Tag: 2016 senate races

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Five Things To Look For As California Votes

Voters in California will play no role in the high profile national elections that have dominated the public stage, but here are some important issues and elections to watch in the Golden State.

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Harris-Sanchez: ‘Historic’ Democrat-Only Senate Showdown

California Attorney General Kamala Harris pulled off a commanding first place finish in the crowded race to replace retiring Barbara Boxer in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday — a win thanks in large part to the flooded field of Republican and “no party preference” candidates in a “jungle” primary.

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Planned Parenthood IDs Sen. Kelly Ayotte as First 2016 Target

Democrat-backing Planned Parenthood has identified Sen. Kelly Ayotte as its first target in the 2016 Senate races when Democrats hope to regain control of the chamber. Planned Parenthood Votes, which is the abortion business’s advocacy group, is launching its first televised

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California Democrat: ‘Muslims Have to Help Us’

California Democrat Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA) protested Monday that she is not anti-Muslim, after remarks last week that “anywhere between 5 and 20 percent” of Muslims support an Islamic caliphate “in any way possible.”

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Kamala Harris Cleared, but Campaign Woes Mount

California Attorney General Kamala Harris has been cleared in an ethics inquiry over personal gifts–but her financial management of her campaign is drawing serious criticism.

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Gun Owner Calls out Kamala Harris for Abusing His Rights

The man from whom California Department of Justice (DOJ) agents confiscated 500 guns and over 100,000 rounds of ammunition says he did not know he was in the state’s mental health database and that the DOJ broke a promise to keep his name concealed until he had time to ascertain if he should be in the database.

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Kamala Harris: Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems

California Attorney General Kamala Harris has replaced campaign manager Rory Steele after her campaign, flush with cash, spent nearly all of it.

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Kamala Harris: Raising Money—and Spending It

In the last three months, California Attorney General Kamala Harris has pulled out all the stops in her campaign for the U.S. Senate, spending $1.4 million of the $1.8 million she raised while amassing another $400,000 in debts.

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Poll: Voters Unsure About Dianne Feinstein in 2018

Californians are divided over whether they want incumbent Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) to seek a fifth term in 2018 after her current term ends, according to a new Field Poll.

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Iran Deal: Republicans Want Terror Victims Paid First

Republicans are championing a new bill that will force Iran to compensate American victims of Iranian terror before it can use any sanctions relief funds it receives from the Iran deal.

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Rocky Chavez Slams Kamala Harris

Assemblyman Rocky Chavez (R-Oceanside), a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, likened Democratic rival Kamala Harris to socialist Bernie Sanders in remarks to the press corps Saturday at the California Republican Convention.

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Del Beccaro Joins Race for Boxer’s Seat

Former California Republican Party chair Thomas Del Beccaro announced Sunday that he will seek the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by incumbent liberal Democrat Barbara Boxer upon her retirement in 2017. Del Beccaro is the second major Republican running for the seat, which is also being contested by Assemblymember Rocky Chavez (R-Oceanside).