US Senate

It's Official: Kamala Harris Formally Announces Run For Senate Seat Vacated By Barbara BoxerState Attorney General Kamala Harris has formally announced plans on Tuesday that she will run for the Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer in 2016.
Apple CEO Cook Answers Senate Panel Questions On Tax AvoidanceA 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.”
Pelosi's Leadership Crucial As Fiscal Cliff Bill Heads To Divided HouseIn 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.
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.
GOP Puts Up Little-Known Challenger To FeinsteinWith 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.
Bay Area Leaders Call For Missouri Rep. To End Campaign Over Rape RemarksBay 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.
Opinion: Democratic Party’s Lies And SpinsThe 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.
North Bay Man Sentenced To Time Served In U.S. Senator ThreatA 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.
UC Berkeley Law Professor Withdraws Appeals Court NominationA liberal legal scholar is withdrawing his nomination to an appeals court judgeship after Senate Republicans blocked a vote on his confirmation last week.
Senator Challenges Apple, Google On Smartphone App PrivacyA 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.
Fiorina Finally Concedes Defeat To BoxerCarly Fiorina told reporters that she called U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer Wednesday to congratulate her and wish her well.
Boxer Campaigns In Silicon ValleySenator Barbara Boxer held a town hall meeting in Silicon Valley on Tuesday, talking about some of the issues she feels are most important to those in the high tech industry.