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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Adam Schiff ponders Senate run

    Adam Schiff ponders Senate run
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said Thursday that he is seriously considering running for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Barbara Boxer, who announced she will retire after her term ends in 2016. “Since Sen. Boxer announced her retirement,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Barbara Boxer: A voice for individual rights, equality, environmental protection and more

    Barbara Boxer: A voice for individual rights, equality, environmental protection and more
    The first time Barbara Boxer’s name showed up in a Los Angeles Times editorial, it was May of 1984 and she was a first-term U.S. representative from the Bay Area pushing legislation that would force utilities – including the Los Angeles...
  • Congressional colleagues, others heap praise on Barbara Boxer

    Congressional colleagues, others heap praise on Barbara Boxer
    Longtime California Sen. Barbara Boxer’s announcement Thursday that she plans to not run for reelection spawned a deluge of plaudits acknowledging the Democrat's career in Washington, which spans more than three decades. Boxer's fellow...
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer, liberal lion from California, to retire after 2016

    Sen. Barbara Boxer, liberal lion from California, to retire after 2016
    The news that Sen. Barbara Boxer would not run for her Senate seat again after nearly four decades in public life was a watershed moment for California and for her fellow Democrats, signifying the end of a political career that has come to embody Bay Area...