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Rep. Peters appears headed for victory over GOP challenger in San Diego
Rep. Peters appears headed for victory over GOP challenger in San Diego

Rep. Scott Peters (D-San Diego) appears close to defeating Republican challenger Carl DeMaio after a costly campaign marked by biting accusations. The Associated Press has declared Peters the winner. Peters, seeking a second term, is ahead by 4,491 votes although an estimated 10,000 votes have yet to be counted, according to the county elections department. Peters has not declared victory and DeMaio has not conceded defeat. But their backers are declaring Peters the winner in the 52nd Congressional District. The House Majority Political Action Committee, dedicated to electing Democrats, said that Peters will "be able to continue his great work in Washington." The...

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