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Despite ‘No’ Votes By Local Reps, California Projects Get Big Boost From Congressional Spending Bill

California received funding for a long list of programs and projects from a new $1.1 trillion congressional spending bill passed late Saturday night, despite most California representatives voting against it.

12/15/2014

Immigrants rights activists gather to celebrate U.S. President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration policy. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Congress Approves $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill That Leaves Obama’s Immigration Reforms Intact

Congress cleared a $1.1 trillion spending bill for President Barack Obama’s signature late Saturday night after a day of Senate intrigue capped by a failed, largely symbolic Republican challenge to the administration’s new immigration policy.

12/13/2014

Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi serving food at St. Anthony's Dining Room in San Francisco on the day before Thanksgiving. November, 26th 2014. (photo credit: Jeffrey Schaub)

Congresswoman Pelosi Joined By Grandchildren To Serve Food At SF’s St. Anthony’s Dining Room

Bay Area Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi visited St. Anthony’s dining room in San Francisco with her grandchildren Wednesday as part of a family tradition that goes back many years.

11/26/2014

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

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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

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