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Rocky Chavez Drops out of Senate Race

At the start of a Monday night debate, California State Assembly Member Rocky Chavez (R-Oceanside) dropped out of the race to replace retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) in the U.S. Senate.

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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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POLL: Harris Leads Wide-open Senate Race, 19% to 8%

A new Field Poll shows that among the limited number of Californians who are likely to participate in next year’s primary elections, 19% prefer Attorney General Kamala Harris to replace outgoing Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA)–which is enough to lead the race.

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Once out, Now in: Sanchez Declares for U.S. Senate

Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) has formally announced that she will run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by a retiring Barbara Boxer (D-CA) in 2016. She will challenge California Attorney General Kamala Harris, who was the first to declare her candidacy earlier this year, and had already begun raising millions of dollars in the hopes of clearing the field of rivals.

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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).

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Kashkari Won’t Run for Senate; No Republicans in Race Yet

When Neel Kashkari made his ill-fated run for governor last year against popular incumbent Democrat Jerry Brown, many thought Kashkari’s real goal was establishing his statewide credentials so that he might challenge for Senate once one of the two long-serving incumbents retired. But Kashkari said this weekend that he would not challenge for the open seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer, according to the Sacramento Bee, meaning that no Republicans have yet declared for the race.

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