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  • Dianne Feinstein emerges as defender of spy agencies

    WASHINGTON — Dianne Feinstein got out of her chair, grabbed a 54-page federal court opinion and poked her finger at the bullet points buried inside, insisting a visitor read each carefully as the busy senator watched and waited. The opinion...
  • California and other states fight changes in toxic chemicals law

    California and other states fight changes in toxic chemicals law
    WASHINGTON -- A proposed overhaul of how the country regulates toxic chemicals came under sharp attack today from officials of California and several other states. Backers of the bipartisan plan say it would make the public safer by giving the federal...
  • Sen. Boxer calls on Filner to resign, 'get the help you need'

    SAN DIEGO -- In a "Dear Bob" letter, U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) on Friday called on San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to resign amid accusations that he sexually harassed women. While numerous politicians have called on Filner to step down, few have...
  • Filner to end therapy earlier than announced, return to San Diego

    Filner to end therapy earlier than announced, return to San Diego
    SAN DIEGO -Mayor Bob Filner will complete his behavioral therapy treatment Saturday, earlier than previously announced, his lawyers said Friday. Filner will take "personal time" next week and be unavailable for comment, said a statement from lawyer...
  • L.A. Now Live: Latest on San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, recall effort

    L.A. Now Live: Latest on San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, recall effort
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner responded this week to a recall effort launched against him. Join the Times San Diego Bureau Chief Tony Perry at 9 a.m. Tuesday for a live discussion about Filner, the allegations against him and his political future....
  • Sens. Boxer, Feinstein urge end to Time Warner Cable-CBS dispute

    Sens. Boxer, Feinstein urge end to Time Warner Cable-CBS dispute
    Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Monday sent a letter to CBS Corp. Chief Executive Les Moonves and Time Warner Cable chief Glenn Britt, urging them to end the dispute that has resulted in CBS-owned channels being...
  • Mailbag: Rohrabacher should represent more than Tea Party

    Dana Rohrabacher has been around way too long. It troubles me that he keeps getting re-elected to my congressional district. He is a Republican representative who distinguishes himself more by demagoguery than accomplishment. But you be the judge....
  • Sen. Boxer promotes health care reform during visit to Los Angeles

    Sen. Boxer promotes health care reform during visit to Los Angeles
    Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) attacked Republicans on Thursday for their repeated attempts to repeal Obamacare, saying threats to shut down the government or limit the debt ceiling are irresponsible and ineffective. “The big problem we have are...
  • For Obama, a lot is riding on Congress' decision on Syria

    For Obama, a lot is riding on Congress' decision on Syria
    WASHINGTON — The White House faces the strong possibility of a defeat over Syria that could seriously damage the president for the rest of his tenure, a peril the administration will battle this week as members of Congress return to work and open...
  • Californians balance support of Obama, anti-Syria strike stance

    Californians balance support of Obama, anti-Syria strike stance
    WASHINGTON — The issue of Syria has scrambled the usual political alliances that have long defined California’s members of Congress, even as President Obama and delegation leaders seek to persuade them to side with him. Backing their party&...
  • Angry over shutdown, Sen. Boxer tells House Republicans to 'grow up'

    Angry over shutdown, Sen. Boxer tells House Republicans to 'grow up'
    WASHINGTON — California Sen. Barbara Boxer’s Capitol Hill office was locked, with a sign reading, "Office closed due to government shutdown." Much of her staff has been furloughed. The number of staffers answering calls has been scaled back....