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  • Hedge-fund riches challenged as Steyer weighs Senate bid

    San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer got a pungent sample Thursday of what awaits him if he runs for U.S. Senate as he fielded questions in an “Ask Me Anything” chat with an online audience. “How many years of tax returns will you...
  • Kamala Harris is front-runner for Boxer's seat — for the moment

    Kamala Harris is front-runner for Boxer's seat — for the moment
    Who will be California's next U.S. senator, replacing the retiring Democrat Barbara Boxer? It'll be another Democrat, bet on that. State Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris, 50, is the early front-runner. But we'll have to see how she performs running for a big-...
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer, liberal champion, won't seek re-election

    WASHINGTON California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer's departure from the Senate in 2016, announced Thursday, will conclude a 33-year congressional career defined by liberal causes and a buoyantly combative spirit. Repeatedly successful in winning...
  • Kamala Harris formally launches bid to succeed Boxer in U.S. Senate

    Kamala Harris formally launches bid to succeed Boxer in U.S. Senate
    Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris formally launched her bid Tuesday for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer, pledging to be a "fighter" who would work for middle-class families, students, immigrants and the elderly. Harris is the first...
  • California's Harris enters Senate race, but could face crowd of contenders

    California Attorney General Kamala Harris immediately became the candidate to beat Tuesday after becoming the first politician to jump into the race to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer. But being a well-funded front-runner will be a lot less...
  • Contest to succeed Sen. Boxer prompts hectic maneuvering among possible California candidates

    California Attorney General Kamala Harris on Tuesday became the first Democrat to enter the high-stakes, high-dollar race to replace Barbara Boxer in the U.S. Senate. The decision by Harris marked the opening of what promises to be a wide-open contest...
  • Remember, Kamala Harris, you're still California's attorney general

    Remember, Kamala Harris, you're still California's attorney general
    To the editor: An effective, aggressive state attorney general has a much greater impact on Californians' quality of life than yet another inevitably liberal Democratic U.S. senator. ("Kamala Harris launches U.S. Senate bid, begins raising money," Jan....
  • Wealthy activist Tom Steyer says 'I will decide soon' on Senate run

    Wealthy activist Tom Steyer says 'I will decide soon' on Senate run
    Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer on Tuesday made his first public remarks on why is weighing a bid for the seat that U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer is leaving. “Holding office is a sacred trust in our society, and I am honored that so many...
  • Rep. Loretta Sanchez considering run for Barbara Boxer's Senate seat

    Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove) said Tuesday that she was seriously considering a bid for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer. "For the past 18 years, I have focused on putting California’s working families first. From...
  • Race to replace Sen. Boxer: Kamala Harris is in, Gavin Newsom is out

    The field of candidates to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer began to take shape Monday, with Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris deciding to run for the seat and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom taking a pass. Harris plans to formally announce her bid for the 2016...
  • Atty. Gen. Harris to announce U.S. Senate bid

    Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris will announce Tuesday that she is running for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer, according to a Harris adviser. “She’s not testing the waters. She’s charting the course. She’s in with...