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Democratic sweep in California raises GOP suspicion

Nov. 30, 2018 4:03 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A combination of recent changes in California's election rules have lengthened the ballot-counting process and upended traditional voting patterns in a year that Democrats captured a string of U.S. House seats in the state. Suspicious Republicans have pointed a finger at the state's...

Record 43 Latinos to serve in Congress

Nov. 19, 2018 11:45 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress will have a record 43 Latino members next year. The number increased over the weekend after California Democrat Gil Cisneros defeated Republican Young Kim, who was trying to become the first Korean-American woman elected to the House. The Hispanic delegation will be made up of 35...

Another House win caps Democratic rout in California

Nov. 18, 2018 9:28 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democrat Gil Cisneros captured a Republican-held U.S. House seat in Southern California, capping a Democratic rout in which the party picked up six congressional seats in the state. In what had been the last undecided House contest in California, Cisneros beat Republican Young Kim for...

Democrat Cisneros nabs GOP House seat in Southern California

Nov. 17, 2018 9:54 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democrat Gil Cisneros captured a Republican-held U.S. House seat in Southern California on Saturday, capping a Democratic rout in which the party picked up six congressional seats in the state. In what had been the last undecided House contest in California, Cisneros beat Republican...

California GOP ponders way forward after stunning losses

Nov. 16, 2018 9:15 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a speech to fellow Republicans in May, U.S. Rep. Mimi Walters issued an ominous warning about the coming election — California Democrats, she said, were "coming for all of us." She was right. The congresswoman's stunning defeat Thursday in the heart of Orange County, once a...

The Latest: Democrat leads in last undecided House race

Nov. 15, 2018 11:37 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on U.S. House races in California (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Democrat Gil Cisneros has grabbed a narrow lead for the first time in the last undecided U.S. House contest in California. Cisneros is battling Republican Young Kim to replace retiring Republican Rep. Ed Royce in...

Democrat Porter flips GOP House seat in Southern California

Nov. 15, 2018 9:48 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democrat Katie Porter captured a Republican-held U.S. House seat Thursday in the heart of what once was Southern California's Reagan country, extending a rout of the state's GOP House delegation that might not be over. Porter's upset in Orange County is a sign of changing times in a...

Longtime California GOP congressman loses seat to executive

Nov. 11, 2018 12:30 AM EST

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, a one-time speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan who later became Russia's leading defender on Capitol Hill and an outspoken advocate for legalized marijuana, was defeated Saturday, a victim of California's Democratic tilt and voters'...

The Latest: Several House races remain too close to call

Nov. 10, 2018 10:32 PM EST

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the California House race (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Several undecided U.S. House races in California remain too close to call, as ballots continue to be counted. All of those districts are held by Republicans, and they were targeted by Democrats after...

Democrats gain ground in California US House battles

Nov. 9, 2018 11:42 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Several Democrats gained ground Friday against Republican incumbents in closely contested U.S. House races in California, where votes continue to be counted. Fifteen-term U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher fell farther behind Democrat Harley Rouda, a real estate executive, in Orange County's...