Parkland School Shooting Survivor Attends Peninsula Town Hall Focused On Reducing Gun ViolenceA town hall on the Peninsula attended by a Parkland shooting survivor focused on realistic steps that might reduce gun violence.
Bay Area Congresswoman Meets With Furloughed Workers, Demands End to ShutdownRep. Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo) invited furloughed government workers to share their stories and called on the president to end the shutdown.
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.
Speier: Dems Could Subpoena Trump Jr., Kushner As Part Of Russia InquiriesA Bay Area Democrat who sits on the House Intelligence Committee suggested Friday that Democrats could subpoena Donald Trump Jr. and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner next year
Bay Area Commemorates 40th Anniversary Of Jonestown MassacreCeremonies at a California cemetery marked the mass murders and suicides 40 years ago of 900 Americans orchestrated by the Rev. Jim Jones in Guyana, South America.
Suspicious Package Addressed To Speier's San Mateo Office InterceptedPolice in San Mateo on Thursday responded to a suspicious package addressed to U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier’s (D-Calif.) office.
Man Pleads Not Guilty To Threatening Staff Of Rep. SpeierA 52-year-old man pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that he called and threatened to kill staff of Rep. Jackie Speier.
Speier: John Kelly 'Doesn't Get It,' Should Lose Job Over Porter CaseAs the White House scrambles to contain the fallout from domestic violence allegations against former staff secretary Rob Porter, the Democratic congresswoman called for chief of staff John Kelly to lose his job.
Trump Says He Is Not Considering Firing Mueller Amid RumorsPresident Donald Trump says he's not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller, but added that his "people" are "very upset" about the counsel's decision to obtain tens of thousands of emails from the Trump transition team.
Speier Introduces Proposal Tackling Sexual Harassment On Capitol HillA bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday that aims to overhaul the way sexual harassment is treated on Capitol Hill.
House Lawmakers Describe Sexual Harassment In Congress At HearingHouse lawmakers are meeting Tuesday to review the chamber's sexual harassment policies in the wake of sweeping allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment that have rocked powerful institutions and industries across the country.