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What to watch for during tonight's US Senate debate




Rep. Loretta Sanchez (L) and Attorney General Kamala Harris (R) are vying for a U.S. Senate seat in the 2016 election.
Rep. Loretta Sanchez (L) and Attorney General Kamala Harris (R) are vying for a U.S. Senate seat in the 2016 election.
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On Wednesday night California voters will get their only chance to see the two candidates for U.S. Senate meet on the debate stage.

Two Democrats, state Attorney General Kamala Harris and Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, are running to replace retiring U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer.

It's a historic matchup— an intra-party contest for a Senate seat hasn't happened anywhere in the U.S. in more than 100 years, and this seat hasn't been open since 1992.

But voters? They don't seem that interested. Especially die-hard Republicans, who might find it painful to punch a hole next to a Democratic candidate.

In recent weeks, Sanchez has been ramping up her attacks against Harris, and tonight the two will meet in the one and only scheduled debate at Cal State Los Angeles.

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