Politics Barbara Boxer

  • Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and running mate Carly Fiorina

    U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz made the announcement at a rally in Indianapolis on Wednesday.

  • Hillary Clinton (C) raises her arms while joining 13 female senators for a "Women for Hillary" endorsement event and fundraiser in Washington November 30, 2015. With her are (from left): Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Patty Murray (D-WA).

    A notable no-show provokes a question has nipped at Clinton's heels throughout her campaign. NBC News reports.

  • President Barack Obama

    U.S. President Barack Obama conceded on Tuesday that Congress will have the power to review a nuclear deal with Iran.

  • U.S. Senator Rand Paul

    The corporate "tax holiday" plan to pay for infrastructure projects is supported by Sens. Rand Paul and Barbara Boxer, the Journal says.

  • Sen. Boxer not running in 2016

    California will have an open Senate seat as democratic Senator Barbara Boxer has announced she will not run for re-election in 2016. CNBC's John Harwood reports the details.

  • General Motors headquarters in Detroit

    Five Senate Democrats urged the Justice Department to oppose efforts by GM to skirt financial responsibility on its recall.

  • LOS ANGELES, Oct 9- California's record-high gas prices held steady on Tuesday and were expected to begin dropping later in the week, but a rise in wholesale prices suggested the decline could be more moderate than market analysts had previously anticipated.

  • SAN FRANCISCO-- The rise in California gasoline prices has slowed after recent jarring increases, but nonetheless the cost of a gallon inched up to another record high, even as officials hope their emergency action will help ease the sticker shock.

  • SAN FRANCISCO-- California has set a state record for gasoline prices _ but the hikes may be slowing. The highest average price in the state, at $4.75, is in the San Luis Obispo, Atascadero and Paso Robles area.

  • SAN FRANCISCO-- State leaders _ and drivers _ hope to see gasoline prices drop soon, now that California officials have approved the release of "winter-blend" fuel that is expected to help bolster the state's supplies. Jerry Brown ordered it to allow so-called "winter-blend" gasoline to be sold in California earlier than usual to increase supply.

  • Jerry Brown ordered them to allow so-called "winter-blend" gasoline to be sold in California earlier than usual to increase supply. AAA said the average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in California hit $4.668 Monday _ the highest price in the nation and an all-time high for the Golden State. California usually converts to the gas on Oct. 31.

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    As of July, 22.4 percent of homeowners with a mortgage owed more than their home was worth, according to a new report from Lender Processing Services.