California Attorney General Kamala Harris, left, speaks during a debate with Rep. Loretta Sanchez on Wednesday night in Los Angeles. The two Democrats are running for U.S. Senate.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris, left, speaks during a debate with Rep. Loretta Sanchez on Wednesday night in Los Angeles. The two Democrats are running for U.S. Senate. Mark J. Terrill The Associated Press
California Attorney General Kamala Harris, left, speaks during a debate with Rep. Loretta Sanchez on Wednesday night in Los Angeles. The two Democrats are running for U.S. Senate. Mark J. Terrill The Associated Press
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

Observations on California and its politics

California’s U.S. senators always a study in stylistic contrast

October 06, 2016 04:00 PM

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Dan Walters’ column appeared in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. In 1984 he moved to The Sacramento Bee, where his column ran until 2017.