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Democratic incumbent to face GOP rival in San Diego congressional runoff

In San Diego, first-term Democratic Rep. Scott Peters and Republican challenger Carl DeMaio easily outpaced two other Republicans to set up what promises to be a tough, high-spending race in the fall for the 52nd Congressional District. Peters and DeMaio placed ahead of Republicans Kirk Jorgensen and Dr. Fred Simon in the politically volatile district that includes a swath of northern San Diego and the cities of Coronado and Poway. Political analysts say the district may be the most competitive in California, one of the few in the nation considered a toss-up. Both political parties are expected to pour money and resources into the runoff. In early results, Peters, 55, an...

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