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Peters, DeMaio House race too close to call
Peters, DeMaio House race too close to call

Rep. Scott Peters (D-San Diego) and Republican businessman Carl DeMaio, a former San Diego city councilman, remain deadlocked in one of the costliest and most closely watched House races in the country. DeMaio, who is openly gay and seen as a rising GOP star, and Peters, a Democrat serving his first term after narrowly defeating Republican Rep. Brian Bilbray two years ago, drew national attention—and lots of money—to their bruising contest for the largely coastal district seat. Some $10.5 million was spent by the parties and other interest groups to try to influence the outcome. That was more than the combined amounts the candidates had raised for their own...

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