Latest Duncan Hunter News

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...

GOP endorsement eludes indicted California congressman

Oct. 15, 2019 2:22 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a sign of a turbulent campaign to come, indicted U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter failed to win the endorsement Monday of his local Republican Party after arguing that he is the best candidate for the job despite his approaching federal trial. Hunter faced significant odds of winning the...

Trial for US Rep. Duncan Hunter is delayed to Jan. 22

Oct. 7, 2019 3:16 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The trial date for Congressman Duncan Hunter on corruption charges has been delayed eight days to Jan. 22, closer to California's March 3 primary to decide if the Republican lawmaker will advance in his bid for a seventh term. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that U.S. District Judge...

Run by California GOP stalwart pressures indicted incumbent

Sep. 26, 2019 6:37 PM EDT

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — Wealthy former congressman Darrell Issa says he retired from the U.S. House of Representatives because the Southern California district he served for 18 years had grown too moderate and no longer fit him. But Issa says he now sees an opportunity to return to Congress in a...

The Latest: Ex-lawmaker Issa seeks return to Congress

Sep. 26, 2019 12:14 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on former California Rep. Darrell Issa attempting a return to Congress to replace an indicted fellow Republican (all times local): 9:07 a.m. Former California Rep. Darrell Issa is attempting a return to Congress to replace a fellow Republican who is facing charges of siphoning...

Former California Rep. Darrell Issa announces run against indicted fellow Republican Congressman Duncan Hunter.

Sep. 26, 2019 12:10 PM EDT
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — Former California Rep. Darrell Issa announces run against indicted fellow Republican Congressman Duncan Hunter.

AP Source: Former lawmaker Darrell Issa to run again

Sep. 25, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former Congressman Darrell Issa is poised to return to politics a year after he retired ahead of a Democratic wave that turned over seven Republican-held California districts.  Issa scheduled a news conference for Thursday and will announce he's seeking the seat held by fellow...

AP source: Former California Rep. Darrell Issa to run against indicted fellow Republican Congressman Duncan Hunter

Sep. 25, 2019 2:52 PM EDT
SAN DIEGO (AP) — AP source: Former California Rep. Darrell Issa to run against indicted fellow Republican Congressman Duncan Hunter.