American people will view Trump-Kim summit as a success, says Khanna

Khanna continues his criticism of leading Democrats, he says are acting hypocritically

Two-thirds of Alameda County’s congressional delegation wants to be president?

Rep. Eric Swalwell has made numerous trips to Iowa over the past year suggesting he's eyeing a presidential run. Now another East Bay congressmember appears to be making a play for New Hampshire.

Khanna weighs-in on Fremont school board decision to end sex ed for 4th through 6th graders

FREMONT After the Fremont school board voted early Thursday morning to eliminate sex education for the district's fourth through sixth graders, the controversial decision, which has roiled the city since March, is now attracting Rep. Ro Khanna on the side of those who opposed the discontinuation of the program. Congressmembers, typically stay out of local … Continue reading Khanna weighs-in on Fremont school board decision to end sex ed for 4th through 6th graders

Pelosi tasks Khanna with effort to create ‘Internet Bill of Rights’

Rep. Ro Khanna receives his first big assignment since taking office last year.17TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTIt makes sense the congressional district that essentially created the Internet should lead the legislative effort to create a more equatable platform and protect the privacy of its users. That's why House Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has tasked Rep. Ro Khanna … Continue reading Pelosi tasks Khanna with effort to create ‘Internet Bill of Rights’

East Bay candidate for Congress declares war on California

Ron Cohen17TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT--ELECTION 2018--A week ago, Ron Cohen, a Republican congressional candidate in the 17th District's June primary, was incensed by Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf's move to alert residents of impending raids by federal ICE agents. He responded by filing a complaint with the U.S. Attorney General's office in Oakland. On Wednesday, Cohen declared … Continue reading East Bay candidate for Congress declares war on California

Lock her up! Fremont resident files complaint saying Oakland Mayor Schaaf is impeding ICE

Over the weekend Oakland Mayor LibbySchaaf said "credible sources" warned a largeraid in the Bay Area was imminent.OAKLANDOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf's announcement over the weekend intended to alert undocumented immigrants about an imminent and substantial raid by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents earned her plaudits from progressives on one side and death threats on … Continue reading Lock her up! Fremont resident files complaint saying Oakland Mayor Schaaf is impeding ICE

Ro Khanna took 60 seconds to dump on his spineless Democratic colleagues

17TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTGive Rep. Ro Khanna credit: Either he's a bold, principled progressive leader or someone who has never read, "How to win friends and influence people." [VIDEO BELOW]This week, after Senate Democrats capitulated--those are words of progressives like Khanna--or figured out too late that the three-day government shutdown wasn't playing well in Middle America, … Continue reading Ro Khanna took 60 seconds to dump on his spineless Democratic colleagues

Ro Khanna to appear Friday on HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher

Bill Maher will be joined by East Bay Rep.Ro Khanna this Friday, Jan. 26.17TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTTo the unexpected, the scene might seem to be the result of a strange fever dream.This Friday, Rep. Ro Khanna will share the stage with actress Zooey Deschanel and others on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher.It's a big get … Continue reading Ro Khanna to appear Friday on HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher

East Bay congressmembers team up to legalize cannabis at the federal level

East Bay progressives Reps. Barbara Leeand Ro Khanna.CONGRESSReps. Barbara Lee and Ro Khanna introduced legislation Wednesday that would end the federal prohibition on cannabis.The bill piggy-backs similar legislation introduced with great fanfare last year by Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and gives states the authority to create their own laws and policies for cannabis sales and … Continue reading East Bay congressmembers team up to legalize cannabis at the federal level

The Nation names freshman Rep. Ro Khanna rookie of the year

Rep. Ro Khanna wins high praise from theprogressive "The Nation" magazine.17TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTSince even before his election to Congress and swearing-in last January, Rep. Ro Khanna has tried to burnish an exemplary progressive image. Progressives in his own congressional district were skeptical, and for good reason. Khanna sought to unseat a perfectly good progressive in … Continue reading The Nation names freshman Rep. Ro Khanna rookie of the year

58 House Democrats considered impeaching Trump, but Swalwell, Khanna wasn’t one of them

The White House said the 58 Democrats who supported President Trump's impeachmentwere "extremists."CONGRESSA procedural vote in the House Wednesday on whether to table discussion on the impeachment of President Donald Trump included support from Republicans and Democrats that effectivelyA motion to table Texas Democratic Rep. Al Green's Article of Impeachment against President Donald Trump was supported … Continue reading 58 House Democrats considered impeaching Trump, but Swalwell, Khanna wasn’t one of them

Khanna gets into a spat with FCC Chair over Net Neutrality

Rep. Ro Khanna's tweet last month hasgarnered nearly 65,000 retweets, but alsoreceived criticism from FCC Chair Ajit Pai.17TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTRep. Ro Khanna has had it in for Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai almost from Day One.Upon Pai's nomination to chair of the FCC in February, Khanna, himself, a newly-minted congressmember, called him a "poster … Continue reading Khanna gets into a spat with FCC Chair over Net Neutrality

Khanna has first piece of legislation signed into law

17TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTThey say you always remember your first. President Donald Trump last week signed into law a bill authored by Rep. Ro Khanna that is intended to help veterans gain apprenticeships.Trump's signature make Khanna the only Democratic freshman legislator in either the House and Senate to have a bill signed into law, according to … Continue reading Khanna has first piece of legislation signed into law

Khanna wants a hearing on non-consensual condom removal

Rep. Ro Khanna17TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTTwo congressmembers, including Rep. Ro Khanna believe the act of men surreptitiously removing a condom during consensual sex is tantamount to rape.The act known as "stealthing" requires a hearing during the House Judiciary Committee, argue Khanna and Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.).“Consent is not up for discussion, it is a requirement for … Continue reading Khanna wants a hearing on non-consensual condom removal

Ro Khanna’s conservative challenger, Ron Cohen, stands with Trump on Anthem protests

Republican Ron Cohen finished fourth in the2016 CA-17 June primary.17TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTListen and you will quickly understand where 17th Congressional District candidate Ron Cohen stands on the subject of athletes taking a knee during the National Anthem.Cohen's campaign web site includes a self-playing video of Whitney Houston's famous rendition of the National Anthem sung at … Continue reading Ro Khanna’s conservative challenger, Ron Cohen, stands with Trump on Anthem protests