CA-52 2014  (Page 1)

Did Phony Sexual Harassment Allegations Sink Carl DeMaio? (#CA52)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 15, 2015 at 4:18pm 6/15/2015 at 4:18pm

Sexual harassment allegations levied against Republican Carl DeMaio by an ex-campaign staffer derailed the GOP rising star’s otherwise successful campaign. DeMaio’s upsetting loss last November was arguably attributed to these tenacious claims, but now it turns out...

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Carl DeMaio Defeated in CA-52

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 10, 2014 at 2:30pm 11/10/2014 at 2:30pm

California’s 52nd district will keep its current representative in Congress for the next two years, as Republican Carl DeMaio failed to oust incumbent Democrat Scott Peters last Tuesday.

The election results were not finalized until 72 hours after voting booths closed, and the final tally came down to 51.25% for Peters and...

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Will harassment claims derail a Carl DeMaio Victory? (#CA52)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 7:00am 11/1/2014 at 7:00am

Earlier this month I reported on how Republican Carl DeMaio edged out incumbent Democrat Scott Peters in a district that is rated as a toss-up by most polling agencies. A week after their win, the DeMaio campaign was hit with a serious October surprise when the campaign’s former policy director, Todd Bosnich,...

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October Surprise: Carl DeMaio Hit With Sexual Harassment Accusations (#CA52)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 8:45pm 10/15/2014 at 8:45pm

Late last week sexual harassment accusations against Carl DeMaio, the Republican candidate in California’s 52nd district House race, made national headlines. The “New Generation Republican” who seeks to broaden conservatism’s appeal to typically non-Republican groups has categorically denied the claims, calling them “completely false.”

The man making the accusations is Todd Bosnich,...

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Did Carl DeMaio have any choice but to run from Tea Party label in #CA52?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 9:09pm 10/9/2014 at 9:09pm

While reporting on the San Diego area’s extremely competitive congressional race in CA-52 between Democrat Scott Peters and Republican Carl DeMaio, my colleague Casey Breznick noted that “DeMaio recently took further steps to distance himself from the Tea Party by releasing a new campaign ad where he says:

“As a proud gay...

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#CA52: Still flip opportunity as DeMaio leads in the polls

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 9:00pm 10/8/2014 at 9:00pm

The openly gay “New Generation” Republican Carl DeMaio is now polling three points above incumbent Democrat Scott Peters in California’s evenly split 52nd district.

A UT San Diego poll released Monday shows DeMaio polling at 48% and Peters at 45%. Since the difference falls within the poll’s margin of error, the race...

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#CA52 still looking like Republican flip opportunity

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 5:00pm 8/27/2014 at 5:00pm

Carl DeMaio, the first openly gay Republican running for national office, is facing off against freshman Democrat incumbent Scott Peters in California’s 52nd District, which is largely comprised of the City of San Diego and ne...

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Democrat Scott Peters plays the “Tea Party card” on opponent (#CA52)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 3:44pm 7/30/2014 at 3:44pm

The Morning Insurrection newsletter reminded me that today would be a great day to take a look at the state of the congressional race in my district (CA-52), which is pitting Democratic incumbent Scott Peters against a former city council-member and veteran GOP campaigner Carl DeMaio.

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#CA52: Flip opportunity against 1st term Dem in evenly split district

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 13, 2014 at 8:30am 6/13/2014 at 8:30am

What’s the most important issue facing this country? Some would say the economy, others national security and geopolitics, while others might say the erosion of personal liberties and freedoms.

Certainly, they all are. But a 39-year old entrepreneur and former member of the San Diego City Council has anot...

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