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GOP struggles finding U.S. Senate candidate

With California Sen. Barbara Boxer retiring in 2016, Democrats have enthused over their deep bench of ambitious politicians ready and willing to replace her. Republicans, by contrast, have been more timid. A few party figures have stepped forward, but bold-faced names have not, leaving

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Fiorina delivers fiery speech for CA GOP 0

Aug. 13, 2012 By Katy Grimes BURBANK — Mitt Romney’s announcement Saturday that Rep. Paul Ryan would be joining him on the Republican ticket fired up the California Republican Convention. That evening, more fireworks came from Carly Fiorina, the former

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Why Does Cal GOP Lose? 0

John Seiler Republicans are agonizing about why they keep losing in California, getting wiped out on every statewide race on Nov. 2. The Contra Costa Times yesterday ran a piece quoting a lot of Republican and other bigshots saying the

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So much for moderate Republicans 2

John Seiler: A computer couldn’t come up with a candidate more moderate Republican than Meg Whitman. And she’s rich and willing to spend $160 million, too. Her computer-date running mate, Abel Maldonado, also was a poster-boy for Republican moderation. So

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Carly Fiorina On Gold And War 3

OCT. 11, 2010 By JOHN SEILER Fred Barnes of the Weekly Standard calls the duel for U.S. senator from California “The Most Important Race of 2010: If Fiorina defeats Boxer, liberalism will suffer a grievous defeat.” His analysis is similar

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Protectionist Babs? 1

John Seiler: During the Carly Fiorina-Barbara Boxer debate Wednesday, Babs charged: When she was CEO of Hewlett-Packard, before she was terminated actually, she shipped 30,000 jobs overseas. Think about it. That’s the size of Foster City. That reminds me of Wall Street.

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Meg & Carly Sell Out 0

John Seiler: Meg and Carly might be rookies at politics, but they’re fast learners. They’re already selling out the positions they took to win the primaries. One of Meg’s primary ads featured Gov. Pete Wilson calling her “tough as nails”

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Is Tom Campbell a "fiscal conservative"?

Whatever else it’s done, Carly Fiorina’s “Demon Sheep” ad against rival Tom Campbell has sparked the first widespread interest in the campaign for Republican nominee to replace Barbara Boxer in the U.S. Senate. The ad, which has generated a lot

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