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State Democrats’ family feud imperils 2018 rebound

The election of longtime party insider Eric Bauman as the new chair of the California Democratic Party has inflamed painful feelings among progressives that the party isn’t listening to its grassroots [Read entire story]

L.A. nurse wins tight race to head state Democratic party

SACRAMENTO — Eric Bauman was elected chair of the California Democratic Party on Saturday, winning a tight 1,493-to-1,431 victory over Kimberly Ellis of Richmond, capping a heated battle to replace outgoing chair John [Read entire story]

Trump calls FBI probe ‘witch hunt,’ contradicts why he fired Comey

After calling the FBI investigation into the possibility his campaign colluded with Russians meddling into the 2016 election a “witch hunt,” President Trump contradicted his own Justice Department Thursday in [Read entire story]

Trump calls FBI probe ‘witch hunt,’ contradicts why he fired Comey

After calling the FBI investigation into the possibility his campaign colluded with Russians meddling into the 2016 election a “witch hunt,” President Trump contradicted his own Justice Department Thursday in [Read entire story]

Trump calls FBI probe ‘witch hunt,’ contradicts why he fired Comey

After calling the FBI investigation into the possibility his campaign colluded with Russians meddling into the 2016 election a “witch hunt,” President Trump contradicted his own Justice Department Thursday in [Read entire story]

Hillary Clinton, ‘out of the woods,’ speaks up during S.F. visit

Clinton appeared on stage for about an hour Tuesday at the Professional BusinessWomen of California Conference at Moscone Center West, with most of her remarks focusing on the struggles women face in the [Read entire story]

Glimpse of Trump tax returns reveal he paid $38 million in 2005

President Trump paid $38 million in federal taxes on income of $150 million in 2005 and reported a $103 million write-down, according to a copy of his federal tax return that was revealed Tuesday. Pulitzer Prize-winning [Read entire story]

Nunes rejects GOP calls for special prosecutor into Russian ties

SACRAMENTO — Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Tulare, chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, rejected calls from his fellow Republican for a special prosecutor to investigate purported ties between Russia [Read entire story]

California Republicans on Trump: Love the president you’re with

[...] below the smiles was a hesitance to fully embrace Donald Trump — not politically surprising in a state where the New York City developer has a 37 percent approval rating among all voters. The president also has [Read entire story]

Protesters target Sen. Feinstein for not holding town halls

Republican members of Congress aren’t alone in feeling the heat from constituents at town hall meetings this week. Feinstein, who has not debated her Republican opponent in her last two U.S. Senate campaigns — state [Read entire story]

Huge crowd marches in Washington vowing to resist Trump

WASHINGTON — On the second day in office, President Trump met the vanguard of his opposition: A mile-long army of women who marched to his new home, vowing to resist anything he might do that would harm them and their [Read entire story]

Napolitano says Trump should trust intelligence experts

Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano said Friday that Americans should be concerned that President-elect Donald Trump is dismissive of intelligence reports showing hackers sponsored by Russia [Read entire story]

Napolitano says Trump should trust intelligence experts

Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano said Friday that Americans should be concerned that President-elect Donald Trump is dismissive of intelligence reports showing hackers sponsored by Russia [Read entire story]

Newsom holds early fundraising lead in 2018 governor’s race

Fundraising is already ramping up for California’s 2018 gubernatorial race, and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom has an early lead over his announced competitors. According to memo his campaign sent to donors Tuesday, Newsom [Read entire story]

Jerry Brown promises to “fight” Donald Trump over climate change

Gov. Jerry Brown directly challenged the incoming Trump administration on climate change Wednesday, promising that California — supported by an army of scientists and lawyers — will “fight” any attempt to roll [Read entire story]

Trump to nominate Exxon CEO as Secretary of State

Trump to nominate Exxon CEO as Secretary of State President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson on Tuesday as Secretary of State, according to multiple reports, a move that would remake [Read entire story]

Kamala Harris names Nathan Barankin as Senate chief of staff

California Sen.-elect Kamala Harris began filling out her staff Wednesday by naming longtime aide Nathan Barankin as her chief of staff and several former prosecutors to her transition team. Barankin has been chief [Read entire story]

Trump appears with Bill Clinton’s accusers before debate

For those wondering how Donald Trump would respond to the release of an 11-year-old recording of him making lewd remarks about how he uses his celebrity to sexually assault women, didn’t have to wait until Sunday’s [Read entire story]

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders arrives at halftime

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders arrives at halftime [...] did their historic comeback preview California’s June 7 presidential primary? An against-all-odds presidential campaign collided with an [Read entire story]

49ers say they’re like a tech firm, but do they hire like one?

49ers say they’re like a tech firm, but do they hire like one? Since they started playing in the heart of Silicon Valley, the San Francisco 49ers have portrayed themselves as the NFL’s version of a tech company. [Read entire story]