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Board of Education President Matt Haney. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

President Obama endorses SF school board candidate

Board of Education President Matt Haney received the endorsement of President Barack…

 

The DCCC's endorsements Wednesday night for November's election were fierce and — at times — hard to watch. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Losers, flame-outs and back-stabbings as DCCC endorses for November

San Francisco is well known statewide for its cutthroat politics — it’s…

 

In this July 14, 2016, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., speaks at a rally at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Va. Kaine has been rumored to be one of Clinton's possible vice president choices. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Clinton chooses Tim Kaine as running mate

Hillary Clinton says in a text message to supporters that she's picked…

 

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. waves as he a Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrive for a rally in Portsmouth, N.H., Tuesday, July 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Clinton receives long-awaited endorsement from Sanders

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — Bernie Sanders, whose calls for a political revolution energized…

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. waves as he a Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrive for a rally in Portsmouth, N.H., Tuesday, July 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
President Barack Obama walks with Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., down the Colonnade of the White House in Washington, Thursday, June 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Facing calls from Dems to quit, Sanders sits down with Obama

WASHINGTON — With pressure growing for him to quit the presidential race,…

President Barack Obama walks with Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., down the Colonnade of the White House in Washington, Thursday, June 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Sarah Sherburn-Zimmer protests Airbnb's unregulated rentals on June 8, 2015, at Airbnb's headquarters in San Francisco. (Natasha Dangond/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Airbnb money turns SF Democrat blue into sickening green

Democrats for sale! Democrats for sale! Airbnb funneled more than $32,000 into…

Sarah Sherburn-Zimmer protests Airbnb's unregulated rentals on June 8, 2015, at Airbnb's headquarters in San Francisco. (Natasha Dangond/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets patrons at the Lone Oak Little Castle Restaurant in Paducah, Ky., on Monday. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Hillary Clinton and the 2-for-1 presidency

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. — The notion of a 2-for-1 Clinton presidency is back.…

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets patrons at the Lone Oak Little Castle Restaurant in Paducah, Ky., on Monday. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Protesters head into the Legislative building for a sit-in against House Bill 2 in Raleigh, N.C.,  on Monday. (Chuck Liddy/The News & Observer via AP)

North Carolina Dems pan ‘keep our state straight’ comment

RALEIGH, N.C. — Rhetorical skirmishes continued Tuesday in North Carolina over a…

Protesters head into the Legislative building for a sit-in against House Bill 2 in Raleigh, N.C.,  on Monday. (Chuck Liddy/The News & Observer via AP)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during Democratic primary town hall sponsored by CNN, Wednesday in Derry, N.H. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Democratic race down to just two: Clinton, Sanders face off

DURHAM, N.H. — Their race newly energized, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders…

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during Democratic primary town hall sponsored by CNN, Wednesday in Derry, N.H. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., waves during a caucus night party on Monday in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Clinton, Sanders locked in extremely tight duel for Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were locked in…

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., waves during a caucus night party on Monday in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
The Democratic County Central Committee, file photo, August 13, 2015. Tom Hsieh, second from left, is levying accusations of voter fraud this week. Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/SF Examiner

Airbnb, District 3 endorsements top Democrat talks

San Francisco’s November election slug-fest was on full display at last night’s…

The Democratic County Central Committee, file photo, August 13, 2015. Tom Hsieh, second from left, is levying accusations of voter fraud this week. Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/SF Examiner
New Democratic County Central Committee member Joel Engardio takes his seat for his first night on the committee. JOE FITZGERALD RODRIGUEZ/SF EXAMINER

San Francisco’s democratic party shoots down Obama police reform, now leans conservative

San Francisco’s “moderate” democrats often tout some version of this unofficial motto:…

New Democratic County Central Committee member Joel Engardio takes his seat for his first night on the committee. JOE FITZGERALD RODRIGUEZ/SF EXAMINER

Democratic Party votes to oppose June waterfront ballot measure

The effort to curb real estate development along San Francisco’s waterfront suffered…

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images file photoAs memories of Oracle Team USA's victory at the America's Cup

San Francisco Democratic Party encourages 'no' votes on 8 Washington propositions

San Francisco voters will have the unprecedented chance to weigh in on…

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images file photoAs memories of Oracle Team USA's victory at the America's Cup
Courtesy PhotoDemocratic County Central Committee member Alix Rosenthal may have driven Mayor Ed Lee to pursue filling the district 4 seat with a woman who is a mother.

Will Mayor Ed Lee appoint a mother to the Board of Supervisors?

A Democratic Party resolution calling on Mayor Ed Lee to appoint a…

Courtesy PhotoDemocratic County Central Committee member Alix Rosenthal may have driven Mayor Ed Lee to pursue filling the district 4 seat with a woman who is a mother.
AP File PhotoSome legislation is pushed through the state Legislature quickly — last year

Democrats should ensure that public has adequate time to review proposed laws

Requiring a two-thirds legislative majority to pass a state budget repeatedly led…

AP File PhotoSome legislation is pushed through the state Legislature quickly — last year
Getty Images File Photo61% of the voters who registered online were under the age of 35.

Web registration pulling in new, young voters

California’s new online voter registration process added more than 614,000 registered voters…

Getty Images File Photo61% of the voters who registered online were under the age of 35.
S.F. Examiner File PhotoTune in this week for Melissa Griffin's coverage of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte

What Barack could learn from Barry

After Bill Clinton’s speech Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention, the…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoTune in this week for Melissa Griffin's coverage of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte
Rich Pedroncelli/ap file photoGov. Jerry Brown defended new plans Thursday that call for scaling back habitat restoration done while tunnels are built under the delta.

City pension votes set stage for state battle

Governor Jerry Brown heard a clarion call for his party to take…

Rich Pedroncelli/ap file photoGov. Jerry Brown defended new plans Thursday that call for scaling back habitat restoration done while tunnels are built under the delta.
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Coit Tower measure gains backing of local Democratic Party

A ballot measure aimed at bringing more funding to Coit Tower and…

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