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Duncan Hunter's exit unsettles US House race in California

Dec. 5, 2019 5:23 PM EST

LAKESIDE, Calif. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Duncan D. Hunter has indicated he's on his way out of office after pleading guilty to a corruption charge, a break for California's beleaguered GOP that increases the chances the party keeps one of its few remaining House seats in the heavily Democratic state. ...

Former prosecutor says corrupt congressman got ‘great’ deal

Dec. 3, 2019 6:59 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — California Rep. Duncan Hunter pleaded guilty Tuesday to a single charge of conspiring with his wife to use at least $150,000 in campaign funds for personal expenses under a plea deal that a former federal prosecutor called “great” for the congressman who had faced 60 counts....

The Latest: California’s Hunter doesn’t say when he’ll quit

Dec. 3, 2019 2:02 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter’s guilty plea to misusing campaign money (all times local): 11 a.m. California Rep. Duncan Hunter showed no emotion in the courtroom when he pleaded guilty to misusing campaign money. Outside court he declined to say when he...

California Rep. Duncan Hunter pleads guilty to misusing campaign money

Dec. 3, 2019 1:10 PM EST
SAN DIEGO (AP) — California Rep. Duncan Hunter pleads guilty to misusing campaign money.

California Rep. Hunter to plead guilty to corruption charge

Dec. 2, 2019 6:11 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — California Rep. Duncan Hunter said he plans to plead guilty to misusing campaign funds and is prepared to go to jail, a stunning turn of events for the six-term Republican who had steadfastly denied wrongdoing and claimed he was the victim of a political witch hunt. Hunter said in an...

The Latest: Rep. Hunter’s opponents applaud his decision

Dec. 2, 2019 5:12 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter saying he will plead guilty to the misuse of campaign funds and indicating he will leave Congress (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Two Republicans and one Democrat running for Rep. Duncan Hunter’s seat say the California Republican...

California U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter says he will plead guilty to misusing campaign funds

Dec. 2, 2019 2:24 PM EST
SAN DIEGO (AP) — California U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter says he will plead guilty to misusing campaign funds.

Sentencing delayed for wife of indicted California lawmaker

Oct. 29, 2019 3:10 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego judge has agreed to not sentence the wife of Republican U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter until after her husband's Jan. 22 corruption trial, where she is expected to testify against him. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas J. Whelan in court documents filed Tuesday moved the date for...

Congresswoman's exit prompts question of equity amid scandal

Oct. 28, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

The resignation of a female Democratic congresswoman over a consensual, sexual relationship with a campaign aide has sparked questions about whether women are held to higher standards in public life. At the center of the controversy is Katie Hill, a first-term lawmaker from California and a rising Democratic...

Indicted California congressman's wife seeks to testify

Oct. 22, 2019 6:44 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Federal prosecutors and the defense attorneys of the wife of Republican U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter want her sentencing tied to the misuse of campaign funds moved until after her husband's trial. The request was filed Tuesday in federal court in San Diego. Margaret Hunter pleaded guilty to one...