Speier: John Kelly 'Doesn't Get It,' Should Lose Job Over Porter CaseAs the White House scrambles to contain the fallout from domestic violence allegations against former staff secretary Rob Porter, the Democratic congresswoman called for chief of staff John Kelly to lose his job.
Trump Says He Is Not Considering Firing Mueller Amid RumorsPresident Donald Trump says he's not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller, but added that his "people" are "very upset" about the counsel's decision to obtain tens of thousands of emails from the Trump transition team.
Speier Introduces Proposal Tackling Sexual Harassment On Capitol HillA bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday that aims to overhaul the way sexual harassment is treated on Capitol Hill.
House Lawmakers Describe Sexual Harassment In Congress At HearingHouse lawmakers are meeting Tuesday to review the chamber's sexual harassment policies in the wake of sweeping allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment that have rocked powerful institutions and industries across the country.
Speier: 'Time To Throw Back The Curtain' On Congressional Sexual HarassmentCongresswoman Jackie Speier took to social media Friday, revealing that she had been sexually assaulted as a young staffer and saying that Congress has "been a breeding ground" for sexual harassment.
Bay Area Representative Calls For End Of ‘Pink Tax’U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier Monday called for an end to pricing schemes that cause women to pay more than men for similar products.
Gun-Control Advocates Hold Sit-In At Fox Theatre In Redwood CityAdvocates of stricter gun-control laws held a sit-in on Monday, right across from a Fourth of July festival in Redwood City.
Congresswoman Jackie Speier Leads Effort To Recognize Stanford Sexual Assault Victim's PlightCongresswoman Jackie Speier is leading the charge on Capitol Hill to support the Stanford sex assault victim.
$138 Million In Aid Sought For Struggling Bay Area CrabbersFederal relief may soon be coming to Bay Area crab fishermen dealing with a long-delayed season after crabs tested positive for domoic acid.
Small Bay Area Company Working On Ebola Vaccine PillA small biotech company in South San Francisco is currently working on an oral Ebola vaccine that could provide the key to stemming the outbreak in West Africa.
San Mateo County Planners Grapple With Expected 3-Foot Sea Level Rise The threat of rising seas in San Mateo County was the focus of a planning conference in Foster City Friday morning hosted by federal, state and county government leaders.
Congresswoman Speier Calls For Greater Oversight Of NSA, Whistleblower Protections San Francisco and Peninsula Congresswoman Jackie Speier is pushing for greater oversight of the National Security Agency as well as whistleblower protections for NSA contractors like Edward Snowden.