Team coverage of the Democratic presidential candidates debate from Nikole Killion and, in San Francisco, Andria Borba. (9-12-19)

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Liberal, Moderate Divide on Display in Democratic DebateTeam coverage of the Democratic presidential candidates debate from Nikole Killion and, in San Francisco, Andria Borba. (9-12-19)
Talking Politics: Leaden GOPers of the Golden StatePhil Matier, Melissa Caen and Willie Brown discuss the state of the Republican Party in California and Brown floats the idea that the Democratic field of presidential candidates may yet see more entrants. (9-8-19)
Talking Politics: Campaign Attrition / Trump VulnerabilityFormer S.F. mayor and state assembly speaker Willie Brown tells KPIX 5's Phil Matier and Melissa Caen that the president can be beaten, provided the Democratic Party can settle on a candidate. (9-1-19)
Talking Politics: Democratic Debate TakeawaysWho won? Who lost? Will Kamala Harris keep surging or sink? Former S.F. mayor and Calif. assembly speaker Willie Brown weighs in along with KPIX 5's Phil Matier and Melissa Caen. (6-30-19)
Major S.F. Campaign Fundraiser Drops BidenA big blow for the Biden campaign: the former vice president has lost the support of top San Francisco fundraiser Tom McInerney. Da Lin reports. (6-28-19)
Bay Area Candidates Lead Attacks on Biden in Fiery Democratic DebateDemocratic divisions over race, age and ideology burst into public view in Thursday night's presidential debate, punctuated by a heated exchange between former vice president Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris. Team coverage from Nikole Killion and Andrea Nakano. (6-27-19)
Supporters Gather to Watch Bay Area Candidates at DebateSimon Perez reports from San Francisco. (6-27-19)
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)
Presidential Candidates Head to San Francisco for California Democratic ConventionSen. Kamala Harris is one of many presidential hopefuls who are in the Bay Area this weekend for the state Democratic Convention in San Francisco. Andrea Nakano reports. (5-31-19)

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Restaurant in S.F. Mission District Becomes 'Must-Visit' Venue for Democratic CandidatesA tapas restaurant in the Mission District called Manny's is getting the nickname "Iowa of California" by Democratic presidential hopefuls. But, as Melissa Caen found out, Republican candidates need not apply. (5-31-19)
Campaign 2020: Mayor Pete Raises Funds on Kamala Harris' Home TurfDemocratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was in one of his rivals' backyard Friday looking to raise money for his campaign. Melissa Caen. (5-10-19)
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)
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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)
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)
Talking Politics: Newsom Nixes Executions / Campaign JamGov. Newsom declared a moratorium on executions in the Golden State while the 2020 Democratic Party presidential wagon train got longer. Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and Willie Brown discuss. (3-17-19)
Talking Politics: Dems Rush In (and Out) of Presidential CampaignPhil Matier, Melissa Caen and Willie Brown discuss the Democratic candidates' strategy in the campaign for president. (3-10-19)
Talking Politics: Beyond Cohen / Dem Free-for-AllWhat's the real significance of Michael Cohen's explosive testimony to Congress? Will every Democrat in the country run for president? Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and Willie Brown tackle those questions. (3-3-19)
Talking Politics: Campaign Stampede / Pelosi's PlanAnother week, another batch of Democratic candidates for president; Nancy Pelosi's balancing act with fellow Democrats. Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and former S.F. mayor and Assembly speaker Willie Brown discuss. (2-3-19)
Cory Booker Joins Presidential RaceSen. Booker will be competing against his friend and senate colleague, California's Kamala Harris. Melissa Caen reports. (2-1-19)
Talking Politics: Oh, Florida / Oh, Nancy PelosiKPIX 5's Phil Matier and Melissa Caen with former S.F. mayor and California assembly speaker Willie Brown review the week in politics. (11-18-18)
At Issue: Democrats in CongressPhil Matier and Rep. Mark DeSaulnier discuss the path forward for the Democratic Party in the wake of an election that saw the party re-take control of the House of Representatives. (11-18-18)
Lone Bay Area Republican Lawmaker ConcedesEast Bay assemblywoman Catherine Baker conceded her 16th District seat to Orinda attorney Rebecca Bauer-Kahan on Friday, in a setback for California Republicans. Christin Ayers reports. (11-16-18)
Talking Politics: Blue(ish) Wave / Pelosi ReduxAnalysis of the midterm election results with KPIX 5's Phil Matier and Melissa Caen and former S.F. mayor and California assembly speaker Willie Brown. (11-11-18)
Talking Politics: Purple Wave / Governor RacePhil Matier, Melissa Caen and former S.F. mayor and Calif. assembly speaker Willie Brown discuss what Tuesday's elections are likely to reveal when all the votes are cast. (11-4-18)
California Voter Registration at Record LevelMore than 19.6 million Californians are registered to vote in the midterms, the largest number in California history, Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced Friday. Melissa Caen. (11-2-18)
Oakland City Council Candidate's Signs Defaced With Nazi SymbolsAn Oakland city council race has turned ugly after one candidate found a message of hate scrawled across his yard signs. Joseph Tanios tells KPIX he has no idea who's targeting him -- or why. Juliette Goodrich reports. (11-1-18)

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