California’s 2016 U.S. Senate Race

Edward D. Baker

Just a quick thought…

With Senator Boxer retiring in 2016 and the race to replace her now definitely underway, I’ve been reminded of a quote delivered by E. D. Baker over the body of U.S. Senator David Broderick in 1859:

“Who now shall speak for California? – who be the interpreter of the wants of the Pacific coast?”