House Speaker Paul Ryan Won't Seek Re-ElectionHouse Speaker Paul Ryan is not seeking re-election and will retire from Congress after this year, the Wisconsin Republican announced Wednesday.
Pelosi Urges Ryan Not To Let House Russia Investigation Shut DownPelosi's letter says Democrats are "deeply concerned by the Majority's efforts to curtail the House Intelligence Committee investigation and its overall failure to address Russia's meddling in the 2016 election."
Oakland Congresswoman Calls Foul After Panel Cuts War Authority AmendmentOakland Congresswoman Barbara Lee on Wednesday accused Republican leaders of underhanded tactics after a GOP-controlled panel stripped from a military spending bill her amendment to force a debate to give president new authority for military action against terrorist groups.
Bay Area Democrats Speak Out For Gun Control At House Sit-In ProtestMany Bay Area Democrats spoke out in favor of gun control at the House sit-in on Capitol Hill.
Apple CEO To Host Fundraiser For GOP House Speaker Paul RyanApple CEO Tim Cook plans to host a fundraiser for Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan.
Opinion: Over The CliffAt midnight, not only did the ball drop in Times Square, ushering in a New Year, but Congress dropped the ball on delivering the country meaningful deficit reduction.
Opinion: Mitt Romney's Parting GiftOn a conference call with donors Romney claimed that Obama won because he gave "gifts" to African Americans, Latinos and young voters.
Opinion: On Election Day Romney Keeping His Mind On The Business-At-HandObama plays basketball and Romney campaigns on Election Day
Opinion: Benghazi-Gate: Obama’s Unconscionable ActionsBy now it’s obvious that Obama and his administration did not handle the situation correctly. Rather than taking a presidential stance during the horrendous incident, Obama kept his mind and actions on his 2012 reelection campaign and tried to alter the obvious reasons for the deadly attack.
Opinion: Democrats Turn Out Supporters For Early Vote As Republicans Try To Suppress VoteEarly vote was once an idea that both parties promoted. But as Democrats grow in their ability to use it to their strategic advantage, Republicans have sought to reduce or eliminate it.
CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Push Back On Opponent's False AccusationsWith the CBS Local Presidential Forum coming to a close Barack Obama and Mitt Romney take their chance to set the record straight, pointing out the false accusations their opponent has leveled and giving their response.
Opinion: Crowley's Obama Favoritism Completely Discredits Her As A JournalistThere were so many blatant signs of Obama-favored bias displayed by CNN political correspondent Candy Crowley that one scarcely knows where to begin. She caused the difference between Romney’s huge win in the first debate and his extremely narrow win in the second.