Pelosi-Led House Dems Urge Sweeping Reforms To Boost Voting, EthicsHouse Democrats led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco on Friday unveiled a comprehensive elections and ethics reform package that targets what they call a "culture of corruption in Washington" and aims to reduce the role of money in politics.
Pelosi Makes History, Regains Speaker's GavelNancy Pelosi of San Francisco knew this moment would come, even if others had their doubts — or worked to stop her.
Mulvaney Says Pelosi's Speaker Transition May Prolong Gov't ShutdownThere is currently no end in sight for the partial government shutdown, and a change in control of Congress could drag it into the new year.
CBS Live Updates: Gov't Shutdown to Extend Through ChristmasSenate majority leader Mitch McConnell announced shortly after noon Saturday (PST) that the Senate is adjourned until Dec. 27 assuring that the government will be partially shut down through Christmas.
CBS Continuing Coverage: Partial Government Shutdown Takes EffectThe government partially shut down Saturday at midnight after the House and Senate failed to pass a spending bill. President Trump had insisted he would not sign any spending bill that did not include $5 billion for the border wall.
Pelosi's Triumph: A Reminder Why She's Set To Be SpeakerIt has been quite a week for Rep. Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco.
House, Senate Approve Speier Bill Targeting Sexual Harassment In CongressBoth the Senate and the House of Representatives passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo) Thursday to reform how sexual harassment is handled on Capitol Hill.
Pledge To Limit Tenure As Speaker Wins Over Pelosi CriticsRep. Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) all but ensured Wednesday that she will become House speaker next month, quelling a revolt by disgruntled younger Democrats by agreeing to limit her tenure to no more than four additional years in the chamber's top post.
President Trump Brushes Off New Info As Bay Area Lawmaker Readies Subpoena PowerBay Area congresswoman says she's ready to flex her subpoena power after the latest court filings concerning Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort and lawyer Michael Cohen.
Christine Blasey Ford Breaks Silence; Thanks SupportersWeeks after she was thrust into the national spotlight during the Kavanaugh nomination hearings, Christine Blasey Ford has ended her silence by thanking her supporters on her gofundme page.
Trump Says Pelosi 'Deserves to Be Speaker,' Offers GOP SupportPresident Trump is offering some help to Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, saying Saturday that he could "perform a wonderful service" by rounding up Republican votes for her candidacy for the speaker position.
Pelosi Plans To Push For Revival Of Climate Change Committee In New CongressHouse Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is poised to work with House Democrats to set up a special committee focused on climate change in the new Democratic-led Congress.
Steyer Tells Newly Empowered Democrats To Impeach TrumpBay Area Democratic billionaire Tom Steyer on Wednesday urged the newly empowered House Democrats to pursue impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.
Nation's First LGBT Native American Elected To CongressDemocratic newcomer Sharice Davids has defeated incumbent Rep. Kevin Yoder in Kansas to become the nation's first LGBT Native American in Congress.
How Pelosi Can Become Speaker With Fewer Than 218 VotesTo become speaker of the US House of Representatives, a candidate traditionally needs 218 votes on the chamber floor because that equates a majority of the 435-member chamber.