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President Obama Returning To Bay Area For Democratic Fundraisers

President Barack Obama is returning to California for a pair of Democratic fundraisers.

07/21/2014

Birth control pills. (Tim Matsui/Getty Images)

Pelosi Pushes Bill Prohibiting Employers From Denying Contraception Benefits Over Religious Beliefs

House Democrat leader Nancy Pelosi has offered her support for a bill introduced by two Democratic lawmakers that would prohibit for-profit employers from using religious beliefs to deny employees coverage of contraception.

07/09/2014

Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail trail. (CA High-Speed Rail Authority)

California State Budget Triggers Federal Spending On High-Speed Rail

Gov. Jerry Brown scored a big win for the $68 billion high-speed rail project this week by persuading fellow Democrats to dedicate a steady future funding source for it in the state budget.

06/16/2014

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and President Barack Obama (Photo by Jonathan Ernst-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama To Join Pelosi For July Fundraiser In Silicon Valley

President Obama will join House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California for a July 23rd fundraising event in Silicon Valley.

06/10/2014

View of counterfeit dollar notes seized by the Department of Criminology (Dirincri) during a presentation to the press in Lima on October 29, 2013. About four million dollars and 422 thousand Euros were seized by the Peruvian Police from a specialized criminal organization. AFP PHOTO/ERNESTO BENAVIDES (Photo credit should read ERNESTO BENAVIDES/AFP/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Tom Steyer’s Big-Dollar Democracy

Phil Matier looks at the shift in politics on both sides of the aisle where large amounts of money are coming in from individuals with very specific agendas, but asks— is this Democracy?

02/18/2014

Aerial view of The Presidio and the San Francisco Bay (Presidio Trust)

Phil Matier: Lucas Downsizes Presidio Museum Proposal, But Is It Enough?

The Presidio Trust is looking at plans for highly-sought after land in Crissy Field. One proposal is backed by filmmaker George Lucas.

01/25/2014

Barack Obama And Mitt Romney Participate In Second Presidential Debate

First Lady’s Bay Area Fundraising Visit Delayed Due To Shutdown

A fundraiser brunch with First Lady Michelle Obama and other democratic leaders scheduled for this weekend has been postponed in the wake of the partial federal shutdown.

10/10/2013

Police run at the corner of Constitution and 1st Street after shots fired were reported near 2nd Street NW and Constitution Avenue on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on October 3, 2013. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Lawmakers Shelter In Place After U.S. Capitol Shooting

Congresswoman Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, was among the legislators on lockdown Thursday after shots were fired near the U.S. Capitol.

10/03/2013

US House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images)

Pelosi’s Pricey Scarf Creates Twitter Buzz During Government Shutdown Debate

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was the target of internet ire on Monday after wearing a scarf valued at more than $400 during Monday’s House of Representatives debate over a potential government shutdown. .

10/01/2013

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Federal Gov’t Shutdown Occurs As Congress Squabbles Over Obamacare

The White House budget office directed federal agencies to shut down early Tuesday, after Congress missed a midnight funding deadline and triggered a government closure for the first time in 17 years.

09/30/2013

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