Republicans asks “where do we go from here?”

Having lost the popular vote in five of the last six presidential elections, Republicans plunged Wednesday into an intense period of self-examination, blame-setting and testy debate…

Republicans, Democrats face fiscal cliff

After Tuesday’s election, both Democrats and Republicans will be tested by the immediate need for moderation if they are to avoid the feared “fiscal cliff”…

Obama to visit Myanmar later this month

President Barack Obama will make a groundbreaking visit later this month to Myanmar, an official said Thursday…

With win, Calif governor takes next step in pledge

California Gov. Jerry Brown took a big step toward delivering on a campaign promise he made two years ago to fix the state’s perpetual budget deficits…

A list of Bay Area Chinese candidates who won

A list of Bay Area Chinese candidates who won the election…

Voters approve most local tax, bond measures

California voters didn’t just pass Gov. Jerry Brown’s statewide tax initiative on Election Day. They also embraced local levies at an overwhelming rate…

LA porn sets & condoms

Los Angeles County voters have approved a measure requiring porn performers to use condoms while filming sex scenes…

Feinstein: president needs to listen and compromise facing a divided Congress

Sen. Dianne Feinstein spoke to reporters in San Francisco on Wednesday, a day after she was elected to her fifth term with 61 percent of the vote…

Obama’s victory & the economy

America’s decision to re-elect President Barack Obama over Mitt Romney will affect all that and other elements of the U.S. economy and financial system…

Obama is told: Avoid ‘fiscal cliff’

So what’s the first thing you’d do for the economy if you were president? The Associated Press posed that question to more than a dozen leading economists…