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  • Sen. Barbara Boxer backs Mike Feuer in city attorney race

     
    Former lawmaker Mike Feuer, running in a contentious race for Los Angeles city attorney, has added Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) to his list of endorsements by elected officials....
  • Like Feinstein, Boxer urges federal inqury into high gas prices

    Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) is following in her colleague¬†Dianne Feinstein’s steps by calling for a federal investigation into record gas prices in California. Boxer is urging the Department of Justice’s Oil and Gas Price Fraud Working...
  • Gas price spikes disguise real problems with California market

    Gas price spikes disguise real problems with California market
    Gasoline price spikes, such as the event that drove the average gallon in California to a stratospheric $4.67 in October, create two types of frustration. There's the immediate frustration of seeing the price at the pump soar almost overnight to a...
  • Boehner predicts bipartisan support for House payroll tax plan

    Boehner predicts bipartisan support for House payroll tax plan
    The GOP-led House is expected to push through a payroll tax cut package Tuesday that is dead on arrival in the Senate as Congress races a year-end deadline to keep the tax break for 160 million American workers that expires at the end of the year....
  • Matt Fong dies at 57; former California state treasurer

    Matt Fong dies at 57; former California state treasurer
    Reporting from Sacramento -- Matthew Kipling Fong, a former California state treasurer who ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate in 1998, died Wednesday at his home in Pasadena after a long bout with skin cancer. He was 57. Fong, a Republican, was the...
  • Boxer raises environmental concerns over Keystone XL pipeline

    Boxer raises environmental concerns over Keystone XL pipeline
    In a sign of hardening skepticism toward the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, a top Senate Democrat has sent a letter to the Obama administration asking about a possible conflict of interest between the pipeline operator and a company handling the...
  • Lawmakers seek broad probe into Forest Service response to Station fire

    Lawmakers seek broad probe into Forest Service response to Station fire
    California's two U.S. senators and several local House members Thursday called on Congress' investigative arm to launch a sweeping probe into the Forest Service's response to last summer's disastrous Station fire. In asking for the investigation by the...
  • A brief biography of Barbara Boxer

    Barbara Boxer, 69; born in Brooklyn. City of residence: Rancho Mirage Personal: husband, Stewart; two children; four grandchildren; son-in-law; daughter-in-law Education: B.A. in economics, Brooklyn College Career highlights: stockbroker, 1962-1965;...
  • L.A. attorney confirmed as state's first openly gay federal judge

     
    The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted 91-6 to confirm Los Angeles attorney Michael W. Fitzgerald to a seat on the federal court for Central California, making him the first openly gay federal jurist in the state and one of a few in the nation....
  • Late Night: Barbara Boxer makes awkward 'Daily Show' reference

     
    During debate over the Blunt Amendment, Senator Barbara Boxer quotes Jon Stewart....
  • The BlackBerry solution

     
    Two big stories out of Europe this week. First, geneticists announced that they had reconstructed the genome of the bug that caused the so-called Black Death, the plague that killed about 30 million people in Europe from 1347 to 1351.......