A group that wants to remove state legislator Lindsey Holmes from office is turning in their recall application Wednesday morning.
Former House Speaker Tom Foley, who led the chamber from 1989 to 1995, has died, according to his family. He was 84.
Friday's commute in San Francisco is frustrating now that workers for the region's largest transit system, known as the BART, are on strike.
Bringing to an end an episode that once again exposed Washington gridlock at its worst, the House approved a Senate deal that will end a 16-day federal government shutdown and avert the first government default in U.S. history.
Byron Mallott filed as a candidate for governor today, making him the first Democratic candidate to officially jump into the race.
The partial government shutdown begins its third week on Tuesday as the debt ceiling deadline looms just two days from now. Congressional leaders seem to be inching toward a deal that could prove acceptable to both sides and the White House. But, we've been here before.
With the partial shutdown of the federal government now into its fourth day, here are four stories to help bring us all up to speed:
Speaker of the House John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, stepped out of the White House yesterday after a 90-minute meeting with President Obama and reported no progress.
Lawmakers, many of whom had urged President Obama to seek authority from Congress before going ahead with a military strike against Syria, were largely positive about his decision to do just that.
"It was feeling like some kind of Klan rally." That's the reaction of spectator Perry Beam to Saturday's appearance at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo., of a rodeo clown wearing a mask meant to look like President Obama and what happened during his performance.