U.S. Senate

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks during a news conference on October 10, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Kamala Harris Kicks Off US Senate Campaign With Private Fundraiser In San Francisco

State Attorney General Kamala Harris has officially kicked off her 2016 campaign for the U.S. Senate seat that’ll be vacated by Barbara Boxer.

04/02/2015

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Field Poll Shows Condoleezza Rice Leading Potential 2016 U.S. Senate Field

Rice and Kamala Harris topped the list as the Field Poll looked at 18 people who may or may not run, and whether likely voters would support their candidacy.

02/18/2015

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks during a news conference on October 10, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Attorney General Kamala Harris To Run For U.S. Senate

California Attorney General Kamala Harris plans to announce on Tuesday that she will run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Barbara Boxer.

01/12/2015

California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom give remarks after being sworn in as the 49th Lt. Governor of California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Newsom Not Running For Boxer’s U.S. Senate Seat In 2016

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom posted on Facebook Monday that he will not run for the U.S. Senate seat that Barbara Boxer will give up in 2016.

01/12/2015

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer speaks during a news conference about funding for the Federal Aviation Administration at the U.S. Capitol August 3, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Who Could Run To Succeed U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer In 2016?

Start up the political rumor mill, as U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer has announced she will not seek a fifth term next year.

01/08/2015

US House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images)

Pelosi Calls On Congress To Approve Federal Minimum Wage Increase

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called on Congress to approve an increase in the federal minimum wage at the Golden Gate Club in San Francisco’s Presidio on Sunday.

01/06/2014

Don't Ask Don't Tell

Bay Area Gay Rights Advocates Applaud DADT Repeal

Bay Area advocacy groups were jubilant following the U.S. Senate vote on Saturday to do away with the military’s 17-year ban on openly gay troops.

CBS San Francisco–12/18/2010

Barbara Boxer

Boxer Re-Elected To U.S. Senate For 4th Term

Democrat Barbara Boxer has won her fourth term in the U.S. Senate, dashing GOP hopes of removing the liberal icon with a strong challenge from former Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Carly Fiorina.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/02/2010

Jerry Brown, as California Attorney General and Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Meg Whitman, California Republican gubernatorial candidate (AP)

California Candidates Tell Supporters To Ignore Polls

The final Field Poll shows Jerry Brown beating Meg Whitman by ten points for governor and Barbara Boxer leading Carly Fiorina by eight for Senator.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/31/2010

(L-R) California U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina and Sen. Barbara Boxer. (AP)

Boxer Increases Lead Over Fiorina In Latest Poll

Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, fighting for a fourth term, is leading Republican challenger Carly Fiorina in a Field Poll released Friday.

CBS San Francisco–10/29/2010

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