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  • Californians are well served by Sens. Feinstein and Boxer

    To the editor: Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein, both California Democrats, are an argument against term limits. In addition to how capable they are, longevity in either house of Congress gives representatives the committee assignments where...
  • A new hope for compromise in Washington

    The following editorial appeared in the Sacramento Bee on Friday, Nov. 7: Maybe Barack Obama and Republicans who won control of the U.S. Senate will really compromise for the common good. Maybe the president and congressional leaders of both parties...
  • Who will become California's next governor and U.S. senators?

    Who will become California's next governor and U.S. senators?
    Here's an ironclad guarantee: California's next state election will be tons more interesting than our just-concluded snoozer. Make that the next two elections — in 2016 and 2018. For starters, we'll be electing a new president in 2016. And...
  • With mid-term elections over, state politicians jump to 2016, beyond

    Now the real fun begins. For California politicos who spent the last year yawning over a predictable top-of-the-ticket race, what has been shimmering in the distance is suddenly much closer. The next few statewide elections hold the promise of...
  • California's senators

    Democrats Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein won a historic election in 1992: They were not only California's first women senators, it was the first time any state sent two women to the Senate at the same time. Each must soon decide whether she wants to...
  • Barbara Boxer, Dianne Feinstein shouldn't run again, majority of voters say

    Barbara Boxer, Dianne Feinstein shouldn't run again, majority of voters say
    Although U.S. Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein — two of California's most experienced political figures — remain popular, a majority of state voters say they should not run for reelection, according to a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles...
  • Don't cave in on climate policy, Senate leaders urge Obama

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four Senate leaders on Friday urged President Barack Obama not to retreat from promises of strong domestic carbon cutting goals and significant aid to developing countries to combat climate change given new Republican leadership...
  • Script flipped in 2016 Senate majority battle

    WASHINGTON After securing control of the Senate on Tuesday, Republicans are already staring down a daunting map for 2016. The majority of the Senate battleground in the next election cycle will be fought on Republican turf, with the GOP defending two-...
  • GOP takeover of Senate could mean another loss of clout for Washington state

    WASHINGTON Washington state's clout took a big hit last year when Democratic Rep. Norm Dicks, the longtime appropriations king, decided to call it quits after 36 years in the House of Representatives. Now Democrats fear the state could lose even more...
  • Dan Morain: Transparency can combat corruption

    Mitch McConnell, Harry Reid and the other forces of darkness in the U.S. Senate may have met their match, in the person of Kuang Chen. Chen is a 34-year-old computer wizard who runs a startup called Captricity in downtown Oakland and has the crazy notion...
  • PopPolitics: Morgan Spurlock Tackles The Economy (Listen)

    On the latest edition of "PopPolitics," Variety's new show on SiriusXM's POTUS Channel, director Morgan Spurlock talks about his latest project, "We the Economy," in which he convinced directors and other entertainment figures like Adrian Grenier,...