.Boxer and Brown Leading in New Polls

Democrats Barbara Boxer and Jerry Brown both enjoy solid leads in two new polls from Public Policy Polling, a respected national pollster. Boxer has a strong eight-point advantage over Carly Fiorina 50 to 42 percent, while Brown is beating Meg Whitman by five points, 47 percent to 42 percent. Brown has made up ground on Whitman this month after finally launching his campaign. She had been ahead in several polls, but even Fox News poll has the race dead even now.

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