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Former Obama military aide Caldera weighs Senate run
Former Obama military aide Caldera weighs Senate run

Louis Caldera, who resigned as a top military aide in the Obama White House after a botched Air Force One photo-op that led New Yorkers to fear the city was under attack, is considering a run for Barbara Boxer’s seat in the U.S. Senate. Caldera, a Democrat who represented downtown Los Angeles in the state Assembly in the 1990s, said in an interview that the Air Force One incident had no bearing on California’s future and should not be a problem if he runs. “You learn from all your experiences,” he said. “That was a regrettable experience. My team and I, we let the president down.” Caldera was in charge of the White House Military Office in April 2009...

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