Sen. Barbara Boxer of California speaks in Los Angeles last August about the danger of the Islamic State.
Sen. Barbara Boxer of California speaks in Los Angeles last August about the danger of the Islamic State. Nick Ut Associated Press
Sen. Barbara Boxer of California speaks in Los Angeles last August about the danger of the Islamic State. Nick Ut Associated Press
Dan Morain

Dan Morain

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Opinion: Many will dream of Senate, but money and geography matter

January 08, 2015 04:00 PM

UPDATED January 12, 2015 10:04 AM

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Dan Morain has been a columnist for The Sacramento Bee since 2010, focusing on state government and politics. He previously worked for The Los Angeles Times, covering the California Supreme Court when Rose Bird was chief justice, the Legislature when Willie Brown was speaker and the governor's office during Gray Davis' tenure. Dan Morain can be reached at dmorain@sacbee.com or 916-321-1907. Twitter: @DanielMorain.