Barbara Boxer

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House of Representatives to hold moment of silence for Oakland fire victims

The U.S. House of Representatives will engage in a short moment of silence…

 

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Sen. Barbara Boxer seeks to abolish Electoral College after Trump victory

Following Donald Trump's surprising victory in the presidential election last week, outgoing…

 

Attorney General Kamala Harris, a candidate for the U.S. Senate, thanks supporters who worked a phone bank for her at the California Democratic Party headquarters on election day in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Kamala Harris claims runoff spot in California Senate race

LOS ANGELES — California U.S. Senate candidate Kamala Harris claimed one of…

 

Candidate for California's U.S. Senate seat, Duf Sundheim, center, gives an opening statement during a U.S. Senate debate at The University of the Pacific in Stockton on Monday. (Carlos Avila Gonzalez/The San Francisco Chronicle via AP, Pool)

Candidates for Boxer’s seat meet for first debate of US Senate race

STOCKTON — California's Democratic state attorney general cemented her front-runner status Monday…

Candidate for California's U.S. Senate seat, Duf Sundheim, center, gives an opening statement during a U.S. Senate debate at The University of the Pacific in Stockton on Monday. (Carlos Avila Gonzalez/The San Francisco Chronicle via AP, Pool)

Candidates for US Senate meet for first debate of race

STOCKTON — With only six weeks remaining until primary election day, the…

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California attorney general launches bid for US Senate seat

LOS ANGELES — California Attorney General Kamala Harris said Tuesday that she…

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California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer to retire

Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer of California announced Thursday she will not seek…

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Paul Sakuma/AP PhotoSen. Barbara Boxer with Gavin Newsom

Politicos express surprise, support for Sen. Barbara Boxer

Politicians with ties to San Francisco expressed surprise at U.S. Sen. Barbara…

Paul Sakuma/AP PhotoSen. Barbara Boxer with Gavin Newsom
Getty Images File Photo“We just have to take a deep breath and put our egos aside for this country’s sake and make those compromises that allow us to still stand tall. I am only 5 feet

Fiscal cliff deal brought out rhetorical flourishes from lawmakers

Not since the attempt to impeach President Bill Clinton in 1998 has…

Getty Images File Photo“We just have to take a deep breath and put our egos aside for this country’s sake and make those compromises that allow us to still stand tall. I am only 5 feet
S.F. Examiner File PhotoJudge Katherine Feinstein's last day as a San Francisco judge will be Feb. 1

Judge Katherine Feinstein leaving Superior Court position has politicians shrieking

A collective shriek rang out Wednesday when Judge Katherine Feinstein announced she’ll…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoJudge Katherine Feinstein's last day as a San Francisco judge will be Feb. 1
AP File PhotoL.A. lawmaker Mike Gatto is taking action after a prankster called SWAT teams to celebrities’ homes.

Los Angeles Assemblyman Mike Gatto ‘swats’ at flies

The state Legislature doesn’t even meet until Jan. 7, but already our…

AP File PhotoL.A. lawmaker Mike Gatto is taking action after a prankster called SWAT teams to celebrities’ homes.

NRA is hurtling into irrelevance

While reasonable discussions about gun control have begun to occur following the…

Senator ‘Ma'am’: Don’t Ask Don’t Tell means the U.S. military ’stands with’ Iran and North Korea

Regardless of what you think about the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell (DADT)…

Earmark lobbying firm raised funds for Boxer

In a better world, a story like this would be a front-page…

Earmark lobbying firm raised funds for Boxer

In a better world, a story like this would be a front-page…

Veterans of Foreign Wars leaders wonder why VFW-PAC keeps endorsing Democratic incumbents

After the VFW issued a puzzling endorsement of Barbara Boxer over Carly…

Where they’re spending: ‘Barbara Boxer no comparte nuestros valores’

The pro-life Susan B. Anthony List has purchased $50,000 in airtime against…

Tight California gubernatorial, US Senate races jostle memory

On election night in 1982, California Democrats gathered in downtown Los Angeles’…

Boxer falls behind Fiorina, Whitman even with Brown

SurveyUSA polled the California statewide races for San Francisco’s KPIX, a television…

Castles (and Mrs. Obama) in Spain

Mickey Kaus, back to blogging up a storm after his principled primary…