Obama Orders Federal Protection For Massive Swath Of Bay Area CoastlinePresident Barack Obama signed an executive order Thursday that will permanently ban oil drilling off the Northern California coast by expanding the Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries.
Huffman Leads Crowded Field In North Coast Congressional RaceEarly returns showed Democratic Assemblyman Jared Huffman leading the field of 12 candidates competing for a U.S. congressional seat encompassing much of the Northern California coast.
North Bay Congresswoman Woolsey Announces RetirementTen-term Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey announced Monday afternoon she is retiring at the end of her current term.
Bay Area Congress Members Call For An End To Libya BombingBay Area members of Congress are leading the criticism of President Obama, for taking military action in Libya without congressional consent.
NorCal Reps Say Tucson Shooting Won't Stop Public EventsCalifornia members of the House of Representatives say the shooting of their colleague in Tucson won’t deter them from holding public events.
Bay Area Democratic Leaders Criticize Obama’s Tax DealDemocratic outrage is building, especially for Bay Area congressional leaders, over the president’s deal to extend the Bush tax cuts for the preservation of unemployment benefits.

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