Ahead Of Departure, Brown Predicts Too Much Democratic SpendingGov. Jerry Brown is predicting it will be difficult for his successor to control Democrats' hunger for more spending and rules.
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.
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.
California Democratic Party Investigates Sex Misconduct Allegations Against ChairThe California Democratic Party has launched an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by party chair Eric Bauman.
Democrats Shun Idea Of Pelosi House Speaker Floor FightThe Democrats trying to stop Bay Area Rep. Nancy Pelosi from reclaiming the House Speaker job say they don't need a rival candidate just yet.
2 Pelosi Detractors Now Backing Her For House SpeakerRep. Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco appears to be having some success shrinking the ranks of Democratic lawmakers opposing her bid to serve a second stint as speaker of the House.
Obama Praises 'Extraordinary' Pelosi Amid Leadership BattleFormer President Barack Obama offered effusive praise of Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) on Tuesday as the Democratic leader faces opposition to her bid for House Speaker.
At Least 16 Democrats Signal They Would Oppose Pelosi As House SpeakerA bloc of 16 House Democrats officially released a letter Monday declaring they will not support Nancy Pelosi's second bid for speaker.
Pelosi Meets With Freshmen Democrats Key To Speakership BidNancy Pelosi met privately Friday with several newly-elected Democrats who could be crucial to her bid for House speaker, as she works to tamp down discord and fend off a challenge from a small but persistent group determined to stop her from reclaiming the gavel.
Democratic Leader Pelosi Meets With Possible Rival For Speakership RoleHouse Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi met Friday with prominent Democratic critics including Rep. Marcia Fudge, an Ohio lawmaker who is considering whether to run for House speaker and challenge Pelosi.
Nancy Pelosi Has A Math Problem In Her Race To Be House SpeakerSeventeen House Democrats and newly elected members have signed a letter vowing to vote against Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House, which could leave the Democratic leader short of 218 votes she needs.
Incoming House Freshmen Face Pressure Over Pelosi PromiseHouse Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi raised millions for a select group of candidates who were instrumental in flipping the chamber for Democrats. And now, some are considering whether to oust her.