Talk Back: War authority
Should Congress give President Barack Obama the war authority he seeks?
 Yes
 No

(Tell us why or why not?)
( Dan Honda )
Hidden in plain sight: The working poor

Nowhere is the dark side of a booming, tech-based economy more apparent than in the bedroom communities of the Bay Area, such as Alameda County's Tri-Valley, where the middle class once thrived but now struggles to make ends meet in the face of rising housing costs.