U.S. House of Representatives

House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-California)

Central Valley Congressman Rep. Kevin McCarthy Elected As House Majority Leader Following Cantor Defeat

Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California, a former aide elected to Congress in his own right less than eight years ago, won election as House majority leader Thursday as fellow Republicans shuffled their leadership in the wake of Rep. Eric Cantor’s primary defeat in Virginia.

06/19/2014

A voter fills out their ballot at a polling station inside San Francisco City Hall. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KPIX 5 Poll Shows Incumbent Mike Honda Likely To Face Challenger Ro Khanna In November

A KPIX 5 phone survey taken this week showed strong support among South Bay women and seniors for incumbent Rep. Mike Honda (D-San Jose) in his 17th Congressional District re-election bid.

05/23/2014

(Department of Commerce)

Larry Magid: Eliminating Patent Trolls

The House of Representatives was expected to vote next week on a bill dubbed “The Innovation Act”, a bipartisan piece of legislation designed to curtail abusive patent litigation by so-called patent trolls.

11/29/2013

Nancy Pelosi Makes Statement On The Passing Of Adam Yauch

Pelosi’s Leadership Crucial As Fiscal Cliff Bill Heads To Divided House

In a New Year’s Day drama that climaxed in the middle of the night, the Senate endorsed legislation negating a fiscal cliff of across-the-board tax increases and sweeping spending cuts by 89-8 early Tuesday.

01/01/2013

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GOP Leadership Protects Their Budget While Cutting Ours

On Friday, June 8, House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the Republican caucus perfectly summed up exactly how little regard they have for the American public. They talk about budget cuts. […]

06/13/2012

a joint session of the U.S. Congress on the floor of the House House of Representatives (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

California Won’t Gain Congressional Seats After Latest Census

California is not gaining any seats in the House of Representatives for the first time in nine decades.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/21/2010

Jerry McNerney, David Harmer

McNerney Holds Off Harmer In Congressional Vote Count

Democratic Rep. Jerry McNerney has been re-elected to a third term in a Northern California congressional district, fending off a challenge from Republican David Harmer.

CBS San Francisco–11/24/2010

U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco. (Jewel Samad/Getty Images)

Some House Dems Ask San Francisco’s Pelosi To Step Aside

Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco, who is poised to move from speaker to minority leader in the next Congress, got an earful from some rank-and-file colleagues who said the party must change leaders.

CBS San Francisco–11/16/2010

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