Politics

1:47pm

Wed February 22, 2012
Politics

Will Durst: The 2012 Political Animal Awards

Don’t mean to overreact and risk boosting everybody’s blood pressure higher than opening offers on Facebook’s IPO, but this might be a halfway decent time to seek out a nice, safe, steel bunker to hunker down in or behind, because it’s awards season and heavy metal statuettes are being tossed around like dimes at a county fair. Like the flurry of résumés from the outer office of Michele Bachmann’s inner circle. As plentiful as the doubts currently circling Mitt Romney’s Super PAC.

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8:57am

Mon February 20, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: How did the US Conference of Bishops become so powerful?

On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the Catholic Bishops' history, membership, and political connections. They are currently fighting a federal mandate that would have required all health insurance plans to provide free birth control. Why are Catholic Bishops dominating the birth control debate? Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org.  How does US Conference of Bishop influence policy in Washington?  It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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8:49pm

Fri February 17, 2012
Politics

The President cashes in at Bay Area ATM

President Barack Obama poses for a picture during a stop at Great Eastern restaurant in San Francisco's Chinatown
Pete Souza Official White House Photo

There were two sides to the story of President Obama’s appearance at a San Francisco fundraiser Thursday night. One happened inside the Masonic Center on Nob Hill. The other took place immediately outside.

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12:00am

Fri February 17, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

On today’s Your Call, it’s Our Friday media roundtable. This week’s we’ll have a conversation about President Obama’s $3.8 billion dollar budget and the deal reached on payroll tax cuts. We’ll also discuss the brutal crack down in Bahrain. We’ll be joined by the Nation’s Greg Kaufmann, the Huffington Post’s Mike McAuliff and independent journalist Mona Kareem joins us from Kuwait. Join us at 10 or send your story of the week to feedback@yourcallradio.org. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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1:17pm

Thu February 16, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Thursday, February 16, 2012

Not surprisingly, the San Bruno pipeline explosion slashed PG&E's earnings this past quarter as the company struggles to pay for system upgrades and repairs...

But January saw higher home sales in the Bay Area than it has in the past five years, thanks in large part to the lower prices of foreclosed homes and distressed properties...

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