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The Mercury News - Politics

What those who jeopardized their careers to expose San Jose State's sex abuse case want you to know

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Facebook froze as anti-vaccine comments swarmed users

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FBI: Hate crime reports at highest level in 12 years

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Climate change: 'Leadership gap' undermines efforts to curb warming, UN chief says

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Where's Frank Somerville? Silence irks activists, stirs questions about suspension

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California's unemployment fraud reaches at least $20 billion

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Man who drove toward George Floyd protesters in Southern California gets a year and a day in prison on gun charges

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Company hired by California county to push COVID-19 vaccines also has campaign against shot mandates

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Assaults on police officers up in 2020 — much of the increase tied to clashes with protesters

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Skelton: California spending billions on water projects - without borrowing

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Intelligence report: Putin OK'd operation to benefit Trump

7 months ago

Few in the GOP dissent over voting restriction efforts

7 months ago

Prosecutor investigating Trump's Georgia call urges patience

8 months ago

Nancy Pelosi says Sept. 11-style commission will examine Capitol riot

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McManus: Why is Trump running for president again? To stay out of jail

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White House rejects more Trump executive privilege claims

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Biden says he's 'very positive' about budget proposal

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Federal officials now say BART's San Jose extension could cost $9.1 billion - twice the original estimate

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Editorial: Santa Clara County needs strong candidates to run for sheriff

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Who is this far-right group that's been disrupting Los Gatos council meetings for months?

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Parking garage near Dublin BART still not built three years after 'groundbreaking'

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Milpitas Public Works code change sparks discussion over tree damage to sewer lines

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Walters: California is experiencing new wave of political corruption

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Vetoed: Bill that let California bicyclists treat stop sign as yield

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Walters: California's gas lawn equipment ban hits the little guys

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How will California's new 988 mental health line actually work?

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Opinion: Plan Bay Area misses the mark for the working class

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