U.S. Senate

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

Pelosi Calls On Congress To Approve Federal Minimum Wage Increase

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called on Congress to approve an increase in the federal minimum wage at the Golden Gate Club in San Francisco’s Presidio on Sunday.


Don't Ask Don't Tell

Bay Area Gay Rights Advocates Applaud DADT Repeal

Bay Area advocacy groups were jubilant following the U.S. Senate vote on Saturday to do away with the military’s 17-year ban on openly gay troops.

CBS San Francisco–12/18/2010

Barbara Boxer

Boxer Re-Elected To U.S. Senate For 4th Term

Democrat Barbara Boxer has won her fourth term in the U.S. Senate, dashing GOP hopes of removing the liberal icon with a strong challenge from former Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Carly Fiorina.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/02/2010

Jerry Brown, as California Attorney General and Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Meg Whitman, California Republican gubernatorial candidate (AP)

California Candidates Tell Supporters To Ignore Polls

The final Field Poll shows Jerry Brown beating Meg Whitman by ten points for governor and Barbara Boxer leading Carly Fiorina by eight for Senator.


(L-R) California U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina and Sen. Barbara Boxer. (AP)

Boxer Increases Lead Over Fiorina In Latest Poll

Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, fighting for a fourth term, is leading Republican challenger Carly Fiorina in a Field Poll released Friday.

CBS San Francisco–10/29/2010

US Senate candidate and former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina celebrates her primary win at the California Republican Party event on California Primary Election night on June 8, 2010 in Anaheim, California. (Getty Images)

Fiorina Hospitalized For Infection Related To Breast Cancer Surgery

California GOP Senate challenger Carly Fiorina was in the hospital Tuesday to be treated for an infection associated with her reconstructive surgery after breast cancer.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/26/2010

Attorney General Jerry Brown, Senator Barbara Boxer

Brown, Boxer Creep Ahead In Latest CBS 5 Poll

Democrat Jerry Brown, running for California governor, and Democrat Barbara Boxer, seeking re-election as one of California’s two U.S. senators, have finished ahead of their Republican opponents for the first time in 2 months of CBS 5 KPIX-TV tracking polls, according to the latest poll data released Wednesday.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–09/22/2010

U.S. Senate Approves Financial Reform Bill

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) The backlash against Wall Street came full circle on Thursday as the U.S. Senate approved sweeping new regulations of the financial industry.



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