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  • All-powerful Democrats find new adversaries: each other

    All-powerful Democrats find new adversaries: each other
    Latinos feel insulted by blacks. Angelenos are suspicious of San Franciscans. Democrats are squabbling. It's inevitable. It's the unintended consequence of one-party domination in California. Democrats have conquered Republicans. So they're turning on...
  • L.A. deputy mayor chosen to serve as U.S. attorney for the region

    L.A. deputy mayor chosen to serve as U.S. attorney for the region
    Eileen Maura Decker, Los Angeles' deputy mayor on law enforcement and public safety matters and a former longtime assistant U.S. attorney, has been tapped to serve as the top federal prosecutor for the Los Angeles area, the White House announced...
  • Many California politicians finished election with funds for future use

    Many California politicians finished election with funds for future use
    Facing few serious challenges for statewide posts in last year's election, many California politicians were free to make financial decisions with an eye toward the future, final campaign reports show. John Chiang had token opposition in his race for...
  • 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-...
  • Senators back Harris for Senate; Villaraigosa 'very likely' to run

    Senators back Harris for Senate; Villaraigosa 'very likely' to run
    One by one, three U.S. senators took turns tweeting Wednesday that they were “excited” by┬áCalifornia Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris' run for Sen. Barbara Boxer's seat. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York left it at that. Sen. Cory Booker of New...
  • 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...
  • 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 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

    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. 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...