All posts tagged "kamala harris"
“Kill the Gays” Initiative: Attorney General Kamala Harris seeks court approval to block measure from circulation
Attorney General Kamala Harris won’t allow an outrageous ballot measure that proposes to kill gays and lesbians to enter circulation, unless a court orders her to do so. Harris asked a court Wednesday to allow her to...
- Posted March 26, 2015
US Senate 2016: Former Speaker John Perez to co-chair Kamala Harris campaign
Attorney General Kamala Harris‘ robust campaign for U.S. Senate announced another endorsement Wednesday. Former Assembly Speaker John A. Perez is backing Harris and will-co-chair her campaign to succeed Sen. Barbara Boxer. “As Attorney General, she has been a fighter...
- Posted March 5, 2015
US Senate 2016: Phil Wyman joins list of GOP longshot candidates
Add another name to the list of Republican longshots for U.S. Senate in 2016. Former GOP state lawmaker Phil Wyman says he’s exploring a campaign to succeed U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer. “I am among the most experienced...
- Posted January 25, 2015
US Senate 2016: Kamala Harris picks up support from US Senators Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker & Kirsten Gillibrand
Attorney General Kamala Harris’ campaign continues to control the news cycle. Harris’ campaign rolled out an endorsement from liberal U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren Wednesday in an email blast to her nationwide network of progressive activists. “California Attorney...
- Posted January 15, 2015
US Senate 2016: John Chiang has better favorable ratings than Gov. Jerry Brown (Part III)
State Treasurer John Chiang is the strongest candidate to succeed U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer in 2016. We’ve been saying it for months. Here’s Part I and Part II for those who haven’t read it. When you look at...
- Posted January 9, 2015
US Senate 2016: Subtle differences in Kamala Harris and Gavin Newsom’s logos, branding
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer’s announcement Thursday that she won’t seek reelection has set off rampant speculation about who’s running to succeed her. All the talk seems to be that Attorney General Kamala Harris has cut a deal...
- Posted January 9, 2015
US Senate 2016: Is Charles Munger, Jr. the GOP’s answer to Tom Steyer?
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer’s potential retirement has California’s second-tier Democrats licking their chops. Attorney General Kamala Harris and Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, according to the conventional wisdom, don’t intend to run against each other. She’ll take U.S. Senate...
- Posted January 5, 2015
Jerry Brown appoints Leondra Kruger to California Supreme Court
Governor Jerry Brown has nominated a U.S. Department of Justice official for a spot on the California Supreme Court. On Monday, Brown nominated Leondra R. Kruger, a Yale Law School graduate, to fill a vacancy created by...
- Posted November 25, 2014
Why John Chiang tops field of Democratic hopefuls in 2016 (Part II)
State Controller and soon-to-be Treasurer John Chiang is the strongest candidate to succeed Gov. Jerry Brown in 2018 or U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer in 2016. You’d never know it by the way the media have fawned over Lt. Gov. Gavin...
- Posted November 19, 2014
US Senate 2016: Why John Chiang is a top-tier Democrat to replace Barbara Boxer (Part 1)
We haven’t certified the 2014 election results, which can only mean one thing: It’s time to start looking at the 2016 election. All the buzz is that California’s 74-year-old U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer is retiring in 2016. She’s...
- Posted November 17, 2014