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Democrat Ted Lieu to succeed Waxman in Congress, AP reports
Democrat Ted Lieu to succeed Waxman in Congress, AP reports

State Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) has beat gang prosecutor Elan S. Carr, a Beverly Hills Republican, in the race to succeed Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills), who is retiring after 40 years in Congress. First-time candidate Carr emerged as the top vote-getter in the 18-candidate June primary but faced long odds in the  strongly Democratic district, much of which served as longtime political home base for liberal lion Waxman and his allies. Lieu's base is in the South Bay, the more politically moderate part of the largely coastal 33rd Congressional District, which sprawls from Beverly Hills and parts of Los Angeles’ Westside out through Malibu and south...

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