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Organized labor comes up short in Democratic state Senate runoff

Finally, the barrage is over in the East Bay. Tuesday night’s special election for a state Senate seat closed a $9-million assault of mailers, television ads and radio commercials that led to the victory of a Democrat backed by Republican interests over his own party’s weightiest ally, organized...

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'War cry' gaffe may deter donations to Loretta Sanchez's campaign

One of the first questions to arise when Loretta Sanchez floated her name as a potential U.S. Senate candidate was whether the Orange County congresswoman's flamboyant personality might keep her from being taken seriously in a run for statewide office.

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