Take Two

News and culture through the lens of Southern California. Hosted by Alex Cohen & A Martínez

Outside money pouring in to California's congressional races

by Tara Siler, The California Report | Take Two

41016 full
House Democrats walk out of the US Capitol building during votes in protest June 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

Congressional Democrats need 25 seats to retake the gavel from Republicans this November.

It's a tall order and an expensive one. Both parties consider California a battleground for house races, and buckets of campaign cash are being dumped into the Golden State.

As part of The California Report's Election 2012 coverage, reporter Tara Siler takes a look at four tough contests in and around Sacramento and the San Joaquin Valley.

blog comments powered by Disqus

Enjoy Take Two? Try KPCC’s other programs.

What's popular now on KPCC