The House has passed a $1.1 billion House-Senate measure to combat the Zika virus, but the GOP-drafted measure is a nonstarter with Senate Democrats and the Obama White House.
The measure was unveiled...
Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 03:02 PM PDT
Bay Area Leaders Sound Off Against SCOTUS Deadlock
Following the Supreme Court’s announcement Thursday that it deadlocked on a case challenging President Obama’s immigration plan, Bay Area politicians and attorneys are vowing to ratchet up their immigrant rights...
Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 09:44 PM PDT
Civil Rights Icon Rep. John Lewis No Stranger to Sit-Ins
Rep. John Lewis, 76, led a sit-in on Wednesday in a quest to force a vote on gun control.
And the Civil Rights icon has faced angry mobs hurling racial epithets, jail and a beating by cops wielding night sticks...
Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 04:21 AM PDT
Rubio Move Part of GOP Strategy to Keep Senate Even if Trump Loses
Marco Rubio's decision on Wednesday to run for re-election for his Florida U.S. Senate seat, at the urging of party leaders, is part of an aggressive series of moves the GOP is taking in the hopes of keeping...
Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 08:35 PM PDT
Sen. Boxer Loses NBA Finals Bet, Wears LeBron James Jersey
It’s a vote that could be as important worldwide as the American presidential election. U.K. residents will decide Thursday on whether Britain should make an exit – or Brexit – from the European Union.
Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 07:23 PM PDT
Donuts, Cellphones Help Sustain Dems' Congress Sit-In
The Democrats' sit-in on the floor of the House of Representatives, a protest aimed at winning votes on gun control measures Wednesday, was largely unprecedented, and it brought some unusual solutions to keep it...
The last Democratic primary is done, President Obama, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Oprah have all endorsed Hillary Clinton, and Sen. Bernie Sanders is increasingly out of the limelight.
With the country now focused...