politics

Admitting to affair, Petraeus resigns as CIA chief

  WASHINGTON (AP) – The resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus has brought a sudden and unexpected end to the public career of a four-star general who led U.S. troops in Afghanistan and Iraq and […]

11/10/2012

Financial experts discuss election's impact on the economy (audio)

Information you can use … Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Beacon Economics Principal Christopher Thornberg and CPA Greg Wind regarding Tuesday’s election results and how they affect the economy.

11/07/2012

As tax initiative teeters, Brown makes final pitch

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – In a final weekend of campaigning, Gov. Jerry Brown is asking everyone from students to hedge-fund managers to lend a hand in pushing his struggling tax increase initiative across the finish […]

11/03/2012

California voter resources

Here are a handful of resources for the November 6 election: Text of proposed laws for all California Propositions (PDF format) U.S. Presidential Candidate Statements U.S. Senate Candidate Statements Legislative and Congressional Candidates Visit the […]

11/01/2012

California voter resources

Here are a handful of resources for the November 6 election: Text of proposed laws for all California Propositions (PDF format) U.S. Presidential Candidate Statements U.S. Senate Candidate Statements Legislative and Congressional Candidates Visit the […]

10/30/2012

California voter resources

Here are a handful of resources for the November 6 election: Text of proposed laws for all California Propositions (PDF format) U.S. Presidential Candidate Statements U.S. Senate Candidate Statements Legislative and Congressional Candidates Visit the […]

10/29/2012

Wealthy siblings become forces in Calif. politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Charles Munger Sr. is best known as Warren Buffett’s right-hand man, an investor who has turned his financial skills into a billion-dollar fortune. Now, two of his children are using their […]

10/26/2012

Political cartoonists draw new role (video)

(AP) -  It is being called the political version of Comic-Con: the country’s leading political cartoonists are descending on Washington, just in time for an election. The Festival is being put on by the Association […]

10/25/2012

Brown calls for help in final push for tax hike

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown called on teachers Saturday to protect their classrooms by helping him pass a tax increase on the November ballot. The Democratic governor told about 100 union members that […]

10/20/2012

Dozens of states make it hard to get abortions

CHICAGO (AP) – It’s legal to get an abortion in America, but in many places it’s hard and getting harder. Just this year, 17 states set new limits on abortion, and 24 did last year, […]

10/20/2012

Ryan blasts Obama energy policies in Ohio

BELMONT, Ohio (AP) – Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan is criticizing the Obama administration for what he says is its war on coal as he campaigns in eastern Ohio. Ryan urged about 1,100 supporters […]

10/20/2012

Cambodia's former King Norodom Sihanouk dies at 89

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) – Norodom Sihanouk, the revered former king who was a towering figure in Cambodian politics through a half-century of war, genocide and upheaval, died Monday. He was 89. Sihanouk abdicated the […]

10/14/2012

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