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Californians Need More US Senate Debates

Loretta Sanchez, Kamala Harris, photo credit: LA Times

Reposted from Huffington Post with permission of the author:   There’s no doubt that the contest to replace outgoing California U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer is a sleeper. Far different from the hard-fought, rancorous warfare embraced by candidates in the 1992 primary election that Boxer ultimately won, the 2016 race to succeed her resembles the complete…

Remember When Carly was the Catty One?

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My Republican friends are so impressed with how well former HP CEO Carly Fiorina did at the Republican debate last night especially in responding to what Donald Trump said about her face a short time ago.  Let’s not forget that when she ran against Barbara Boxer for Senate in 2010, it was Fiorina who was…

Momentum Shifts in Senate Race as Sanchez Racks Up More Statewide Endorsements

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez

LOS ANGELES – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez and U.S. Senate candidate announced today the endorsements of Congressman Mark Takano (D-Riverside), Congresswoman Grace Napolitano (D-El Monte), Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) and Congressman Scott Peters (D-San Diego), in the race to replace retiring U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer.    “I’ve known Loretta Sanchez for almost 20 years. I volunteered on her first…

if Loretta Runs for Senate, who runs for Congress…

Rep. Loretta Sanchez and Dot Deleon (2011)

If Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez does throw her hat into the ring for US Senate, just who will try to replace her in Congress? Former State Senator Lou Correa has long coveted the spot and does have a campaign apparatus in place from his recently failed attempt to win his old Board of Supervisors’ seat.  He…

Harris tops DFA Poll for US Senate

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Hot off the press from Democracy for America: BREAKING: Kamala Harris Tops Democracy for America, Courage Campaign’s 2016 CA Senate Pulse Poll Harris’ strong showing demonstrates CA grassroots is looking for leader who will stand up for working families against rich, powerful CALIFORNIA — Attorney General Kamala Harris has placed first in Democracy for America…

AG Harris Announces Senate Bid

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California Attorney General Kamala Harris has announced she’s a candidate for US Senate to replace retiring Senator Barbara Boxer. Here’s the copy from an email Harris sent to the Democratic faithful: I’m excited to share with you that I’m launching my campaign to represent the people of California in the United States Senate. Your support…

Senator Boxer to Retire; Who will replace her?

Sen. Barbara Boxer at CADem2010 Convention

US Senator Barbara Boxer has announced that she will retire from the US Senate setting the stage for an interesting 2016 US Senate battle.  The big question is which Democrat will replace her? From the AP story: Boxer’s retirement will set off a free-for-all among California Democrats, who have been ascendant in the state for…