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Convicted ex-Rep. Duncan Hunter, left, walks towards a court building for sentencing Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in San Diego. Hunter faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty on a corruption charge. Hunter served six terms representing one of Southern California's last solidly Republican districts before he resigned. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Ex-California Rep. Duncan Hunter gets 11 months in prison

Mar. 17, 2020 7:00 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter was sentenced Tuesday to 11 months in prison after pleading guilty to stealing campaign funds and spending the money on everything from outings with friends to his daughter's birthday party. The ex-Marine's attorneys had asked for most or...

California GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter sentenced to 11 months in prison after corruption conviction

Mar. 17, 2020 1:03 PM EDT
SAN DIEGO (AP) — California GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter sentenced to 11 months in prison after corruption conviction.

GOP Rep. Hunter's son pens letter to keep dad out of jail

Mar. 12, 2020 8:01 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The teenage son of convicted California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter has penned a letter asking the court to not send his dad to jail for misspending his campaign funds. Hunter, who resigned from Congress in January, is scheduled to be sentenced next week after pleading guilty to...

FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2019 file photo, former Republican congressman Darrell Issa speaks during a news conference in El Cajon, Calif. A fierce fight between Republican candidates has punctuated the race for the vacated seat of disgraced California GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter, who dropped out and resigned from Congress in January after pleading guilty to a corruption charge. The 50th district GOP front-runners are San Diego radio host and political commentator Carl DeMaio and former U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa, who retired from a neighboring district in 2018. Under California election rules, the top two vote-getters in Tuesday's primary advance to the general election, regardless of party affiliation. It's likely one is eliminated and the other faces off against the only Democrat in the field, 31-year-old former Obama administration official Ammar Campa-Najjar. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

Issa advances to runoff in California House race

Mar. 11, 2020 9:27 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa, a relentless critic of President Barack Obama who retired from his increasingly Democratic district two years ago, took a step toward returning to Congress by advancing Wednesday to a runoff in one of Southern California's last conservative bastions. Issa,...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., arrives at a primary night election rally in Essex Junction, Vt., Tuesday, March 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Sanders wins California, Super Tuesday's biggest prize

Mar. 4, 2020 1:38 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bernie Sanders won Super Tuesday's biggest prize, taking California on a night he sought to blunt the momentum of a suddenly surging Joe Biden in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. California was only one of 14 states that voted Tuesday, but its more than 400 delegates...

FILE - In this July 1, 2019 file photo U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter leaves federal court after a motions hearing in San Diego. The race to fill the vacated seat of Hunter, of California, has turned into a GOP slugfest. Hunter held one of the party's few remaining House seats in California before he pleaded guilty to a corruption charge and resigned last month. The race to replace him has been especially bitter between the Republican front-runners, former congressman Darrell Issa and San Diego radio host and political commentator Carl DeMaio. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)

California congressman's vacated seat unleashes GOP slugfest

Feb. 25, 2020 9:11 AM EST

LAKESIDE, California (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter's resignation from Congress last month after pleading guilty to a corruption charge unleashed a GOP slugfest over the vacancy in one of the party's few remaining House seats in California. Most of the action in the 50th District involves two...