(CNN) - Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain dealt some harsh criticism to California's Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer on Saturday.
“Barbara Boxer is the most bitterly partisan, most anti-defense senator in the United States Senate today,” McCain said. “I know that because I’ve had the unpleasant experience of having to serve with her.”
McCain spoke at a rally for veterans and supporters in San Diego for Republican Senate candidate and former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina.
(CNN) - Carly Fiorina, the Republican Senate nominee in California, released two ads Tuesday with the same message: her Democratic opponent, three-term incumbent Senator Barbara Boxer, represents the failures in Washington and she represents change.
Each 30-second spot, intended to target independent voters starts with Californians interviewed by the campaign about the problems they see with Boxer and Washington.
(CNN) – Carly Fiorina, the Republican Senate candidate in California gifted Sarah Palin a high compliment on Monday.
"I certainly think she's qualified to be president of the United States," Fiorina said in an interview on CNN's The Situation Room.
(CNN) - Starting tomorrow a new third party ad supporting California Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina will air across Spanish language television stations.
The spot paid for by the conservative Susan B. Anthony List and National Organization for Marriage targets Fiorina's Democratic opponent, three-term incumbent Sen. Barbara Boxer on social issues and immigration.
(CNN) - Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer received some help from the president Tuesday in a new web video on her campaign website and on Youtube.
The minute long spot, which is not airing on television, shows footage of Obama at a California campaign event earlier in the year.
"You have in Barbara Boxer a sub-compact Senator with a seemingly inexhaustible supply of energy," Obama says in the video. "I expect you to be out there making phone calls and knocking on doors and rallying the troops to make sure that you return Barbara Boxer to the United States Senate."
(CNN) – A new poll should be welcome news to California Democrats.
According to a Los Angeles Times/University of Southern California poll released Sunday, Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer holds an 8 percentage point lead over former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina in the state's race for Senate. Likely voters favor the three-term senator 51 percent to 43 percent over Fiorina. Four percent of likely voters remain undecided.
Among voters who were identified as being most enthusiastic about voting this year, Boxer trails Fiorina by 17 points.
The poll also found that Democratic state Attorney General Jerry Brown leads former eBay CEO Meg Whitman 49 percent to 44 percent in the state's gubernatorial race. Five percent of likely voters were undecided. Brown's 5 percentage point lead is within the survey's margin of error.
(CNN) – California Sen. Barbara Boxer holds a small lead over Republican challenger Carly Fiorina, according to a new poll released Friday.
The Field Poll has the three-term Democrat 6 points ahead of Fiorina among registered voters, 47-41 percent. Boxer's level of support is the same as it was in a Field survey conducted two months ago, while Fiorina's is down 3 points.
(CNN) - It's too close to call in California's Senate and gubernatorial battles, according to a new poll.
A CNN/Time/Opinion Research Corporation survey released Wednesday indicates that Sen. Barbara Boxer holds a 48 percent to 44 percent margin over her Republican challenger, Carly Fiorina, but Boxer's 4-point advantage is within the poll's sampling error. Five percent of people questioned say if the general election were held today they'd vote for neither candidate and three percent were undecided.
"In a battle between two women, female voters will be a key constituency. Right now, 48 percent of women would pick Boxer compared to 43 percent for Fiorina. Six years ago, Boxer won 65 percent of the women's vote," says CNN Polling Director Keating Holland.
Washington (CNN) - Legendary Hollywood actor/director Robert Redford is the latest big gun being trotted out by the campaign of Sen. Barbara Boxer as part of her reelection effort. Supporters of the California Democrat received an email from Redford on Wednesday, complete with a fundraising plea.
Focused on the environment, the letter praises Boxer's work on the issue. Boxer has "been there with us all along, long before cameras were rolling in the Gulf," Redford wrote, referencing the Gulf coast oil spill.
"From day one, Barbara has been a champion for environmental protection in the U.S. Senate. Without her there to lead the fight, I fear that instead of learning the lessons of this moment and moving forward, we could find ourselves slipping backward," Redford says.
Redford's letter heaps praise on Boxer while criticizing her Republican challenger Carly Fiorina over the same set of issues.