| 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 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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Preposterous Pets This new series finds who...
| 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...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 4:18 PM
It's not only Santa who makes lists and checks them twice. Editorial writers do too. Here's who's getting coal and who's getting candy from us in 2014.
Nice: Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), for doggedly insisting on the release of the 499-page...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 5:00 PM
The long-range weather forecast is the biggest wild card in the battle over every available bucket of water in drought-stricken California — but a close second may be Dianne Feinstein.
In a dispute in which positions have hardened after years of...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:47 PM
One of the two psychologists who devised the CIA's harsh Bush-era interrogation methods said on Wednesday that a scathing U.S. Senate report on the torture of foreign terrorism suspects "took things out of context" and made false accusations.
| Dec 10, 2014
| 6:15 PM
A Senate committee report describing the CIA's torture of detainees and accusing the agency of lying to top White House officials about its secret program may be the most detailed excavation of government officials' misconduct in years. Still, the...