Condi Endorses Fiorina against Babs Boxer

 Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Tuesday endorsed former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate.

The announcement follows closely on the heels of former Rep. Tom Campbell snagging a key endorsement — that of businessman Bill Simon, the 2002 Republican nominee for governor.

The Rice endorsement reinforces Fiorina’s status as the candidate of the Republican establishment to take on three-term Democrat Barbara Boxer while Simon’s backing of Campbell — the most moderate candidate in the Republican field — could send an important message to conservatives.

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Posted March 23rd, 2010 Filed in Races of '12