Former LA City Councilor Alex Padilla Selected To Take Kamala Harris’ Senate SeatThe child of Mexican immigrants, Padilla will be California’s first Latino senator, giving a new level of representation to the demographic group that makes up nearly 40% of the state's population.
Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Barrett's Supreme Court NominationAll 12 Republicans on the committee voted to advance the nomination, while all 10 Democrats boycotted the vote.
Bill To End Hair Discrimination In The Workplaces Passes State SenateA bill to help end discrimination of hair-grooming rules in the workplace and schools passed the Senate floor Monday in a unanimous vote.
House Passes Bill To End Government Shutdown, Trump Signs ItThe Senate passed the bill Friday afternoon.
116th Congress Makes History With Record-Setting Number Of WomenThe 116th class of Congress broke barriers before its members even set foot in Washington.
Feinstein Takes Heat Over Trump, Immigration In Only DebateIt was Feinstein's first appearance with an election opponent since 2000 and a chance for de Leon to directly attack her as he searches for a badly-needed boost. Feinstein leads in public opinion polling and has about $4 million left to spend compared to de Leon's less than half a million dollars.
Feinstein To Face Off With Opponent For 1st Time Since 2000U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California will appear onstage with a challenger for the first time since 2000 when she squares off against state Sen. Kevin de Leon next week.
Riverside Residents, #MeToo Movement Leaders Weigh In On Kavanaugh-Ford Testimony As SCOTUS Confirmation Vote LoomsThe response to the explosive testimony of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser Christine Blasey-Ford underscores the nation's sharp political divide.
Sen. John McCain To Stop Treatment For Brain CancerHis family said the "progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age render their verdict."
Senate Confirms Robert Wilkie For Veterans Affairs SecretaryThe Senate confirmed Pentagon official Robert Wilkie to be secretary of Veterans Affairs, charged with delivering on President Trump's campaign promises to fire bad VA employees and steer more patients to the private sector.
Feinstein Remains Favorite In California Race Despite SnubThe embarrassing snub to Feinstein was a testament to the leftward shift of California Democratic activists in the age of President Donald Trump, highlighting a long-running split between the party establishment and its restive liberal wing.
Things To Know: 8 States Cast Midterm Primary Votes TuesdayEight states cast midterm primary ballots Tuesday, with implications for control of the House and Senate and for several governor's races. Votes are being tallied in Alabama, California, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico and South Dakota.
Report: Gina Haspel Offered To Withdraw Nomination To Head CIA Before Confirmation HearingGina Haspel's confirmation hearing to lead the CIA is set for this week before Senate Intelligence Committee.
California To Get First Female And First LGBT Senate LeaderSan Diego Sen. Toni Atkins will make history Wednesday when she becomes the first woman and first lesbian to hold the California Senate's top job.
Ex-Arizona Sheriff, Trump Ally Joe Arpaio Running For SenateThe 85-year-old lawman tweeted he is seeking the post to support Trump's policies.