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Apple CEO Timothy Cook arrives before testifying to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee's Investigations Subcommittee about the company's offshore profit shifting and tax avoidance in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill May 21, 2013. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Apple CEO Cook Answers Senate Panel Questions On Tax Avoidance

A Senate panel says Apple Inc. is avoiding billions of dollars in U.S. taxes by shifting profits to foreign affiliates and is prepared to question the company’s chief executive Tuesday about the “loopholes.”

05/21/2013

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

Washington, DC (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Billions Are Being Spent On This Election, But Will It Change Anything?

For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.

10/01/2012

GOP Senate candidate Elizabeth Emken. (Emken Campaign)

GOP Puts Up Little-Known Challenger To Feinstein

With members of Congress across the country battling anti-incumbent fever, California’s three-term U.S. senator, Dianne Feinstein, would seem to be a natural target in her re-election bid.

09/27/2012

Rep. Todd Akin (R- Missouri)

Bay Area Leaders Call For Missouri Rep. To End Campaign Over Rape Remarks

Bay Area lawmakers and women’s rights advocates have joined the call for Missouri Republican Todd Akin to end his Senate campaign after he claimed that victims of what he called “legitimate rape” can keep themselves from getting pregnant.

08/20/2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Democratic Party’s Lies And Spins

The blatant lies and the desperate spins generated from the “left” have been absolutely frightening. What’s extremely sad for them is that they don’t have a prayer of keeping the White House without creating lies and spinning obvious negatives into self-reported positives.

08/06/2012

(CBS)

North Bay Man Sentenced To Time Served In U.S. Senator Threat

A former Marin County man has been sentenced in federal court in San Francisco to four months already served in jail for sending an email in which he threatened to shoot a U.S. senator unless the legislator voted to preserve endangered species protection for wolves.

CBS San Francisco–07/14/2011

Goodwin Liu during his Senate confirmation hearing in July 2010. (C-SPAN)

UC Berkeley Law Professor Withdraws Appeals Court Nomination

A liberal legal scholar is withdrawing his nomination to an appeals court judgeship after Senate Republicans blocked a vote on his confirmation last week.

CBS San Francisco–05/25/2011

The Verizon version of the Apple iPhone. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Senator Challenges Apple, Google On Smartphone App Privacy

A key member of the Senate Judiciary Committee is challenging Apple Inc. and Google Inc. to require all developers that make apps for their mobile devices to adopt formal privacy policies.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/25/2011

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

Fiorina Finally Concedes Defeat To Boxer

Carly Fiorina told reporters that she called U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer Wednesday to congratulate her and wish her well.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/03/2010

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