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  • Antonio Villaraigosa run for California governor? 'Future is wide open'

    Antonio Villaraigosa run for California governor? 'Future is wide open'
    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...
  • Tom Del Beccaro forms Senate exploratory committee

    Tom Del Beccaro forms Senate exploratory committee
    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,”...
  • Kamala Harris in strong position for Senate run, poll finds

    Kamala Harris in strong position for Senate run, poll finds
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris, so far the only major candidate to have entered the race for Barbara Boxer’s U.S. Senate seat, starts the campaign with 46% of likely voters saying they would be inclined to support her, according to a new...
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer's impending retirement to set off a scramble

    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....
  • Political deal on California offices could hold peril for Newsom, Harris

    Political deal on California offices could hold peril for Newsom, Harris
    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...
  • Antonio Villaraigosa in Washington, mum on possible Senate run

    Antonio Villaraigosa in Washington, mum on possible Senate run
    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...
  • 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...
  • Feinstein, Boxer urge California to reconsider vaccine exemptions

    Feinstein, Boxer urge California to reconsider vaccine exemptions
    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...
  • Willie Brown warns Villaraigosa: 'Don't crowd Kamala!'

    Willie Brown warns Villaraigosa: 'Don't crowd Kamala!'
    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...
  • Harris has been laying the tracks for a Senate race for a long time

    Harris has been laying the tracks for a Senate race for a long time
    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...
  • 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...