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Forgotten Photos Are a Window Into Early Days of Gay Rights

June 29, 2014 | 9:00 am

Forgotten Photos Are a Window Into Early Days of Gay Rights

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How a rag-tag group of hippies, hustlers, drag queens and activists laid a foundation for civil rights.

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Hillary Clinton … on Hillary Clinton

June 27, 2014 | 8:00 am

Hillary Clinton … on Hillary Clinton

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Conversation in San Francisco covers Iraq, Rick Perry and the cost of developing rhinoceros skin.

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McCarthy Picked as GOP Majority Leader: A Boost to Immigration Reform?

June 19, 2014 | 12:30 pm

McCarthy Picked as GOP Majority Leader: A Boost to Immigration Reform?

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Central Valley Republican, whose district is 37% Latino, backs extending legal status to undocumented.

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Top Two Primary Not a Political Panacea

May 23, 2014 | 3:39 pm

Top Two Primary Not a Political Panacea

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Under new system, all voters regardless of party get the same ballot and can vote for any candidate.

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‘Victory Lap’ for San Francisco’s Prop. 8 Legal Team

May 2, 2014 | 10:55 am

‘Victory Lap’ for San Francisco’s Prop. 8 Legal Team

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New book by New York Times reporter details the behind-the-scenes battle to legalize same-sex marriage.

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Update: Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Cellphone Searches

April 30, 2014 | 8:25 am

Update: Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Cellphone Searches

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At issue: Whether sifting through phone contents without court OK violates ban on unreasonable searches.

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California and Mississippi: Together Again at the Bottom in Elections

April 12, 2014 | 9:00 am

California and Mississippi: Together Again at the Bottom in Elections

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New Pew Charitable Trusts study says the state lags far behind in how it conducts elections.

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What’s This? A Republican Leads the Race for Secretary of State?!

April 11, 2014 | 9:00 am

What’s This? A Republican Leads the Race for Secretary of State?!

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The GOP’s Pete Peterson leads all candidates for the statewide post, according to a new Field Poll.

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Yee Co-Defendant Jackson Draws Legal Legend As His Attorney

April 1, 2014 | 8:30 am

Yee Co-Defendant Jackson Draws Legal Legend As His Attorney

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Defense lawyer James Brosnahan has more than 50 years experience in criminal and civil cases.

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California Republicans Plot a Return to Relevance

March 14, 2014 | 8:00 am

California Republicans Plot a Return to Relevance

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The state GOP is holding its annual convention in Burlingame this weekend.

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