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Anti-Issa Protesters End Rallies, Turn to Canvassing

April 24
By Alison St John

A long-running congressional protest came to an end Tuesday. Demonstrators who have rallied weekly outside Republican Congressman Darrell Issa office in Vista for more than a year, are now planning to focus their energies on getting out the vote.

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Calif. Democrats Vying For US House May Crowd Each Other Out

April 24
By Associated Press

Fresh-faced Democrats are packing U.S. House races nationwide, inspired to run in the Trump era with hopes of seizing long-held Republican seats in a much-anticipated "blue wave."

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Democrat Mike Levin Aims To Champion Clean Energy, Health Care And Education

April 24
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Orange County environmental attorney Mike Levin is running in a crowded field in the race to replace Republican Darrell Issa in the 49th congressional district seat.

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California Independence Backers Can Collect Signatures

April 23
By Associated Press

The proposed initiative is the third so-called Calexit proposal since President Donald Trump's election. Previous efforts were withdrawn or failed to gather the required signatures.

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Democrat Sara Jacobs Wants To Change The Face Of Congress

April 23
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Democrat Sara Jacobs is one of 16 candidates vying to replace Republican Darrell Issa in the 49th Congressional District. At 29, Jacobs could become the youngest woman elected to Congress.

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S.Korea Halts Propaganda Broadcasts Before Summit With North

April 23
By Associated Press

South Korea halted anti-North Korea propaganda broadcasts across their tense border on Monday as officials from the two Koreas met again to work out details of their leaders' upcoming talks, expected to focus on the North's nuclear program.

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California’s GOP Has ‘Hit The Iceberg.’ Can It Be Saved?

April 23
Ben Bradford/Capital Public Radio

With the June primary approaching, there is a fight underway for the identity of the California Republican Party.

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49th Congressional Candidates Jockey For Money, Attention

April 18
By Alison St John

The latest campaign fundraising disclosures show which candidates in the race to replace Rep. Darrell Issa have the most cash on hand.

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Democrat Ammar Campa-Najjar Counting On Underrepresented Voters In 50th District

April 18
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Campa-Najjar, 29, is running to represent the 50th Congressional District. He is a small business owner and a former public affairs officer in the U.S. Department of Labor under President Obama.

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Democrat Josh Butner Walks Back Call For Military Service As A Requirement For Political Office

April 18
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Butner is a member of the Jamul-Dulzura Union School Board and a former Navy Seal. He runs the military division of Aqua Lung, an underwater dive company.

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Local Politics 101: Who Are San Diego's Highest Paid Politicians?

April 17
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Carl Luna joins Midday Edition Tuesday for the third installment of San Diego Politics 101. In the third episode, Luna answers questions about politician pay and endorsements.

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Solana Beach Continues Push To Fill City Council Seats After Recent Resignations

April 17
By Matt Hoffman

Solana Beach is accepting applications to fill former Mayor Ginger Mashall's council seat after filling the vacancy left by Councilman Mike Nichols last week.

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San Diego County High School Students Host 49th District Forum

April 16
By Megan Burks

From learning about the political process to being part of it, students at two San Diego schools hosted a forum Tuesday for candidates in the 49th Congressional District.

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Proposed Changes To Food Stamp Program Could Impact San Diegans

April 16
By Matt Hoffman

A Republican-drafted Farm Bill is proposing mandatory work or job training for people who receive federal food aid, which could impact around 25,000 people in San Diego County.

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San Diego City Council Takes First Look At Mayor's $3.8 Billion Budget Proposal

April 16
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The mayor's budget proposal boosts infrastructure spending, maintains public services and funds police raises. It also closes a $49 million deficit by dipping into reserve funds.

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