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.
Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema leaving Democratic Party, registers as independent
Sinema has modeled her political approach on the renegade style of the late Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona, and has frustrated Democratic colleagues at times with her overtures to Republicans and opposition to Democratic priorities.
Bay Area reacts to bipartisan support for same-sex marriage 'Respect for Marriage Act' protections
Landmark legislation to protect same-sex and interracial marriage rights is expected to be signed by President Biden after the House joined the Senate in passing the Respect for Marriage Act with bipartisan support.
McConnell, GOP delegation meet with Zelenskyy in Ukraine
McConnell's visit to Kyiv is a “strong signal of bipartisan support for Ukraine” on the 80th day of its war with Russia, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.
Sen. Mitt Romney meets artist Ritt Momney
Sen. Mitt Romney had the pleasure of meeting Utah-based artist Ritt Momney. Yes, you read that name correctly.
Senate votes to make daylight saving time permanent
Americans are one step closer to never resetting their clocks after senators voted to make daylight saving time permanent. The proposed bill now moves to the House.
Senate gives final approval to Ukraine aid, huge budget bill
A $13.6 billion emergency package of military and humanitarian aid for besieged Ukraine and its European allies easily won final congressional approval Thursday.
Senate clears bill to make WWII Japanese American internment camp a national historic site
The Senate passed a bill to make Amache, the site of a former WWII internment camp for Japanese Americans in Colorado a national historic site.
McConnell disagrees with RNC, calls Jan. 6 riot ‘violent insurrection’
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell explained, “‘It was a violent insurrection with the purpose of trying to prevent the peaceful transfer of power after a legitimately certified election.”
Fauci Senate hearing on pandemic gets testy: ‘What a moron’
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the U.S. government’s top infectious disease expert, angrily accused Senator Rand Paul of making false accusations that are leading to threats against him -- all to raise political cash.
Harry Reid memorial brings nation's top Democrats to Las Vegas
President Joe Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer are scheduled to speak during an invitation-only memorial in Las Vegas.
Senate rejects Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for businesses
The Senate has narrowly approved a resolution to nullify the Biden administration’s requirement that businesses with 100 or more workers have their employees be vaccinated against the coronavirus or submit to weekly testing.
Bob Dole: Late senator to lie in state at Capitol
The body of the late Sen. Bob Dole of Kansas will lie in state in the U.S. Capitol on Thursday as congressional leaders honor the former Republican presidential candidate and World War II veteran.
Golden Gate Bridge traffic blocked by immigration activists
The ride across the Golden Gate Bridge Thursday morning was agonizing. Shortly before 7a.m., dozens of protestors drove onto northbound lanes, and stopped traffic.
Biden dives into high-stakes negotiations over Build Back Better infrastructure plan
President Joe Biden appears determined to strike agreement with two wavering Democratic senators over his big $3.5 trillion government overhaul.
Biles: FBI turned ‘blind eye’ to reports of gymnasts’ abuse
The FBI made “fundamental” errors in investigating sexual abuse allegations against former USA Gymnastics national team doctor Larry Nassar and did not treat the case with the “utmost seriousness,” the Justice Department’s inspector general said Wednesday.
'Pulse of the People' will feature Calif. Sen. Alex Padilla in FOX town hall
Sen. Alex Padilla will join the "Pulse of the People" town hall forum on Monday, Aug. 16 on KTVU FOX 2 and ktvu.com.
Senate approves $1.9T COVID-19 relief bill after all-night session
Senators worked through the night on the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 aid bill and have approved the package with a 50-49 vote. The bill is on track to pass in the House next week.
Trump acquitted: With 10 votes shy of conviction, Senate acquits for incitement of insurrection
The Senate voted 57-43 in a rare Saturday session to acquit former president Donald Trump for his alleged role in the deadly siege on the U.S. Capitol, falling short of the 67 votes needed for a conviction.
Trump defense rests in impeachment trial, saying Dems urge supporters to 'fight,' too
The impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump is speeding toward a conclusion and near-certain acquittal, perhaps as soon as Saturday.