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Democrat Katie Porter Accused of Flip-Flopping on Gas Tax

Democrat Katie Porter, who is challenging incumbent Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA) in California’s 45th congressional district, has been accused of flip-flopping on the state’s controversial gas tax and misrepresenting her earlier support for raising it.

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California Democrats in Key House Races Back Gas Tax Repeal

California Democrats are feeling the heat from Republican efforts to repeal the state’s new gas tax hike — so much so that candidates in key U.S. House races are supporting Proposition 6, the repeal referendum.

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Millennials Are Key to California, Congress in 2018 Midterms

Progressive Democrat billionaire and environmental activist Tom Steyer believes California’s nearly 10 million millennials are the key to seeing a Democrat-controlled Congress, and he is reportedly prepared to spend at least $3.5 million of his own money to achieve it.

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Tom Steyer to Mobilize Millennials in Conservative Orange County

Left-wing billionaire and environment activist Tom Steyer is reportedly pouring millions of dollars into Orange County, California, to mobilize millennial voters to turn at least four at-risk red seats blue and shift the Republican majority in the House of Representatives.

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Fox: Democrat-Heavy Race for Governor Could Save GOP Seats

Joel Fox of California’s “Fox & Hounds” political blog has suggested the possibility that a Democrat-versus-Democrat contest in California’s 2018 governor’s race could end up helping some Republicans retain their seats.

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Mimi Walters’ Chief of Staff Resigns After Indictment

Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA)’s chief of staff, David Bowser, 45, resigned on Wednesday following news of federal corruption charges and indictments related to his work in a different congressional office.