| Feb 3, 2015
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 2:08 PM
California’s two U.S. senators on Wednesday called on state officials to reconsider California’s policy on allowing exemptions to childhood vaccinations.
Democratic Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer, in a letter to state Health and...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 3:04 PM
To the editor: Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) reminds me of the dowager at Downton who was dragged into the 20th century kicking and screaming over the newfangled invention of a telephone because she didn't understand it. ("Sen. Dianne Feinstein...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 3:58 PM
To the editor: Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) should be temperate in the use of his GOP majority. Recall that the Senate reflects the will of the states, not the people. ("Mitch McConnell sings 'Kumbaya,'" Op-Ed, Jan. 10)
In her 2012 reelection, Sen....
| Jan 9, 2015
| 2:37 PM
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| Jan 6, 2015
| 6:39 PM
Dianne Feinstein's career in the U.S. Senate is far from over — her current term runs through 2018 — but it is clear that one of the California Democrat's most important legacies will be her role in exposing the stomach-turning abuses...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 2:15 PM
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...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 6:29 PM
President Barack Obama, senior cabinet officials and his defense and intelligence chiefs will meet with U.S. lawmakers this week and next as the administration seeks support for an offensive against Islamic State militants.
Obama will deliver a speech...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 9:06 AM
Sixteen female senators have sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell requesting that the NFL adopt a zero-tolerance policy against domestic violence.
Goodell recently instituted a policy with a six-game suspension for first-time domestic...
| Dec 10, 2014
The Islamic State doesn't appear ready to follow our lead, so don't expect it to release its report on the morality of severing American heads any time soon.
Though they call themselves a state, they're actually a mob of terrorists in Iraq and Syria....