Tag: Senate race

Condoleezza Rice (Mike Segar / Reuters)

Condoleezza Rice Leads Race to Replace Barbara Boxer in CA

The leader in the race to replace retiring U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) in America’s most liberal state is… Republican Condoleezza Rice, according to a new Field Poll released Wednesday. Rice, the former Secretary of State and Stanford don, is backed by 49% of voters–ahead of Attorney General Kamala Harris, the liberal Democrat who was the first to declare.


Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee $15M in Debt

Calling it “one of the largest burdens the party has carried in decades,” The Hill reports that the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) is carrying $15 million in operational debt going into the 2016 election cycle, and that doesn’t include the “$5 million loan the organization took out to buy a house adjacent to its headquarters that it has leased for years…”

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Analyst: Harry Reid Most Vulnerable Democrat in 2016

Between his low approval numbers and the existence of at least one, if not more popular potential Republican challengers, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) has emerged as the most vulnerable Democrat in the upcoming election cycle according to Larry Sabato.