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Republican Mike Garcia Flips Democratic Held House Seat in California Special Election

Mike Garcia, a political newcomer who won the endorsement of President Trump, flipped California’s 25th Congressional District, a seat that Democrats reclaimed from GOP control less than two years ago

Democratic state Assemblywoman Christy Smith conceded defeat Wednesday afternoon in the California 25th District special election on Wednesday, congratulating her opponent, former Navy pilot Mike Garcia as the “likely victor.”


AOC Refuses to Pay DCCC Dues, Directly Funding Colleagues Progressive Challengers

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has emerged as the top fundraiser powerhouse of her party, but the Democratic socialist is refusing to pay her dues to the House’s Democratic campaign committee, angering her fellow Democrat colleagues. “It is pretty nuts, $250,000 for a freshman Democrat,” Ocasio-Cortez said in an interview outside the Capitol Friday. “I am not paying D-trip dues (nickname for Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee) because I don’t agree with the policy around blacklisting groups that help progressive candidates.”


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