Senate

Supervisor Wiener a champion of trans rights

I’m supporting Scott Wiener for state Senate for a very simple reason:…

 

Pentagon misled lawmakers on military sexual assault cases

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon misled Congress by using inaccurate or vague information…

 

Beware of Scott Wiener, ‘The Machine’

He is relentless. Seldom sleeping, seldom stopping. In his senate race, Supervisor…

 

Senate passes 6-year highway bill, short-term patch needed

WASHINGTON — The Senate passed a long-term transportation bill, but with House…

State Sen. Leland Yee arrest casts light on complex corruption case

A Democratic state senator from San Francisco who’s known for his gun-control…

Anti-shutdown bill advances; big fight still looms

Unanimous but far from united, the Senate advanced legislation to prevent a…

It's deal time at the state Legislature

Darrell Steinberg will be a busy man for the next month as…

Immigration overhaul: Senate passes historic bill

WASHINGTON -- With a solemnity reserved for momentous occasions, the Senate passed…

Senate passes bill letting states tax online sales

The Senate sided with traditional retailers and financially strapped state and local governments Monday…

Senators caution immigration deal not final

WASHINGTON  — Even with one of the largest hurdles to an immigration…

Partisan divides clear in wrangle over fiscal cliff

When Barack Obama was first inaugurated as president in 2009, post-partisanship was…

Boxer, Feinstein discuss pipeline safety at Senate hearing

California's U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein spoke at a Senate…

Does the deal raise taxes or not?

It's still too early to reach definitive conclusions about the debt-ceiling compromise…

Why is Gang of Six plan “practical” but Cut, Cap and Balance will never pass?

Have you noticed the unstated assumption shaping much of the reporting and…

Johnson to oppose CR. Is the budget deal in jeopardy?

Wisconsin freshman Sen. Ron Johnson, a conservative Tea Party favorite, announced this…

Senate Chaplain: 'Lord, save us from ourselves'

Roll Call notes that during the Senate Chaplain Barry Black led the…

GOP, Dems can't even agree on why they disagree

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said Thursday that Republicans and Democrats remain…

Poll: Allen has 13-point lead over Kaine

 A poll released Thursday by Roanoke College gives former Sen. George Allen…

Democrats rope-a-doping Republicans on spending

Among Muhammad Ali's many formidable weapons in the ring was his famous…