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.
Facebook Says Libra Won't Launch Without US ApprovalFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to tell Congress Wednesday that the company's planned Libra cryptocurrency won't launch unless all U.S. regulators approve.
Visa, Mastercard Shun Facebook's Libra Digital Currency PlanVisa and Mastercard on Friday announced their departure from Facebook's Libra project, a potentially fatal blow to the social network's plan for a worldwide digital currency.
Mark Zuckerberg To Testify Before Congress Amid Scrutiny Of Facebook's Libra CryptocurrencyFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before a House committee later this month as Congress scrutinizes the tech giant's plans for a digital currency.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg In DC To Privately Meet With LawmakersFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be in Washington Thursday to meet with lawmakers and talk about internet regulation.
Juul Exec: Never Intended Electronic Cigarette For TeensA top executive for San Francisco-based Juul Labs said that his company never intended its electronic cigarettes to be adopted by underage teenagers during testimony in front of congressional representatives
Special Council Robert Mueller Takes Center Stage Congressional HearingsFormer Trump-Russia special counsel Robert Mueller finally faces congressional interrogators on Wednesday, testifying in televised hearings that Democrats hope will weaken President Donald Trump's reelection prospects in ways that Mueller's book-length report did not.
'Facebook Is Dangerous'; Senators Grill Silicon Valley Giant's ExecutivesFacebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers,
Feds Set To Launch Antitrust Investigations Of Silicon Valley Tech TitansThe announcement that several Silicon Valley tech giants could soon be at the center of a federal investigation came as Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference kicked off Monday.