Quitting law school was the most difficult decision of my life. But I felt this great relief that this is my life and I can do what I want with it.
Well, first, if I am fortunate enough to be elected to the U.S. Senate, it won't be a party that will have elected me. It will be the people of California.
Crony capitalism is alive and well: the big are bigger, the wealthy are getting wealthier because, with a very large powerful complicated government, which is what we have and which Democrats want more of, only the big, the powerful, the wealthy and the well connected can survive.
I think when you've been a career politician for 34 years you have to run on your record.