Pete Stark

(L-R) Eric Swalwell, Rep. Pete Stark (CBS)

Newcomer Swalwell Unseats Longtime East Bay Lawmaker Stark

Voters in the newly redrawn 15th Congressional District tossed out Rep. Pete Stark on Tuesday in favor of a more moderate Democrat, Alameda County prosecutor Eric Swalwell.

11/07/2012

U.S. Capitol

Reforms Create Competitive House Race In East Bay

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.

09/26/2012

(L-R) Eric Swalwell, Rep. Pete Stark (CBS)

Candidates In East Bay Congressional Race Squabbling Over Social Security

A tightly contested East Bay Congressional race is getting nastier and nastier by the day as the two candidates are at odds over Social Security benefits.

08/21/2012

Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

Fremont Lawmaker Calls On Solyndra To Compensate Employees

Congressman Pete Stark said the Warn Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act requires advance notification following a large layoff or shutdown, which happened earlier this week with Solyndra.

09/03/2011

Libya

Bay Area Congress Members Call For An End To Libya Bombing

Bay Area members of Congress are leading the criticism of President Obama, for taking military action in Libya without congressional consent.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/23/2011

(AP)

Bay Area Democratic Leaders Criticize Obama’s Tax Deal

Democratic 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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/08/2010

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