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ALL of the GOP contenders for the California Senate seat aim at Boxer..not each other….

GOP Senate primary

[ Tom Campbell, left, and Carly Fiorina, with Chuck Devore, have been overshadowed by Steve Poizner and Meg Whitman in governor’s race ]

California Senator Barbara Boxer is not one of my favorite persons….

I don’t know her….. really…..

Never met her…

But I can’t get past a scene that played out last year in which she dressed down a US Army General for not addressing her

the way she wanted to be addressed…..

…….’ Senator  Boxer…..Sir!….’

The Democrats really can’t afford to lose the seat……

But I wouldn’t mind seeing she go back to private life……

The leading Republicans competing for their party’s nomination for the U.S. Senate moved into the final phase of their campaign Friday, largely seeking to ignore each other and focus, instead, on the incumbent they hope to unseat, Democrat Barbara Boxer.

The most recent polls have shown two of the candidates, former Hewlett-Packard chief executive Carly Fiorina and former Rep. Tom Campbell, locked in a tight race for the June 8 primary, with Orange County Assemblyman Chuck DeVore trailing in a distant third.

That dynamic ordinarily might lead the two top contenders to spend the remaining 3½ weeks shredding one another’s records. But, instead, as the three finished their last debate of the campaign Thursday night in Los Angeles, Fiorina launched two new television spots that made no mention of her GOP opponents. Instead, they cast her as a “battle-tested conservative Republican” who would hold Boxer accountable for a “huge expansion of federal government.”

Campbell has his own spot that features unflattering footage of Boxer waving papers in the air and accuses her of profligate spending, arrogance and isolation from average Americans.

More……..

May 8, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Counterpoints, Government, Media, Men, Other Things, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Updates, Women | , , , , , | 3 Comments

Daniel……California Senate: Incumbent Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) still very vulnerable in her Re-Election Bid……

Hello Dog!

According to a new Statewide Survey in the Golden State Democratic Incumbent Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) still remain very vulnerable in her Quest for Re-Election with former U. S. Tom Campbell (R-CA) polling stongest against her.

Rasmussen Survey

California Senate 2010

General Election

[ Boxer and Campbell ]

Incumbent Senator Barbara Levy Boxer (D)  43 %
Former U. S. Rep. Tom Campbell (R)  41 %
Others  6 %
Undecided  10 %

Incumbent Senator Barbara Levy Boxer (D)  42 %
Former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina (R)  38 %
Others  7 %
Undecided  13 %

Incumbent Senator Barbara Levy Boxer (D)  42 %
State Senator Chuck DeVore (R)  39 %
Others  8 %
Undecided  12 %

Major Candidates Campaign Websites:

http://barbaraboxer.com/
http://www.campbell.org/
http://www.carlyforcalifornia.com/
http://www.chuckdevore.com/n/

Job Approvals

President Barack Obama (D)

Approve  57 %
Disapprove  41 %

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R)

Approve  35 %
Disapprove  63 %

Analysis:

Boxer is still stuck in the low 40ties. I wonder if that will change once the Republican Nominee has been decided?

Two Scenarios come to mind:

1. She could jump out to a big lead benefitting from the strong Democratic Lean of the State

or

2. She is so damaged after all this Years that this Race will stay close until the November General Election.

On the Senate Races:

We took some big hits today as Pataki & Thompson declined to run  thus assuring Democrats the Retention of the Upper United States Legislative  Chamber barring a MAJOR EARTHQUAKE ELECTION.

Still, there is no need to have a letdown. We just need to make sure we TAKE OUR CHANCES that we still have and one of the BIGGEST PRIORITIES would be to defeat Boxer and Reid if we can. It also would put us in an advanced Position for the 2012 Election.

Remember this throughout these next months………

“The more successfull WE ARE this year the GREATER the Chances we gain Control of the Senate in 2012.

Daniel G.

The Dog is just happy to hear Daniel say the Senate will NOT change parties……

April 14, 2010 Posted by | Breaking News, Counterpoints, Daniel G @ PolitcalDog, Government, Media, Men, Other Things, Politics, Polls, Projections, Updates, Women | , , , , | 7 Comments

Merlin on Barbara Boxer’s California Senate race……

Hi Dog!

A new Statewide Survey in the Goden State shows Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer (D) may very well have the Race of her Political Life in 2010. She is well under 50 % and barely leads her Republican Challengers.

Rasmussen Survey

California Senate 2010

Boxer, Fiorina and Campbell……..

Incumbent Senator Barbara Levy Boxer (D)  45 %
former U. S. Rep. Tom Campbell (R)  41 %
Others  4 %
Undecided  10 %

Incumbent Senator Barbara Levy Boxer (D)  46 %
Businesswoman Carly Fiorina (R)  42 %
Others  7 %
Undecided  5 %

Incumbent Senator Barbara Levy Boxer (D)  47 %
State Assemblyman Chuck DeVore (R)  42 %
Others  4 %
Undecided  10 %

Job Approvals

President Obama

Approve  58 %
Disapprove  41 %

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R)

Approve  27 %
Disapprove  72 %

Merlin’s Observation:

Despite a horrible JA from the “Governator” and decent Numbers from the President Senator Boxer’s Numbers are pretty underwhelming. That should be concerning.

Merlin

This from Rasmussen on the race…….

The Democratic-leaning political gravity of California will certainly give Senator Boxer a boost in that effort.”

Boxer leads former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina 46% to 42%, virtually unchanged from January. Another seven percent (7%) would vote for some other candidate, while five percent (5%) are undecided. Boxer led Fiorina by nine points in November and 10 points in September.

The incumbent also holds a four-point lead over former Congressman Tom Campbell, 45% to 41%. Four percent (4%) like another candidate, and 10% are undecided. Boxer held the same lead over Campbell, just after he joined the race in January.

The fact that Boxer’s support has been stuck in the mid-40s for several surveys no matter which Republican she is matched against continues to suggest that the race for now is about her rather than about those who are running against her.

February 15, 2010 Posted by | Breaking News, Government, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, PoliticalDogs Merlin, Politics, Polls, Updates, Women | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Merlin on Barbara Boxer's California Senate race……

Hi Dog!

A new Statewide Survey in the Goden State shows Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer (D) may very well have the Race of her Political Life in 2010. She is well under 50 % and barely leads her Republican Challengers.

Rasmussen Survey

California Senate 2010

Boxer, Fiorina and Campbell……..

Incumbent Senator Barbara Levy Boxer (D)  45 %
former U. S. Rep. Tom Campbell (R)  41 %
Others  4 %
Undecided  10 %

Incumbent Senator Barbara Levy Boxer (D)  46 %
Businesswoman Carly Fiorina (R)  42 %
Others  7 %
Undecided  5 %

Incumbent Senator Barbara Levy Boxer (D)  47 %
State Assemblyman Chuck DeVore (R)  42 %
Others  4 %
Undecided  10 %

Job Approvals

President Obama

Approve  58 %
Disapprove  41 %

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R)

Approve  27 %
Disapprove  72 %

Merlin’s Observation:

Despite a horrible JA from the “Governator” and decent Numbers from the President Senator Boxer’s Numbers are pretty underwhelming. That should be concerning.

Merlin

This from Rasmussen on the race…….

The Democratic-leaning political gravity of California will certainly give Senator Boxer a boost in that effort.”

Boxer leads former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina 46% to 42%, virtually unchanged from January. Another seven percent (7%) would vote for some other candidate, while five percent (5%) are undecided. Boxer led Fiorina by nine points in November and 10 points in September.

The incumbent also holds a four-point lead over former Congressman Tom Campbell, 45% to 41%. Four percent (4%) like another candidate, and 10% are undecided. Boxer held the same lead over Campbell, just after he joined the race in January.

The fact that Boxer’s support has been stuck in the mid-40s for several surveys no matter which Republican she is matched against continues to suggest that the race for now is about her rather than about those who are running against her.

February 15, 2010 Posted by | Breaking News, Government, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, PoliticalDogs Merlin, Politics, Polls, Updates, Women | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment