'I don't want reality,' U.S. senator says as he grills panelist on race, children's books
Senator Markwayne Mullin said he "misspoke" while grilling panelists on race and children's books.
East Bay professor announces run for Barbara Lee's congressional seat
An East Bay professor and Oakland resident is the latest candidate in the race for U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee's seat in Congress.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis releases first presidential campaign ad: 'Great American comeback'
It's official: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is running for president, the latest Republican to join the 2024 presidential race.
McConnell leaves rehab facility after therapy for concussion
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Saturday he has been released from the rehabilitation facility where he had physical therapy for a concussion caused by a fall earlier this month.
Fox chair Murdoch in filings says 2020 election 'not stolen'
Fox Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch said under oath that he believes the 2020 presidential election was free, fair and not stolen, according to court filings released Tuesday in a voting machine company's defamation lawsuit over Fox News' coverage of former President Donald Trump's false election fraud claims.
Self-help author Marianne Williamson begins another longshot bid for presidency
Marianne Williamson, who's also been a one-time spiritual adviser to Oprah, is the first Democrat to formally challenge President Joe Biden for the 2024 nomination.
Pence won’t say whether he’d support Trump as 2024 nominee
Former Vice President Mike Pence declined to say Thursday whether he would back Donald Trump if his former boss were to be the Republican presidential nominee in 2024.
Jimmy Carter: How much do you know about the former president?
The oldest-living former U.S. President, Jimmy Carter has not only witnessed pivotal moments in U.S. history, he has also played a role in shaping that history.
Presidents Day 2023: Fascinating facts to know about America's greatest leaders
For example, do you know which three presidents all died on the Fourth of July?
US Rep. Angie Craig assaulted in DC elevator; suspect arrested
NEW: Police say a suspect has been arrested after U.S. Rep. Angie Craig was assaulted in an elevator at her Washington, D.C. apartment building.
U.S. military shoots down suspected spy balloon
A suspected Chinese surveillance balloon that had been over the United States for about a week was shot out of the sky Saturday.
Former U.S. leaders asked to recheck for classified docs
The National Archives sent a letter to past U.S. presidents and vice presidents Thursday to check their records after classified documents were discovered at President Joe Biden’s home and former Vice President Mike Pence’s residence.
Speaker McCarthy removes Schiff and Swalwell from intelligence committee
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy removes Democratic Reps. Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell from serving on House intelligence committee. The Speaker says the decision was not based on political payback.
Monterey Bay locals come out to see President Biden during flood damage tour
It was a patriotic scene on a picturesque Monterey Bay day. A woman displayed an American flag on Cliff Drive, overlooking Capitola, ahead of a presidential visit.
The Issue Is: George Clooney, Alex Padilla, Katie Porter
This week, Elex is joined by Senator Alex Padilla to discuss California's deadly storms and the crisis at the border. Congresswoman Katie Porter discusses her run for Senate and her viral moment during the House Speaker race. Hollywood icon George Clooney discusses the Roybal Film and TV Production Magnet School and his push to give underserved kids a chance to get into the film industry.
Rep. Swalwell tours East Bay storm damage, calls for more federal assistance
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) took a closer look at some of the damage recent storms caused in his East Bay district. A portion of A Street, a major thoroughfare that connects Hayward and Castro Valley, was washed away by the rain and surging in San Lorenzo Creek.
McCarthy elected House speaker in rowdy post-midnight vote
Republican Kevin McCarthy was elected House speaker on a historic post-midnight 15th ballot early Saturday, overcoming holdouts from his own ranks and floor tensions that boiled over after a chaotic week that tested the new GOP majority's ability to govern.
Jan. 6 committee withdraws Trump subpoena
The House committee had voted to subpoena the former president during its final televised hearing before the midterm elections in October, demanding testimony and documents.
Southwest Airlines chaos: Police threaten to arrest stranded passengers waiting to rebook canceled flights
Another 2,500 flights are being pulled from arrival and departure boards Wednesday and more are expected throughout the day.
US House passes equal pay bill in latest women's soccer win
The House has passed a bill that ensures equal compensation for U.S. women competing in international events, a piece of legislation that came out of the U.S. women's soccer team's long battle to be paid as much as the men.