Politics & Government

Fiorina concedes, hours after Barbara Boxer claimed win

SACRAMENTO — Saying "the outcome is clear," GOP Senate candidate Carly Fiorina conceded defeat Wednesday to Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer.

Addressing reporters, Fiorina said she had called Boxer to express her congratulations. And she said it was time for Democrats and Republicans to set aside partisanship.

"I hope all will come together," she said, adding that members of Congress should "redouble their efforts" to make sure that all people have a chance to live the American Dream.

Fiorina, 56, the former head of Hewlett-Packard, said she could not overcome the registration advantage that Democrats have in California.

But she said: "This has been a great ride. ... I would not trade a single moment."

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