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US President Barack Obama delivers second inaugural address during 57th inauguration ceremony, Washington DC. (AP Photo)

Obama: Scouts should be open to gays and lesbians

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama says the Boy Scouts of America should open its membership to gays and lesbians when its national executive board discusses the issue this week.

02/03/2013

Joe Biden, as US Vice-President (l), takes the oath of office for a second term; with wife Jill holding bible; from Associate Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor (r), during 2013 inauguration swearing ceremony (AP Photo)

Biden sworn in to second term

WASHINGTON (AP) – Vice President Joe Biden has been sworn in to a second term.

01/20/2013

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Listen: Checking the ‘Obamameter’

How well did President Obama do at keeping the promises he made when campaigning for the White House back in 2008? Find out what the Obamameter reveals.

01/18/2013

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton on gun control: ‘This is nuts’

In a speech at the Consumer Electronics Show, former President Bill Clinton outlined the importance of mobile technology but also talked about political issues like gun control, calling the availability of high-capacity gun magazines “nuts.” CLICK TO WATCH

01/09/2013

Chino slaughterhouse to pay $300k settlement

CHINO, Calif. (AP) – The owners of a Chino slaughterhouse whose workers were caught on videotape abusing cattle, leading to one of the nation’s biggest beef recalls, have agreed to pay more than $300,000 to […]

11/17/2012

GOP showing in CA worries party strategists

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Tuesday’s elections strengthened the political grip of Democrats in California, and Republicans in the Legislature are in danger of becoming mere spectators at the statehouse. Democrats hold the governorship and every […]

11/10/2012

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

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