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  • 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

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • For Republicans in California, goals come with a side of delusion

    For Republicans in California, goals come with a side of delusion
    Perhaps no profession leans on the power of delusion so much as politics. That middling crowd in a city of millions? Proof that they love me. That poll showing a looming loss a week before the vote? The only poll that counts is the one on election...
  • Mike Huckabee ends Fox show to seek support for 2016 campaign

    Mike Huckabee ends Fox show to seek support for 2016 campaign
    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee pulled the plug on his Fox News Channel talk show on Saturday in order to “gauge support” for a second presidential run. In an email to supporters and in comments at the close of his weekly show, Huckabee...
  • Reactions to Alan Gross release and Cuban policy change came fast, furiously and along party lines

    Reactions to Alan Gross release and Cuban policy change came fast, furiously and along party lines
      A sampling of reactions to the release of Alan Gross and President Obama’s speech on normalizing relations with Cuba. As expected, the reactions split mostly along party lines: “Alan Gross should never have spent one day in prison and we...