Oct 20, 2010 21:02 EDT
Brown opens lead over Whitman in Calif. gov's race; contest for Boxer's Senate seat tightens. Buoyed by a surge in support from women and Latinos, Democrat Jerry Brown has taken a lead in the California governor's race, while the race between incumbent U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer and GOP challenger Carly Fiorina has tightened, according to a new poll.
Nov 04, 2009 20:36 EST
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina enters race to oust Barbara Boxer from US Senate seat. Former Silicon Valley executive Carly Fiorina announced Wednesday she is running for the chance to seize liberal stalwart Barbara Boxer's U.S. Senate seat, depicting the three-term Democrat as a Capitol Hill do-nothing who penned novels while jobs vanished and government spending soared.