As the days tick down to Election Day next week, the repercussions of the possible failure of the two tax measures on the statewide ballot are being drowned out by false arguments and outright lies, which have caused support for the measures to drop in recent weeks. Read More
Gov. Jerry Brown came out swinging for Proposition 30 – the tax measure he’s backing on Tuesday’s ballot – and against people who have negative views of California during an appearance at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on Thursday. Read More
Although she was born into a powerful Baltimore political family, Nancy Pelosi, who has represented San Francisco in Congress for the past quarter century, once believed she’d never run for office.
“I had no interest in running for political office, ever,” said Pelosi, whose father was a congressman from Maryland. “I thought, ‘I’ll go for the normal life.’” Read More
Michelle Bachmann, a Republican congresswoman from Minnesota and presidential candidate will be visiting San Francisco this month.Bachmann has been added as a speaker at a Commonwealth Club of California event titled "The Revival of American Competitiveness." Read More