Blue Tsunami Washes Over California, Thanks to Latecomer Democrats

On Election Day and into the following week, it appeared Republicans in California would retain four the seven competitive congressional seats in districts Hillary Clinton carried in 2016. But as elections officials slowly tally the provisional and vote-by-mail ballots, it appears Democrats have taken all but one race – and even that one appears to be in doubt.

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Interviews

As I stood at the table to sign in for my ballot, an elegant, middle-aged black woman was just ahead of me. Her voice was subdued but clear, with the deeper timbre of age and experience, her diction betrayed a practice of speaking and a college education. With a sculpted face that had been beautiful and still was, she wore a tailored, perfectly pressed, deep-gray skirt and jacket of fine wool.

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GOP’s Hunter Rallies Voters at Border Stump, Despite Indictment

U.S. Rep. Duncan D. Hunter doubled down on xenophobia at a press conference at the U.S.-Mexico border Thursday as late polling shows he’s still likely to win re-election despite facing federal charges of misusing campaign funds and the racist rhetoric his campaign used against his Mexican-Palestinian opponent.

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