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

Silicon Valley Rep. Mike Honda, Challenger Ro Khanna Advance To November Election

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.

06/03/2014

House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) talks with Rep. George Miller (D-CA) and Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) during a House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee hearing on October 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. The hearing's focus was on the Ryan-Republican budget and other Republican proposals to end the Medicare guarantee and their potential impact on seniors and Medicare beneficiaries. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

East Bay Congressman George Miller Announces His Retirement

East Bay congressman Rep. George Miller announced Monday morning that he plans to retire after serving for 40 years in Congress.

01/13/2014

President Barack Obama speaks about the government shutdown and debt ceiling standoff in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC, October 16, 2013. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Signs Bill To Avert Default, Open Government

President Barack Obama has signed a measure into law reopening the federal government and averting a potential default.

10/16/2013

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Democratic Challenger’s Lead Grows For Northern California House Seat

Democrat Ami Bera has increased his lead slightly over Republican Rep. Dan Lungren in their still-undecided race for a Sacramento-area congressional seat.

11/09/2012

Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Republicans Are Abandoning Romney’s Sinking Ship

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.

09/26/2012

US Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

House Charges Attorney General Holder With Contempt

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.

06/28/2012

Nancy Pelosi Makes Statement On The Passing Of Adam Yauch

Golden Gate Park Road Renamed To Honor Nancy Pelosi

San Francisco’s mayor officially renamed a stretch of roadway in Golden Gate Park for longtime congresswoman Nancy Pelosi Monday.

05/21/2012

California High-Speed Rail

House Committee Probes California High-Speed Rail Project

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.

04/10/2012

Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

GOP Questions Green Policy As House Probes Giant Solyndra Loan

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.

09/14/2011

An American Muslim man praying in a mosque (AP)

House Hearing On Terrorism Singles Out Bay Area Muslim Group

The New York Congressman who chairs a House committee examining homegrown terrorism specifically called out a Bay Area Muslim group in his opening remarks to a controversial hearing Thursday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/10/2011

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