KPIX Vote Smart: Emboldened Bay Area Republicans No Longer Hide Their Support For President TrumpThe Bay Area has been a Democratic Party stronghold for a long time now, and that hasn’t changed with this election. But the presidency of Donald Trump has emboldened Republicans to speak out like never before.
Senate Republicans Order Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey To TestifyThe GOP push against Facebook and Twitter accelerated Thursday after Republican senators threatened the CEOs of the social media companies with subpoenas.
California AG Sues State GOP to Provide More Details on Ballot BoxesCalifornia's Democratic attorney general sued the state Republican Party on Tuesday, asking a judge to make them hand over the names and contact information of every voter who used one of the GOP's unofficial ballot drop boxes.
GOP $1 Trillion Aid Package Promises Another Round Of Direct Payments, Help For Small BusinessesSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday promised a new round of direct payments to earners below a certain income level, similar to the $1,200 checks sent in the spring.
Republican Groups Sue California Over Gov. Newsom's Order On Mail-In BallotsRepublican groups are suing California Governor Gavin Newsom, claiming his recent executive order to mail every registered voter in the state a ballot ahead of the November election is an "illegal power grab" that redesigns the election system.
Bay Area Republicans Say Impeachment Inquiry Of President Trump Will BackfireSpeaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry of President Trump on Tuesday and some Bay Area Republicans are saying the plan is going to backfire.
Police Outnumber Trump Supporters At San Jose Re-Election RallyAbout a dozen people attended a noontime rally in downtown San Jose to support President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election announcement.
Pelosi's Hestitation To Impeach Trump May Be Informed By Clinton ImpeachmentHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been hesitant to call for President Trump's impeachment--this may be because she saw the losses Republicans suffered in 1998 after Clinton's impeachment.
Bay Area, California Democrats Rip Trump's 2nd SOTU AddressBay Area and California Democratic officials immediately spoke out about President Trump's State of the Union Address, many before it even concluded.
California Dems Win 2 GOP-Held State Senate Seats, Gain Veto-Proof MajorityDemocrats have won two Republican-held California state Senate seats in the Central Valley, giving the party veto-proof supermajorities in both chambers of the Legislature.
Pelosi Eyes Working With GOP On Infrastructure, PrescriptionsShe said Democrats won by focusing on healthcare and avoiding President Donald Trump’s heated rhetoric on immigration in the weeks leading up to the midterms.
Poll: One Third Of Bay Area Democrats Want Pelosi Out Of Leadership PositionA KPIX 5 poll found that 35 percent of Bay Area Democrats want House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to voluntarily cede power to someone younger, while 37 percent want her to fight to keep her leadership position.
Democrats Hope For 'Blue Wave' Push From 8-State Primary DayHolding hopes of a "blue wave" in November, Democrats fought to shape the political battlefield in primaries across eight states, none more important than California where Republicans avoided an embarrassing setback in the race for governor.
Pelosi Says Democrats Have Cash, Environment To Win HouseHouse Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that House Democrats have the fundraising, the issues and the political atmosphere on their side to win back the majority in November.
House Speaker Paul Ryan Won't Seek Re-ElectionHouse Speaker Paul Ryan is not seeking re-election and will retire from Congress after this year, the Wisconsin Republican announced Wednesday.