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State's congressional leaders weigh risking their power for Senate run
State's congressional leaders weigh risking their power for Senate run

After 14 years in Congress, Rep. Adam Schiff of Burbank is finally getting the kind of coverage that ambitious politicians crave: CBS, NBC, Fox, CNN, MSNBC and NPR have all come calling in recent weeks. Schiff's newly acquired media platform — he was named ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee in January — could serve him well if he runs for the U.S. Senate seat that fellow Democrat Barbara Boxer plans to vacate. But Schiff's high profile on foreign affairs, if not his whole career in elective office, is exactly what he would be forced to relinquish if he runs for the Senate and loses. He's trying to decide whether it's worth it. Two other...

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