boxerCalifornia Sen. Barbara Boxer is quickly becoming one of the Democrats’ most vulnerable incumbents ahead of the November midterms. A new Field Poll finds Boxer narrowly leading former Hewlett-Packard chief Carly Fiorina in her bid for re-election, 47 percent to 44 percent. That’s slightly up from the last Field survey in March, when the Boxer led by just a point, but it’s a huge downward lurch from the 15-point lead Boxer held in the race in January.
A year ago, Boxer had been considered a safe bet for re-election. But she’s now facing many of the same difficulties that are dogging her colleague Harry Reid in his re-election campaign in Nevada: Voters are increasingly unhappy with her job performance, and personally, they don’t like her.Read More »from Is Barbara Boxer in serious trouble in California?