In a New Year’s Day drama that climaxed in the middle of the night, the Senate endorsed legislation negating a fiscal cliff of across-the-board tax increases and sweeping spending cuts by 89-8 early Tuesday.
Eric Swalwell said he would be happy to bring small town solutions he learned while serving as a Dublin City Councilman to Washington.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee weighs in on how a plunge over the “fiscal cliff” could impact local health services.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee remains cautiously optimistic that a deal will get done before the New Year’s deadline.
Officials are warning that California’s economic recovery could come to a halt if Congress and President Barack Obama are unable to avert the “fiscal cliff.”
Last week marked the first post-election meeting between Pres. Obama and Congressional leaders to discuss the Fiscal Cliff, and its outcome was described by participants as constructive. But, is that indicative of a looming deal – or are we still on the edge of the cliff?
Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Wednesday she will be looking to keep her job as the Democratic leader in the House.
With the November 2012 election nearly a week old in the record books, one question lingers: what is the future for Rep. Nancy Pelosi? Will the popular Bay Area lawmaker retain her role as Minority Leader of the Republican-controlled United States House of Representatives?
Petraeus must either volunteer to speak as a civilian or Congress must subpoena the former CIA Director to speak to complete the Benghazi puzzle.
For the first time, California had an open primary system in which the top two candidates, regardless of party, advanced to November. And they ran in districts drawn by a nonpartisan commission instead of by lawmakers protecting their own safe seats.