Posted By: Joe Garofoli | August 12 2010 at 06:15 PM

Anybody else smell a little Cause and Effect going on Thursday in our favorite U.S. Senate race. Let’s head to the track for a little horserace coverage….

At 12:04 p.m. Thursday, Team Fiorina touts a new Survey USA poll showed that Carly Fiorina topping Sen. Barbara Boxer with a just-outside-the-margin-of- error 47 percent to 42 percent lead. They’ve been statistically even or Boxer slightly up in most other polls.

At 3:24 p.m., Team Boxer drops a mini A-bomb: A web ad — a mere 15 seconds long — that goes after Fiorina’s anti-abortion stance. A July Field Poll shows that a wide margin of Californians support Roe v. Wade.

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