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Pelosi Shreds Trump’s Speech. Right There on the Podium.

WASHINGTON — And then she tore up the speech. No sooner had President Donald Trump finished his State of the Union address than House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ripped the paper it was printed on in two. "It was a manifesto of mistruths." — House Speaker Nancy...
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24 Hours In, Senators Flout Quaint Impeachment Rules

WASHINGTON — So much for the Senate's quaint rules and tradition. Almost immediately after Chief Justice John Roberts gaveled in Wednesday's session of President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, bored and weary senators started openly flouting some basic g...
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Gov. Newsom Had ‘Baptism by Fire’ in 1st Year

SACRAMENTO — During his inaugural address last January, Gov. Gavin Newsom made only a passing reference to wildfires and never mentioned the state's largest utility, Pacific Gas & Electric. Both soon became...
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Gender Gap Opens Among Hispanics Who Could Be Key in 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Yolanda Avila and Andres Pico are friends who sit next to each other on the Colorado Springs' city council. But politically the two couldn't be further apart — Avila is a durable Democrat and Pico an unflinching Republican. “You do...

Democrats Growing in State. Fresno and Clovis Too.

Just released voter registration numbers show an increase in voter registration statewide, with gains for Democrats and a marked increase in no party preference registrants. Listen to this article: https://d28jd3p91iwyr0.cloudfront.net/public/polly_a...