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Loretta Sanchez

Top U.S. Senate candidates run quietly, for now

Top U.S. Senate candidates run quietly, for now

Watching the U.S. Senate race in California makes you yearn for one of those childhood gizmos that magically makes invisible ink visible. Without one, the race has been hard to see. Kamala Harris has been going about her business as attorney general, doing work that occasionally serves a campaign purpose and floating above any fray that might otherwise develop. Her sole serious opponent in the Democratic Party, U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez of Santa Ana, has been working in Washington and raising money all over, trying to make up for a later — and stumbling — start. Most of what she and Harris have done is, of necessity, behind closed doors. This is the money and endorsement...