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Spending hits the millions in hottest races for Congress in state
Spending hits the millions in hottest races for Congress in state

 Candidates in the hottest House races in the state are spending millions on their campaigns.  But in some cases, groups outside the campaigns are laying out  even more, campaign finance reports show.  Rep. Ami Bera (D-Elk Grove) has spent nearly $3.6 million trying to fend off a challenge from former  Rep. Doug Ose, of Sacramento, who has spent about $2.7 million on his own campaign.  But national political party organizations and other interests have bankrolled a combined nearly $10.4 million to support or oppose  Bera and Ose through television ads, mail campaigns or get-out-the-vote efforts. The spending is detailed in campaign finance...

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