Ex-DEA Agent: Opioid Crisis Fueled By Drug Industry And CongressWhistleblower Joe Rannazzisi says drug distributors pumped opioids into U.S. communities — knowing that people were dying — and says industry lobbyists and Congress derailed the DEA's efforts to stop it.
Hotly Contested Races In Southern California Could Decide Who Controls CongressThe country is looking at California to see what happens with several congressional races.
Rohrabacher: People Should Be Able To Refuse To Sell Homes To Gay PeopleRep. Dana Rohrabacher has lost the political endorsement of the National Association of Realtors after he told a local trade group earlier this month that he would oppose extending the Fair Housing Act to gays and lesbians.
Democratic Rep. Tony Cardenas Denies Allegation He Sexually Assaulted 16-Year-Old Girl In 2007Democratic Rep. Tony Cardenas of California is vehemently denying accusations that he sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl in 2007.
Apologetic Zuckerberg Offers Mea Culpa On First Day Of Hearings On Facebook Data ScandalThe man in the middle of a firestorm over privacy offered a full mea culpa at a joint hearing of two Senate committees.
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Meets With Lawmakers Ahead Of Testimony To CongressZuckerberg met one-on-one with a series of key lawmakers Monday, in what could be the most important stop on his apology tour.
Thousands Of Angry, Grieving People Rally In Florida For Change In Gun Laws"If there's something that we can unite on as Democrats and Republicans and Independents, it's our children. So it will happen," said parent Laurie Woodward Garcia.
Amid Second Shutdown, Congress Passes Massive Budget DealCongress approved a major budget deal early Friday morning, ending a brief government shutdown overnight and sending the measure to the President for his signature.
'Dreamers Are Members Of Our Communities': Facebook CEO Urges People To Call Congress, Support DACAAlong with Apple CEO Tim Cook and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Zuckerberg is among more than 100 CEOs urging Congress to keep DACA alive.
House Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce Announces Retirement From CongressCalifornia Republican Rep. Ed Royce announced Monday that he will not seek reelection this coming November.
Conservative Lawmaker Quits Congress After Discussing Surrogacy With 2 Female StaffersRep. Trent Franks has been a member of the far-right House Freedom Caucus.
Female Lawmakers Allege Harassment By Colleagues In HouseAs reports pile up of harassment or worse by men in entertainment, business and the media, one current and three former female lawmakers tell The Associated Press that they, too, have been harassed or subjected to hostile sexual comments — by fellow members of Congress.
Trump Says He Won't Block Release Of Formerly Classified Documents On The JFK AssassinationThe trove is expected to include more than 3,000 documents that have never been seen by the public and more than 30,000 that have been previously released but with redactions.
House Passes Bill To Speed Deployment Of Self-Driving CarsThe House voted Wednesday to speed the introduction of self-driving cars.
After Delay, California Congressman To Be Sworn In July 11California U.S. Rep.-elect Jimmy Gomez is expected to finally join fellow Democrats in Washington on July 11 — five weeks after he won a special election to replace Xavier Becerra, now California's attorney general.