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When will Trump visit California?

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| Trump hasn't set foot in the Golden State since taking office, a notable break from the travel patterns of his predecessors. Every president since Jimmy Carter has found time to visit California in his first six months. Every president, that is, except Trump.

Democrats ramp up SoCal campaigns in effort to retake US House

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Democrats are targeting GOP congressional seats representing California districts where voters chose presidential candidate Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump.

Incumbents could face new restrictions on mass mailers

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A bill aimed at cracking down on taxpayer-funded mailers to promote incumbents breezed through the legislature and awaits action from Gov. Brown.

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'A tricky area of philanthropy': LA mayor solicits millions for his favored causes

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Mayor Eric Garcetti has used a little-known mechanism to raise $31.9 million in four years. Public records show some of the contributors do business with the city.

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Anaheim to consider tightening rules on lobbyists

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The Anaheim City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on new rules governing how lobbyists interact with city staff and elected officials.

Arcadia among latest cities to switch to district elections

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A public hearing is scheduled Tuesday night to gather comments as Arcadia moves from at-large to district voting following a threatened voter rights lawsuit.

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Political newbies take on SoCal Republicans for House seats

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Two dozen Democratic candidates are challenging Republican incumbents in five, contested SoCal congressional districts, and none of them have held office before.

Fundraising frenzy over 5 SoCal congressional seats

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Millions of dollars are already flowing into five, Republican-held congressional districts in SoCal that Democrats hope to flip in the November 2018 election.

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