U.S. Senate

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

US Senate candidate and former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina celebrates her primary win at the California Republican Party event on California Primary Election night on June 8, 2010 in Anaheim, California. (Getty Images)

Fiorina Hospitalized For Infection Related To Breast Cancer Surgery

California GOP Senate challenger Carly Fiorina was in the hospital Tuesday to be treated for an infection associated with her reconstructive surgery after breast cancer.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/26/2010

Attorney General Jerry Brown, Senator Barbara Boxer

Brown, Boxer Creep Ahead In Latest CBS 5 Poll

Democrat Jerry Brown, running for California governor, and Democrat Barbara Boxer, seeking re-election as one of California’s two U.S. senators, have finished ahead of their Republican opponents for the first time in 2 months of CBS 5 KPIX-TV tracking polls, according to the latest poll data released Wednesday.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–09/22/2010

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