| Feb 25, 2015
| 2:16 PM
A day after announcing that he would not run for Barbara Boxer's U.S. Senate seat, former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa had this to say Wednesday about a possible run for California governor:
"The future is wide open."
Villaraigosa was in...
| Feb 25, 2015
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has decided against running for the U.S. Senate in 2016, leaving state Attorney General Kamala Harris, the only announced candidate so far, as the heavy favorite to succeed the retiring Barbara Boxer....
| Feb 24, 2015
| 11:57 AM
Former California Republican Party chairman Tom Del Beccaro has formed a fundraising committee to explore a run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer.
“Our country -- and our state -- is in serious need of new leadership,”...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 1:11 PM
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is in the nation's capital -- for the second time in less than a month -- glad-handing admirers and talking up education policy. But don't expect him to reveal whether he plans to run for U.S. Senate to...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 7:16 PM
Louis Caldera, who resigned as a top military aide in the Obama White House after a botched Air Force One photo-op that led New Yorkers to fear the city was under attack, is considering a run for Barbara Boxer’s seat in the U.S. Senate.
| Jan 8, 2015
| 5:42 PM
Sen. Barbara Boxer's announcement Thursday that she will not seek reelection put an end to years of frustration on the part of a younger generation of California politicians who can now start elbowing their way upward in the state's first wide-open U.S....
| Jan 9, 2015
| 1:49 PM
The planned retirement of Sen. Barbara Boxer and rare opportunity to pursue an open U.S. Senate seat in California has produced an avalanche of speculation and enough what-ifs to stretch from Eureka in the far north to Yucaipa in the south.
Most of that...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 9:03 PM
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...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 2:08 PM
California’s two U.S. senators on Wednesday called on state officials to reconsider California’s policy on allowing exemptions to childhood vaccinations.
Democratic Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer, in a letter to state Health and...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 3:00 AM
With the possible exception of a Hollywood celebrity following in the footsteps of Arnold Schwarzenegger, a Republican candidate has as much chance getting elected to the U.S. Senate from California as a Southern Baptist has to become pope. The only way...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 6:00 AM
In the real world, Kamala Harris' campaign for the U.S. Senate began just two weeks ago, days after Barbara Boxer's Jan. 8 announcement that she would retire in 2016. In the political world, her preparations for the race have been apparent for a long...