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California Democrats appear to have gained a House seat
California Democrats appear to have gained a House seat

Democrats appear to have gained a seat in California's congressional delegation as the last of the state's close House contests seem settled — more than two weeks after Election Day. In both races, Democratic incumbents staved off Republican challengers after finishing behind them on election night, then gradually pulling ahead as election officials continued to count ballots. On Wednesday, Rep. Ami Bera (D-Elk Grove) declared victory over former Rep. Doug Ose after Sacramento County's final tally showed Bera ahead by 1,432 votes. And the Associated Press declared Rep. Jim Costa (D-Fresno) the winner of a surprisingly close battle with Republican dairy farmer...

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