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These California mega-donors haven't given a penny in the U.S. Senate race

These California mega-donors haven't given a penny in the U.S. Senate race

The top two Democrats in California’s U.S. Senate race have raised more than a combined $12 million for their campaigns, but many of the state’s most generous and loyal campaign donors have yet to crack open their wallets.

During Sen. Barbara Boxer’s hard-fought 2010 campaign against Republican challenger Carly Fiorina, her supporters helped her secure reelection with more than $10 million in individual contributions in 2009-2010.

Those same donors haven’t been nearly as generous to the two top Democrats running to succeed Boxer, who is retiring after four terms. So far, contributors from the 2010 race have given just over $1 million to...

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