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  • State's congressional leaders weigh risking their power for Senate run

    State's congressional leaders weigh risking their power for Senate run
    After 14 years in Congress, Rep. Adam Schiff of Burbank is finally getting the kind of coverage that ambitious politicians crave: CBS, NBC, Fox, CNN, MSNBC and NPR have all come calling in recent weeks. Schiff's newly acquired media platform —...
  • Billionaire Tom Steyer eyes climate change, education in potential Senate bid

    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...
  • 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 California 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...
  • 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...
  • Emily's List backs Kamala Harris' Senate bid

    Emily's List backs Kamala Harris' Senate bid
    Emily's List announced its endorsement of California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris' bid for the U.S. Senate on Thursday -- another nod for her candidacy from the Democratic establishment.   The group, which has a network of donors across the nation, is...
  • Kamala Harris speaks about U.S. Senate bid -- in Washington, D.C.

    Kamala Harris speaks about U.S. Senate bid -- in Washington, D.C.
    Democratic Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris, the sole major candidate thus far in the 2016 U.S. Senate race to replace the retiring Barbara Boxer, made her first public remarks about her bid at a campaign-style event Tuesday night – 2,300 miles away, in...
  • Fresno Mayor Swearengin passes on race for Barbara Boxer's Senate seat

    Fresno Mayor Swearengin passes on race for Barbara Boxer's Senate seat
    Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin, who received the most support among potential Republican candidates for U.S. Senate in a new poll, has decided not to run in the 2016 contest, said advisor Tim Clark. “She’s going to sit this out,” Clark...
  • Villaraigosa bows out of Senate race, leaving others to battle Harris

    Villaraigosa bows out of Senate race, leaving others to battle Harris
    Antonio Villaraigosa's announcement Tuesday that he would skip the contest for Barbara Boxer's seat in the U.S. Senate leaves an opening for an array of less-known Californians to take on state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris, the only major candidate so far....
  • 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,”...
  • Former Obama military aide Caldera weighs Senate run

    Former Obama military aide Caldera weighs Senate run
    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. Caldera, a...