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  • California's senators

    Democrats Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein won a historic election in 1992: They were not only California's first women senators, it was the first time any state sent two women to the Senate at the same time. Each must soon decide whether she wants to...
  • With mid-term elections over, state politicians jump to 2016, beyond

    Now the real fun begins. For California politicos who spent the last year yawning over a predictable top-of-the-ticket race, what has been shimmering in the distance is suddenly much closer. The next few statewide elections hold the promise of...
  • Washington braces for results of Senate investigation of CIA practices

    Washington braces for results of Senate investigation of CIA practices
    After six years and a $40-million investigation, the Democratic-led Senate Intelligence Committee is expected to release conclusions this month from its controversial probe of CIA detention and interrogation of terrorism suspects overseas during the...
  • Who will become California's next governor and U.S. senators?

    Who will become California's next governor and U.S. senators?
    Here's an ironclad guarantee: California's next state election will be tons more interesting than our just-concluded snoozer. Make that the next two elections — in 2016 and 2018. For starters, we'll be electing a new president in 2016. And...
  • Californians are well served by Sens. Feinstein and Boxer

    To the editor: Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein, both California Democrats, are an argument against term limits. In addition to how capable they are, longevity in either house of Congress gives representatives the committee assignments where...
  • Democrats court liberals by elevating Elizabeth Warren to leadership

    With a nod to the need for change, Democrats tapped liberal favorite Sen. Elizabeth Warren to join the Senate leadership Thursday as the party tries to recover from its devastating electoral losses. The Massachusetts senator joins the team led by Sen....
  • To stop the government from collecting our phone records, pass the USA Freedom Act

    Almost a year and a half after Edward Snowden revealed that the government was collecting the telephone records of millions of Americans, Congress may be about to end that program — if it doesn't succumb to specious arguments from defenders of the...
  • Voters may be tired of Boxer, Feinstein, but it doesn't mean they'd lose

    Voters can be a lot like those acquisitive contestants on TV's "Let's Make A Deal." Do you take the cash or risk it for the surprise that beckons behind Door No. 1? The money is a sure thing. But how about a whirlwind vacation, that handsome dinette...
  • Who were California's longest-serving senators?

    Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer have been senators for nearly a generation — but they're not yet California's longest-serving senators. Both would need to run for a fifth full Senate term to dethrone Hiram Johnson. And the current runner-up is...
  • Why are U.S. lawmakers making California water deals in secret?

    Why are U.S. lawmakers making California water deals in secret?
    California made extraordinary progress on water policy in this severe drought year, largely under the guiding hand of Gov. Jerry Brown. The governor's master stroke was to initiate the conversation and then back away, allowing various interests —...
  • Mayor Garcetti can't get enough D.C.; Gov. Brown has had his fill

    Mayor Garcetti can't get enough D.C.; Gov. Brown has had his fill
    Many Californians may be happy to never set foot in Washington, with its humid weather, over-abundance of careerists and lack of decent produce, but one of the state’s biggest enthusiasts can’t stay away. Mayor Eric Garcetti parachuted...