Swalwell probes Sessions on Carter Page, WikiLeaks

CONGRESSRep. Eric Swalwell often times used a conversational tone to question U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions during a House Judiciary hearing Tuesday. In effect, attempting to out-folks the genteel Alabamian over the Trump campaign's alleged collusion with Russia during the 2016 presidential elections.In response to several lines of questioning from Swalwell, Sessions said he was … Continue reading Swalwell probes Sessions on Carter Page, WikiLeaks

Ro Khanna takes heat for opposing establishment Dems, while supporting Nancy Pelosi

Rep. Ro Khanna's attempt to lead a progressiverevolution is attracting some skeptics.17TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTLast week, Rep. Ro Khanna joined, with some fanfare, a new progressive group that seeks to challenge so-called "establishment Democrats." But Khanna, a freshman elected last November, is taking some heat on social media for his recalcitrance in challenging to the most … Continue reading Ro Khanna takes heat for opposing establishment Dems, while supporting Nancy Pelosi

2016 EAST BAY YEAR-IN-REVIEW, PART 3 – Khanna heads to Congress; Oakland moves to keep the Raiders; Ghost Ship tragedy; East Bay responds to Trump

SEPTEMBERSen. Bernie Sanders>>>Progressive darling and former presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders puts his imprint on the Berkeley mayoral race by endorsing Councilmember Jesse Arreguin. >>>San Leandro City Council moves to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020, two full years quicker than the state mandate of 2022. Starting in July 2017, the city’s minimum wage … Continue reading 2016 EAST BAY YEAR-IN-REVIEW, PART 3 – Khanna heads to Congress; Oakland moves to keep the Raiders; Ghost Ship tragedy; East Bay responds to Trump

WikiLeaks email suggests Khanna was once down with TPP

17th District Congressional candidate Ro KhannaOct. 27 in Cupertino. CONGRESS | 17TH DISTRICT |ELECTION 2016 |An email from Ro Khanna’s well-connected campaign chair to Hillary Clinton adviser John Podesta raises questions about the congressional candidate consistency over the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact.Khanna campaign chair Steve Spinner wrote to Podesta in May 2015 saying Khanna supported … Continue reading WikiLeaks email suggests Khanna was once down with TPP

EBCampaign: Swanson commits ‘political catfishing’; Khanna invited Hillary to his wedding; Cook-Kallio gets high on pot $$

12 DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY | Sometimes the Internet is not what it seems. For some, the person one perceives on the other end of an online interaction is not who they are in real life. It's not uncommon for, say a man, to fall in love with a person online without ever seeing them … Continue reading EBCampaign: Swanson commits ‘political catfishing’; Khanna invited Hillary to his wedding; Cook-Kallio gets high on pot $$

Podesta WikiLeaks emails: Khanna sought Hillary Clinton’s endorsement

Thousands of emails belonging to John Podesta havebeen released by WikiLeaks in recent weeks.PHOTO/Creative CommonsCONGRESS | 17TH DISTRICT |ELECTION 2016 |Last January, Ro Khanna's congressional campaign was seeking an early knockout in its rematch this year with Rep. Mike Honda.The devastating blow, his campaign chair Steve Spinner believed, would have arrived in the form of … Continue reading Podesta WikiLeaks emails: Khanna sought Hillary Clinton’s endorsement