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California Sen. Dianne Feinstein has been in office for almost 20 years. She’s held public office almost non-stop for 42 years and is considered a heavy favorite for re-election this year. But polls in the Golden State show 44 percent of Californians are ready for someone new.

Former IBM executive and autism activist Elizabeth Emken hopes to be that someone and is considered the frontrunner for the Republican nomination in a very crowded field.

Emken tells us why she’s running for the Senate and why her efforts will find different results than the GOP got with business leaders Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina in the state’s big races back in 2010.

“2012 is an anti-incumbent year. People across the country are tired of Congress … and they’re looking for new leadership,” Emken told WND.

Emken offers her approach to spending and job creation and explains why the president’s health care plan plan was the issue that really got her moving. Emken addresses Feinstein’s huge financial advantage and makes her case for why Republican voters ought to nominate her to battle Feinstein in November.

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