McCarthy Jokes About Hitting Pelosi With Gavel If GOP Retakes House in 2022House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy joked at a Saturday-night event that it "will be hard not to hit" House Speaker Nancy Pelosi with the speaker's gavel if Republicans take control of the chamber in the 2022 midterms and he becomes speaker.
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.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee Becomes First African American To Chair Foreign Affairs SubcommitteeCongresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) was named the Chair of the House Appropriations subcommittee on State and Foreign Affairs (SFOPS).
Speaker Pelosi Says Capitol Siege Rioters Chose 'Whiteness Over Democracy'House Speaker Nancy Pelosi used an online video meeting with her San Francisco constituents to criticize the overwhelmingly white mob that attacked Congress on Wednesday.
California House Minority Leader Gives Green Light to Right-Wing Push to Overturn Biden WinHouse Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) has quietly blessed an effort by conservative lawmakers to overturn President-elect Joe Biden's victory when a joint session of Congress meets later this week.
Congressional Leaders Reach Agreement on COVID Economic Relief PackageCongressional leaders on Sunday reached a deal on a $900 billion COVID-19 economic relief package that includes $600 direct payments to Americans and $300 in enhanced unemployment for the next 10 weeks.
Republicans Flip Central California House Seat 2 Years After It Went To DemsRepublicans appeared to have picked up their 11th seat overall in the U.S. House and their third seat in California, as Republican David Valadao reclaimed the seat he lost in the farm belt two years ago.
House Democrats Choose Nancy Pelosi As Speaker To Lead Into Biden PresidencyHouse Democrats nominated Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday as the speaker to lead them into Joe Biden’s presidency, but she’d be guiding a smaller and ideologically divided majority as she tries shepherding his agenda toward enactment.
Speaker Pelosi Calls on SF Corporate Landlord Veritas to Return $3.6 Million PPP LoanHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) is calling on Veritas, one of the city's largest corporate landlords, to return its $3.6 million small-business loan.
California Congresswoman Maxine Waters Says Sister Is Dying From COVID-19California Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles), chairwoman of the influential House Financial Services Committee, said Thursday that her sister is dying of coronavirus in a hospital in St Louis, Missouri.
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 Protesters Demand President Trump's Impeachment Ahead Of House VoteThousands of protesters lined busy intersections and packed plazas around the Bay Area on the eve of Wednesday's House of Representatives vote over the impeachment of President Trump.
Democrats Look To Add Congressional Seats In CaliforniaThousands of volunteers knocked on doors and dialed phones Monday while candidates across California made their final arguments to voters in an election where Democrats look to keep their stranglehold on state offices and add to their advantage in the 53-seat congressional delegation.
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.
New-Generation Candidates Look to Steer Democratic Party LeftAcross the country, a new generation of Democratic candidates, steeped in an era of resistance and revolt, are working their way toward Washington.