Western States Senators Coax Trump's Support for Historic Public Lands LegislationLawmakers have reached bipartisan agreement on an election-year deal to double spending on a popular conservation program and devote nearly $2 billion a year to improve and maintain national parks.
Sister Of Federal Guard Killed In Oakland Tells Congress "He Did Not Deserve To Die"The sister of a federal security guard who was ambushed in a hail of bullets during a night of intense protests and unrest in Oakland, gave an emotional testimony before Congress, on Wednesday.
PAC-12, Power Five Send Letter To Congress Asking For Legislation To Allow Pay Student AthletesThe Power Five conference commissioners are asking Congress to move forward with federal legislation regarding compensation for college athletes.
Sen. Pelosi Urges Congress To 'Go Big' On Next Coronavirus Federal Aid PackageHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi is poised to unveil the next coronavirus aid package, encouraging Congress to “go big” on aid to help cash-strapped states and struggling Americans. Voting is possible as soon as Friday.
Ailing East Bay Congressman Mark DeSaulnier Released From HospitalEast Bay Congressman Mark DeSaulnier, who has been in a health battle after falling while jogging, fracturing a rib and developing pneumonia, has been released from the hospital, his family announced Monday.
Small Businesses Need Feds To Pass New $310 Billion COVID-19 Relief Deal To Stay AfloatCongress is trying to pass a $310 billion deal to help small businesses stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic.
VIDEO: Congresswoman Barbara Lee Talks To BR About Surviving The COVID-19 PandemicCongresswoman Barbara Lee talks to BR host Jan Mabry about the coronavirus, its impact on African Americans and communities of color, and the work she's doing on the part of her constituents to ensure their economic recovery.
Rep. Schiff, California Senators Introduce Bipartisan Plan To Examine U.S. Coronavirus ResponseRep. Adam Schiff and Senators Diane Feinstein and Kamala Harris introduced a plan to establish a bipartisan commission to thoroughly examine the U.S. government's response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: Dow Has Best Day Since 1933 As Congress Nears Deal On $2 Trillion Stimulus PackageThe Dow Jones Industrial Average surged to its best day since 1933 as Congress and the White House neared a deal on Tuesday to inject nearly $2 trillion of aid into an economy ravaged by the coronavirus.
East Bay Rep. Mark DeSaulnier Fractures Rib During Run, Hospitalized With PneumoniaRep. Mark DeSaulnier, a Democrat who represents the East Bay in Congress, has been hospitalized after falling and fracturing a rib during a recent run.
Speaker Pelosi Shepherds Trump-Backed Family Aid Deal to Bipartisan House ApprovalThe House of Representatives passed a bipartisan legislative financial relief package in the early hours of Saturday morning following intense negotiations between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) and the Trump administration.
Pelosi Poses With House Democratic Women In White To Honor SuffragettesBay Area Democratic women in Congress posed front and center for a photo-op wearing white on Tuesday, just before President Trump's State of the Union Address.
Pete Stark, East Bay Congressman Who Reshaped Health Care, Dies at 88Former California Rep. Fortney “Pete” Stark, Jr., an influential Democrat whose legislative work helped reshape America's health care system, has died. He was 88.
Silicon Valley Congressman Joins With Bernie Sanders for Anti-War Legislative EffortU.S. Rep. Ro Khanna of Silicon Valley is teaming with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders in a legislative effort to block funding they say the Pentagon and President Donald Trump could otherwise use to launch the country into war with Iran.
Pelosi Calls For Drafting Of Articles Of ImpeachmentHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said the time has come to draft articles of impeachment against President Trump, a day after hearing testimony from four constitutional scholars.