California’s two U.S. senators are calling on federal officials to perform inspections at two nuclear power plants to ensure the facilities are safe and have adequate emergency plans.
Sen. Barbara Boxer and eight Congress members have held a hearing in Los Angeles to gather local ideas as they craft a long-term federal strategy for transportation programs.
A former U.S. Forest Service firefighter who has been in jail since 2008 faces 19 years in prison for what prosecutors say was a set-up against the man’s wife.
With some new governors rejecting funds for high-speed rail, California’s two U.S. senators are telling the Obama administration that the federal government should redirect that money to their state.
Anxiety about the economy and unhappiness with government were not enough to dissuade Californians from electing two veteran politicians in the state’s marquee races.
Senator Barbara Boxer gets to retain her hotly-contested Senate seat after a bruising challenge from Republican Carly Fiorina, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard.
With polls still showing a tight race, Carly Fiorina looks to pull off one of the biggest upsets in the nation over Democratic opponent Barbara Boxer, who says she expects to be re-elected.
Showing that politics and religion often do mix, Sen. Barbara Boxer spent the final Sunday before the election courting black voters Sunday at a church near downtown Los Angeles.
Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer and Republican challenger Carly Fiorina rallied their supporters Saturday by asking them to send an unmistakable message to the nation’s capital.
Brushing aside the polls, Republican Senate challenger Carly Fiorina heads into the final weekend of her race to unseat Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer focused on convincing undecided voters that she is the best candidate to start reviving the economy.
A new poll shows Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer leading Republican challenger Carly Fiorina as Election Day draws near.
Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer is reaching out to gay and lesbian voters by emphasizing her support for marriage equality and her record opposing the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.
Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina has been released from the hospital two days after she checked in for an infection.
First lady Michelle Obama exhorted the crowd of Democratic supporters to stay the course for change, saying she knows it’s not coming fast enough for many people.
With polls show Barbara Boxer’s lead shrinking, the Republican Party is sending another $3 million to help Carly Fiorina make a push with voters down the home stretch.