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Tease photo for Democratic Rep. Scott Peters Faces Five GOP Challengers In June

Democratic Rep. Scott Peters Faces Five GOP Challengers In June

May 3
By Erik Anderson

The two-term incumbent's 52nd Congressional District race is the most competitive House contest in San Diego County in the June 7 primary.

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No, Immigrants Aren't To Blame For Higher Crime In California

May 2
Ben Bergman / KPCC

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump touched down in Orange County last week, repeating his claims that immigrants are to blame for crime rates. A fact check shows his blame is misplaced.

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San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer Discusses His Re-Election Bid

May 2
By Midday Edition

Despite some challengers, the incumbent is the candidate to beat in the upcoming June primary.

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Trump Poses A Love-Hate Quandary For California Republicans

May 2
By Midday Edition

This weekend's GOP convention highlighted the schism between party leaders and Republican activists.

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GOP Presidential Candidates Court California Republicans

May 2
By Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

California Republicans aren't used to being wooed by presidential candidates for anything other than money. But this weekend's state GOP convention in Burlingame drew all three candidates, as well as protesters.

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Is Proposition H Enough To Fix San Diego's Infrastructure?

May 2
By Midday Edition
By Tom Fudge

The ballot measure would reserve funds for construction and repair in San Diego without raising taxes.

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San Diego County District 3 Supervisor Candidates On The Issues

May 2
By KPBS News

KPBS asked all of the candidates running for the San Diego County Board of Supervisors District 3 the same three questions.

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San Diego Mayor Outraising, Outspending Opponents

May 2
By Claire Trageser

Despite what's considered by most to be an easy re-election bid, Mayor Kevin Faulconer is raising and spending thousands more than his opponents.

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Trump Makes Case To GOP Insiders Amid Chaotic Protest Scene

April 29
By Associated Press

Several hundred protesters opposing Donald Trump gathered Friday outside the hotel where he was speaking to Republicans, and some broke through a steel barricade and approached the venue's entrance. Police in riot gear were pelted with eggs.

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Roundtable: California Politics, Criminal Probe Limits, Rocks For The Homeless

April 29
By Midday Edition

The election season in California has proved both unusual and predictable. The deadline passes for a probe on a secret San Onofre deal. Rocks installed to deter homeless people from camping out outrage advocates.

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Protests Get Violent In Costa Mesa As Trump Rally Draws To A Close

April 29
Ben Bergman and Andrea Gardner / KPCC

The protests followed Donald Trump's first campaign rally in Southern California. Seventeen people were arrested, and no one was seriously injured in the protests.

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San Diego District 9 Candidates On The Issues

April 29
By KPBS News

KPBS asked all of the candidates running for San Diego City Council District 9 the same five questions.

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Deadline Passes In Probe Of Secret San Onofre Deal

April 29
By Amita Sharma

Customers may now have little recourse for accountability for how they were handed a $3.3 billion bill for the San Onofre nuclear power plant’s shutdown after a radiation leak in 2012.

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Candidates For San Diego City Attorney Emphasize Experience

April 29
By Andrew Bowen

The four Democrats and one Republican running for San Diego city attorney mostly emphasize their experience over politics. But while the office is meant to be politically neutral, it can still have great influence on city policy.

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Lone Democratic Supervisor Roberts Faces Two Republican Challengers

April 28
By Alison St John

With two Republican challengers vying to unseat him, Democratic San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts won’t keep his position without a fight.

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Could Fiorina Help Cruz Win California Delegates?

April 28
By Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

Carly Fiorina has plenty of California ties — and now she’ll be asked to help Ted Cruz block Donald Trump, starting at this weekend's California Republican Party convention.

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San Diego District 7 Candidates On The Issues

April 28
By KPBS News

KPBS asked all of the candidates running for San Diego City Council District 7 the same five questions.

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California Counts Poll: What Do You Want To Ask Our US Senate Candidates?

April 28
By KPBS News

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer is retiring, and KPBS will host a live debate May 10 with the top five candidates running to succeed her. We asked you to submit questions last week, and now it's time to vote on which one we should ask.

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Council District 9 Candidates: No To Stadium, Yes To Sanctuary City

April 27
By Claire Trageser

The four candidates running to replace Democratic Councilwoman Marti Emerald agreed on most of the issues at a League of Women Voters forum on Wednesday night.

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San Diego District 5 Candidates On The Issues

April 27
By KPBS News

KPBS asked all of the candidates running for San Diego City Council District 5 the same five questions.

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Drawn To Political Outsiders, California's Young Voters Face A Test Of Commitment

April 27
By Mary Plummer

As young voters in California sign up to vote in large numbers and join campaigns of political outsiders, their clout could be substantial, but only if they show up.

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PolitiFact: Donald Trump Brings Troublesome Relationship With The Truth To California

April 26
Chris Nichols / Capital Public Radio

The GOP frontrunner has earned more Pants On Fire ratings for claims he’s made than any presidential hopeful PolitiFact has checked since it launched in 2007.

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Senate Candidates Spar Over Sanctuary Cities, The Military — And Style

April 26
By Midday Edition

The five leading candidates for Barbara Boxer’s U.S. Senate seat mixed it up Monday night in a debate that was at times feisty, funny and civilized but did little to change the fundamental dynamics of the race.

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San Diego District 3 Candidates On The Issues

April 26
By KPBS News

KPBS asked all of the candidates running for San Diego City Council District 3 the same five questions.

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Who's The Establishment Candidate In San Diego Council District 9?

April 26
By Megan Burks

The neighborhoods that make up San Diego's City Council District 9 have stark differences, but the four Democrats running in June to represent the area aren't as distinctive.