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For Lofgren, the Nixon example looms large. “The American people at some kind of gut level understand the constitutional system,” she told me. “When a President lied about having an affair with a young woman, that was gross behavior, and the lie was arguably unlawful, but it had nothing to do with government.
The Trump administration is working to slash the number of visas granted to Canadian and Mexican professionals as part of ongoing NAFTA negotiations among the three countries.
On the same day that President Donald Trump ordered the U.S. military to strike Syrian military facilities in response to the latest purported regime-ordered chemical attack, a large bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House of Representatives sent the president a letter in which they “strongly urge[d]” him to seek Congressional approval before acting.
Rep. Zoe Lofgren, the top Democrat on the House subcommittee on immigration, accused Trump of using the caravan to stir up hatred. "People who have a legitimate fear of persecution, under US law have a right to present their case," Lofgren told reporters Monday. "That's not a violation of immigration law. That's a part of immigration law."
Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are asking the FBI to explain what they called a “troubling” recent report that appears to show the agency failed to exhaust all technical possibilities before. . .
More than two dozen Bay Area business and civic leaders recently spent a busy two days in Washington, D.C., with the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce to make their voices heard on issues important to their businesses and our city.
Thousands of students, parents, teachers and allied community members on Saturday endured the rain for the San Jose March for Our Lives rally against gun violence. The local demonstration was one of more than 800 protests nationwide, which collectively drew more than a million people in a call to reform U.S. gun laws.
Buyers beware. The biggest losers in President Trump’s tech tariff war will be consumers
The news that the personal data of some 50 million Facebook users may have been used to boost Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign has California politicians roaring that something must be done, but solutions are in short supply.
When Rep. Zoe Lofgren was a staffer forty years ago, articles of impeachment were flying. Still, she thinks Congress is more chaotic now.