Republican U.S. Senate candidate Duf Sundheim, center, answers a question as U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez, right, and Attorney General Kamala Harris listen during a U.S. Senate debate at The University of the Pacific in Stockton on April 25. Harris and Sanchez, both Democrats, advanced to the Nov. 8 general election.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Duf Sundheim, center, answers a question as U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez, right, and Attorney General Kamala Harris listen during a U.S. Senate debate at The University of the Pacific in Stockton on April 25. Harris and Sanchez, both Democrats, advanced to the Nov. 8 general election. Carlos Avila Gonzalez AP
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Duf Sundheim, center, answers a question as U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez, right, and Attorney General Kamala Harris listen during a U.S. Senate debate at The University of the Pacific in Stockton on April 25. Harris and Sanchez, both Democrats, advanced to the Nov. 8 general election. Carlos Avila Gonzalez AP
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Dan Walters’ column appeared in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. In 1984 he moved to The Sacramento Bee, where his column ran until 2017.