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  • Woman with ties to Biden helped NFL defuse domestic violence controversies

    At the Super Bowl on Sunday the talk will be of the Patriots' offense, the Seahawks' defense and deflated footballs. It won't be of domestic violence. How the National Football League managed to defuse the crisis can be traced in part to 57-year-old...
  • Treasurer John Chiang declines Senate run, Willie Brown backs Harris

    Treasurer John Chiang declines Senate run, Willie Brown backs Harris
    A day after billionaire Tom Steyer announced he would not seek Barbara Boxer's U.S. Senate seat, the field of potential contenders shrank further as state Treasurer John Chiang decided that he, too, would stay out of the race. Chiang, a Democrat who...
  • Adam Schiff ponders Senate run

    Adam Schiff ponders Senate run
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said Thursday that he is seriously considering running for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Barbara Boxer, who announced she will retire after her term ends in 2016. “Since Sen. Boxer announced her retirement,...
  • GOP operative plans anti-Steyer effort

    GOP operative plans anti-Steyer effort
    Veteran GOP strategist Rob Stutzman says he plans to launch an anti-Tom Steyer effort if the billionaire environmental activist runs for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer. “I intend to lead a bipartisan effort to educate...
  • Tom Steyer's exit shifts Senate race focus to Antonio Villaraigosa

    With billionaire Tom Steyer opting out of California’s U.S. Senate race on Thursday, the most likely major rival for Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris appears to be former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. For now, Harris is the lone major...
  • Barbara Boxer has no shortage of visitors as race to replace her nears

    Barbara Boxer has no shortage of visitors as race to replace her nears
    Barbara Boxer may have no plans to endorse any of the potential candidates clamoring to replace her in the Senate, but that isn’t stopping them from lining up at her door. Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa hopped into an eco-friendly...
  • Boxer vows no more 'secret' talks on drought bill

    WASHINGTON Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer on Wednesday set down some markers on California water legislation, denouncing "secret negotiations" and stressing the importance of seeking statewide support. While dismissing as "absurd and ridiculous"...
  • Billionaire Tom Steyer eyes climate change, education in potential Senate bid

    Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer, who is weighing a run for the U.S. Senate seat that will be vacated by Barbara Boxer in two years, is outlining a policy agenda focused on climate change, education and tax reform and pledging to serve only...
  • Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer won't seek fifth term representing California in Senate

    California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, a tenacious liberal whose election to the Senate in 1992 heralded a new era for women at the upper reaches of political power, announced Thursday she will not seek re-election to a new term next year. Boxer's...
  • Math is a factor in Villaraigosa's decision whether to run for Senate

    Math is a factor in Villaraigosa's decision whether to run for Senate
    Maybe Antonio Villaraigosa, the former Los Angeles mayor, has edged toward a run for the newly open U.S. Senate seat in 2016 for all the reasons he offered last weekend: that Californians are struggling to make ends meet and that the "needs of the people"...
  • Gloria Molina's endorsement pileup for council seat seen as a misstep

    Gloria Molina's endorsement pileup for council seat seen as a misstep
    Former Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina announced this week that she has pulled in three big-name endorsements in her race for Los Angeles City Council: U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Councilman Gil Cedillo....