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.
Bay Area Lawmakers In The Fray Of Mueller HearingsThree Bay Area representatives focused on Russian connections with the Trump campaign during hearings with former Special Counsel Robert Mueller at the Capitol.
Bay Area Lawmakers Set To Question Robert Mueller This WeekBay Area Representatives Zoe Lofgren, Jackie Speier and Eric Swalwell are on the committees that will hear testimony from former Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller on July 24.
'A Leader Will Emerge'; Congressman Eric Swalwell Drops Out Of Presidential Race East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell dropped out of the 2020 race for the White House Monday, saying whoever emerges from the crowded field of Democratic candidates to challenge President Trump will have to "be able to take a punch, throw a punch."
Eric Swalwell Holds First Presidential Campaign Rally In DublinU.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Dublin, on Sunday made the issue of gun-related violence and mass shootings the focus of his first presidential campaign rally.
Hayward City Councilwoman Aisha Wahab Running For Eric Swalwell's House SeatAs Congressman Eric Swalwell makes a bid for the White House, some local politicians are already gunning for his seat.
Eric Swalwell Brings 2020 Campaign To Florida, Talks Gun ViolenceEast Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell brought his campaign to Florida on Tuesday, with the issue of gun violence as the focus of his visit.
East Bay Lawmaker's Questioning Elicited 'White Lies' Remark By Outgoing Trump Aide HicksA Bay Area congressman’s questioning of the White House communication director compelled her to admit she had told “white lies” on behalf of the president.
Democratic Leader Pelosi Wants Kushner's Security Clearance RevokedHouse Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) demanded Thursday that Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner have his security clearance immediately revoked.
Congressman Swalwell Launches Webpage Outlining Trump's Ties To RussiaEast Bay Representative Eric Swalwell launched a new webpage Wednesday for the sole purpose of highlighting the ties between the Russian government and the Trump administration.
Pelosi Adds Bay Area Rep. Swalwell To Her Team In Fight Over House Minority LeadershipHouse Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi moved Friday to broaden her leadership team by naming three junior lawmakers to chair the party's messaging arm.
Democrats End 25-Hour House Floor Protest Over Gun ControlWeary but jubilant House Democrats ended their extraordinary sit-in on the chamber's floor Thursday more than 24 hours after it began, a protest that let them broadcast their demands around the world for gun-control votes in the wake of the mass shooting at a Florida nightclub.
Bay Area Democrats Speak Out For Gun Control At House Sit-In ProtestMany Bay Area Democrats spoke out in favor of gun control at the House sit-in on Capitol Hill.
East Bay Congressman Says Letting Patriot Act Expire This Month Would Be A MistakeUnless there’s an 11th-hour deal, portions of the Patriot Act is set to expire at the end of this month. East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell is concerned about what that could mean for national security.
San Jose Couple Stuck In Mexico After Surrogate Gives Birth To SonTrapped in Mexico for weeks, a San Jose family said the government won't let them bring their new baby home.