Stories about Obama

Behind the ‘dark money’ in the DA’s race

There's a grassroots committee for Chesa Boudin, with some unlikely donors; Suzy Loftus is making it an issue. Here's what's really going on.

‘American Factory’ a tale of two blue collars: US and Chinese

Obamas' project for Netflix yields an eye-opening doc that shows how one innovative solution to a factory closing went awry.

Facebook money pushes Chiu housing bill

Complex regional housing bill is driven by tech and development interests with no concern for out-of-control office growth.

China trade war not going well for Trump

Examining the real reasons behind this misguided US policy.

Once again, Biden looked terrible

No dramatic knockouts in the second debate -- but the former vice president was unable to explain his record.

Eviction, elder abuse, and homelessness

Why are so many elders and families on the street? They got evicted.

After 50 years, SF poised to move on public power

Plus: The Chron asks some questions about homelessness. That's The Agenda for July 29-Aug 4

Elizabeth Warren on war and peace

The progressive candidate's foreign policy is mixed -- but evolving.

‘The Great Hack’: They’ve got your data, and yes they’ve used it

New Netflix doc plumbs the depths of social media's political deception, examining the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica case.

Beyond the valley of the gig economy

'Raw Deal' author Steven Hill on Uber tech, the perils of California ideologies, and the twilight of the elites.