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In this Sept. 26, 2019, file photo, former Republican congressman Darrell Issa speaks during a news conference in El Cajon, Calif. Issa is running to regain the 50th Congressional District seat left vacant by the resignation of Duncan Hunter. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

A snapshot of key House races in the California primary

Feb. 1, 2020 1:06 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republicans suffered a string of devastating losses in California U.S. House races in 2018, ceding seven districts to Democrats, including four all or partly in the former GOP stronghold of Orange County. With the resignation last month of Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter, the GOP now holds...

In this Jan. 17, 2019, file photo, Rep. Jim Costa, D-Calif., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Costa is running for re-election to his seat in California's 16th Congressional District. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Some House challengers eager to push California further left

Feb. 1, 2020 11:50 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jim Costa is something of an outlier in liberal-minded California — a centrist Democrat who supported the Keystone XL pipeline and was one of the last holdouts to line up behind President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. Costa has survived tough campaigns...

California congressional seat will be vacant until 2021

Jan. 8, 2020 6:42 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom will not call a special election to fill the unfinished term of U.S. Rep. Duncan D. Hunter, who resigned after pleading guilty to a corruption charge, a spokeswoman for the governor said Wednesday. His decision means the solidly Republican, San...

FILE - This Dec. 3, 2019 file photo shows California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter leaveing federal court in San Diego. Hunter submitted his resignation Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, effective Jan. 13, after pleading guilty to a corruption charge, leaving one of the GOP's few remaining House seats in heavily Democratic California. Hunter's departure ends his family's political dynasty in which he and his father, Duncan L. Hunter, represented the San Diego County district for nearly 30 years. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter resigns after corruption conviction

Jan. 7, 2020 6:19 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Duncan D. Hunter submitted his resignation Tuesday, one month after pleading guilty to a corruption charge, leaving vacant one of the GOP's few remaining House seats in heavily Democratic California. Hunter's departure effective Jan. 13 ends his family's political...

Rep. Duncan Hunter submits resignation letter, one month after pleading guilty in California corruption case.

Jan. 7, 2020 5:08 PM EST
Rep. Duncan Hunter submits resignation letter, one month after pleading guilty in California corruption case.
FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, file photo, California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter speaks after leaving federal court in San Diego. Hunter is staying mum on when he will resign following his guilty plea for siphoning campaign money for personal expenses, drawing the ire of a fellow Republican seeking to replace him. Hunter said last month that he would step down

California Rep. Duncan Hunter silent on when he will resign

Jan. 3, 2020 6:42 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California is staying silent on when he will resign after he pleaded guilty to using campaign money for personal expenses, drawing the ire of a fellow Republican who wants to replace him. The six-term congressman said last month that he would step down...