We had a little public do-si-do this week over whether California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris or Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, both Democrats, would run to succeed Sen. Barbara Boxer, who announced last week that she would not run for reelection next year.
California's Democratic Attorney General Kamala Harris will run for the U.S. Senate Leading Off: • CA-Sen: One of the major questions in this race has been whether state Attorney General Kamala Harris or Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, a fellow Democrat, would run to succeed Sen. Show More Summary
The field of candidates to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer began to take shape Monday, with Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris deciding to run for the seat and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom taking a pass.
The disclosure comes after California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday he won't run for the open U.S. Senate seat created by Boxer's retirement next year. read more
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, who announced Monday that he would not run for U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer’s seat next year, signaled that he would probably support state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris if she does seek the post.
Newsom says he won't run for the open U.S. Senate seat created by Boxer's retirement.
Long thought to have his eye on California governor's mansion, Newsom won't run to succeed Sen. Barbara Boxer
Newsom's exit makes the path more open to Attorney General Kamala Harris, but don't forget Democrats Antonio Villaraigosa and Tom Steyer.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom just crossed himself off the list of potential candidates to fill Senator Barbara Boxer's senate seat in California when she retires.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday morning that he will not run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer.
Democratic Lt. Gov Gavin Newsom, one of the many potential Senate candidates California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer is retiring at the end of her term. On Thursday many, many names were mentioned as possible successors, and a few potential candidates took their names out of the running. Show More Summary
Kamala Harris and Gavin Newsom appear best-placed in the strongly Democratic state but Antonio Villaraigosa or Tom Steyer could also challenge Barbara Boxer’s announcement on Thursday that she will not seek re-election to the US Senate next year has shone a light on the Democrats and progressives...
TweetIt’s on. Here’s Gav’s reply to this recenty effort from President Janet Napolitano News Release - Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom statement on the University of California’s threat to increase tuition fees Contact: Andrea Koskey, Communications...Show More Summary
The Republican Party’s dim prospects for unseating Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris appeared to dim further Monday as new finance reports showed that both of their GOP challengers were close to broke.
Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom continues to refuse any debates with Republican challenger Ron Nehring. Though the state's rising Democratic star proclaims that he is "Dedicated to equal rights" on his Twitter page, evidently that enthusiasm...Show More Summary
The most important responsibility of California's lieutenant governor is simply to be there, to wait around just in case the governor should die, resign or become incapacitated.
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh stood his ground Monday when asked about California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s released statement of a day earlier that criticized the team for playing defensive lineman Ray McDonald in the wake of his arrest Aug. Show More Summary
TweetWell here it is, for Roman Catholic Jim “Due Process” Harbaugh, who’s just six or so years off of probation himself, on the subject of Ray McDonald: “‘…zero tolerance’ are empty words…” Yesterday’s press release: News release Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and Jennifer Siebel Newsom, filmmaker, and the founder and CEO of The Representation Project, joint statement […]
As the country races to the inevitable day when marriage equality is the law of the land, most of the focus has been on the plaintiffs and celebrity lawyers who have led the legal challenge to marriage bans. Lost in the shuffle has been the man who actually did something when marriage equality still seemed […]
Poor Gavin Newsom. Once he was the Mayor of San Francisco, spending his days working in a golden City Hall, sleeping with his campaign manager's wife, and boozing around town. Now he's California's lieutenant governor, doing a job he feels has little purpose and sharing desks with an internet browser extension startup in a San Francisco co-working space. Read more...