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Tue Dec 30, 2014, 11:34 PM Dec 2014

Rep. Loretta Sanchez doesn't rule out bid for U.S. Senate if Barbara Boxer retires

Speculation is growing that Sen. Barbara Boxer, 74, may not seek re-election in 2016, prompting Time magazine to list potential candidates for the job.

Missing from the list is Rep. Loretta Sanchez, but don’t count out the Santa Ana Democrat.

Roll Call reported in 2007 that Sanchez was considering a U.S. Senate run if Boxer stepped down in 2010. And in 2005 Sanchez opened an exploratory committee for a possible 2010 gubernatorial run. So it’s natural she might be considering another statewide bid, such as a run for Boxer’s seat if it’s open.

“We’ve been asked to look at it and it never hurts to look,” she said. “I enjoy my current job representing the people of the 46th Congressional District, but nothing is off the table.”

Time magazine’s online site named 11 possible candidates, including Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, Attorney General Kamala Harris and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.


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Rep. Loretta Sanchez doesn't rule out bid for U.S. Senate if Barbara Boxer retires (Original Post) RandySF Dec 2014 OP
Carly and Tony can go eff themselves. ZX86 Dec 2014 #1
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