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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Math is a factor in Villaraigosa's decision whether to run for Senate

    Math is a factor in Villaraigosa's decision whether to run for Senate
    Maybe Antonio Villaraigosa, the former Los Angeles mayor, has edged toward a run for the newly open U.S. Senate seat in 2016 for all the reasons he offered last weekend: that Californians are struggling to make ends meet and that the "needs of the people"...
  • Gloria Molina's endorsement pileup for council seat seen as a misstep

    Gloria Molina's endorsement pileup for council seat seen as a misstep
    Former Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina announced this week that she has pulled in three big-name endorsements in her race for Los Angeles City Council: U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Councilman Gil Cedillo....
  • Molina gains endorsements from Boxer, Villaraigosa in council race

    Molina gains endorsements from Boxer, Villaraigosa in council race
    Former Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina said Thursday she has landed three high-profile endorsements in her race for Los Angeles City Council: U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Councilman Gil Cedillo. Molina,...
  • Kamala Harris is front-runner for Boxer's seat — for the moment

    Kamala Harris is front-runner for Boxer's seat — for the moment
    Who will be California's next U.S. senator, replacing the retiring Democrat Barbara Boxer? It'll be another Democrat, bet on that. State Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris, 50, is the early front-runner. But we'll have to see how she performs running for a big-...
  • 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...
  • Kamala Harris formally launches bid to succeed Boxer in U.S. Senate

    Kamala Harris formally launches bid to succeed Boxer in U.S. Senate
    Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris formally launched her bid Tuesday for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer, pledging to be a "fighter" who would work for middle-class families, students, immigrants and the elderly. Harris is the first...
  • Remember, Kamala Harris, you're still California's attorney general

    Remember, Kamala Harris, you're still California's attorney general
    To the editor: An effective, aggressive state attorney general has a much greater impact on Californians' quality of life than yet another inevitably liberal Democratic U.S. senator. ("Kamala Harris launches U.S. Senate bid, begins raising money," Jan....
  • Wealthy activist Tom Steyer says 'I will decide soon' on Senate run

    Wealthy activist Tom Steyer says 'I will decide soon' on Senate run
    Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer on Tuesday made his first public remarks on why is weighing a bid for the seat that U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer is leaving. “Holding office is a sacred trust in our society, and I am honored that so many...