What will 20 Democratic presidential candidates be talking about this week other than you-know-who? Themselves, mostly, hoping frontrunner Joe Biden will keep up his foot-in-mouth act. Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and Willie Brown discuss. (6-23-19)

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Talking Politics: Dem Debate Goals / Biden BruisedWhat will 20 Democratic presidential candidates be talking about this week other than you-know-who? Themselves, mostly, hoping frontrunner Joe Biden will keep up his foot-in-mouth act. Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and Willie Brown discuss. (6-23-19)
At Issue: Wildfire Costs / VaccinationKPIX 5's Phil Matier and state senator Scott Wiener (D-S.F.) discuss two issues facing the California legislature. (6-23-19)
Don't Miss Mezzo Soprano J'Nai Bridges In SF Opera's 'Carmen'Since Georges Bizet's opera 'Carmen' debuted more than a century ago, so many African American divas have taken on the title role of the sexy seductress. Her latest incarnation is mezzo soprano, J'Nai Bridges. BR's Michelle Griego went to SF Opera to meet her.
Talking Politics: Dirt-Gathering Ethics / Calling Out KellyanneIs taking campaign "dirt" from foreign governments OK? Will Kellyanne Conway quit violating the Hatch Act? Who is better to ask than former S.F. mayor Willie Brown? Phil Matier and Melissa Caen can't think of anyone. (6-16-19)
At Issue: Big Week for BARTKPIX 5's Phil Matier talks with BART board of directors president and former San Francisco supervisor Bevan Dufty. (6-16-19)
Post Game: Stephen CurrySteph Curry spoke to reporters after the Raptors beat the Warriors in a thrilling Game 6. (6-13-19)
Post Game: Warriors Coach Steve KerrGolden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr spoke to reporters after Game 6. (6-13-19)
Talking Politics: Pelosi Pulled / Post-Convention DebriefAs more Democrats demand Trump be impeached, will Nancy Pelosi relent? Which presidential candidate got the biggest bump from the state Democratic convention? Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and Willie Brown consider those questions. (6-9-19)
At Issue: Regulating Big Tech / Campaign Slog SeasonPhil Matier talks with California Assemblywoman Buffy Wicks (D-Oakland). (6-9-19)

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Talking Politics: Dem Convention / Spinning MuellerThe City sank a little under the weight of so many Democratic presidential candidates this weekend. Also, how should Pelosi handle her party's drive toward the I-word? Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and Willie Brown discuss. (6-2-19)
At Issue: Presidential Parade / Reach to ImpeachKPIX 5's Phil Matier and Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) discuss the Democratic presidential field and whether House Democrats will push Speaker Pelosi toward impeachment hearings. (6-2-19)
Warriors Post-Game: Stephen CurryGolden State Warriors' Stephen Curry spoke to reporters about his team's NBA Finals Game 1 loss to the Raptors on Thursday in Toronto. (5-30-19)
Warriors Post-Game: Coach Steve KerrGolden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr spoke to reporters in Toronto following his team's loss to the Raptors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday. (5-30-19)
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Talking Politics: SFPD Turmoil / The Nancy 'n' Donald ShowWhat's the future of S.F. police chief William Scott? Will the escalating feud between the president and House speaker go into syndication? Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and Willie Brown ponder out loud. (5-26-19)
At Issue: Future of BARTKPIX 5's Phil Matier talks with BART board of directors member Bevan Dufty. (5-26-19)
Talking Politics: Candidate Inflation / HousingHow many more Democrats will run for president? Also, housing in California becomes another "third rail" of local politics. Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and former S.F. mayor and assembly speaker Willie Brown discuss. (5-19-19)
At Issue: Housing and Homelessness in the Bay AreaKPIX 5's Phil Matier talks with California state senator Scott Wiener (D-S.F.) (5-19-19)
Talking Politics: Trump Blocks, Congress TacklesDemocrats are saying the president has plunged the nation into a "constitutional crisis." Also, will attempts to compel Pres. Trump to reveal his tax returns succeed? Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and Willie Brown discuss. (5-12-19)
At Issue: State Budget Spending PrioritiesKPIX 5's Phil Matier talks with assemblyman Phil Ting (D-S.F.) about California's projected budget surplus. (5-12-19)
Talking Politics: Barr Fight / Too Many CandidatesTakeaways from another wild week in politics delivered by KPIX 5's Phil Matier and Melissa Caen and former S.F. mayor and Assembly speaker Willie Brown. (5-5-19)
At Issue: Barr v. CongressKPIX 5's Phil Matier and UC Hastings law professor Rory Little discuss Attorney General William Barr's standoff with congressional Democrats. (5-5-19)
Talking Politics: Biden Time / 20 Donkey Team ScrambleAt last "Uncle Joe" is officially in the race, along with 19 other Dems all trying not to be just another face in the crowd. Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and Willie Brown break it all down. (4-28-19)
At Issue: Mueller Reaction and Democrats' Game PlanKPIX 5's Phil Matier and congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) discuss the Mueller report and how Democrats in Congress will work with the administration as the 2020 election campaigns heat up. (4-28-19)
Talking Politics: (Non)Exoneration / Candidates ScrambleWhat's next now that the Mueller report has been released? And how can a candidate keep his or her campaign fresh and focused with so many competitors in the race? Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and Willie Brown discuss. (4-21-19)
At Issue: The Mueller ReportKPIX 5's Phil Matier discusses the release of the Mueller report on Russian interference in the 2016 election and the president's response with UC Hastings law professor David Levine. (4-21-19)
Talking Politics: Mayor Pete Ascends / The Dem GaggleIs Pete Buttigieg the real deal? Can he go the distance? Also: the field of Democratic candidates for president seems to know no bounds. Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and Willie Brown talk politics. (4-14-19)
Talking Politics: Pelosi for Prez / Teflon TrumpKPIX 5's Phil Matier and Melissa Caen gab with former S.F. mayor and Assembly speaker Willie Brown about Nancy Pelosi's and Donald Trump's political superpowers. (3-31-19)

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