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California’s 25th District of Santa Clarita could be up for grabs in this year’s midterms. KCRW’s Chery Glaser spoke to Dan Schnur, a political strategy expert and professor at USC’s…

California’s 25th Congressional District: Can Republican Steve Knight hang on to his seat?

California’s 25th District of Santa Clarita could be up for grabs in this year’s midterms. KCRW’s Chery Glaser spoke to Dan Schnur, a political strategy expert and professor at USC’s…

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California’s primary elections are around the corner and many are paying close attention to Orange County, where some traditionally red districts could turn blue in the midterms. …

California’s 48th District might be up for grabs

California’s primary elections are around the corner and many are paying close attention to Orange County, where some traditionally red districts could turn blue in the midterms. …

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