| May 17, 2015
| 10:35 AM
WASHINGTON Five months into a new Congress, and deep into a lasting drought, California water legislation still stymies and splits the state's lawmakers.
Draft copies are tightly held. Myriad details are in flux. The legislative timing remains unsettled....
| May 8, 2015
| 12:08 PM
The deaths of an Italian and an American in a covert CIA drone strike in Pakistan — and the rhetorical contortions required of the president when he informed the world — have breathed new urgency into a long-stalled plan to give the Pentagon...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 4:21 PM
Two U.S. senators introduced legislation Monday that would require the Food and Drug Administration to evaluate and report on some of the ingredients used in cosmetics and personal-care products such as shampoo and skin cream.
The bill would require...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 5:54 PM
Congressional scrutiny and approval of any nuclear agreement with Iran are essential and will help ensure the deal isn't a bad one, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said Sunday.
Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said Congress has a...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 5:56 PM
President Obama said he first learned from news reports that Hillary Rodham Clinton used a private email account while serving as his secretary of State.
“The policy of my administration is to encourage transparency, which is why my emails, the...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 11:58 AM
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will be a guest on four Sunday morning talk shows, and the topic will be the Paris terrorist attacks. Holder will attend international terror talks, convened by France, on Sunday in Paris.
Holder will talk to CBS' "Face...
| Dec 10, 2014
The Islamic State doesn't appear ready to follow our lead, so don't expect it to release its report on the morality of severing American heads any time soon.
Though they call themselves a state, they're actually a mob of terrorists in Iraq and Syria....
| Dec 5, 2014
| 8:02 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday privately expressed concern about the timing of the release of a long-awaited Congressional report criticizing the CIA's use of harsh interrogation methods days before it was expected to be released.
| Jan 14, 2015
| 5:00 AM
As the majority of California voters grow comfortable with the idea of pot legalization, their senior senator in Washington is making it clear that she most certainly is not.
Dianne Feinstein is emerging as one of Washington's toughest critics of the...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 2:08 PM
California’s two U.S. senators on Wednesday called on state officials to reconsider California’s policy on allowing exemptions to childhood vaccinations.
Democratic Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer, in a letter to state Health and...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 3:00 AM
With the possible exception of a Hollywood celebrity following in the footsteps of Arnold Schwarzenegger, a Republican candidate has as much chance getting elected to the U.S. Senate from California as a Southern Baptist has to become pope. The only way...