Carly Fiorina Taking On Barbara Boxer for Senate Seat
She admits she hasn’t always been a true believer in our country’s electoral system, but former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina is now hoping to become a major player in the U.S. political arena by challenging longtime California Sen. Barbara Boxer for her congressional seat in 2010. –KA
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Carly Fiorina in the Orange County Register:
I look at the United States Senate and ask: does California have the representation we deserve? The clear answer is no. Barbara Boxer has been a senator for almost 18 years.
During that time, she’s only gotten three laws enacted – naming a river in Virginia, a courthouse in Fresno, and bringing bridge repair money to the Bay Area, where she is from. One piece of real work in 18 years isn’t much of a track record.
That’s not good enough for California.
Admittedly, I have not always been engaged in the electoral process, and I should have been. For many years I felt disconnected from the decisions made in Washington and, to be honest, really didn’t think my vote mattered because I didn’t have a direct line of sight from my vote to a result.
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