Former President Bill Clinton is imploring California university students to vote for Democrats this November, acting in what he says are their own best interests.
80-year-old Pete Stark is used to coasting to re-election in the liberal enclave of the Bay Area he has represented since the end of the Vietnam War. All that has changed this year, as Californians deal with two major political reforms.
Bay Area elected officials are responding enthusiastically to Thursday’s historic Supreme Court ruling upholding most of the federal Affordable Care Act.
The decision, health and insurance officials say, perfectly positions California to add 6 million residents to the ranks of the insured by a 2014 deadline.
In Wednesday’s speech, President Barack Obama is expected to outline a plan to bring 5,000 troops home from Afghanistan this summer and another 5,000 by winter or spring of next year.
Bay Area leaders recognized the significance of the terrorist leader Osama Bin Laden’s death but cautioned that the war on terror is far from over.
Bay Area Democratic legislators were generally pleased with President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night.
Some California lawmakers are looking to get answers from banks when it comes to mortgages and foreclosures.