Republicans Block Emergency Zika Virus Funds As U.S. Mosquito Season LoomsWith hundreds of Zika virus cases already detected in the United States and American territories, Senate Democrats introduced emergency funding Monday after what they describe as significant push back from Republicans.
Pelosi Slams House Republicans For Pushing 'Anti-Immigrant' AgendaCongresswoman Nancy Pelosi openly criticized a resolution brought forward by House Republicans on Thursday, St. Patrick's Day, that will authorize the Speaker of the House to file an "anti-immigrant" amicus brief in the Supreme Court.
Google Asks Feds To Fast Track Self-Driving CarsGoogle wants Congress to create new federal powers that would let the tech giant receive special, expedited permission to bring to market a self-driving car that has no steering wheel or pedals.
Congress Gives Final OK To Banning Local Internet Access TaxesCongress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance to demonstrate their opposition to imposing levies on online service.
Leon Panetta's Son Announces Run For CongressJimmy Panetta announced his campaign Tuesday for Congress representing central coast communities, following the steps of his father.
100-Year-Old San Jose Native, Former Congressman Don Edwards Dies In CarmelFormer U.S. Rep. Don Edwards, a longtime champion of civil rights and the environment during his three decades in Washington, has died at the age of 100.
House Speaker John Boehner Resigns From CongressHouse Speaker John Boehner is resigning from Congress at the end of October, giving up his seat in the house.
Pope Francis Draws Cheers From Tens Of Thousands After Historic Speech Before Congress
Morgan Hill Homeless Advocate Invited To Pope Francis’ Address To CongressA distinguished community service figure is fulfilling a long-held dream by accompanying U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-San Jose, on a trip to Washington D.C. to hear Pope Francis address Congress next week.
Apple, Levi Strauss Throw Support Behind LGBT Equality Act Introduced To CongressA bill introduced in Congress Thursday by Nancy Pelosi and other members that pushes for equality for members of the LGBT community is getting support from tech giant Apple.
East Bay Congressman Says Letting Patriot Act Expire This Month Would Be A MistakeUnless there’s an 11th-hour deal, portions of the Patriot Act is set to expire at the end of this month. East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell is concerned about what that could mean for national security.
IRS Cutbacks Resulted In 8 Million Hang Ups On Callers This Tax SeasonThe IRS' overloaded phone system hung up on more than 8 million taxpayers this filing season as the agency cut millions of dollars from taxpayer services. The agency's budget has been cut by $1.2 billion since 2010.

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