Schwarzenegger pumps up Khanna

It was fantastic to schmooze!Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger tweeting Friday following a meeting with Rep. Ro Khanna.

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

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

Khanna wants hearing on AT&T’s payments to Trump fixer Michael Cohen

  Rep. Ro Khanna sent a letter to the House Energy and Commerce Committee Wednesday asking them to hold a hearing about payments made by AT&T to Essential Consulting, LLC, the entity formed by President Donald Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen. The organization is alleged to have been used by Cohen as a slush fund for … Continue reading Khanna wants hearing on AT&T’s payments to Trump fixer Michael Cohen

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

EBC AGENDA | APR 27-MAY 3 | ALAMEDA releases long-awaited report on Council interference; FREMONT seeks more density

THE WEEK OF APRIL 27-MAY 3--ALAMEDA-- Regular council meeting, Tuesday, May 1, 7 p.m. [ENTIRE AGENDA HERE]--NORTHERN HOUSING TRANSFERS-- "On January 2, 2018, the City Council introduced an ordinance amending the Zoning Ordinance to remove the Government Overlay designation on the North Housing property bounded by Main Street, Singleton Avenue, Mosley Avenue, and Bette Street. The Government Overlay … Continue reading EBC AGENDA | APR 27-MAY 3 | ALAMEDA releases long-awaited report on Council interference; FREMONT seeks more density

EBC AGENDA | APR 20-26 | OAKLAND measure to tax vacant properties; HAYWARD fixes roads, parking; COLISEUM closed sessions; House town halls

THE WEEK OF APRIL 20-26--OAKLAND-- Regular council committee meetings, Tuesday, April 24, starts at 9:30 a.m.➤Finance & Management Committee, 9 a.m. [ENTIRE AGENDA HERE]--BALLOT MEASURE TO TAX VACANT PROPERTIES-- Oakland Councilmembers Rebecca Kaplan and Dan Kalb say the city is "experiencing significant vacancy of property, including residential and commercial land and buildings left unused for long … Continue reading EBC AGENDA | APR 20-26 | OAKLAND measure to tax vacant properties; HAYWARD fixes roads, parking; COLISEUM closed sessions; House town halls

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’s June ballot is set; AD15 features 12 candidates; sheriff, 2 supervisors to run unopposed

Just a portion of the AD15 field during aforum in Oakland last January.ELECTION 2018Voters in the contentious 15th Assembly District will have to choose from a list of 11 Democrats and a lone Republican this June. The wide-open race in the top-two primary is destined to be another tight Dem-on-Dem affair, just as it was … Continue reading East Bay’s June ballot is set; AD15 features 12 candidates; sheriff, 2 supervisors to run unopposed

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

2017 Year in East Bay Politics: The wild and wacky: Let’s Taco About It and Bill Quirk ‘Jumps Around’

2017 YEAR IN EAST BAY POLITICS>>>>The state legislature decides in January that a new portrait of Assemblymember Bill Quirk would be a good idea for his 20th District website. The resulting creation, though, inparts vampire-like features to Quirk's face. Funny thing, according to his district staff, is the web designers thought the new photo looked good. By … Continue reading 2017 Year in East Bay Politics: The wild and wacky: Let’s Taco About It and Bill Quirk ‘Jumps Around’