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  • Villaraigosa would add dynamic new element in race to succeed Boxer

    Villaraigosa would add dynamic new element in race to succeed Boxer
    Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's announcement that he is seriously weighing a bid for the U.S. Senate seat that will be vacated by fellow Democrat Barbara Boxer added a dynamic new element to what is likely to be a crowded and expensive...
  • Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris mum about potential Senate bid

    California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris demurred Sunday when asked about a potential run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer, saying she was focused on her current job as she held a swearing-in celebration in downtown Los Angeles....
  • Former LA mayor Villaraigosa says he will 'seriously consider' run for Boxer's Senate seat

    Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Saturday that he is seriously considering a run for the Senate seat Barbara Boxer will vacate after deciding not to seek re-election to a fifth term. "Too many Californians are struggling to make ends...
  • Barbara Boxer: California loses its liberal lion

    Barbara Boxer: California loses its liberal lion
    To the editor: We are losing our best senator, and all you can write about is who has the best chance of replacing her? ("Sen. Barbara Boxer, liberal lion from California, to retire after 2016," Jan. 8) And in that context, what about who will be...
  • The older the better; let's hear it for California's geriatric pols!

    The older the better; let's hear it for California's geriatric pols!
    Did I detect a bit of snark about Sen. Barbara Boxer’s retirement, after reporters noted that California’s top trio of politicians – our two long-serving U.S. senators and our four-term governor –are all well past 70 years old?...
  • Former L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa weighs bid for Boxer's Senate seat

    Former L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa weighs bid for Boxer's Senate seat
    Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Saturday that he is “seriously” considering a run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer. “Too many Californians are struggling to make ends meet, pay the bills, and...
  • Billionaire Tom Steyer mulls run for Sen. Boxer's seat

    Billionaire Tom Steyer mulls run for Sen. Boxer's seat
    Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer is aggressively exploring a run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer and is expected to make a decision within days, according to multiple sources close to Steyer. The former hedge fund...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer, liberal champion, won't seek re-election

    WASHINGTON California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer's departure from the Senate in 2016, announced Thursday, will conclude a 33-year congressional career defined by liberal causes and a buoyantly combative spirit. Repeatedly successful in winning...
  • Barbara Boxer says Anita Hill saga helped propel election to Senate

    Barbara Boxer says Anita Hill saga helped propel election to Senate
    Sen. Barbara Boxer, who announced Thursday she would not run for reelection in 2016, told reporters that she probably never would have won her seat in the first place were it not for Anita Hill, the law professor who accused Supreme Court Justice Clarence...