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March 18, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — She got the nod from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to quarterback Democrats’ symbolic first major legislation as the majority. She’s also the congresswoman you see about turning up the heat in the winter.

March 8, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — The House passed the Democrats’ showcase anti-corruption and voting rights legislation on Friday, an expansive measure that aims to dismantle barriers to the ballot box, end big money in politics and impose stricter ethics rules on federal officials.

March 8, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON – The House on Friday approved a far-reaching elections and ethics bill – one that would change the way congressional elections are funded, impose new voter-access mandates on states, require “dark money” groups to publicize their donors and force disclosure of presidential candidates’ tax returns.

May 21, 2018 In The News

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.

May 21, 2018 In The News

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.

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May 2, 2018 In The News

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.

April 24, 2018 In The News

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."

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April 13, 2018 In The News

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. . .

 

April 5, 2018 In The News

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.

March 25, 2018 In The News

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.

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