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  1. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 |

    A Democrat-backed measure that would give California the nation's toughest restrictions on ammunition and allow the seizure of magazines exceeding 10 rounds has qualified for the state ballot. The California Secretary of State's office announced Thursday that the Safety for All initiative, championed by Democratic Lt.


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    Friday Jun 24 |

    Washington - The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a split ruling on a trio of drunk driving cases, deciding that while law enforcement may require a breathalyzer for suspected drunk drivers without a warrant after an arrest, a warrant is required for a blood test in the same circumstances. The consolidated cases, referred to as Birchfield v.


  3. Democratic congresswoman shows one of the Jonestown bullets that...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Daily Mail

    Before Jackie Speier was a House member she was the legislative counsel to Rep. Leo Ryan, the only House member to be assassinated Speier went to Jonestown, Guyana in 1978 with her boss to check on Californians who had gone off with People's Temple founder Jim Jones Cult members tried to defect and come back to the states with Ryan and his group, leading them to be ambushed by Jones' people Ryan was killed, while Speier was shot five times at point-blank range and had to wait 22 hours for help to arrive 'I cannot describe the pain of being shot, of living in a disfigured body that is a daily reminder of my experience,' she tweeted During the House Democrats' 25-hour sit-in, Rep. Jackie Speier came armed with a souvenir of her own shooting.


  4. Two California House Democrats miss gun control sit-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Los Angeles Times

    Two California House Democrats were not in Washington Wednesday and didn't make an appearance on the House floor during the Democrats' sit-in to protest a lack of action on gun control, but Reps. Jackie Speier and Loretta Sanchez said they plan to participate Thursday if it's still going on.


  5. Trumpa s meager fundraising imperils presidential bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Monterey County Herald

    Just weeks after going back on his pledge to self-fund his presidential campaign, Donald Trump on Tuesday came under attack from fellow Republicans stunned to learn that he entered the final month of the primary season with barely enough cash to run for a California House seat let alone the White House.


  6. Why is the military doing medical training on live animals? California lawmakers are asking.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Los Angeles Times

    Reps. Jackie Speier and Joe Heck and nearly 70 bipartisan members of the U.S. House want to know how the military plans to stop using live animals in medical combat-trauma training. The Department of Defense began scaling back the use of pigs, goats, monkeys, chickens and other animals as part of its medical training in 2015.


  7. Ushering in Americans: First naturalization ceremony held at San Mateo libraryRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 18 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Nearly 15 years after taking her first steps on American soil, Sowmya Padmanabhan still remembers the overwhelming sensation of finally feeling liberated and most importantly, safe. As a woman who grew up in India, Padmanabhan said moving to the United States afforded her opportunities she couldn't have imagined - she's living her American dream.


  8. Representatives read Stanford rape victim's letter into the US House recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Age

    Stanford law professor Michele Dauber speaks at a rally before activists delivered over one million signatures calling for the removal of Judge Aaron Persky from the bench. 'Hero' students tackled Brock Turner after Stanford University rape Washington: Hoping to dramatise the issue of campus sexual assault, 18 members of the US House of Representatives took turns reading the 7200-word letter a woman known as Emily Doe wrote to the former Stanford University student who raped her.


  9. Lawmakers read Stanford rape victim's letter to attackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 |

    " A bipartisan group of lawmakers read the wrenching letter of a woman whose attacker was given a six-month jail term after sexually assaulting her behind a dumpster on the Stanford University campus last year while she was unconscious. The victim's emotional statement in open court to the defendant, former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner, powerfully details how the assault has devastated her life.


  10. Members of Congress Read the Stanford Rape Victim's Full Statement on the House FloorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | New York Magazine

    On Wednesday night, California congresswoman Jackie Speier led House members from both sides of the aisle in a reading of the full letter. It took nearly an hour to complete.


  11. Stanford Sex Assault Victim's Powerful Letter Read In Full Before CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [...] STANFORD - The powerful letter a Stanford sexual assault victim read to her attacker is being in its entirety before members of Congress. Representative Jackie Speier will read the woman's full impact statement during a historic Special Order Hour Wednesday night on the house floor.


  12. Tarkanian Wins Primary in Nevada Congress RaceRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Groong

    Tarkanian Wins Primary in Nevada Congress Race 15/6/16 Danny Tarkanian will vie for Nevada's 3rd Congressional sear in November LAS VEGAS-Republican congressional hopeful and ANCA-endorsed candidate Danny Tarkanian won the Nevada House Primary on Tuesday and will vie for the open House seat in the state's 3rd Congressional district. He will face off against Democrat Jacky Rosen in the November General Election.


  13. Legislation to Strengthen PHMSA OversightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Edhat

    Rep. Lois Capps announced the introduction of legislation to hold the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration accountable for lapses in pipeline safety oversight, joining Rep. Jackie Speier , Rep. Anna Eshoo , Rep. Brad Sherman , Rep. Charles Rangel , and Rep. Paul Tonko as co-authors. The PHMSA Accountability Act, H.R. 5443, would ensure the right to for communities to seek legal recourse against PHMSA if the agency fails to perform its required pipeline safety duties.


  14. Words of Stanford Rape Victim Resound Nationally and BeyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Women's eNews

    On Sunday, Stanford University graduates celebrated their commencement by showing solidarity with the classmate who has become the nation's most recent symbol of flawed justice for rape victims. Late last week U.S.A. Swimming said Brock Turner, the former Stanford student who was recently convicted of sexual assault, will never be allowed to compete in its events, reported CNN .


  15. Stanford Students To Protest Brock Turner Outcome At Upcoming GraduationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | ThinkProgress

    Activists from UltraViolet, a national womenA's advocacy organization, hold a rally before delivering over one million signatures to the California Commission on Judicial Performance calling for the removal of Judge Aaron Persky from the bench Friday, June 10, 2016, in San Francisco. The case of Brock Turner, the Stanford student sentenced to just six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman behind a dumpster, has sparked widespread outrage.


  16. Kill the Robots: Chuck Schumer Leads Charge Against RobocallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | TMCnet

    The robocall is alternately a great advance and a great downfall for marketing. Few tools have such impressive reach and frequency in the field, and are available for a comparatively minimal investment.


  17. Members of Congress to Read Stanford Survivor L...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | KXL-AM Portland

    At least 30 members of Congress will come together to read aloud a much-discussed letter from a woman to the former Stanford University student who was convicted of sexually assaulting her. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-California, will lead the reading of the more than 7,000-word letter on the floor of the House of Representatives next week.


  18. Stanford Sexual-Assault Victim's Letter Will Be Read Aloud to CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | New York Magazine

    ... pe victim's letter aloud on the House floor. The special order is being sponsored by California Representative Jackie Speier, who, along with Texas representative Ted Poe, began reading excerpts from the letter to Congress on Thursday


  19. Members of Congress will read aloud Stanford rape victim's letterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | KFBB

    The powerful letter a victim wrote and spoke to her convicted rapist during his sentencing that has since gone viral, will be read aloud by members of Congress according to the Huffington Post. Representative Jackie Speier from California will sponsor a special order have the letter read on the House floor sometime next week.


  20. Election postmortemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    While at least one poll had indicated that Hillary Clinton was running neck and neck with Bernie Sanders in California and there was talk, and hope by some, that a win for Vermont's junior senator , would further propel him toward the nomination at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in late July. But polling data is not always right, particularly when taking into account a large and diverse state such as California.