Rep. Eric Swalwell Announces He Is Running For PresidentBay Area congressman Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) announced his candidacy for president Monday, joining a large field of Democrats seeking to oppose President Trump in the 2020 race.
Harris Sends Message To Old-Guard: Every Era Has Its EndCalifornia Sen. Kamala Harris sent a subtle signal to the old-guard of Democratic politics that every era has its end.
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.
Feinstein Says She'd Back Joe Biden In 2020Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California told reporters on Thursday morning that she would support former Vice President Joe Biden in a 2020 presidential race.
Khanna To Vote Against House Democratic Rules Over 'PAYGO' Spending RestraintsHouse progressives, including a lawmaker from the Bay Area, are threatening to reject a rules package backed by Democratic leadership over a requirement they believe could thwart their most ambitious policy plans.
Pelosi's Triumph: A Reminder Why She's Set To Be SpeakerIt has been quite a week for Rep. Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco.
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.
Midterm Democratic Sweep In California Raises GOP SuspicionsSuspicious Republicans have pointed a finger at the state's dominant Democratic Party, suggesting the changes intentionally left Republicans at a disadvantage.
California Democratic Party Chair Resigns Amid Sexual Misconduct ProbeCalifornia Democratic Party Chairman Eric Bauman announced Thursday that he plans to resign, following a cascade of sexual harassment allegations that emerged against him in recent days.
Pelosi Nominated By Dems To Be Speaker; Still Faces January ShowdownNancy Pelosi of San Francisco was nominated by fellow House Democrats to be speaker on Wednesday, but she still faces a showdown vote when the full House convenes in January.
Looking Ahead, Democrats Jockey To Be Pelosi's Heir ApparentAs Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco moves closer to securing the votes to become House speaker, the stage is being set down-ballot for the next generation of leaders jockeying to be the Democrats' heirs apparent.