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San Diego Republican Rocky Chavez Launches Campaign For U.S. Senate

A two-term Republican assemblyman who has sought to broaden the appeal of the party with Hispanics launched an uphill campaign Thursday to become the next U.S. senator from California.

03/05/2015

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Villaraigosa Will Not Run For Barbara Boxer’s Senate Seat

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa says he will not run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer.

02/24/2015

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Poll: Likely Voters Most Inclined To Support Condoleezza Rice In 2016 Senate Election

California’s U.S. Senate race next year is wide open.

02/18/2015

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Kamala Harris Piles Up Endorsements In Senate Bid

It’s been more than three weeks since she announced her U.S. Senate candidacy and Kamala Harris hasn’t spoken a word at a public campaign event.

02/04/2015

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Waiting For Villaraigosa? Calif. Senate Race Likely To Hinge On Latino Voters

The race to replace Barbara Boxer in the U.S. Senate could come down to a former Los Angeles Mayor and California’s first female Attorney General.

01/26/2015

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California Treasurer John Chiang Nixes Run For Boxer’s Senate Seat

California Treasurer John Chiang won’t seek Barbara Boxer’s U.S. Senate seat.

01/23/2015

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Newsom Will Not Run For Boxer’s Senate Seat

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom confirmed Monday he will not run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer.

01/12/2015

Environmentalists Lose Ally In Congress With Boxer Retiring

Environmental advocates will lose an ally in Congress when Barbara Boxer leaves the Senate at the end of her term in 2016 after more than three decades in office.

01/09/2015

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Sen. Barbara Boxer Announces She Will Not Seek Re-Election In 2016

Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer of California, one of the chamber’s most tenacious liberals, announced Thursday she will not seek re-election in 2016 to a fifth term.

01/08/2015

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Boxer, Democratic Leaders Pledge Support For Executive Action On Immigration

While Congressional Republicans have warned President Obama against moving forward on plans for executive action on immigration reform, Senator Barbara Boxer wants the President to ignore those warnings.

11/17/2014

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Barbara Boxer, Dianne Feinstein Urge Ebola Preparations

California’s two senators are asking trade groups representing the state’s hospitals to make sure their members have protocols in place should a patient with Ebola walk through their doors.

10/03/2014

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Boxer: ISIS ‘Most Dangerous Terrorist Group’ Ever, Airstrikes ‘Not A Continuation’ Of Iraq War

An al-Qaida splinter group that aims to establish an Islamic state called a caliphate and reportedly has over $2 billion in cash and assets could threaten terror attacks against the U.S., Senator Barbara Boxer said Friday.

08/22/2014

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Boxer Asks CDC To Probe Mysterious Polio-Like Illness Affecting Calif. Children

Sen. Barbara Boxer is calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to investigate a rare polio-like illness that has so far affected at least 20 children in California.

02/27/2014

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Barbara Boxer Slams Feds Over Probe Into San Onofre Plant Shutdown

Sen. Barbara Boxer says federal regulators might be improperly withholding records on the now-closed San Onofre nuclear power plant

11/21/2013

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Boxer Wants Production Stopped At Oil Company After Odor Complaints

California Sen. Barbara Boxer on Friday called on an oil company to stop production at its Los Angeles facility after some residents complained of nosebleeds, headaches, dizziness and respiratory problems.

11/08/2013

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