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Jeff Gorell

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  • In San Diego race, Peters appears close to victory over DeMaio

    In San Diego race, Peters appears close to victory over DeMaio
    Rep. Scott Peters (D-San Diego) appears close to defeating Republican challenger Carl DeMaio after a costly campaign marked by biting accusations. Peters, seeking a second term, is ahead by 4,771 votes with between 6,000 and 8,000 votes remaining to...
  • Rep. Peters appears headed for victory over GOP challenger in San Diego

    Rep. Peters appears headed for victory over GOP challenger in San Diego
    Rep. Scott Peters (D-San Diego) appears close to defeating Republican challenger Carl DeMaio after a costly campaign marked by biting accusations. The Associated Press has declared Peters the winner. Peters, seeking a second term, is ahead by 4,491...
  • Rep. Brownley apparent winner in tight congressional race, AP says

    Rep. Brownley apparent winner in tight congressional race, AP says
     Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) declared victory Wednesday after the Associated Press named her the winner of one of the closest congressional races in the nation.   The latest vote count update showed her running about 2,400 votes ahead of...
  • Outside groups spending millions in hot California House races

    Outside groups spending millions in hot California House races
     Spending by political parties and other interest groups in some of California's hottest congressional races continued to climb over the last week, in one case even surpassing what the candidates have raised for their campaigns.  The groups are not...
  • Two Assembly races vital to Democrats' bid to retain supermajority

    Two Assembly races vital to Democrats' bid to retain supermajority
    Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, a first-term Democrat facing a tough reelection bid, stood in a Sizzler dining room one recent evening with a rallying cry for her supporters. "Do not let others define our district for us," she urged members of a local...
  • California congressional races heat up as parties look ahead to 2016

    California congressional races heat up as parties look ahead to 2016
    Both major political parties and groups of their deep-pocketed supporters are playing big in the handful of fiercely fought congressional races in California this year. With Republicans widely expected to keep — even add to — their House...
  • Political stars coming out as House races in state heat up

    Political stars coming out as House races in state heat up
    As races for House seats heat up in the closing weeks before the Nov. 4 elections, some big political stars from both major parties are lending their names in California contests. On Monday, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), a former GOP nominee for...
  • Governor vetoes bill that would have limited police use of drones

    Governor vetoes bill that would have limited police use of drones
    Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday vetoed a bill that would have required law enforcement agencies to obtain warrants to use drones for surveillance. Brown, in his veto message, said that although there may be some circumstances when a warrant is...
  • Republicans call Ventura County Democratic leader's tweets offensive

    National Republicans are seizing on a local California Democratic leader’s controversial tweets to try to gain traction in a competitive congressional race straddling Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Every day this week the National Republican...
  • Combatants in hot Ventura County House race start positive in TV ads

    Assemblyman Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo), challenging first-term Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village), struck a positive note in his first cable TV ad, scheduled to begin running Tuesday night. The 30-second spot, dubbed "He Knows Us," features his...
  • Democratic group launches TV ads in 2 hot California U.S. House races

    Democratic group launches TV ads in 2 hot California U.S. House races
    With the fall election season shifting into high gear, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee on Thursday launched cable-TV ads in two of California's contested House races. One of the ads is running in a Democratic-leaning Inland Empire...