Category Archives: Political News

Marianne Williamson Joins the Morning Drive [AUDIO]

On the Morning Drive on KABC, Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson spoke to John and Jillian about the healthcare proposal for the country she plans to reveal in detail within the next two weeks. “We need universal healthcare, so that people can live without the chronic stress – not only those who are sick and need care – but those who aren’t…MORE

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will include vaping devices

By Amanda Sealy, CNN For the first time, vaping devices and cartridges will be accepted during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday. Since the program started in 2010, the US Drug Enforcement Agency says it has collected more than 11 million pounds of expired and unwanted prescription medication in order to help stop…MORE

Justice for Homicide Victims demands government action [AUDIO]

A group of citizens are fighting mad over the government’s failure to solve homicides. “Justice for Homicide Victims” just put up a billboard along the 605 freeway in Baldwin Park to bring attention to their cause. Member LaWanda Hawkins’ 19-year-old son was slain in 1995 in what is still an unsolved murder case. She wants…MORE

L.A. Considering Assault Weapons Ban

By Jayson Campadonia, KABC Councilman Paul Koretz from the West L.A. area has a proposal, and if it passes, it would make having an assault weapon within the city illegal.  Koretz is no stranger to anti-gun laws, he successfully won a lawsuit against pro-gun groups over banning the so-called Saturday night special handguns.  The proposal…MORE

Politics in Orange County are turning blue.

By Kevin Tripp, KABC The former GOP stronghold and political stomping ground for presidents Reagan and Nixon now officially has a Democratic majority. A few months after Democrats won all of the county’s congressional seats, voter registration numbers highlight the point: out of more than a million registered voters, Democrats edge out Republicans by 89…MORE

California continues to be a big piggy bank for politicians from both sides of the aisle.

By Kevin Tripp, KABC Demoratic presidential candidates and President Donald Trump are hauling in the cash. According to Cal Matters,Trump has taken in over three million from the Golden State since the start of the year. California Senator Kamala Harris still leads the pack with seven-and-a-half-million. South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg comes in second…MORE

Rep. Tom McClintock: Mueller’s lackluster performance no surprise

Former special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee and House Intelligence Committee Wednesday did not rock anyone’s boat. Mueller frustrated members on both sides with vague or deflective responses. Tom McClintock, a Republican Congressman from Northern California and a House Judiciary Committee member, was not impressed. “It became very clear, very quickly,…MORE

President Donald Trump officially kicked off his 2020 campaign at a rally in Orlando, Florida.

By Fredreka Schouten, CNN President Donald Trump raised a massive $24.8 million for his reelection in less than 24 hours, a top Republican National Committee official announced Wednesday. The one-day haul, announced on Twitter by RNC chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, rivals the $30.3 million Trump’s campaign collected during the entire January-to-March fundraising quarter and underscores the President’s staggering financial…MORE