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Staffer Sentenced for False Claims Against Carl Demaio

Former campaign staffer Todd Bosnich was sentenced on Monday after pleading guilty to instigating and then obstructing an FBI investigation into Republican Carl DeMaio during the 2014 election based on false accusations.

Nudity, Veganism, Lee Corso, and Pandemonium at Harvard Stadium

Nudity, Veganism, Lee Corso, and Pandemonium at Harvard Stadium

BOSTON–The Only Game That Matters really, really mattered this year. A full house of 31,062 at Harvard Stadium, $30 tickets peddled for $120 by guys in track suits boasting neither Harvard nor high school degrees, and ESPN’s College GameDay trekking

Report: Peters Campaign Spoke with DeMaio Accuser

Report: Peters Campaign Spoke with DeMaio Accuser

Now that most of the votes have been counted and Carl DeMaio has conceded to incumbent San Diego-area Congressman Scott Peters (D-CA) in what was one of the most contentious and highly targeted congressional races in the country, newly released

DeMaio Concedes Contentious CA Congressional Race

DeMaio Concedes Contentious CA Congressional Race

“New Generation” Republican Carl DeMaio conceded to incumbent Democrat Congressman Scott Peters Sunday in one of the most contentious and highly targeted House races in America. Initial results Wednesday showed DeMaio ahead. That flipped late Thursday with a results update,

Peters Credits Distance from Obama for Victory in CA-52

Peters Credits Distance from Obama for Victory in CA-52

Democratic congressman Scott Peters, 56, looking like the likely winner in California’s 52nd congressional district over GOP candidate Carl DeMaio, claims that he won the close race partly because he put daylight between himself and Barack Obama. Peters noted that he

Peters Pulls Away in Lead Over DeMaio, AP Projects Peters Win

Peters Pulls Away in Lead Over DeMaio, AP Projects Peters Win

The Associated Press has projected Peters the winner over DeMaio after new results were released Friday evening in California’s highly competitive, highly targeted 52nd Congressional race. It’s been a razor thin margin between DeMaio and Peters up until Friday’s results.

Carl DeMaio Loses Lead to Scott Peters in CA-52

Carl DeMaio Loses Lead to Scott Peters in CA-52

SAN DIEGO, California — Democrat incumbent Congressman Scott Peters overtakes Carl DeMaio lead in California’s 52nd Congressional District seat upset by a margin of 861 votes in a Thursday afternoon update, a change from DeMaio’s Wednesday morning lead of 752 votes. Late

Gay Republican Has Narrow Lead in California

Gay Republican Has Narrow Lead in California

With 100% of precincts reporting, former San Diego city councilman Carl DeMaio appears to have unseated incumbent Democrat Scott Peters in California’s 52nd congressional district, becoming the first openly gay Republican to win a seat in Congress. However, DeMaio’s lead

DeMaio Accused Again of Sexual Harassment

DeMaio Accused Again of Sexual Harassment

Carl DeMaio, the openly homosexual candidate running for the congressional seat in the 52nd Congressional District, has now been accused a second time of sexual harassment. Justin Harper, a former veteran of the Navy who worked for DeMaio’s campaign, said

Sabato: Race Between DeMaio and Peters now 'Leans Democrat'

Sabato: Race Between DeMaio and Peters now 'Leans Democrat'

Larry Sabato’s highly accurate “Crystal Ball” shifted its evaluation of California’s highly contentious, highly-targeted and highly controversial 52nd congressional district race Thursday, moving it from “Toss-up” to “Leans Democrat”. Freshman Democrat incumbent Congressman Scott Peters faces off next Tuesday against

Marriage Group Backs Liberal Dem over Gay Republican

Marriage Group Backs Liberal Dem over Gay Republican

In a Tuesday email to supporters entitled, “Carl DeMaio Wants You to Vote For Him, But He Totally Disrespects Your Vote,” the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) has followed through on a promise to “actively oppose” the candidate the GOP establishment

Former DeMaio Deputy Campaign Manager Backs Harassment Accuser

Former DeMaio Deputy Campaign Manager Backs Harassment Accuser

Freshman Congressman Scott Peters (D-52) and Republican challenger Carl DeMaio continue to be locked in an increadibly tight, highly contentious and highly targeted Congressional race in San Diego, California. In the midst of aggressive campaigning efforts, former DeMaio policy director

CAIR Hosts San Diego Candidates at Islamic Center Debate

CAIR Hosts San Diego Candidates at Islamic Center Debate

Incumbent Democrat Rep. Scott Peters and Republican challenger Carl DeMaio debated Sunday evening at the Islamic Center of San Diego, the latest contest in their close race for the 52nd congressional district seat. The debate was sponsored by the Council

FBI Investigations Possible as DeMaio-Peters Battle Rages

FBI Investigations Possible as DeMaio-Peters Battle Rages

As “new generation” Republican challenger Carl DeMaio trades jabs with incumbent Democrat Scott Peters, new accusations of wrongdoing have entered the race that may include Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiries. Earlier in October, DeMaio Policy Director Todd Bosnich accused DeMaio

Boehner Fundraiser for DeMaio Met with Lackluster Dem Protest

Boehner Fundraiser for DeMaio Met with Lackluster Dem Protest

About six protestors displaying approximately three signs came out to protest a San Diego oceanfront brunch fundraiser for 52nd congressional district “New Generation Republican” candidate Carl DeMaio that featured U.S. House Speaker John Boehner Saturday morning. DeMaio is challenging U.S.

Democrat Scott Peters Website Inflames War of Republican Conscience

Democrat Scott Peters Website Inflames War of Republican Conscience

Fiery debate continues in one of the mostly hotly contested Congressional races in the country between incumbent lock step Democrat Scott Peters and “New Generation Republican” candidate Carl DeMaio.  Both candidates have been busy fighting for those coveted moderate swing

DeMaio Distances Himself from Tea Party

DeMaio Distances Himself from Tea Party

Attack and defensive ads litter the airwaves in San Diego’s hotly contested 52nd Congressional District that pits freshman Democrat incumbent Scott Peters against GOP establishment-backed, gay Republican Carl DeMaio. As both sides fight for the coveted independent and centrist voting

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Backs Democrat, Congressman Peters

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Backs Democrat, Congressman Peters

In a high profile, targeted Congressional race between incumbent Democrat Congressman Scott Peters and Republican former San Diego City Councilman Carl DeMaio, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has decided to back the Democrat – the fourth Democrat to receive the Chamber’s

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Endorses Dems in Key House Races

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Endorses Dems in Key House Races

The business group that has been pushing for amnesty but that has often backed Republican candidates is throwing its support behind Democrats in several key House races this cycle. According to reports in Roll Call, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Report: Former Staffers Questioned over DeMaio Office Break-in

Report: Former Staffers Questioned over DeMaio Office Break-in

SAN DIEGO — Smashed computer screens, water damage and stolen gift cards were among the estimated thousands of dollars in damage done to Republican Carl DeMaio’s congressional campaign office in a pre-primary break-in. Now suspicion has apparently fallen upon former

Battle for the Center in CA-52–with Help from Karl Rove

Battle for the Center in CA-52–with Help from Karl Rove

SAN DIEGO — Like stores stocking Christmas decorations in August, campaign ads in California’s 52nd Congressional district have begun making appearances especially early in the high profile battle for a seat held by freshman Democrat Congressman Scott Peters (right, above)

Democrat Peters Bashes DeMaio: 'Gay Man Running as a Republican'

Democrat Peters Bashes DeMaio: 'Gay Man Running as a Republican'

Democratic San Diego Representative Scott Peters has been caught on camera making contemptuous and dismissive remarks about his openly gay Republican opponent Carl DeMaio. Peters also took a stab at Utah’s Mia Love, who could become the first black female Republican

NRCC Spends Big On Fall TV Airtime in 4 Key CA Races

NRCC Spends Big On Fall TV Airtime in 4 Key CA Races

The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) has reserved nearly $30 million worth of fall TV airtime in 26 competitive congressional districts nationwide, including four in California.  The four California districts include three in which the NRCC will look to help