Gubernatorial Candidate Cox Campaigns in Bay AreaRepublican candidate for governor, John Cox was in Fremont on Friday, where he made a campaign stop at the DMV. Melissa Caen reports. (9-28-18)
Judge Kavanaugh's Accuser Lived A Quiet Life In Palo Alto, Until NowThe Palo Alto professor who says she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Judge Brent Kavanaugh had hoped to remain anonymous. We have team coverage from Len Ramirez and Melissa Caen,.who tell us more about Christing Blasey Ford.
Hayward City Council Candidate Says Thieves Stole Campaign ValuablesPolice in Hayward are investigating a break-in that may have been politically-motivated. Christin Ayers reports. (8-30-18)
Lawsuit Challenges California's Electoral College Vote Distribution SystemA federal judge in LA could rule soon on whether a lawsuit that challenges the winner-take-all system of awarding Electoral College votes can proceed. In California, this could be a big win for Republicans. Melissa Caen reports. (8-16-18)
Bay Area Democrats Split Over Pelosi Leadership in House of RepresentativesAn exclusive KPIX / Survey USA poll served up some eye-opening numbers casting doubt on Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's role should her party take back control of the House of Representatives in the November election. Melissa Caen reports. (8-3-18)
Undocumented Immigrants Fear Registering to Vote in S.F. School Board ElectionsSan Francisco voters approved a measure to allow undocumented immigrant parents/guardians to vote in school board elections but, so far, the response has been almost nonexistent. Susie Steimle reports. (8-2-18)
Talking Politics: Kamala Rising / Cohen as QuislingU.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-S.F.) is acting more and more like a candidate for president; Former Trump fixer Michael Cohen is acting more and more like the president's worst enemy. Chewing over it all: KPIX 5's Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and former S.F. mayor Willie Brown. (7-29-18)
At Issue: Democratic Party ShakeupPhil Matier and Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) discuss the rise of the left wing in the Democratic Party. (7-1-18)
Breed Extends Lead Over Leno with 8,000 Votes UncountedOne week after the election and we still don't know who will be San Francisco's next mayor although London Breed is building on her slim lead over Mark Leno. Melissa Caen reports. (6-12-18)
Talking Politics: Guv Race Defined / Bay Voters ❤ TaxesGavin Newsom wanted to run against a Republican (be careful what you wish for!); Also, Bay Area voters seem to like to raise their own taxes. Discussing these topics are KPIX 5's Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and former S.F. mayor Willie Brown. (6-10-18)
At Issue: California Governor RaceKPIX 5's Phil Matier talks about the race for governor with Gavin Newsom's campaign manager, Addisu Demissie. (6-10-18)
San Francisco Mayor Race Too Close to CallThe latest results in the San Francisco mayor race shows Mark Leno with a lead of just 144 votes over supervisor London Breed. Melissa Caen reports. (6-8-18)
Newsom, Cox to Face Off in Race to Replace Gov. BrownDemocrat Gavin Newsom won Tuesday's primary in the race for California governor and Republican John Cox finished in a strong second place. Emily Turner reports from Newsom campaign headquarters. (6-5-18)
London Breed Leads in Race for San Francisco MayorReturns showed business-community favorite London Breed leading in the race for San Francisco mayor, with more liberal Democrats Mark Leno and Jane Kim trailing in second and third place. Joe Vazquez and Andria Borba report. (6-5-18)
Santa Clara County Votes to Recall Judge PerskyVoters recalled a Santa Clara County judge over a sexual assault sentence that garnered national attention. Devin Fehely and Len Ramirez report. (6-5-18)
Non-Newsom Candidates for Governor Battle for Second PlaceThe race for governor is turning into a showdown for second place and candidates are pulling some strange moves behind the curtain to get ahead. Melissa Caen reports. (5-25-18)
Talking Politics: S.F. Mayor Race / Bad AdsPhil Matier, Melissa Caen and former San Francisco mayor and state assembly speaker Willie Brown tackle two topics from the week in politics. (5-20-18)
At Issue: Ranked Choice VotingKPIX 5's Phil Matier asks San Francisco supervisor Aaron Peskin to explain the city's "instant runoff" election system. (5-20-18)
Talking Politics: North-South Divide in Gov Race / S.F. Mayoral MashupWhat do Gavin Newsom, Antonio Villaraigosa, London Breed and Mark Leno have in common? Mayoral experience or ambitions, sure. And they all get a mention in this edition of Talking Politics with Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and Willie Brown. (5-13-18)
Antonio Villaraigosa Narrows Newsom Lead in Governor RaceKPIX 5's Melissa Caen asked Antonio Villaraigosa what he's doing to get more support from Bay Area voters. (5-11-18)
Law Loophole Lets Deceased Pols Run 'Zombie' CampaignsFormer elected officials are allowed to keep their campaign funds even if they never plan to run for office again or, in some cases, even after they die. Melissa Caen reports. (5-10-18)
At Issue: Mueller InvestigationPhil Matier discusses Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election with former federal prosecutor Rory Little. (5-6-18)
Proposal to Split California Up Gains SignaturesCalifornia voters could soon be asked to decide whether the state is too big. Tim Draper, who pushed for a six-state proposal, now has a three-state proposal and he says he has enough signatures to get it onto the ballot. Melissa Caen reports. (4-12-18)
Trump-linked Data Analysis Firm Taps 50 Million Facebook ProfilesFacebook is under fire again. A data analysis firm employed by President Trump's 2016 campaign tapped the Facebook profiles of more than 50 million users without their permission. Wendy Gillette reports. (3-18-18)

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