
Contra Costa Supervisors Vote To Ask Newsom To Declare November Election Mail-In Ballot OnlyThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to ask Gov. Gavin Newsom to declare the November general election as mail-ballot-only.
Bernie Sanders Endorses Joe Biden For PresidentSen. Bernie Sanders threw his support behind former Vice President Joe Biden during a livestream event Monday afternoon, in a move to unite the Democratic Party ahead of the nomination.
Alameda County Child Care Measure Winning; Fate May Be Decided In CourtAn Alameda County ballot measure that would raise an estimated $150 million annually to expand access to early education and child care for all children in the county was ahead in the incomplete returns Tuesday but its ultimate fate may be decided in court.
Sanders Edges Buttigieg In NH, Giving Dems 2 Front-RunnersBernie Sanders won New Hampshire’s presidential primary, edging moderate rival Pete Buttigieg and scoring the first clear victory in the Democratic Party’s chaotic 2020 nomination fight.
Facebook Again Refuses To Ban Political Ads, Even False OnesDespite escalating pressure ahead of the 2020 presidential election, Facebook reaffirmed its freewheeling policy on political ads Thursday, saying it won’t ban them, won’t fact-check them and won’t limit how they can be targeted to specific groups of people.
Bloomberg Calls For ‘War On Poverty’ On 1st California TripMichael Bloomberg took his Democratic presidential campaign to California on Wednesday, pledging to launch a “war on poverty” at an event in a city once known as the nation’s foreclosure capital.
California Gov. Newsom To Campaign In Iowa For Kamala HarrisCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom will travel to Iowa to campaign for Sen. Kamala Harris as she tries to rebound amid a critical stretch in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Bernie Sanders Has Heart Procedure; Campaign Events Cancelled 'Until Further Notice'Bernie Sanders' campaign said Wednesday that the Democratic presidential candidate had a heart procedure for a blocked artery and was canceling events and appearances "until further notice."
Police Outnumber Trump Supporters At San Jose Re-Election RallyAbout a dozen people attended a noontime rally in downtown San Jose to support President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election announcement.
Bay Area Sanders Supporter Says She's Behind His 2020 Presidential BidBay Area Bernie Sanders supporters on Tuesday said they are hoping to capture the magic and momentum from his 2016 campaign with the Vermont senator's renewed bid for president.
California Moves Up Primary, Wants Bigger Impact 2020 VoteEarly voting in California's primary will overlap with the traditional early nominating contests in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina for the 2020 election, possibly forcing major changes for Democratic candidates.