'Not the Last Word;' Vice President Harris, Bay Area Lawmakers Condemn Texas Abortion Law, SCOTUS DecisionBay Area and state officials lambasted both the U.S. Supreme Court and the Texas state government after the high court declined to approve an emergency petition to stop a Texas law banning abortions six weeks or more after conception.
TEXAS ABORTION LAW: After SCOTUS Decision, Pelosi Says House Will Take Up Bill Protecting Repro RightsHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday that when congress returns to session this month, she plans to bring up a bill that codifies the landmark Roe Vs Wade decision on abortion.
Exclusive: Speaker Pelosi Weighs in on Afghanistan Crisis, Issues Facing CaliforniaHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited the KPIX 5 News studio early Tuesday evening, giving an exclusive interview that touched on COVID, the crisis in Afghanistan and the state's gubernatorial recall election.
Moderate Democrats Threaten Passage of $3.5 Trillion Spending BillNine moderate House Democrats have told House Speaker Nancy Pelosi they won't consider backing a massive $3.5 trillion social spending bill until the Senate-passed bipartisan infrastructure passage becomes law.
COVID: CDC Issues New Eviction Moratorium Until October 3The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a new eviction moratorium that would last until October 3, as the Biden administration sought to quell intensifying criticism from progressives that it was allowing vulnerable renters to lose their homes during a pandemic.
House Speaker Pelosi Names GOP Rep. Cheney To Select Committee On Jan. 6 InsurrectionHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday named Republican Rep. Liz Cheney to a new select committee on the violent Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, elevating the most unyielding GOP critic of former President Donald Trump to work alongside seven Democrats on the high-profile investigation.
House Approves Committee To Probe January 6 U.S. Capitol Insurrection On Party Line VoteSplit along party lines, the House launched a new investigation of the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection on Wednesday, approving a special committee to probe the violent attack as police officers who were injured fighting former President Donald Trump’s supporters watched from the gallery above.
House Speaker Pelosi Creating Select Committee To Investigate Jan. 6 InsurrectionHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Democratic colleagues on Tuesday that she is creating a new committee to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, according to a person familiar with her remarks.
'Landmark Victory;' Bay Area Lawmakers React to Obamacare Decision By U.S. Supreme Court DecisionBay Area lawmakers weighed in Thursday morning following the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to dismiss a challenge by Republican-led states to the Affordable Care Act.
Trump Justice Department Seized Records From House Democrats Investigating RussiaHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for an investigation on Thursday after the New York Times reported that the Justice Department under President Donald Trump seized the communications data of members of the House Intelligence Committee.
Pelosi, Asian American Community Leaders Highlight Passage Of Federal COVID-19 Hate Crimes ActHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi and leaders in San Francisco's Asian American community held an event in Portsmouth Square on Thursday to highlight recently passed legislation intended to make it easier to report hate crimes against the Asian community.
Biden Address: Harris, Pelosi Make Presidential Address HistoryVice President Kamala Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made history Wednesday night as the first women to share center stage in Congress during a presidential address.
House Passes Immigration Bill With Path to Citizenship for 'Dreamers'Joined by nine Republicans, all House Democrats voted to approve the American Dream and Promise Act which would allow more than 2.3 million "Dreamers" -- unauthorized immigrants who came to the U.S. as minors -- to gain permanent legal status and eventually, U.S. citizenship.
Pelosi: 'Big, Bold and Transformational' Infrastructure Bill Is ComingHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-S.F.) on Sunday pledged swift work by Congress on a job and infrastructure package that will be “fiscally sound,” but said she isn’t sure whether the next major item on President Biden’s agenda will attract GOP backing.
Pelosi: Independent Commission Will Examine Capitol RiotHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Monday that Congress will establish an independent, Sept. 11-style commission to look into the deadly insurrection that took place at the U.S. Capitol.