Massachusetts Sends 1st Black Woman to Congress

WASHINGTON — Democrat Ayanna Pressley has completed her quest to become Massachusetts' first black woman elected to Congress. Pressley is also the first African-American to serve on the Boston City Council. She sailed through Tuesday's general election to C...
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Brooks Challenges Atkins for Area 4 Central Unified Seat

After unseating incumbent George Wilson Jr. in 2014, Richard Atkins will face off with Shawn Brooks for the Area 4 seat on the Central Unified School Board in the November election. Atkins ran as part of the "Four Horsemen" slate, which swept incumbents out...
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Cox and Newsom Debate Cost of Living, Criminal Justice

SAN FRANCISCO — The two men hoping to be California's next governor said during a Monday debate that the cost of living is the top issue facing the state. "Gavin's been part of the political class that has led this state downward." — John Cox Republican ...