House of Representatives
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.
The race to represent much of Silicon Valley in the U.S. House of Representatives is setting up to be one of the hottest contests in November, after Democrats Mike Honda and Ro Khanna became the top two finishers in Tuesday’s primary election.
East Bay congressman Rep. George Miller announced Monday morning that he plans to retire after serving for 40 years in Congress.
President Barack Obama has signed a measure into law reopening the federal government and averting a potential default.
Democrat Ami Bera has increased his lead slightly over Republican Rep. Dan Lungren in their still-undecided race for a Sacramento-area congressional seat.
Romney is dragging his own campaign and every Republican down. Republican operatives and House and Senate candidates have conceded as much throughout the month of September.
The House of Representatives voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress Thursday for failing to provide documents relating to the Fast and Furious gunwalking program.
San Francisco’s mayor officially renamed a stretch of roadway in Golden Gate Park for longtime congresswoman Nancy Pelosi Monday.
A congressional committee has begun a review of California’s high-speed rail project, including possible conflicts of interest and whether a large government commitment would pull federal tax dollars away from other transportation projects.
The Obama administration’s eagerness to deliver economic stimulus may have influenced a federal review of a loan to a now bankrupt solar panel manufacturer, a move that may have left taxpayers on the hook for a $528 million debt, House Republicans said Wednesday.