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a joint session of the U.S. Congress on the floor of the House House of Representatives (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP’s Success In House Races Stopped At The California Border

Once again, Republicans are left to ponder what went wrong in California. Democrats ended up winning every competitive California race and even picked up a seat.

11/20/2014

Mike Honda, Ro Khanna

Ro Khanna Concedes To Rep. Mike Honda After Lengthy South Bay House Race And Battle

Ro Khanna has officially conceded in the race for Assembly against his opponent Rep. Mike Honda for the seat in the 17th Congressional District.

11/07/2014

Mike Honda, Ro Khanna

Silicon Valley Congressional Race Closing In With Honda Leading Challenger Khanna

Rep. Mike Honda, D-San Jose, remained ahead early Wednesday morning despite a spirited challenge by fellow Democrat Ro Khanna to represent the 17th Congressional District.

11/05/2014

Mike Honda, Ro Khanna

Silicon Valley Congressional Race: Mike Honda Leading In Early Returns

Voters in the South Bay are deciding between incumbent Mike Honda and challenger Ro Khanna, both Democrats, in one of the nation’s most intriguing House races. In early returns, Honda is leading with 53.5 percent of the votes cast, while Khanna has 46.5 percent.

11/04/2014

(L-R) Rep. Mike Honda, Ro Khanna (US House/Khanna Campaign)

South Bay Congressional Race Heats Up With Mike Honda, Ro Khanna Releasing Dueling Poll Numbers

The election is just three weeks away, and a big Bay Area congressional race where two Democrats are facing off is really heating up.

10/13/2014

(CBS)

North Bay Congressman Huffman Dodges Questions About Sasquatch, Santa On Colbert Report

California’s 2nd District was in the spotlight for on Comedy Central’s Colbert Report earlier this week, when freshman congressman Jared Huffman sat down with the shows host for the “Better Know a District” segment.

09/26/2014

Eric Swalwell

East Bay Congressman Says U.S. Must Lead Regional Effort To Attack ISIS

President Obama will speak to the nation on Wednesday to address the continuing threat of ISIS in Iraq and Syria. East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell, who returned from a trip to the Middle East, said the U.S. should lead a regional effort to attack ISIS.

09/08/2014

(CBS SF)

IRS Sniffs Around Food Perks For Silicon Valley Tech Workers

Bay Area tech companies are famous for their free lunch perks, but the IRS has been sniffing around those extras for years.

09/03/2014

This map shows the planned layout of California after a proposed split into six states. (Six Californias)

Cal Professors Project Results Of ‘6 States’ Voting In California

The plan to split California into six smaller states is likely dead on arrival, and a closer look at the voting patterns in the prospective states illustrates why.

08/13/2014

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (sanmateocountynews.wordpress.com/Creative Commons)

Bay Area Assyrians Call For More International Military, Humanitarian Involvement In Iraq

The Assyrian American Association of the Bay Area was staging a rally Friday morning at the United Nations Plaza in San Francisco to call for urgent humanitarian aide and international military support in Iraq against ISIS militants.

08/08/2014

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