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  • Coalition of state legislators backs Fletcher

    Coalition of state legislators backs Fletcher

    Tuesday, September 24 2013 9:11 PM EDT2013-09-25 01:11:14 GMT
    Tuesday, September 24 2013 9:12 PM EDT2013-09-25 01:12:00 GMT
    Mayoral candidate Nathan Fletcher picked up the support of a group of current and former state legislators Tuesday. 
    Mayoral candidate Nathan Fletcher picked up the support of a group of current and former state legislators Tuesday. 
  • DeMaio, Filner make final push in San Diego mayoral race

    DeMaio, Filner make final push in San Diego mayoral race

    Monday, November 5 2012 6:18 PM EST2012-11-05 23:18:35 GMT
    Monday, November 5 2012 6:18 PM EST2012-11-05 23:18:35 GMT
    Councilman Carl DeMaio and Rep. Bob Filner, D-San Diego, made their final pitches for mayor Monday at separate campaign events. 
    Councilman Carl DeMaio and Rep. Bob Filner, D-San Diego, made their final pitches for mayor Monday at separate campaign events. 
  • Voters to decide fate of SDUSD bond measure, five candidates

    Voters to decide fate of SDUSD bond measure, five candidates

    Monday, November 5 2012 5:05 PM EST2012-11-05 22:05:25 GMT
    Monday, November 5 2012 5:05 PM EST2012-11-05 22:05:25 GMT
    Voters will have the final say Tuesday on the San Diego Unified School District's proposed $2.8 billion bond measure, while also deciding who should serve in several seats on the district's Board of Education. 
    Voters will have the final say Tuesday on the San Diego Unified School District's proposed $2.8 billion bond measure, while also deciding who should serve in several seats on the district's Board of Education. 
  • Pelosi will seek to stay as House Dem leader

    Pelosi will seek to stay as House Dem leader

    Friday, November 5 2010 1:38 PM EDT2010-11-05 17:38:57 GMT
    Friday, November 5 2010 1:44 PM EDT2010-11-05 17:44:31 GMT
    Nancy Pelosi, the nation's first female House speaker, said Friday she will try to keep her spot as leader of the House Democrats despite huge election losses that cost her party the majority. 
    Nancy Pelosi, the nation's first female House speaker, said Friday she will try to keep her spot as leader of the House Democrats despite huge election losses that cost her party the majority. 
  • What will San Diego do now that Prop D has failed?

    What will San Diego do now that Prop D has failed?

    Wednesday, November 3 2010 8:42 PM EDT2010-11-04 00:42:59 GMT
    Wednesday, November 3 2010 8:42 PM EDT2010-11-04 00:42:59 GMT
    Proposition D, which would have raised the sales tax in San Diego by a half-cent, was soundly defeated. Now there are growing concerns about deep budget cuts next year. 
    Proposition D, which would have raised the sales tax in San Diego by a half-cent, was soundly defeated. Now there are growing concerns about deep budget cuts next year. 
  • Obama takes responsibility for voter frustration

    Obama takes responsibility for voter frustration

    Wednesday, November 3 2010 1:35 PM EDT2010-11-03 17:35:29 GMT
    Wednesday, November 3 2010 6:01 PM EDT2010-11-03 22:01:02 GMT
    President Barack Obama said Wednesday that voters frustrated by the pace of economic recovery dictated a Republican takeover of the House in midterm elections, adding, "As 
    President Barack Obama said Wednesday that voters frustrated by the pace of economic recovery dictated a Republican takeover of the House in midterm elections, adding, "As president I take responsibility" for a failure to restore job growth more quickly. 
  • Gay-rights groups view election as major setback

    Gay-rights groups view election as major setback

    Wednesday, November 3 2010 5:31 PM EDT2010-11-03 21:31:42 GMT
    Wednesday, November 3 2010 5:31 PM EDT2010-11-03 21:31:42 GMT
    Gay-rights activists celebrated a few bright spots on Election Day, but they also suffered some major setbacks — including losses by key supporters in Congress and the ouster of three Iowa 
    Gay-rights activists celebrated a few bright spots on Election Day, but they also suffered some major setbacks — including losses by key supporters in Congress and the ouster of three Iowa Supreme Court judges who had ruled in favor of same-sex marriage. 
  • Election 2010: School Board

    Election 2010: School Board

    Wednesday, November 3 2010 12:36 PM EDT2010-11-03 16:36:24 GMT
    Wednesday, November 3 2010 5:08 PM EDT2010-11-03 21:08:38 GMT
    Scott Barnett held a marginal lead Wednesday against five-term incumbent John De Beck for the San Diego Unified School District's District C school board seat. 
    Scott Barnett held a marginal lead Wednesday against five-term incumbent John De Beck for the San Diego Unified School District's District C school board seat. 
  • Election 2010: City Propositions

    Election 2010: City Propositions

    Tuesday, November 2 2010 12:07 PM EDT2010-11-02 16:07:33 GMT
    Wednesday, November 3 2010 5:08 PM EDT2010-11-03 21:08:28 GMT
    City officials Wednesday were facing the prospect of deep budget cuts next fiscal year, thanks to voters' rejection of a proposition that would have raised the sales tax in San Diego by a half-cent. 
    City officials Wednesday were facing the prospect of deep budget cuts next fiscal year, thanks to voters' rejection of a proposition that would have raised the sales tax in San Diego by a half-cent. 
  • Election 2010: Board of Supervisors Races

    Election 2010: Board of Supervisors Races

    Tuesday, November 2 2010 12:31 PM EDT2010-11-02 16:31:32 GMT
    Wednesday, November 3 2010 5:08 PM EDT2010-11-03 21:08:13 GMT
    Two San Diego County supervisors were looking forward to new terms Wednesday. 
    Two San Diego County supervisors were looking forward to new terms Wednesday. 
  • Election 2010: City Council

    Election 2010: City Council

    Tuesday, November 2 2010 12:15 PM EDT2010-11-02 16:15:27 GMT
    Wednesday, November 3 2010 5:08 PM EDT2010-11-03 21:08:00 GMT
    Businesswoman Lorie Zapf appeared headed toward victory Wednesday in the race for the San Diego City Council's District 6 seat, while David Alvarez was the winner in District 8. 
    Businesswoman Lorie Zapf appeared headed toward victory Wednesday in the race for the San Diego City Council's District 6 seat, while David Alvarez was the winner in District 8. 
  • San Diego voters reject Proposition J

    San Diego voters reject Proposition J

    Wednesday, November 3 2010 11:49 AM EDT2010-11-03 15:49:29 GMT
    Wednesday, November 3 2010 5:07 PM EDT2010-11-03 21:07:46 GMT
    San Diego Unified School District officials Wednesday will have to begin looking for other ways to balance the books, with voters rejecting a proposed parcel tax on all properties within the district's boundaries. 
    San Diego Unified School District officials Wednesday will have to begin looking for other ways to balance the books, with voters rejecting a proposed parcel tax on all properties within the district's boundaries. 
  • Polls run out of provisional ballot envelopes

    Polls run out of provisional ballot envelopes

    Tuesday, November 2 2010 11:27 PM EDT2010-11-03 03:27:13 GMT
    Wednesday, November 3 2010 5:07 PM EDT2010-11-03 21:07:31 GMT
    Some polling locations in San Diego ran out of envelopes for provisional ballots. 
    Some polling locations in San Diego ran out of envelopes for provisional ballots. County registrar Deborah Seiler says that between 10 to 20 polling locations at San Diego State University and the University of California, San Diego, temporarily ran out of the envelopes because of the number of students showing up to vote. 
  • Brown beats Whitman to win 3rd term as governor

    Brown beats Whitman to win 3rd term as governor

    Wednesday, November 3 2010 12:11 AM EDT2010-11-03 04:11:21 GMT
    Wednesday, November 3 2010 11:31 AM EDT2010-11-03 15:31:43 GMT
    Democrat Jerry Brown was elected California governor on Tuesday in an extraordinary political encore. 
    Democrat Jerry Brown was elected California governor on Tuesday in an extraordinary political encore, defeating billionaire Republican Meg Whitman and the $142 million she spent of her own fortune as he reclaimed the office he held a generation ago. 
  • Exit poll: Ailing economy, tea party fuel GOP

    Exit poll: Ailing economy, tea party fuel GOP

    Tuesday, November 2 2010 9:40 PM EDT2010-11-03 01:40:49 GMT
    Wednesday, November 3 2010 4:23 AM EDT2010-11-03 08:23:24 GMT
    The basic math for Tuesday's Republican election triumph was simple: Most people think the economy is in awful shape, and those feeling that way voted solidly for the GOP. 
    The basic math for Tuesday's Republican election triumph was simple: Most people think the economy is in awful shape, and those feeling that way voted solidly for the GOP. 
  • Calif voters expand redistricting panel

    Calif voters expand redistricting panel

    Wednesday, November 3 2010 1:10 AM EDT2010-11-03 05:10:41 GMT
    Wednesday, November 3 2010 3:54 AM EDT2010-11-03 07:54:25 GMT
    Californians have voted to expand the role of an independent commission tasked with redrawing the state's legislative districts. 
    Californians have voted to expand the role of an independent commission tasked with redrawing the state's legislative districts. 
  • Voters reject eliminating redistricting commission

    Voters reject eliminating redistricting commission

    Wednesday, November 3 2010 3:13 AM EDT2010-11-03 07:13:31 GMT
    Wednesday, November 3 2010 3:54 AM EDT2010-11-03 07:54:03 GMT
    Californians have rejected a proposal to abolish a commission tasked with redrawing the state's legislative districts, while approving an expansion of the panel's role to redefine the state's congressional districts. 
    Californians have rejected a proposal to abolish a commission tasked with redrawing the state's legislative districts, while approving an expansion of the panel's role to redefine the state's congressional districts. 
  • Calif. rejects effort to suspend climate law

    Calif. rejects effort to suspend climate law

    Wednesday, November 3 2010 2:09 AM EDT2010-11-03 06:09:53 GMT
    Wednesday, November 3 2010 3:53 AM EDT2010-11-03 07:53:36 GMT
    A ballot initiative primarily funded by Texas oil companies seeking to suspend California's landmark climate law has failed. 
    A ballot initiative primarily funded by Texas oil companies seeking to suspend California's landmark climate law has failed. 
  • Jubilant GOP wins the House, falls short of Senate

    Jubilant GOP wins the House, falls short of Senate

    Wednesday, November 3 2010 12:31 AM EDT2010-11-03 04:31:19 GMT
    Wednesday, November 3 2010 2:43 AM EDT2010-11-03 06:43:54 GMT
    Resurgent Republicans won control of the House and cut deeply into the Democrats' majority in the Senate in momentous midterm elections shadowed by recession, ushering in 
    Resurgent Republicans won control of the House and cut deeply into the Democrats' majority in the Senate in momentous midterm elections shadowed by recession, ushering in a new era of divided government certain to complicate the final two years of President Barack Obama's term. 
  • Legalize-marijuana measure loses in California

    Legalize-marijuana measure loses in California

    Tuesday, November 2 2010 2:12 PM EDT2010-11-02 18:12:26 GMT
    Wednesday, November 3 2010 1:08 AM EDT2010-11-03 05:08:07 GMT
    Warned of dangers and legal chaos, California voters Tuesday rejected a measure that would have made their state the first to legalize the use and sale of marijuana. 
    Warned of dangers and legal chaos, California voters Tuesday rejected a measure that would have made their state the first to legalize the use and sale of marijuana. 
  • Majority Leader Harry Reid re-elected in Nevada

    Majority Leader Harry Reid re-elected in Nevada

    Wednesday, November 3 2010 12:52 AM EDT2010-11-03 04:52:42 GMT
    Wednesday, November 3 2010 12:52 AM EDT2010-11-03 04:52:42 GMT
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid survived a ferocious challenge from tea party star Sharron Angle on Tuesday to win a fifth term. 
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid survived a ferocious challenge from tea party star Sharron Angle on Tuesday to win a fifth term, giving the White House reason to celebrate on a night of sweeping Democratic losses in Congress. 
  • Calif. voters send Boxer to Senate for 4th term

    Calif. voters send Boxer to Senate for 4th term

    Wednesday, November 3 2010 12:14 AM EDT2010-11-03 04:14:40 GMT
    Wednesday, November 3 2010 12:44 AM EDT2010-11-03 04:44:17 GMT
    Democrat Barbara Boxer has won her fourth term in the U.S. Senate, dashing GOP hopes of removing the liberal icon with a strong challenge from former Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Carly Fiorina. 
    Democrat Barbara Boxer has won her fourth term in the U.S. Senate, dashing GOP hopes of removing the liberal icon with a strong challenge from former Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Carly Fiorina. 
  • San Diegans await local and state election results as votes are tallied

    San Diegans await local and state election results as votes are tallied

    Tuesday, November 2 2010 11:55 AM EDT2010-11-02 15:55:00 GMT
    Wednesday, November 3 2010 12:37 AM EDT2010-11-03 04:37:12 GMT
    The San Diego County Registrar of Voters expected a voter turnout of up to 65 percent for Tuesday's midterm elections. 
    The San Diego County Registrar of Voters expected a voter turnout of up to 65 percent for Tuesday's midterm elections. 
  • Tea time: GOP nears House control, piling up wins

    Tea time: GOP nears House control, piling up wins

    Tuesday, November 2 2010 8:11 PM EDT2010-11-03 00:11:29 GMT
    Tuesday, November 2 2010 11:42 PM EDT2010-11-03 03:42:11 GMT
    Republicans marched confidently to the brink of House control Tuesday night in midterm elections. 
    Republicans marched confidently to the brink of House control Tuesday night in midterm elections shadowed by recession, promising a conservative majority certain to challenge President Barack Obama at virtually every turn. The GOP gained Senate seats, as well, but a takeover there appeared out of reach. 
  • Write-in candidacy scrambles San Diego schools election

    Write-in candidacy scrambles San Diego schools election

    Tuesday, November 2 2010 11:45 AM EDT2010-11-02 15:45:11 GMT
    Tuesday, November 2 2010 9:33 PM EDT2010-11-03 01:33:06 GMT
    It is not just math teacher Kevin Beiser facing businessman Steve Rosen in one of two races Tuesday for the San Diego Unified School District Board of Education - incumbent Katherine Nakamura is back into the mix, too. 
    It is not just math teacher Kevin Beiser facing businessman Steve Rosen in one of two races Tuesday for the San Diego Unified School District Board of Education - incumbent Katherine Nakamura is back into the mix, too. 
  • Paul, Rubio hand tea party early victories

    Paul, Rubio hand tea party early victories

    Tuesday, November 2 2010 8:55 PM EDT2010-11-03 00:55:35 GMT
    Tuesday, November 2 2010 8:55 PM EDT2010-11-03 00:55:35 GMT
    The tea party sent two of its favorite sons to the Senate with decisive victories for Rand Paul and Marco Rubio, stoking hopes that their strong conservative and anti-government views will 
    The tea party sent two of its favorite sons to the Senate with decisive victories for Rand Paul and Marco Rubio, stoking hopes that their strong conservative and anti-government views will help lead a shake-up on Capitol Hill. 
  • Coons beats O'Donnell in Delaware Senate race

    Coons beats O'Donnell in Delaware Senate race

    Tuesday, November 2 2010 8:19 PM EDT2010-11-03 00:19:40 GMT
    Tuesday, November 2 2010 8:50 PM EDT2010-11-03 00:50:21 GMT
    Democrat Chris Coons easily won Delaware's Senate race Tuesday over Republican Christine O'Donnell, a tea party favorite who struggled to shake old cable-show footage in which she 
    Democrat Chris Coons easily won Delaware's Senate race Tuesday over Republican Christine O'Donnell, a tea party favorite who struggled to shake old cable-show footage in which she spoke out against masturbation and talked about dabbling in witchcraft as a teenager. 
  • The worst and weirdest political ads this campaign season

    The worst and weirdest political ads this campaign season

    Tuesday, November 2 2010 2:52 PM EDT2010-11-02 18:52:51 GMT
    Tuesday, November 2 2010 3:05 PM EDT2010-11-02 19:05:31 GMT
    By now you've seen all the commercials and heard the constant drumbeat of campaign ads. 
    By now you've seen all the commercials and heard the constant drumbeat of campaign ads. 
  • Bold Republicans bidding for control in Congress

    Bold Republicans bidding for control in Congress

    Tuesday, November 2 2010 2:30 PM EDT2010-11-02 18:30:15 GMT
    Tuesday, November 2 2010 2:30 PM EDT2010-11-02 18:30:16 GMT
    Confident of major gains, Republicans challenged the Democrats' grip on power in Congress on Tuesday in midterm elections shadowed by recession and stirred by the rebellion of tea party 
    Confident of major gains, Republicans challenged the Democrats' grip on power in Congress on Tuesday in midterm elections shadowed by recession and stirred by the rebellion of tea party conservatives. 
  • Obama: Agenda 'all at risk' in any Republican romp

    Obama: Agenda 'all at risk' in any Republican romp

    Tuesday, November 2 2010 2:22 PM EDT2010-11-02 18:22:37 GMT
    Tuesday, November 2 2010 2:22 PM EDT2010-11-02 18:22:37 GMT
    Even with voting already under way, President Barack Obama furiously worked the phones to urban-format radio stations Tuesday, arguing that his agenda would be "all at risk" if 
    Even with voting already under way, President Barack Obama furiously worked the phones to urban-format radio stations Tuesday, arguing that his agenda would be "all at risk" if Republicans trampled Democrats. 
  • Dems scrape to limit Senate losses, keep majority

    Dems scrape to limit Senate losses, keep majority

    Tuesday, November 2 2010 1:52 PM EDT2010-11-02 17:52:46 GMT
    Tuesday, November 2 2010 2:09 PM EDT2010-11-02 18:09:17 GMT
    With nearly a dozen Democratic-held Senate seats in play, Republicans expect to cut deeply into Democrats' majority but may fall short of winning control. 
    With nearly a dozen Democratic-held Senate seats in play, Republicans expect to cut deeply into Democrats' majority but may fall short of winning control. 
  • Brown, Whitman deliver final pitches to San Diego voters

    Brown, Whitman deliver final pitches to San Diego voters

    Monday, November 1 2010 11:16 AM EDT2010-11-01 15:16:45 GMT
    Tuesday, November 2 2010 11:19 AM EDT2010-11-02 15:19:25 GMT
    Democrat Jerry Brown spent the final day of his campaign for California governor Monday. 
    Democrat Jerry Brown spent the final day of his campaign for California governor Monday promising voters he would work with lawmakers to solve the state's financial problems and bring inclusion and transparency to the office. 
  • Early clues: What to watch in Tuesday's elections

    Early clues: What to watch in Tuesday's elections

    Tuesday, November 2 2010 11:09 AM EDT2010-11-02 15:09:10 GMT
    Tuesday, November 2 2010 11:09 AM EDT2010-11-02 15:09:10 GMT
    How early will America know if it's a Republican romp or if Democrats somehow minimized their damage? There should be plenty of clues Tuesday evening — and long before bedtime. 
    How early will America know if it's a Republican romp or if Democrats somehow minimized their damage? There should be plenty of clues Tuesday evening — and long before bedtime. Final results in some states might not be known for days. But trends could be evident from the Midwest and South — especially from Indiana, Kentucky and West Virginia — even before most of the nation has finished dinner. 
  • Voters out before dawn for Election Day 2010

    Voters out before dawn for Election Day 2010

    Tuesday, November 2 2010 10:59 AM EDT2010-11-02 14:59:49 GMT
    Tuesday, November 2 2010 10:59 AM EDT2010-11-02 14:59:51 GMT
    The fate of the Democratic Congress was put before voters Tuesday in midterm elections that drew Americans to balloting stations starting before dawn. 
    The fate of the Democratic Congress was put before voters Tuesday in midterm elections that drew Americans to balloting stations starting before dawn, some clamoring for change, others digging in their heels against resurgent Republicans. Expectations took hold in both camps that the political order was in for a makeover in these anxious times. 
  • Dems hope to limit losses in campaign's last hours

    Dems hope to limit losses in campaign's last hours

    Monday, November 1 2010 11:09 AM EDT2010-11-01 15:09:09 GMT
    Monday, November 1 2010 11:09 AM EDT2010-11-01 15:09:10 GMT
    Democratic and Republican party leaders put on their best game faces Monday, making 11th hour arguments on the eve of midterm elections that seem certain to curb if not end Democratic control of Congress. 
    Democratic and Republican party leaders put on their best game faces Monday, making 11th hour arguments on the eve of midterm elections that seem certain to curb if not end Democratic control of Congress. 
  • The race for California Governor winding down

    The race for California Governor winding down

    Sunday, October 31 2010 9:19 PM EDT2010-11-01 01:19:45 GMT
    Sunday, October 31 2010 9:19 PM EDT2010-11-01 01:19:45 GMT
    Both candidates are traveling up and down the state—trying to convince voters why they are the ideal choice to solve California's economic woes. 
    Both candidates are traveling up and down the state—trying to convince voters why they are the ideal choice to solve California's economic woes. 
  • GOP casting Tuesday vote as referendum on Obama

    GOP casting Tuesday vote as referendum on Obama

    Sunday, October 31 2010 1:52 PM EDT2010-10-31 17:52:11 GMT
    Sunday, October 31 2010 1:52 PM EDT2010-10-31 17:52:12 GMT
    His congressional majority in peril, President Barack Obama tried to drum up enthusiasm Sunday for two more years of Democratic control. 
    His congressional majority in peril, President Barack Obama tried to drum up enthusiasm Sunday for two more years of Democratic control while GOP leaders buoyed by polls ahead of Tuesday's elections see voters rejecting his policies. 
  • Oops: Campaign season of gaffes and gotchas

    Oops: Campaign season of gaffes and gotchas

    Friday, October 29 2010 4:48 PM EDT2010-10-29 20:48:57 GMT
    Friday, October 29 2010 4:48 PM EDT2010-10-29 20:48:57 GMT
    Memo to novice political candidates: Know thy Constitution. Don't tell Hispanics they look Asian. Pay special attention to what you say when you are in front of cameras. 
    Memo to novice political candidates: Know thy Constitution. Don't tell Hispanics they look Asian. Pay special attention to what you say when you are in front of cameras. Which you almost always are. Expect your chitchat to go viral. 
  • Registrar of Voters open Saturday for early voting

    Registrar of Voters open Saturday for early voting

    Thursday, October 28 2010 6:54 PM EDT2010-10-28 22:54:36 GMT
    Thursday, October 28 2010 6:54 PM EDT2010-10-28 22:54:37 GMT
    The San Diego County Registrar of Voters office will be open Saturday for those wanting to cast their ballots before Tuesday's general election. 
    The San Diego County Registrar of Voters office will be open Saturday for those wanting to cast their ballots before Tuesday's general election. 
  • For Obama, election politics no laughing matter

    For Obama, election politics no laughing matter

    Thursday, October 28 2010 11:36 AM EDT2010-10-28 15:36:44 GMT
    Thursday, October 28 2010 11:36 AM EDT2010-10-28 15:36:44 GMT
    President Barack Obama apparently thinks politics is no laughing matter, even when he's staring down a comedian. 
    President Barack Obama apparently thinks politics is no laughing matter, even when he's staring down a comedian. 
  • Fiorina's time off likely hurts more than helps

    Fiorina's time off likely hurts more than helps

    Wednesday, October 27 2010 3:06 PM EDT2010-10-27 19:06:27 GMT
    Wednesday, October 27 2010 7:53 PM EDT2010-10-27 23:53:31 GMT
    Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina will be released from the hospital Wednesday and is preparing to resume a full campaign schedule. 
    Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina will be released from the hospital Wednesday and is preparing to resume a full campaign schedule, a day after she was sidelined by an infection related to her recent reconstructive surgery for breast cancer. 
  • Senate candidate Fiorina in hospital for infection

    Senate candidate Fiorina in hospital for infection

    Tuesday, October 26 2010 1:40 PM EDT2010-10-26 17:40:51 GMT
    Tuesday, October 26 2010 1:40 PM EDT2010-10-26 17:40:51 GMT
    California GOP Senate challenger Carly Fiorina is in the hospital to be treated for an infection associated with her reconstructive surgery after breast cancer. 
    California GOP Senate challenger Carly Fiorina is in the hospital to be treated for an infection associated with her reconstructive surgery after breast cancer. 
  • Obama asks voters to stick with Democrats

    Obama asks voters to stick with Democrats

    Friday, October 22 2010 2:32 PM EDT2010-10-22 18:32:59 GMT
    Friday, October 22 2010 6:28 PM EDT2010-10-22 22:28:24 GMT
    Control of Congress at stake, President Barack Obama entreated voters Friday to stick with Democrats on Nov. 2 even though times are tough and the electricity of his presidential 
    Control of Congress at stake, President Barack Obama entreated voters Friday to stick with Democrats on Nov. 2 even though times are tough and the electricity of his presidential campaign can seem like a faded memory. 
  • Election Day is over for millions of early voters

    Election Day is over for millions of early voters

    Thursday, October 21 2010 12:48 PM EDT2010-10-21 16:48:29 GMT
    Thursday, October 21 2010 12:48 PM EDT2010-10-21 16:48:29 GMT
    Election Day is already over for more than 3 million Americans, and a surprising number of them are Democrats. 
    Election Day is already over for more than 3 million Americans, and a surprising number of them are Democrats. 
  • Tea Party Express holds rally in downtown

    Tea Party Express holds rally in downtown

    Thursday, October 21 2010 12:03 PM EDT2010-10-21 16:03:06 GMT
    Thursday, October 21 2010 12:35 PM EDT2010-10-21 16:35:07 GMT
    Former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich is going to be in San Diego Thursday. 
    Former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich is going to be in San Diego Thursday. Gingrich is going to speak at a tea party rally at Tuna Harbor Park in downtown San Diego. 
  • Gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown campaigns at SDSU

    Gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown campaigns at SDSU

    Thursday, October 21 2010 11:38 AM EDT2010-10-21 15:38:37 GMT
    Thursday, October 21 2010 11:38 AM EDT2010-10-21 15:38:37 GMT
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown will discuss education and green jobs at a get-out-the-vote rally Thursday at San Diego State. 
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown will discuss education and green jobs at a get-out-the-vote rally Thursday at San Diego State. 
  • Nevada Senate race turns uglier with Hispanic ad

    Nevada Senate race turns uglier with Hispanic ad

    Wednesday, October 20 2010 12:43 PM EDT2010-10-20 16:43:55 GMT
    Wednesday, October 20 2010 12:43 PM EDT2010-10-20 16:43:55 GMT
    A Republican campaign urging Latinos not to vote has been yanked from the airwaves amid an outcry from Democrats that it was a dirty trick against Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. 
    A Republican campaign urging Latinos not to vote has been yanked from the airwaves amid an outcry from Democrats that it was a dirty trick against Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in his hotly contested race against Republican Sharron Angle. 
  • Palin starts 3-day Calif. tour, helps rally GOP

    Palin starts 3-day Calif. tour, helps rally GOP

    Thursday, October 14 2010 7:57 PM EDT2010-10-14 23:57:49 GMT
    Thursday, October 14 2010 7:57 PM EDT2010-10-14 23:57:49 GMT
    Sarah Palin began a three-day swing through California on Thursday that promises to be equal parts promotional and political in a state that has been slow to embrace her conservative star power. 
    Sarah Palin began a three-day swing through California on Thursday that promises to be equal parts promotional and political in a state that has been slow to embrace her conservative star power. 
  • Sparks fly in final debate between Whitman and Brown

    Sparks fly in final debate between Whitman and Brown

    Wednesday, October 13 2010 12:35 PM EDT2010-10-13 16:35:48 GMT
    Wednesday, October 13 2010 12:52 PM EDT2010-10-13 16:52:24 GMT
    For the third and final time, gubernatorial candidates Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown squared off face-to-face. 
    For the third and final time, gubernatorial candidates Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown squared off face-to-face. 
  • First lady begins campaigning Wed to help Dems

    First lady begins campaigning Wed to help Dems

    Wednesday, October 13 2010 12:46 PM EDT2010-10-13 16:46:39 GMT
    Wednesday, October 13 2010 12:46 PM EDT2010-10-13 16:46:39 GMT
    Democrats struggling to hold onto their congressional seats are getting backup and a dash of star power from first lady Michelle Obama. 
    Democrats struggling to hold onto their congressional seats — or just make it to Washington — are getting backup, a cash infusion and a dash of star power from a political spouse who's making a highly anticipated return to the campaign trail: first lady Michelle Obama. 
  • County residents have less than a week to register to vote

    County residents have less than a week to register to vote

    Tuesday, October 12 2010 2:45 PM EDT2010-10-12 18:45:47 GMT
    Tuesday, October 12 2010 2:45 PM EDT2010-10-12 18:45:47 GMT
    San Diego County residents have less than a week to register to vote in the Nov. 2 general election, Registrar of Voters Deborah Seiler said Tuesday. 
    San Diego County residents have less than a week to register to vote in the Nov. 2 general election, Registrar of Voters Deborah Seiler said Tuesday. 
  • Brown camp caught on tape calling Whitman a "whore"

    Brown camp caught on tape calling Whitman a "whore"

    Friday, October 8 2010 1:35 PM EDT2010-10-08 17:35:45 GMT
    Friday, October 8 2010 2:00 PM EDT2010-10-08 18:00:04 GMT
    New controversy is brewing in the governor's race. 
    New controversy is brewing in the governor's race. Jerry Brown's campaign is doing damage control after a telephone answering machine caught someone in the Brown camp calling challenger Meg Whitman a "whore." 
  • Whitman bid rocked by maid's immigration status

    Whitman bid rocked by maid's immigration status

    Thursday, September 30 2010 11:55 AM EDT2010-09-30 15:55:19 GMT
    Thursday, September 30 2010 11:55 AM EDT2010-09-30 15:55:19 GMT
    Meg Whitman's aggressive efforts to court Latino voters in her bid for California governor has come to an unexpected place: her own home. 
    Meg Whitman's aggressive efforts to court Latino voters in her bid for California governor has come to an unexpected place: her own home. 
  • Atty: Whitman knew housekeeper was in US illegally

    Atty: Whitman knew housekeeper was in US illegally

    Wednesday, September 29 2010 4:07 PM EDT2010-09-29 20:07:12 GMT
    Wednesday, September 29 2010 4:22 PM EDT2010-09-29 20:22:30 GMT
    A former housekeeper for Meg Whitman claimed Wednesday that the California GOP gubernatorial candidate was notified by the federal government seven years ago that she might 
    A former housekeeper for Meg Whitman claimed Wednesday that the California GOP gubernatorial candidate was notified by the federal government seven years ago that she might be in the country illegally, but did nothing about it. 
  • First gubernatorial debate between Whitman and Brown

    First gubernatorial debate between Whitman and Brown

    Wednesday, September 29 2010 2:49 AM EDT2010-09-29 06:49:39 GMT
    Wednesday, September 29 2010 3:22 PM EDT2010-09-29 19:22:49 GMT
    Democrat Jerry Brown and Republican Meg Whitman held their first of three planned debates, before vote res head to the polls on November 2nd. 
    Democrat Jerry Brown and Republican Meg Whitman held their first of three planned debates, before voters head to the polls on November 2nd. 
  • O'Reilly, Maher both have old O'Donnell footage

    O'Reilly, Maher both have old O'Donnell footage

    Tuesday, September 21 2010 8:05 PM EDT2010-09-22 00:05:03 GMT
    Tuesday, September 21 2010 8:05 PM EDT2010-09-22 00:05:04 GMT
    Christine O'Donnell's eagerness to go on television is coming back to haunt her campaign for U.S. Senate. 
    Christine O'Donnell's eagerness to go on television is coming back to haunt her campaign for U.S. Senate. 
  • Brown wants executions to resume in California

    Brown wants executions to resume in California

    Tuesday, September 21 2010 7:00 PM EDT2010-09-21 23:00:24 GMT
    Tuesday, September 21 2010 7:03 PM EDT2010-09-21 23:03:29 GMT
    Attorney General Jerry Brown and his lawyers are demanding that executions resume in California as soon as next week in a push that marks a significant change of heart for the 
    Attorney General Jerry Brown and his lawyers are demanding that executions resume in California as soon as next week in a push that marks a significant change of heart for the former outspoken death penalty opponent. 
  • Candidates campaign for midterm elections

    Candidates campaign for midterm elections

    Friday, September 17 2010 1:02 PM EDT2010-09-17 17:02:24 GMT
    Friday, September 17 2010 1:02 PM EDT2010-09-17 17:02:24 GMT
    Midterm elections are less than seven weeks away, and candidates are battling for support. Both parties are hitting the campaign trail hard, and President Obama has backed several democrats. 
    Midterm elections are less than seven weeks away, and candidates are battling for support. Both parties are hitting the campaign trail hard, and President Obama has backed several democrats. 
  • Meg Whitman breaks US campaign spending records

    Meg Whitman breaks US campaign spending records

    Thursday, September 16 2010 2:55 PM EDT2010-09-16 18:55:15 GMT
    Thursday, September 16 2010 2:58 PM EDT2010-09-16 18:58:55 GMT
    Former eBay executive Meg Whitman is defending $119 million in contributions she has made to her campaign for California governor — a personal spending rate that has now surpassed 
    Former eBay executive Meg Whitman is defending $119 million in contributions she has made to her campaign for California governor — a personal spending rate that has now surpassed that of any other political candidate in American history. 
  • Big night for tea party: O'Donnell wins Delaware

    Big night for tea party: O'Donnell wins Delaware

    Wednesday, September 15 2010 11:44 AM EDT2010-09-15 15:44:46 GMT
    Wednesday, September 15 2010 11:44 AM EDT2010-09-15 15:44:47 GMT
    Conservative Christine O'Donnell pulled off a stunning upset over nine-term Rep. Mike Castle in the Republican Senate primary in Delaware Tuesday. 
    Conservative Christine O'Donnell pulled off a stunning upset over nine-term Rep. Mike Castle in the Republican Senate primary in Delaware Tuesday, propelled by tea party activists into a November showdown with Democrat Chris Coons. 
  • Local leaders react to rejection of Prop D lawsuit

    Local leaders react to rejection of Prop D lawsuit

    Thursday, September 9 2010 1:40 PM EDT2010-09-09 17:40:29 GMT
    Thursday, September 9 2010 1:40 PM EDT2010-09-09 17:40:29 GMT
    Local leaders are weighing-in on a judge's decision to reject a second lawsuit challenging San Diego's proposed sales tax increase. 
    Local leaders are weighing-in on a judge's decision to reject a second lawsuit challenging San Diego's proposed sales tax increase. 
  • Court won't force Calif officials to defend Prop 8

    Court won't force Calif officials to defend Prop 8

    Friday, September 3 2010 12:07 PM EDT2010-09-03 16:07:28 GMT
    Friday, September 3 2010 12:07 PM EDT2010-09-03 16:07:29 GMT
    A California court has refused to order Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Attorney General Jerry Brown to appeal a ruling that overturned the state's gay marriage ban. 
    A California court has refused to order Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Attorney General Jerry Brown to appeal a ruling that overturned the state's gay marriage ban. 
  • Fight night: Boxer and Fiorina square off in first debate

    Fight night: Boxer and Fiorina square off in first debate

    Thursday, September 2 2010 2:19 AM EDT2010-09-02 06:19:15 GMT
    Thursday, September 2 2010 3:05 AM EDT2010-09-02 07:05:00 GMT
    Republican challenger Carly Fiorina took aim at the nation's troubled economy during her first debate with Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer. 
    Republican challenger Carly Fiorina took aim at the nation's troubled economy during her first debate with Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, blaming the incumbent for policies "that are devastating the state." 
  • Gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown tours San Diego biodiesel production company

    Gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown tours San Diego biodiesel production company

    Thursday, August 26 2010 1:15 PM EDT2010-08-26 17:15:37 GMT
    Thursday, August 26 2010 1:15 PM EDT2010-08-26 17:15:38 GMT
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown is scheduled to tour a San Diego biodiesel production company Thursday. 
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown is scheduled to tour a San Diego biodiesel production company Thursday and discuss the green energy economy and reducing the nation's dependence on foreign oil. 
  • Appeal filed over gay marriage ruling in Calif.

    Appeal filed over gay marriage ruling in Calif.

    Thursday, August 5 2010 12:24 PM EDT2010-08-05 16:24:02 GMT
    Thursday, August 5 2010 1:45 PM EDT2010-08-05 17:45:34 GMT
    Supporters of California's gay marriage ban filed an appeal Thursday of a federal judge's ruling striking down the voter-approved law. 
    Supporters of California's gay marriage ban filed an appeal Thursday of a federal judge's ruling striking down the voter-approved law. 
  • San Diegans head to the polls for California Primary

    San Diegans head to the polls for California Primary

    Tuesday, June 8 2010 9:57 AM EDT2010-06-08 13:57:34 GMT
    Tuesday, June 8 2010 7:40 PM EDT2010-06-08 23:40:07 GMT
    San Diegans headed to the polls Tuesday to decide on a number of key races and propositions. 
    San Diegans headed to the polls Tuesday to decide on a number of key races and propositions. 
  • Calif. ballot measures would transform elections

    Calif. ballot measures would transform elections

    Tuesday, June 8 2010 6:35 PM EDT2010-06-08 22:35:33 GMT
    Tuesday, June 8 2010 6:35 PM EDT2010-06-08 22:35:54 GMT
    How Californians cast their votes in future primary elections will depend on what they decide at the ballot box. 
    How Californians cast their votes in future primary elections will depend on what they decide at the ballot box. 
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