Registrar of Voters for Contra Costa County, President of the California Association of Clerks and Elections OfficialsRegistrar of Voters for Contra Costa County, President of the California Association of Clerks and Elections Officials
FROM Steve Weir
Could California's Presidential Primary Not Be Over? Last Tuesday’s record turnout for a primary election has swamped registrars of voters in California’s fifty-eight counties. The Secretary of State estimates that 845,000 absentee and provisional ballots have not been counted, and that’s without including some of the biggest counties of all: Alameda, Riverside and Los Angeles. They haven’t reported on how many they still have to go.
What is Trump's plan for Middle East peace? On his first foreign tour, President Trump has promised "peace" between Israel and the Palestinians. Are there any details for re-starting talks that have been stalled for the past three years?
The longest US war: Will Trump send more troops to Afghanistan? The Trump White House is divided over the Pentagon's request for more troops in Afghanistan—where the US has been fighting for the past 16 years. Is there a formula -- either for "victory" or a political settlement? Is there an end in sight for America's longest war?
Ex-FBI Director Comey tells his side of the story Today, former FBI Director James Comey came close to calling the President who fired him a liar. The White House denied the claim and called it insulting, but Republican Senators did not challenge Comey’s truthfulness. Many questions remain: did the President try to obstruct a federal investigation? Later, we’ll go behind the “velvet rope” for a look at 5-Star health care for the richest Americans.
Trump's new look at civil rights and global warming President Trump is reportedly ready to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. We look at the possible consequences. On the second half of the program, we hear about cuts in Obama-Era civil rights programs called for by the Trump Administration's first budget plan.